Contents of the READ.ME file
The FORCE TOOLS (TM)
(c) Copyright 1990, 1991 Peter Raaphorst - All Rights Reserved
Copyright 1990, 1991 Peter Raaphorst
All Rights Reserved
Installing the Force Tools
Normally, this documentation file and all the supporting files are
distributed as the file, "FCT1_12.EXE", which is a self-extracting archive
file. To extract all the files, type:
At the DOS prompt. That will create the lib and header files. To print
the documentation, type:
copy *.HDR LPT1 [ENTER]
The documentation is formatted for 58 lines per page, with 75 characters
per line, to permit easy printing on the widest variety of dot-matrix and
Files in the archive
FCT1.LIB.................The Force Tools library
FC_*.HDR.................The Header files and function documentation
STRIP.EXE................Header-file strip utility
STRIP.PRG................The source code for the strip utilty
FC_LIST.EXE..............Force program lister
FC_LIST.PRG..............Example program using the force tools 1.00
COMMANDS.TXT.............Command file for fc_list
FUNCTION.TXT.............Function file for fc_list
READ.ME..................Late-breaking Information about Force Tools
WHATS.NEW................Latest update information
About the FORCE TOOLS
The force tools are not FREE!. The are distributed as Shareware and should
be registerd after a trial period of 10 day's. You may not sell applications
which uses the force tools until you have registeerd.
The force tools are written in assembly language and optimized for speed.
They are ment to be a time saving help for the serious application developer
and to increase program performance.
What happens if you register :
- You may use the force tools as long as you wish.
- You will receive free support through the telephone number mentioned
in the header file.
- You may download and use updates freely.
Registration fee is $199. This entitles you to use the force tools as
an private person or as company. You may place as much as five copies in your
company on different machines. No runtime license is needed. You are then free
to sell applications wich use the Force tools, with the unregisterd version
you are not !
HOW TO REGISTER (American users)
Fill in your check and send it to:
Money Transfer Deparment
245 Park Avenue
New York, N.Y. 10167
Make it payable to account number : 18.104.22.168-230
Don't forget to put your name and adress on the check, so that whe can send
you mailing and updates.
HOW TO REGISTER (Europian users)
Transfer FL 400 guilder to bank account:
Don't forget to put your name and adress on the transfer form so that
whe can send you mailing and updates.
Using the FORCE TOOLS
Using the force tools is easy, enter in your source code before you start
using any Force Tools function :
#include (appropiate header for example 🙂 fc_video.hdr
Link with the fct1.lib as option, for example :
LINK test,,,\fct1\fct1.lib \force\lib\force
You should enter the fct1.lib as the first one because some internal force
functions are replaced by the fct1 library routines.
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