Dec 182017
 
Substitute for the DOS PAUSE command, with color and box options.
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Substitute for the DOS PAUSE command, with color and box options.
File Name File Size Zip Size Zip Type
ACP.C 17111 3587 deflated
ACP.DOC 3897 1545 deflated
ACP.EXE 17832 10206 deflated
BEGBOMB.ASM 6560 928 deflated

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Contents of the ACP.DOC file






Accele- Press Any Key 1.0





From Dave Smith



Attention Batch File Programmers:

Don't Cha hate the predominately boring "Press Any Key to Continue"
message that comes up when you say--> PAUSE ??

In an attempt to relieve this, I have created my own version
of the message. It involves 18 fancy windows:

1. Textured Frame
2. Shove Down
3. Squish
4. Close Frame
5. Fade Out
6. Shake
7. Whappo
8. Zapped
9. Color Dump
10. Flash
11. Thick Lines
12. Thin Lines
13. Zoom Out
14. Stars
15. Frame Open
16. Off and On
17. Four Windows
18. Sudden Noise

And you can specify the box colors on the command-line.

So the usage:

ACP [option] [boxline color] [inside box color]

whereas the options are listed 1-18 above, and the colors are:

0. BLACK
1. BLUE
2. GREEN
3. CYAN
4. RED
5. MAGENTA
6. BROWN
7. LIGHTGRAY
8. DARKGRAY
9. LIGHTBLUE
10. LIGHTGREEN
11. LIGHTCYAN
12. LIGHTRED
13. LIGHTMAGENTA
14. YELLOW
15. WHITE

add 128 turn on the "Blink" bit



For an explanation of the box colors:



Press Any Key To Continue Box line color






Inside the box color



So for a "Shake" option, with a green inside box, and a
red box line color:

ACP 6 4 2


or for a "Fade Out" option, with a blinking yellow inside box,
and a Cyan box line color:

ACP 5 3 132







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This program is part of the ACCELERATE UTILITIES,
now available from Dave Smith.


Included are:

1) Accele-Rate - allows installation of various TSR's, then times
the speed of your computer. You then can un-install
the TSR's, re-order their installation, and times
your computer again. Great for determining which
TSR should go first for maximum performance.

2) Accele-Press "press any key" message displayed in 18 unique ways.
Shake screen, close a frame, squish screen, zoom in
and out, flash, fade out, zoom, turn it on and off,
and MUCH MORE ! Full color customization.

3) Accele-Move Very fast Move utility.

4) Accele-Copy Quick copy that allows multiple filenames on the
command line.

5) Accele-Screen Take complete command over your screen, change video
modes/pages, clear the screen with 20 unique methods,
save/restore screen, and 13 more OPTIONS !

6) Accele-Push/Pop 20
Push and pop twenty directories, and change between them
at will. Great for batch files !

7) Accele-Map Creates a complete map of all your files and directories
for backup purposes.

8) Accele-Timer Accurate timer, even while your computer is turned off !





To get your own Accelerate Utils, send a FORMATTED blank
diskette plus $5.00 to:

Dave Smith
1104 Mason Dr.
Hurst TX 76053





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