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ID:SW Available Switches for Quarterdeck Products
Quarterdeck Technical Note #178 Filename: ALL-HELP.TEC
by Quarterdeck Technical Support CompuServe:
Last revised: 3/05/92 Category: SW

Subject: Captured help screens, showing switches for currently shipping
Quarterdeck products.


What follows is all the help screens from the DESQview 2.4, QEMM 6.0,
Manifest 1.1, QRAM 2.0, and some of their utilities:

From QEMM386.SYS:
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* QEMM *
* Copyright (c) 1986-1992 *
* Quarterdeck Office Systems, Inc. *
* *
* QEMM-386 is an expanded memory manager for 80386 and 80486 machines.*
* It also gives High RAM and other capabilities *
* *
* Syntax: *
* DEVICE=QEMM386.SYS [switches] *
* *
* *
* QEMM-386 switches: *
* ADAPTERRAM=xxxx-yyyy An adapter has RAM in the range *
* ADAPTERROM=xxxx-yyyy An adapter has ROM in the range *
* AUTO Turn on only if necessary *
* COMPAQ386S Identify this as a COMPAQ 386S *
* COMPAQEGAROM Relocate COMPAQ's video ROM *
* COMPAQHALFROM Split system ROM in half *
* COMPAQROMMEMORY Use COMPAQ memory reserved for ROM *
* DISKBUF=xx Set the size of the SCSI disk buffer *
* DISKBUFFRAME=xx Buffer disk access into the page frame *
* DMA=xx Set the size of the DMA buffer *
* DOS4 Alter EMS page ordering for DOS 4.00 *
* DONTUSEXMS Do not allow QEMM386 to get memory from XMS *
* EMBMEM=xxxx Limit memory available as EMBs to xxxxxK *
* EXCLUDE=xxxx-yyyy Consider the range unmappable *
* EXCLUDESTEALTH=xxxx Do not Stealth a particular ROM *
* EXCLUDESTEALTHINT=xx Do not Stealth a particular interrupt *
* EXTMEM=xxxxx Reserve xxxxxK of extended memory *
* FASTINT10:n Do not speed up INT 10s with Stealth *
* FORCEEMS Still act like EMS even if no frame *
* FORCESTEALTHCOPY Copy tables even when excluded
* FRAME=xxxx Set the page frame; xxxx=seg or NONE *
* FRAMEBUF:y/n Buffer INT 21s into the page frame
* FRAMELENGTH=x Set the page frame to be x pages *
* HANDLES=xxx Set the number of EMS handles *
* HMAMIN=xx Set the minimum size of the HMA (0-63K) *
* IGNOREA20 Don't trap the 8042 *
* INCLUDE=xxxx-yyyy Consider the range mappable *
* LOCKDMA Don't allow interrupts during DMA processing *
* MAPS=xx Set the number of alternate register sets *
* MEMORY=xxxxx Use only xxxxxK of extended memory *
* NOCOMPAQFEATURES Disable EGAROM, HALFROM, ROMMEMORY *
* NOEMS Don't be an expanded memory manager *
**************************************************************************
**************************************************************************
* QEMM-386 switches, continued: *
* *
* NOFILL Don't fill conventional memory *
* NOHMA Don't allow access to the HMA *
* NOROM Don't map the "reboot" page of the system ROM *
* NOROMHOLES Don't find holes in the system ROM *
* NOSHADOWRAM Don't use C&T Shadow RAM *
* NOSORT Don't sort memory *
* NOTOKENRING Do not look for a Token Ring adapter *
* NOTOPMEMORY Don't look for "top memory" *
* NOVIDEOFILL Don't fill into video memory *
* NOWINDOWS3 Do not support Windows 3 *
* NOVIDEORAM Don't put RAM into video memory *
* NOXBDA Don't move the eXtended BIOS Data Area *
* NOXMS Don't be an extended memory manager *
* OLDDV DV 1.3 or 2.00 will be run *
* OFF Turn QEMM OFF *
* ON Turn QEMM ON *
* RAM[=xxxx-yyyy] Put RAM everywhere or in the range *
* REGION=x Specify the region to load high into *
* ROM[=xxxx[-yyyy]] Map ROM everywhere or in the range *
* SHADOWRAM:type Specify the type of ShadowRAM *
* (NEAT, LEAP, SCAT, 386, or NONE) *
* SORT:N Do not sort memory by speed *
* TASKS=xx Set the interrupt nesting level *
* UNMAPFREEPAGES Unmap pages from the frame when free *
* UNUSUAL8042 The 8042 is non-standard *
* UNUSUALEXT The extended memory BIOS is non-standard *
* VIDRAMEGA Configure for EGA feature of VIDRAM *
* VIDRAMEMS Configure for EMS feature of VIDRAM *
* VIRTUALHDIRQ:N Do not suppress INT15/90 with Stealth *
* VXDDIR=path Specify the directory of the .VXD files *
* WATCHDOG=[0,1,2] Set the type of Watchdog timer *
* WINSHRINKUMBS:N Do not reclaim unused high RAM for Windows *
* NOPAUSEONERROR Don't pause on error *
* PAUSE Pause while parsing commands *
* HELP Display this help text *
* ? List all commands *
**************************************************************************

From QEMM.COM
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* QEMM *
* Copyright (c) 1986-1992 *
* Quarterdeck Office Systems, Inc. *
* *
* QEMM displays and gives some control over certain *
* functions of QEMM386.SYS *
* *
* Syntax: *
* QEMM [switches] *
* QEMM with no parameters shows SUMMARY and TYPE *
* *
* QEMM switches: *
* AUTO Put QEMM into AUTO mode *
* ON Turn QEMM on *
* OFF Turn QEMM off *
* TYPE Display QEMM type information *
* ACCESSED Display QEMM accessed information *
* ANALYSIS Cross-reference ACCESSED with TYPE *
* MEMORY Display QEMM memory usage *
* SUMMARY Display QEMM summary *
* LIST Display charts in LIST format *
* MAP Display charts in MAP format *
* RESET Reset ACCESSED info to unaccessed *
* NOPAUSEONERROR Don't pause on error *
* PAUSE Pause while parsing commands *
* HELP Display this help text *
* ? List all commands *
*********************************************************

From Manifest:

MANIFEST [Category] [Topic] [/M] [/L] [/N] [/P] [/A] [/Bd] [/Tn] [/?]

Category Topic
System [ Overview CONFIG AUTOEXEC Adapters CMOS ]
First Meg [ Overview Programs Interrupts BIOS Data Timings ]
Expanded [ Overview Pages Handles Timings Benchmark ]
Extended [ Overview XMS ]
DOS [ Overview Drivers Files Environment ]
QEMM-386 [ Overview Type Accessed Analysis Memory ]
Hints [ Overview Detail ]
* = all overviews
* = all topics in category
* * = all information
Switches: M - monochrome (2 color) display
L - EGA: 43 rows; VGA: 50 rows
N - CGA: No sync - with snow
P - PAUSE after each screen to console
A - show alternate F3 screens
Bd - specify boot drive letter
Tn - automatically TSR (hotkey choice 1-3)
? - This help screen

From QRAM:
****************************************************************
* QRAM *
* Copyright (c) 1989-1992 *
* Quarterdeck Office Systems, Inc. *
* *
* QRAM provides high RAM for use by LOADHI when *
* loaded after an EMS 4 or EEMS driver *
* *
* Syntax: *
* DEVICE=QRAM.SYS [switches] *
* No switches means the RAM option *
* *
* QRAM switches: *
* EXCLUDE=xxxx-yyyy Don't put RAM in the range *
* FORCEEMS Still act like EMS even if no frame *
* FRAMELENGTH=x Set the page frame to be x (0-4) pages *
* HIDE=xxxx-yyyy Hide that the range is mappable *
* INCLUDE=xxxx-yyyy Put RAM or fill in the range *
* NOFILL Don't fill conventional memory *
* NOSHADOWRAM Don't use C&T Shadow RAM *
* NOVIDEOFILL Don't fill into video memory *
* NOVIDEORAM Don't put RAM into video memory *
* NOXBDA Don't move the eXtended BIOS Data Area *
* NOXMS Don't be an extended memory manager *
* RAM[=xxxx-yyyy] Put RAM everywhere or in the range *
* REGION:n Load into region number n *
* SHADOWRAM:type Specify the type of ShadowRAM *
* (NEAT, LEAP, SCAT, 386, or NONE *
* VIDRAMEGA Configure for EGA feature of VIDRAM *
* VIDRAMEMS Configure for EMS feature of VIDRAM *
* NOPAUSEONERROR Don't pause on error *
* PAUSE Pause while parsing commands *
* HELP Display this help text *
* ? List all commands *
****************************************************************

From EMS.COM:
**************************************************************************
* EMS *
* Copyright (c) 1989-1992 *
* Quarterdeck Office Systems, Inc. *
* *
* EMS gives status of and control over expanded *
* memory handle functions. *
* *
* Syntax: *
* EMS [param] *
* EMS with no parameter gives EMS status *
* *
* EMS parameters: *
* CREATE name size Create a handle with the given name and size *
* CREATEFAST name size Create a handle with fast expanded memory *
* CREATESLOW name size Create a handle with slow expanded memory *
* DIR Display current handle sizes and names *

* FREE handle Free the given handle *
* LOAD handle file Load handle data from the specified file *
* RENAME handle name Change a handle's name *
* RESIZE handle size Change amount of memory allocated to a handle *
* SAVE handle file Save handle data in the specified file *
* NOPAUSEONERROR Don't pause on error *
* PAUSE Pause while parsing commands *
* HELP Display this help text *
* ? List all commands *
* *
* where: *
* name - is a handle name of up to 8 characters. The name need *
* not be quoted unless it contains blanks. *
* size - is the number of 16K pages to be allocated. If the number *
* is followed immediately by the letter 'K', it represents *
* the number of kilobytes to allocate. *
* handle - is either a 'name' as described above or a handle number *
* file - is a DOS file name *
**************************************************************************
from LASTDRIV.COM:
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* LASTDRIV *
* Copyright (c) 1989-1992 *
* Quarterdeck Office Systems, Inc. *
* *
* LASTDRIV displays and increases the highest *
* DOS drive letter *
* *
* Syntax: *
* LASTDRIV [param] *
* LASTDRIV with no parameter shows the current *
* highest drive letter *
* *
* LASTDRIV parameters *
* l Set the highest drive to letter l *
* =l Set the highest drive to letter l *
* +num Increase the number of letters by num *
* NOPAUSEONERROR Don't pause on error *
* PAUSE Pause while parsing commands *
* HELP Display this help text *
* ? List all commands *
************************************************************

From LOADHI.COM:
******************************************************************
* LOADHI *
* Copyright (c) 1988-1992 *
* Quarterdeck Office Systems, Inc. *
* *
* LOADHI loads TSRs into high RAM *
* *
* Syntax: *
* LOADHI [switches] [prog-name [prog-switches]] *
* LOADHI with no parameters shows status *
* *
* LOADHI switches: *
* /BESTFIT Load into the block that fits best *
* /HAPPIEST Load until the program is happy *
* /REGION:n Load into region number n *
* /LARGEST[:n] Load into the nth largest block *
* /SMALLEST[:n] Load into the nth smallest block *
* /EXCLUDEREGION:n Don't load into region number n *
* /EXCLUDELARGEST[:n] Don't load into the nth largest block *
* /EXCLUDESMALLEST[:n] Don't load into the nth smallest block *
* /GETSIZE[:f] Load low and calculate size *
* Store result in file f *
* /SIZE:nnnnn Load into a block nnnnn big *
* /LABEL:abc Display a label with /GS data *
* /LO Load low *
* /NOLO Don't load low *
* /TERMINATERESIDENT TSR on exit *
* /@[:f] Specify a response file which holds *
* info on how to load this program. If *
* not specified, use the LOADHIDATA *
* environment variable. *
* /SQUEEZEF Squeeze using the page frame *
* /SQUEEZET Squeeze using temporary QEMM386 *
* memory areas *
* /RESIDENTSIZE:x Specifies resident size of program *
* /QUIET Disables LOADHI messages *
* /LINKTOP Connects the low and high memory chains*
* /UNLINKTOP Disconnects the low and high memory *
* chains *
* /NOPAUSEONERROR Don't pause on error *
* /PAUSE Pause while parsing commands *
* /HELP Display this help text *
* /? List all commands *
******************************************************************

From LOADHI.SYS:
******************************************************************
* LOADHI *
* Copyright (c) 1988-1992 *
* Quarterdeck Office Systems, Inc. *
* *
* LOADHI loads drivers into high RAM *
* *
* Syntax: *
* DEVICE=LOADHI.SYS [switches] driver-name [driver-switches] *
* *
* LOADHI switches: *
* /BESTFIT Load into the block that fits best *
* /HAPPIEST Load until the program is happy *
* /REGION:n Load into region number n *
* /LARGEST[:n] Load into the nth largest block *
* /SMALLEST[:n] Load into the nth smallest block *
* /EXCLUDEREGION:n Don't load into region number n *
* /EXCLUDELARGEST[:n] Don't load into the nth largest block *
* /EXCLUDESMALLEST[:n] Don't load into the nth smallest block *
* /GETSIZE[:f] Load low and calculate size *
* Store result in file f *
* /SIZE:nnnnn Load into a block nnnnn big *
* /LABEL:abc Display a label with /GS data *
* /NOLO Don't load low *
* /LO Load low *
* /SQUEEZEF Squeeze using the page frame *
* /SQUEEZET Squeeze using temporary QEMM386 *
* memory areas *
* /RESIDENTSIZE:x Specifies resident size of program *
* /QUIET Disables LOADHI messages *
* /LINKTOP Connects the low and high memory chains*
* /UNLINKTOP Disconnects the low and high memory *
* chains *
* /@[:f] Specify a response file which holds *
* info on how to load this program. If *
* not specified, use the LOADHIDATA *
* environment variable. *
* /NOPAUSEONERROR Don't pause on error *
* /PAUSE Pause while parsing commands *
* /HELP Display this help text *
* /? List all commands *
******************************************************************
from FILES.COM
*****************************************************************
* FILES *
* Copyright (c) 1989-1992 *
* Quarterdeck Office Systems, Inc. *
* *
* FILES displays and increases the maximum number of *
* DOS file handles *
* *
* Syntax: *
* FILES [param] *
* FILES with no parameter shows the current amount *
* *
* FILES parameters *
* num Set the number of file handles *
* =num Set the number of file handles *
* +num Increase the number of file handles by num *
* NOPAUSEONERROR Don't pause on error *
* PAUSE Pause while parsing commands *
* HELP Display this help text *
* ? List all commands *
*****************************************************************


from FCBS.COM
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* FCBS *
* Copyright (c) 1989-1992 *
* Quarterdeck Office Systems, Inc. *
* *
* FCBS displays and increases the number of *
* DOS FCB handles *
* *
* Syntax: *
* FCBS [param] *
* FCBS with no parameter shows the current amount *
* *
* FCBS parameters *
* num Set the number of FCBs *
* ,num Set the number of protected FCBs *
* num1,num2 Set both FCBS and protected FCBS *
* +num Increase the number of FCBs *
* +,num Increase the number of protected FCBs *
* +num1,num2 Increase both FCBs and protected FCBs *
* NOPAUSEONERROR Don't pause on error *
* PAUSE Pause while parsing commands *
* HELP Display this help text *
* ? List all commands *
************************************************************
from BUFFERS.COM
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* BUFFERS *
* Copyright (c) 1988-1992 *
* Quarterdeck Office Systems, Inc. *
* *
* BUFFERS displays and increases the number of *
* DOS buffers *
* *
* Syntax: *
* BUFFERS [param] *
* BUFFERS with no parameter shows the current amount *
* *
* BUFFERS parameters *
* num Set the number of buffers *
* =num Set the number of buffers *
* +num Increase the number of buffers by num *
* NOPAUSEONERROR Don't pause on error *
* PAUSE Pause while parsing commands *
* HELP Display this help text *
* ? List all commands *
************************************************************


from VIDRAM.COM
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* VIDRAM *
* Copyright (c) 1989-1992 *
* Quarterdeck Office Systems, Inc. *
* *
* VIDRAM grows conventional memory on an EGA or VGA *
* *
* Syntax: *
* VIDRAM [switches] *
* VIDRAM with no switches displays status *
* *
* VIDRAM switches: *
* EGA Use EGA memory to turn on *
* EMS Use EMS memory to turn on (default) *
* NOCGA Inhibit EGA and CGA graphics *
* NOEGA Inhibit EGA graphics only *
* OFF Set up normal video memory with graphics *
* ON Grow memory into video region *
* OVERRIDE Allow video memory conflict *
* RESIDENT Just go resident *
* NOPAUSEONERROR Don't pause on error *
* PAUSE Pause while parsing commands *
* HELP Display this help text *
* ? List all commands *
***************************************************************
from OPTIMIZE.COM:
**********************************************************************
* OPTIMIZE *
* Copyright (c) 1989-1992 *
* Quarterdeck Office Systems, Inc. *
* *
* OPTIMIZE calculates and analyzes the sizes of your *
* TSRs and device drivers, and the sizes of the areas *
* of high RAM, and determines the optimal way to fit *
* the programs in memory so that as much memory as *
* possible is left below 640K. *
* *
* Syntax: *
* OPTIMIZE [switches] [filename] *
* OPTIMIZE with a filename processes that file *
* *
* OPTIMIZE switches: *
* /BOOT:l Specify boot drive letter *
* /PATH Add optimize path to path statements *
* /EMM:fname Specify own QEMM type driver *
* /LOADHIONLY Only modify lines which already have LOADHI *
* /SEGMENT Specify start address of first OPTIMIZE pass*
* /NOSQF Disables use of page frame during OPTIMIZE *
* /NOSQT Disables use of temporary memory *
* /STEALTH Enables Stealth testing (QEMM386 only) *
* /QUICK Speed switch for Optimize *
* /RESPONSE Specifies the response file for LOADHI *
* /COMMANDFILE Names a file containing commands which *
* Optimize should not process *
* /NOPAUSEONERROR Don't pause on error *
* /PAUSE Pause while parsing commands *
* *
* Display-related Commands: *
* /MONO Enables monochrome display (two colors) *
* /LARGE Enables 43 character EGA display (50 on VGA)*
* /NOSYNC Disables syncing on CGA adapters *
* Internal Commands: *
* /AUTOEXCLUDES Used for Automatic Exclusion Detection *
* (QEMM-386) *
* /DIRECTORY Used for internal housekeeping on the Final *
* Phase *
* /FILE Used when processing CALL statements *
* /FINISHED Enables OPTIMIZE Memory Saved screen *
* /STPASSDONE Used during Stealth processing *
* /HELP Display this help text *
* /? List all commands *
**********************************************************************

************************************************************************
*This technical note may be copied and distributed freely as long as it*
*is distributed in its entirety and it is not distributed for profit. *
* Copyright (C) 1991-2 by Quarterdeck Office Systems *
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