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EnVision Publisher

"Desktop Publishing With Vision"





REFERENCE GUIDE

(Unregistered Shareware Version)







Copyright (c) 1992, 1993 Software Vision Corporation
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
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GETTING STARTED
Introduction...............................................7
EnVision Publisher Registration Form......................10
System Requirements.......................................11
Installation..............................................12
60 Second Manual..........................................14
The Keyboard Emulated mouse...............................17

ENVISION PUBLISHER SCREEN
Menu Panel................................................18
Tool Panel................................................18
Instant Save Button.......................................19
Status Line...............................................19
Quick-Access Panel........................................20
Rulers....................................................21
Page Scroll Bars..........................................21
Publication Page..........................................22
Mouse Cursors.............................................22

ENVISION PUBLISHER MENU SYSTEM
Using the Menu Panel......................................23
Using the Dialog Boxes....................................24
Close Button..............................................24
Drag Area.................................................25
Pick List.................................................25
Checkboxes................................................26
Radio Buttons.............................................26
Information Box...........................................26
Sample Box................................................26
Text Entry Box............................................26
OK Button.................................................27
Cancel Button.............................................27
Push Buttons..............................................27
Help Button...............................................27

THE TOOL PANEL
Text Tool.................................................28
Two ways to access the Text Tool.......................28
When a text block overflows............................28
What to do if a text block overflows...................28

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Pointer Tool..............................................29
Two ways to access the Pointer Tool....................29
Scaling text blocks....................................29
Scaling Graphics.......................................29
How to move an object..................................30
How to copy an object with the Pointer Tool............30
How to cut an object with the Pointer Tool.............30
How to paste an object with the Pointer Tool...........30
How to change an object's attributes...................30
Line Tool.................................................31
How to draw a vertical or horizontal line..............31
How to draw a diagonal line............................32
How to Edit a line.....................................32
Changing the line color and pattern....................32
Polyline Tool.............................................32
How to draw a polyline object..........................33
Box Tool..................................................33
How to draw a rectangle................................33
Polygon Tool..............................................34
How to draw a polygon object...........................34
Bezier Curve Tool.........................................34
Ellipse Tool..............................................35
How to draw an ellipse.................................36
How to draw a circle...................................36
A Word About PCX Images...................................36
The Tool Panel Quick keys.................................36

THE TEXT EDITOR
The Text Editor Environment...............................37
The First Default Text Block...........................37
How to Delete a Text Block.............................38
How to Resize the Default Text Block...................38
Entering Text into a New Text Block....................38
Beginning a New Text Block.............................38
Editing the Size of a Text Block.......................39
Moving a Text Block....................................39
Highlighting Text.........................................39
How to Cut, Copy, and Paste Text..........................40
Entering Text.............................................42
Entering Text In a New Text Block......................42
Entering Text into an Existing Text Block..............42
Deleting Text.............................................42
Importing Text............................................43
Exporting Text............................................44
Choosing Type Specifications..............................45
Justification.............................................45

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Leading...................................................46
Kerning...................................................48

THE FILE MENU
New command...............................................49
Page Size..............................................49
Margins................................................49
Orientation............................................50
Text block columns.....................................50
Open command..............................................51
Opening a publication..................................52
Save command..............................................52
Another way to save....................................52
Save As command...........................................52
How to save your work..................................53
Automatic Back-up files................................53
Revert command............................................54
Import command............................................54
Importing a text file..................................54
Importing a graphic file...............................56
Export command............................................57
Print command.............................................57
DOS Shell command.........................................61
Exit command..............................................61

THE EDIT MENU
Cut command...............................................62
Accessing the Cut command..............................62
Cutting Text...........................................62
Cutting Graphics.......................................62
Copy command..............................................62
Accessing the Copy command.............................63
Copying a text range...................................63
How to Copy a Graphic..................................63
How to Move a Copied Object............................63
Paste command.............................................63
Accessing the Paste command............................63
Pasting a text range..................................64
Pasting a graphic......................................64
Clear command.............................................64
To Top and To Bottom commands.............................64
Line Specs command........................................65
Gray-Scale Equivalents.................................65
Fill Specs command........................................66
Gray-Scale Equivalents.................................66
Force Attributes command..................................67

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Style Sheets..............................................68

THE PAGE MENU
Magnification Levels......................................70
Go To command.............................................70
Insert command............................................70
Delete command............................................70
Setup command.............................................71
Left Master and Right Master Pages........................72
How To Insert Page Numbers...............................73

THE TEXT MENU
Type specs command........................................74
Font...................................................74
Size...................................................74
Color..................................................75
Style..................................................75
Case...................................................75
Tab....................................................76
Rotate.................................................76
Position...............................................76
Use Fill Pattern.......................................76
Leading command...........................................77
Kerning command...........................................77
Bold, Italic, Underline, and Strikethru...................78
Center, Left Justify, Right Justify, and Full Justify.....78

THE OPTIONS MENU
Object Frame..............................................80
Rulers....................................................80
Mouse Trackers............................................80
Measurements..............................................81
Units..................................................81
Subdivisions...........................................81
Cursor and Mouse Dialog Box...............................81
Swap Buttons...........................................82
Display colors............................................82
Sound command.............................................83

THE HELP SYSTEM
How to use the Help system................................84
Five ways to access the Help system.......................84
Context command...........................................85
Topics command............................................85
Last Topic command........................................85
Registration Form.........................................85

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Registration Benefits.....................................86
International Sales.......................................87
About command.............................................87

THE QUICK-ACCESS PANEL
Page Magnifier............................................88
Pager Icon................................................88
Cut Icon..................................................89
Copy Icon.................................................89
Paste Icon................................................89
Context-Sensitive Help Icon...............................89
Type Specs Icon...........................................90
Bold Type Icon............................................90
Italic Type Icon..........................................90
Style Sheets Icon.........................................90
Fill specs Icon...........................................91
Line specs Icon...........................................91
To Top Icon...............................................91
To Bottom Icon............................................91
Print Icon................................................92
Keyboard Shortcuts........................................92

APPENDIXES
Glossary..................................................93
Command Line Parameters...................................97
Country-specific command line parameters..................99
Extended and Foreign Characters support..................100
CLEANUP Utility..........................................101
Network usage............................................102
Printing Hints and Facts.................................103
Troubleshooting: Answers to Common Questions.............105
Disclaimer...............................................109
Agreement................................................109
Governing Law............................................110
Marketing and Distribution Agreement.....................110
Definition of Shareware..................................111
Ombudsman Statement......................................111
Product Updates..........................................112
Product Support..........................................112
BENEFITS OF REGISTRATION.................................113
ENVISION PUBLISHER PLUS - FEATURES AND BENEFITS........113 <
ENVISION PUBLISHER PRO - FEATURES AND BENEFITS.........114 <
HOW TO REGISTER..........................................114 <
What Reviewers Have Said About EnVision Publisher........115
EnVision Publisher Registration Form.....................116 <


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GETTING STARTED
===============

In this section we will introduce you to EnVision Publisher,
talk about the installation procedure and give you pointers
on how to begin desktop publishing right away. The following
are the topics that will be covered in this section:

Introduction
System Requirements
Installation
60 Second Manual
The Keyboard Mouse


Introduction
------------

Welcome to EnVision Publisher, a true WYSIWYG (What You See
Is What You Get) full-feature desktop publishing program,
which allows you to design letterheads, resumes, flyers,
newsletters, invoices, greeting cards, brochures, books, and
just about anything else meant to look good on paper!

Given EnVision Publisher's ease of use and its context-
sensitive help, you will be able to envision and design your
own desktop publishing masterpieces in no time at all.

EnVision Publisher is among the most powerful, and yet
easiest to use desktop publishing (DTP) programs available
either as shareware or commercially. However, because
EnVision Publisher is marketed as shareware, we do not have a
large advertising overhead. This way we can sell EnVision
Publisher for a fraction of what it would cost if you bought
one of the commercial DTP programs; and still, with EnVision
Publisher you get a far more superior product. Below are some
highlights of EnVision Publisher:

EnVision Publisher's Graphical User Interface (GUI),
resembles a familiar GUI look, with pull-down menus, dialog
boxes, icons, push buttons, radio buttons, pick lists, check
boxes, and scroll bars. Its unique 3-D look provides a true
control panel appearance. EnVision Publisher provides
detailed context-sensitive and indexed help. To get help, all
you have to do is press F1, or click on the help icon.

EnVision Publisher has a state of the art scalable font
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technology capable of displaying and printing fonts in any
size - from a tiny 4 points (0.055 inch) to a huge 108 points
(1.5 inches). Fonts can be rotated at 90, 180, and 270
degrees, and filled with any of EnVision Publisher's fill
patterns. Because the fonts are scalable, each font family is
encapsulated in a small file (between 20k and 60k), making
the use of soft fonts totally obsolete. One such file
contains all font sizes for that font family in all font
styles (normal, bold, italic, bold-italic). EnVision
Publisher's fonts use an advanced hinting technology, which
provides PostScript-like print quality on any printer (laser,
dot-matrix, inkjet, PostScript).

EnVision Publisher provides WYSIWYG editing at four
magnification levels (View all, 100%, 200%, 400%), all of
which are fully editable. The fonts and graphics that you see
on the screen look exactly like what you will get printed!

EnVision Publisher also provides extensive object drawing and
importing capabilities. You can draw lines, rectangles,
circles, ellipses, polygons, polylines, and Bezier Curves.
The objects can use any of EnVision Publisher's fill and line
styles in 16 colors or gray-scale levels.

EnVision Publisher also offers complete text, column and text
block manipulation capabilities. Text blocks can be created
anywhere on the screen. You have full control over the text
that goes on the page right down to character level. Each
character can have any font, style, color, fill, kerning, and
rotation. Also, text lines and paragraphs can be centered,
left, right, or full justified, and you can choose the line
leading of your choice.

EnVision Publisher will work on all displays, including VGA,
EGA, CGA, Hercules, etc. EnVision Publisher provides
PostScript-like quality printout on any printer (laser, dot-
matrix, ink-jet, or PostScript).

We are so sure you will like EnVision Publisher, we decided
to market it as shareware. Shareware is a try-before-you-buy
software promotion method. You get a shareware version of the
program that you can try on your own. If you like it, you pay
for it by registering in order to receive EnVision Publisher
Plus or EnVision Publisher Pro. If you don't like it, you
won't have to pay us anything. To put it simply, shareware
has the ultimate money-back guarantee: if you don't like it,
you don't have to pay for it. When you register, you receive
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the current version of EnVision Publisher Plus or EnVision
Publisher Pro, a complete printed 305 page indexed and
illustrated User's Guide, many new scalable fonts (68 with
the "Plus", and 124 with the "Pro"), access to our technical
support staff, our quarterly newsletter, clipart and
templates, and a license to legally use EnVision Publisher
after the evaluation period.

If you purchased this shareware version from a shareware disk
vendor or from a shareware rack, the low price you paid for
the disks only covered the vendor's distribution costs. It
did not cover the software itself. We do not receive any
income until you register.

We have invested over 5 man-year of work in developing
EnVision Publisher, its documentation, and the fonts. We
believe in the shareware system of marketing software, and
would like to continue to improve and upgrade the program.
However, in order for us to do so, we must stay in business,
and the only way for us to stay in business is if enough
EnVision Publisher users register. We urge you to register
your EnVision Publisher, if you plan on using it.

To find out more about what you get when you register, choose
"Registration benefits" from the "Help" menu. To register,
choose "Registration form" from the "Help" menu. Fill out the
form on the screen, then click on the "Print registration
form" button to print it.

Alternately, you can also print the registration form on the
next page, fill it out, and mail it to us together with your
payment. If you pay for the registration with a Visa or
Master Card, you can also register by calling our order desk
toll free at 1-800-388-8474. This is an order desk only -- we
will not answer technical support questions at this number.
You can also fax your registration form to us at 813-541-5616.
If you are a CompuServe user, you can E-mail your registration
to us at account number: 70304,64

We have international representatives in Europe, Australia,
and New Zealand. If you live outside U.S.A. or Canada, please
see "International sales" in the Help menu for a complete
listing of these representatives.

We hope you'll enjoy creating your own publications with
EnVision Publisher. Happy Desktop Publishing!

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EnVision Publisher Registration Form
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Name:____________________________ Company:________________

Address:___________________________________________________

City:______________________________________________________

State/Province:________________ ZIP/Postal code:__________

Country:_______________________ Telephone:________________
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PRODUCT QUANTITY TOTAL

EnVision Publisher Plus..........$69 _____ _______

EnVision Publisher Pro...........$169 _____ _______
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Subtotal (add the TOTAL column above)---------->_______

7% Florida sales tax (if applicable)----------->_______

Shipping ($5 USA & Canada, $12 international)-->_______

TOTAL (add the Subtotal, Tax, and Shipping)====>_______
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Method of payment: [ ] Check or money order
[ ] Visa, [ ] Master Card

Credit Card number:______________________________

Expiration:___/___ Signature____________________
============================================================
Disk size: [ ] 5.25" 360k, [ ] 3.5" 720k
============================================================
Mail this form to: Software Vision Corp.
PO Box 1734, Pinellas Park, FL 34664-1734, USA
Telephone: 813-545-4354
============================================================
Credit card holders can also register by calling our toll free
order desk at: 1-800-388-8474. You can also fax this order
form to us at 813-541-5616. If you are a CompuServe user, you
can also E-mail your order to us at account number: 70304,64
International orders see "International sales" in Help menu.
THANK YOU FOR REGISTERING! (Reference: 1.54)
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SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
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- MS-DOS compatible computer (IBM-PC, AT, PS/2, or a
compatible),

- At least 450k free RAM memory,

- A hard disk with 1.8 M-byte available,

- A printer,

- A graphic display (VGA, EGA, CGA, Hercules, MCGA,
SuperVGA, etc.),

- It is recommended that you have a mouse, but if you do
not, EnVision Publisher will emulate one. See the
section entitled "The Keyboard Emulated Mouse" for
more details.

- If you have a mouse connected to your computer, make
sure that the mouse driver is loaded.

If your computer has memory beyond 640k, we recommend that
you comfigure some of it as EMS. This will improve EnVision
Publisher's performance. In particular, it will significantly
improve the print speed. All 386, 486, and most 286
computers, have memory beyond 640k, but it is usually set up
as XMS. To configure it as EMS you will need to include
EMM386.EXE or a third party memory manager (QEMM, 386MAX,
etc.) in your CONFIG.SYS file. EMM386.EXE comes with DOS 5
and higher.

For more details on how to accomplish this, please see "Print
speedup" in EnVision Publisher's Help Topics in the Help
menu. However, this is not necessary -- it is only
recommended. (This will probably improve the performance of
other programs besides EnVision Publisher, as well).









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INSTALLATION
------------

This section will explain how to install the shareware
version of EnVision Publisher on your hard disk. Because
there are two major ways that you can obtain the shareware
version of EnVision Publisher (from a shareware disk vendor,
or by downloading the program from a BBS) we provided
separate instructions to cover each one of these two cases.

If you purchased the disks from a disk vendor:
----------------------------------------------

Step 1: Insert the EnVision Publisher DISK 1 in drive A or B,
whichever is more convenient for you.

Step 2: If you inserted the EnVision Publisher DISK 1 in
drive A then type A: and press Enter. If you inserted
the disk in drive B then type B: and press Enter.
(Notice the colon (:) after the drive letter). You
are now logged to the drive where you inserted the
EnVision Publisher DISK 1, and should see the A>
prompt (or B>, if you inserted the disk in drive B).

Step 3: Type INSTALL and press Enter. This will start the
EnVision Publisher Installation program. Follow the
instructions that appear on the screen. You can
always exit the Install program by pressing the ESC
key. Also, before the actual installation will begin,
you will be offered the opportunity to go back and
change your entries.

Step 4: Once EnVision Publisher is installed on your hard
disk, you can start EnVision Publisher by changing to
the subdirectory where you installed the program and
then entering EVP. (You should always start EnVision
Publisher from the EVP directory.)
(If you are running the program on a Hercules
monochrome display, you should start the program with
the command: EVP HERC)

If you downloaded EnVision Publisher from a BBS:
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Step 1: Make a directory called EVP on your hard disk.
You do this by entering MD \EVP at the DOS prompt.

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Step 2: Copy all the files that you downloaded from the BBS
onto the EVP directory.

Step 3: Unarchive the EnVision Publisher files. This is done
with compression programs such as PKZIP, or LHARC,
depending on what your BBS uses.

Step 4: To run EnVision Publisher, first change to the
directory where you installed it, then enter EVP to
start the program.
(If you are running the program on a Hercules
monochrome display, you should start the program with
the command: EVP HERC)

You do not have to run the INSTALL program if you obtained
EnVision Publisher from a BBS.


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Note: EnVision Publisher will automatically recognize your
----- mouse, if your mouse driver is properly loaded. If you
have an older version mouse driver, or if you have an
older VGA graphics card produced before the VGA
standard was finalized, under very rare circumstances,
EnVision Publisher may not be able to recognize your
mouse, or it may not display properly. Please refer to
the section "Troubleshooting: Answers to Common
Questions" in this manual for details on how to
correct this. If you are using DOS 6 and you are having
problems with your current mouse driver, you can replace
your mouse driver with the MOUSE.COM mouse driver that
is included with DOS 6. To accomplish this, first delete
any MOUSE.SYS or MOUSE.COM commands from your CONFIG.SYS
and AUTOEXEC.BAT files on your root directory, then
include the MOUSE command in your AUTOEXEC.BAT file to
load the Microsoft (tm) mouse driver that comes with
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60 SECOND MANUAL
----------------

We know that most users don't have the time to read the whole
manual, this is why we included this section. You will
probably be able to use most of EnVision Publisher's features
after you read this. Remember, you can get program help by
pressing F1 or clicking on the Help icon.

We also strongly recommend that you print and follow the
EnVision Publisher Tutorial. The tutorial is the TUTORIAL.DOC
file on your disk. To print the tutorial, turn on your
printer, make sure that it has at least 30 pages available
then enter this command at the DOS prompt:
COPY TUTORIAL.DOC PRN
The Tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to
produce a professional-looking flier from start to finish.

Now, if you are in a hurry, here's some quick information on
how to use the program right away:

To Access the Menu with the Mouse
---------------------------------

You can click on any buttons to activate them: menu buttons,
Tool Panel buttons, Quick-Access Icon buttons, and the
Instant Save button (to the right of the Tool Panel.)
Sometimes you need to select an object before selecting a
command, such as highlighting text before you click on the
(Bold) icon, or clicking on a graphic before selecting a fill
pattern.

To Access the Menu with the Keyboard
------------------------------------

Press the ALT key together with the underlined letter of the
menu button. To choose a command from inside the menu once
the menu opens, press only the underlined letter of the
command.

Quick-Access Icons
------------------

The Quick-Access icons are the buttons shown along the left
side of the screen. They are shortcuts to various menu
commands. To access the Quick-Access icons, you may either
click on an icon or press the keys listed below.
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Cut.....................................F2 or CTRL-U
Copy....................................F3 or CTRL-Y
Paste...................................F4 or CTRL-E
Context-Sensitive Help............................F1
Help topics (This one is not an icon)........CTRL-F1
Type specs..............................F5 or CTRL-A
Bold....................................F6 or CTRL-B
Italic..................................F7 or CTRL-O
Style Sheets............................F8 or CTRL-Z
Fill specs..............................F9 or CTRL-X
Line specs.............................F10 or CTRL-N
To Top............................Shift-F2 or CTRL-V
To Bottom.........................Shift-F3 or CTRL-W
Print.............................Shift-F4 or CTRL-P

To Access The Tool Panel
------------------------

TEXT Tool..........................................ALT-F1
(for working with text)
POINTER Tool.......................................ALT-F2
(for working with graphics and text blocks)
LINE Tool..........................................ALT-F3
(for drawing lines)
POLYLINE Tool......................................ALT-F4
(for drawing polylines)
BOX Tool...........................................ALT-F5
(for drawing rectangles)
POLYGON Tool.......................................ALT-F6
(for drawing polygons)
BEZIER CURVE Tool..................................ALT-F7
(for drawing Bezier objects)
ELLIPSE Tool.......................................ALT-F8
(for drawing ellipses and circles)

Working with Text
-----------------

Choose the Font you want to use before you start entering
text. To do this, click on the Type specs icon, to open Type
specs dialog box.

To begin text entry: Click anywhere on the publication page
on top of a text block, while the Text Tool is active. This
will cause the text cursor to start blinking, signaling you
to start text entry.

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To create a new text block: While the Text Tool is active,
press the mouse button and drag to draw a new text block.


Working with Dialog Boxes
-------------------------

With the mouse: Click on the arrows in the item pick lists,
click on the items within the pick list, click in the check
boxes, click on any push buttons, and click in text boxes.

With the keyboard: Choose any of the dialog box options by
pressing the underlined letter of the option (either lower or
upper-case.) If there is more than one pick list in a dialog
box, press the Left or Right Arrow key to move between the
pick list.

To move within a pick list: Press the Up or Down arrow key to
scroll through individual items in the pick list. Press the
PageUp or PageDown key to page through the pick list items.

To activate an item in the dialog box: Press the Enter key,
or click on the OK button.

Saving and Loading
------------------

To save your work: Click on the Instant Save Button, or click
on the File menu and then click on the Save command.

To load in a sample file: Click on the File menu and then on
the Open command. When the Open dialog box pops-up, click on
one of the sample files, then click on the Open button.














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THE KEYBOARD EMULATED MOUSE
---------------------------

If you have a mouse, you can skip this section.
If you don't have a mouse, you can still use EnVision
Publisher to create a publication. You can follow all the
directions in this manual that call for the use of the mouse
when you press the "Keyboard Mouse" keys. The following are
the keys that you need to press for mouse emulation:

SHIFT-TAB - Press this key combination to toggle the
keyboard mouse ON or OFF. Because the mouse emulation uses
the keyboard, when you toggle the keyboard mouse on, only the
mouse keys are active. When the keyboard mouse is ON, a small
icon of a mouse appears at the right end of the status line.

ARROW KEYS - You can press any of the arrow keys on your
keyboard to move around the EnVision Publisher screen, when
the mouse is toggled to ON.

F7 - Pressing on this function key will make your mouse
cursor move in either 1 pixel increment, or 20 pixel
increments. Everytime you press F7 it will toggle between
either 1 or 20 pixels. The mouse has to be toggled ON for
this key to work.

F8 - When you press on this function key, it is the same as
double-clicking with the mouse. To double-click means to
click twice rapidly in one location. The mouse has to be
toggled ON for this key to work.

F9 - Pressing this function keys toggles the Click-Lock ON or
OFF. The Click-Lock works the same way, as if you pressed
down the left mouse button, and moved the mouse at the same
time (dragged). The mouse has to be toggled ON for this key
to work. When the click-Lock is ON, the mouse icon on the
status line will have its button darkened.

F10 - This function key works the same way as if you clicked
once with the mouse. The mouse has to be toggled ON for this
key to work.


We recommend that you use the keyboard-mouse when working
in the page area, and the keyboard when using the menu and
the dialogs.
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ENVISION PUBLISHER SCREEN
=========================

In this section we will briefly discuss what is on the
EnVision Publisher Screen. The following is a list of topics
that will be covered in this section.

Menu Panel
Tool Panel
Instant Save Button
Status Line
Quick-Access Panel
Rulers
Page Scroll Bars
Publication Page
Mouse Cursor

The following is a description of each item found on the
screen in the order listed on the previous page.

MENU PANEL
----------

The Menu Panel contains six menu buttons which are labeled
with the following headings: File, Edit, Page, Text, Options,
and Help. When selected, each of these menu items drops a
pull-down menu containing its own commands. The menu items
from the Menu Panel are described in detail in the following
chapters: "6: File Menu", "7: Edit Menu", "8: Page Menu",
"9: Text Menu", "10: Options Menu", and "11: Help Menu."

TOOL PANEL
----------

The Tool Panel contains eight tools: Text Tool, Pointer Tool,
Line Tool, Polyline Tool, Box Tool, Polygon Tool, Bezier
Curve Tool, and Ellipse Tool. To learn more about the tools
available in the Tool Panel, read chapter 4: The Tool Panel,
in this manual.

Text tool - The Text Tool is for adding and editing text in a
text block or for creating new text blocks.

Pointer tool - With the Pointer Tool you can select, move,
scale, and edit graphics and text blocks.

Line Tool - The Line Tool is used for drawing straight lines
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(vertical, horizontal, or any slope you wish).

Polyline Tool - The Polyline tool is for drawing polylines
(connected line segments).

Box Tool - The Box Tool is for drawing rectangles. Rectangles
can be empty or filled.

Polygon Tool - The Polygon Tool is for drawing polygons.
Polygons can be empty or filled.

Bezier Curve Tool - The Bezier Curve Tool is for drawing
Bezier Curves.

Ellipse Tool - The Ellipse Tool is for drawing Ellipses and
Circles. Ellipses and Circles can be empty or filled.

INSTANT SAVE BUTTON
-------------------

The Instant Save Button saves your publication file at the
click of a button. When in Ready mode, if no publication name
has yet been assigned (e.g. when your document is "untitled",
clicking on the Instant Save Button will bring up the Save
as... dialog box where a new publication name can be entered.

STATUS LINE
-----------

The Status Line is located below the menu, and it stretches
across the screen, and it is divided into four sections.
Let's look at each section of the Status line, and what it
does (going from left to right):

(1) Program mode - there are five available program modes,
and only one is displayed at a time: Ready, Text edit,
Scale/Drag, Edit nodes, and Draw object.
Ready - When you are in Ready mode you may access some of
the commands available in the menu panel. Some menu
commands are only available while in Ready mode.
Text edit - You are in this mode when text is entered or
edited.
Scale/Drag - You are in this mode when an object graphic,
drawing, or text block) is scaled by manipulating its
control points, or by dragging its central control
point (moving the object).
Edit nodes - You are in this mode after a new object is
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drawn with one of the drawing tools, or when an
existing object is clicked on with the pointer tool.
Draw object - You are in this mode when one of the
drawing tools is activated from the Tool Panel and a
new object is being drawn.

(2) Type information - This section displays the font name,
the font size (in points), font color, and rotation.

(3) Leading percentage and line justification - This section
of the Status line displays the current leading (line spacing
as a percentage of the height of the tallest character(s) on
the line), and the justification on the line (center, left,
right, full).

(4) Fill specs and Line specs - This section displays the
currently selected Fill specs (box on the left) and Line
specs (box on the right) from the Fill specs and Line specs
dialog boxes.

Note: While in Text edit mode the Font and the Leading and
Justification sections reflect the attributes of the text at
cursor location.

QUICK-ACCESS PANEL
------------------

The Quick-Access Panel gives you one-click access to the
most commonly used commands. They are:

Page Magnifier - The Page magnifier magnifies the current
publication page: View all, 100%, 200%, and 400%.

Pager - The Pager Icon takes you to the next, or prior page
in the publication.

Cut - The Cut Icon removes an object from your publication,
and holds it in the clipboard.

Copy - The Copy Icon copies an object from your publication,
and holds it in the clipboard.

Paste - The Paste Icon pastes (places) in the publication the
object, or the text range currently in the clipboard. Help
Icon - The Help Icon brings up context-sensitive help.

Type specs - The Type specs Icon brings up the Type specs
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dialog box which is for selecting a font, its style, color,
case, position, rotation, use of fill patterns, as well as
setting tabs.

Bold - The Bold Icon is for changing the type style to bold
and back again.

Italic - The Italic Icon is for changing the type style to
Italic and back again.

Style sheets - The Style Sheets Icon brings up the Style
Sheets dialog box.

Fill Specs - The Fill Specs Icon brings up the Fill Specs
dialog box, where the fill style selections are displayed.

Line Specs - The Line Specs Icon brings up the Line Specs
dialog box, where the line style selections are displayed.

To Top - The To Top Icon sends an object to the top of a
stack of objects.

To Bottom - The To Bottom Icon sends an object to the bottom
of a stack of objects.

Printer - The printer Icon brings up the Print dialog box.

Important: If you have a EGA monitor, the last icon to show
on your screen will be the Style Sheets icon. The last icon
on a CGA monitor will be the Paste icon. Only on a VGA or
SuperVGA will all the icons show.

RULERS
------

EnVision Publisher's rulers may be turned on or off by
choosing the Rulers command from the Options pull-down menu.
To set the rulers to inches, centimeters, or picas go to the
Measurement command found in the Options menu.

PAGE SCROLL BARS
----------------

The Page Scroll Bars are for moving the Publication page: up,
down, left, or right. The Page Scroll Bars are activated by
clicking on the Arrow Buttons within the Page Scroll Bars, by
dragging on the Elevator Button, and by using the Page-up and
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Page-down arrow keys, up and down arrow keys, and left and
right arrow keys (for horizontal bars).
Note: The Page Scroll Bars are available only in certain
magnification levels. On a VGA monitor, at 50% there are no
Page Scroll Bars. At 100% only the vertical Page Scroll Bar
is available, at 200% and 400% both the vertical and the
horizontal Page Scroll Bars are available.

PUBLICATION PAGE
----------------

The page that EnVision Publisher displays on the screen at
any time is called the Publication page. Anything that you
write, draw, or import on your Publication page, can also be
printed. The publication page can be viewed and edited in
four magnification levels: View all, 100%, 200%, and 400%.

MOUSE CURSORS
-------------

The mouse cursor changes shape according to the function it
is performing. Here are all the possibilities:

The "I-Beam" is displayed when the Text Tool is selected.

The "Drawing cursor" is displayed when drawing with any of
EnVision Publisher's drawing tools.

The "Command arrow" is displayed when the mouse cursor is out
of the EnVision Publisher page area.

The "Pointer tool arrow" is displayed when the Pointer tool
is activated from the Tool Panel.

The "Bull's-eye" is displayed when the mouse cursor is over
any of an object's control points, after the object has been
selected and is in the Drag/Scale mode.

The "Arrow-Cross" is displayed when any object (text block,
drawing, or graphic) is scaled or dragged.

The "Camera" is displayed when a graphic image is imported.

The "Scissors" is displayed when the mouse cursor is in the
text overflow area on the bottom of a text block (while in
Ready mode).

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ENVISION PUBLISHER MENU SYSTEM
==============================

In this section we will discuss the elements that make up the
EnVision Publisher Menu System, and the various ways of using
it.

IMPORTANT: If you do NOT have a mouse read the section
entitled "The Keyboard Mouse, on page 14 of this reference
guide, and in Chapter 1, of the EnVision Publisher User's
Guide. The keyboard commands listed in this chapter are meant
for user's that already have a mouse, and are listed to
supplement the mouse NOT to replace it.

The following is an outline of this chapter:

Using the Menu Panel
Menu Commands and Icons
Using the Dialog Boxes
Close Button
Drag Area
Pick List
Checkboxes
Radio Buttons
Sample Box
Text Entry Box
OK Button
Information Box
Cancel Button
Help Button

USING THE MENU PANEL
--------------------

There are two ways to use the Menu Panel, one is through the
use of the mouse and the other is through the keyboard.

With the Mouse
--------------

There are two ways to select an item from the Menu Panel with
the mouse:
(1) Click once on one of the six Menu Panel choices. When the
menu pulls down, click again on one of the commands listed.
OR
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dragging. To do this, first position the mouse cursor over
any of the menu panel choices. Now press the left mouse
button, and while pressing down on the mouse button over the
menu choice, slide the mouse cursor down. When you are over
the desired command, release the mouse button over it.

With the Keyboard
-----------------

NOTE: If you do not have a mouse read page 6 of this
reference guide.

To choose a menu item from the Menu Panel with the keyboard,
press the ALT key on the keyboard and the underlined letter
of your menu choice. When the menu pulls down, choose one of
the listed commands by pressing the underlined letter in the
command.

USING THE DIALOG BOXES
----------------------

When a menu command has three dots following it (e.g. the
command Go to... in the Page menu), that command will open a
dialog box. When there aren't any dots following a command,
that command will be carried out immediately once it is
selected from the menu.

A dialog box is a window that pops-up so you can provide
and/or select information.

Close Button
------------

The Close Button is located in the upper left corner of a
dialog box and its function is to exit a dialog box, leaving
the options unchanged. Some Verify dialog boxes will not have
a Close Button because they require verification from the
user, such as when deleting objects from the publication.

With the Mouse: Simply click on the Close Button with the
mouse.

A quick way to exit a dialog box is to press the right mouse
button once, this will immediately activate the Close button.
Note: The right mouse button always acts as the ESC key.

With the Keyboard: Just press the ESC key.
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Drag Area
---------

Every dialog box in EnVision Publisher has a Drag Area. It is
used to move the dialog box around the screen to a more
convenient location, if necessary.

The next time you open the particular dialog box, it will
pop-up at the new location.

To move a dialog box to another location
----------------------------------------

Click in the drag area and, while holding down the mouse
button move the dialog box to the desired location.

Pick List
---------

A Pick List displays a list of available items. In a case
where there is more than one pick list, the pick list that
has its scroll bar shaded is the one that is active.

With the Mouse:
Click on one of the arrow buttons to scroll individually
through each of the available items listed. When the item
that you want is displayed, click on it and it will
become highlighted. To activate the item selected, click
on the OK button in the particular dialog box.
OR
You may also drag the elevator button (either up or
down), in the scroll bar, to scroll through the pick list
items. The distance that the items scroll through the
pick list, is proportional to the number of items
contained in the pick list. When you see the item
displayed in the pick list - click on it, and then click
on the OK button.
OR
Click anywhere in the shaded portion of the Scroll Bar,
this will cause the items in the pick list to page either
up or down. This is similar to pressing the PageUp or
PageDown key on the keyboard to scroll through the pick
list.
OR
In some dialog boxes (such as the Save, Open, Import,
Import Style Sheets, and Export) an item may be
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immediately selected from a pick list by double clicking
on it.

With the Keyboard: Use the left and right arrows to select
between pick lists (if there is more than one showing),
and the up and down arrows to scroll the pick's items.
PageUp and PageDown keys page through the pick's items.

Checkboxes
----------

Checkboxes are used to activate or deactivate options.
With the Mouse: The option is activated when you click on the
checkbox and a check mark appears in the checkbox, and
deactivated when clicked on again to remove the check
mark.
With the Keyboard: To select a checkbox option, press the
underlined letter of the particular checkbox option.

Radio Buttons
-------------

These type of buttons offer mutually exclusive choices and
can only be activated one at a time. For example, in the Type
specs dialog box, the Rotation section allows only one
selection at a time.
With the Mouse: Click on the desired radio button.
With the Keyboard: Press the underlined letter of the
particular radio button selection.

Information Box
---------------

This box is for information only and does not accept direct
input.

Sample Box
----------

These boxes are shown in some of EnVision Publisher's dialog
boxes to give you a visual representation of your current
selection.

Text Entry Box
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blinking text cursor appears. You may then backspace over the
existing entry and type in a new one.

OK Button
----------

In EnVision Publisher the OK button serves to activate all
the chosen options within a dialog box. Simply click once on
the OK Button, or press the Enter key for your changes to
take place.

Cancel Button
-------------

The Cancel button is similar in function to the Close button.
Click on this button when you don't want any changes that
were made in a dialog box to take effect, or if you just want
to exit the dialog box. You may also press the ESC key, or
click once on the right mouse button.

Push Buttons
------------

Besides the OK and Cancel buttons, EnVision Publisher's
dialog boxes sometimes have other buttons, such as the Change
Dir and Change Drive push buttons in the Import Style Sheets
dialog box (look on page 3 - 5 of this chapter.) To activate
the push buttons, you click on them or press the underlined
letter. If the button has a thick frame around it, then it is
a "default" button that can be selected by pressing the Enter
key. Usually, the OK button is the default button.

Help Button
-----------

The Help Button is located in the top right corner of all
dialog boxes. Clicking on the Help Button provides context-
sensitive help. This means that EnVision Publisher will give
you help pertaining to the current dialog box. Pressing the
F1 key will accomplish the same thing as clicking on the Help
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ENVISION PUBLISHER TOOLS
========================

In this section we will talk about the tools in the Tool
Panel. The tools are mutually exclusive -- only one can be
active at one time.

Text Tool
Pointer Tool
Line Tool
Polyline Tool
Box Tool
Polygon Tool
Bezier Curve Tool
Ellipse Tool
PCX Images


TEXT TOOL
---------

The Text Tool is for entering and editing text, as well as
for creating text blocks.

Two ways to access the Text Tool:
Click on the Text Tool with the left mouse button.
OR
Press ALT-F1 (the ALT and the F1 keys simultaneously).

When a Text Block Overflows
----------------------------
A text block overflows when the original text block is too
small to hold the text that is entered. When a text block
overflows, three plus signs (+) appear on the bottom of the
text block. The plus signs are only visible in Text Edit
mode.

What To Do If a Text Block Overflows
------------------------------------
Step 1 Make sure that the Text Tool is selected (your mouse
cursor will be in the shape of an I-Beam).

Step 2 Click on the overflowed text block (this will put you
in Text Edit mode).

Step 3 Position your I-Beam on the bottom of the text block,
where the three plus signs are displayed. When the I-Beam
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will changes shape into the "Scissors" mouse cursor -- click
once.

Step 4 At this point, EnVision Publisher will prompt you if
you want to "Cut" the Overflowed text into the EnVision
Publisher clipboard -- click on the "Yes" button.

Step 5 Now position your I-Beam within another text block
where you want to paste the overflowed text, and click.

Step 6 Select the "Paste" command from the "Edit" menu.

Note: To learn more about text and text blocks, read Chapter
5 in the EnVision Publisher User's Guide entitled: Using the
EnVision Publisher Text Editor. The User's Guide is part of
the registered EnVision Publisher package.


THE POINTER TOOL
----------------

With the Pointer Tool you may select and edit graphic
objects, as well as text blocks.

Two ways to access the Pointer Tool:

Click on the Pointer Tool in the Tool Panel.

OR

Press ALT-F2 (the ALT and the F2 keys simultaneously).

Scaling Text Blocks
-------------------
You may scale text blocks in EnVision Publisher by clicking
on the text block, and then dragging one of its four outside
control points.

Scaling Graphics
----------------
PCX images as well as drawing created in EnVision Publisher
may be scaled. To scale a PCX image: click on it once, and
drag any of its four outside control points.

To scale a drawing made in EnVision Publisher, click on it
twice and then drag any of its four outside control points.

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How to Move an Object (text block or graphic)
---------------------------------------------
Click on the object until the five control points appear (not
the nodes). Next move the object by dragging the middle
control point.

How to Copy an Object with the Pointer Tool
-------------------------------------------
Step 1 Select the Pointer Tool and click on the object to be
copied (text block or graphic).

Step 2 Click on the Copy icon in the Quick-Access Panel, or
choose the Copy command from the Edit menu. Your object will
be placed in EnVision Publisher's internal clipboard.

How to Cut an Object with the Pointer Tool
------------------------------------------
Step 1 Select the Pointer Tool and click on the object to be
cut (text block or graphic).

Step 2 Click on the Cut icon in the Quick-Access Panel, or
choose the Cut command from the Edit menu. Your object will
be placed in EnVision Publisher's clipboard.
How to Paste an Object

How to Paste an Object
----------------------
Before you paste an object, you must first cut or copy an
object into EnVision Publisher's internal clipboard.

Step 1 Select the Pointer Tool.

Step 2 Click on the Paste icon in the Quick-Access Panel, or
choose the Paste command from the Edit menu. Your object will
be pasted over the original object from which it was copied
or cut.

Step 3 Move the newly pasted object to another location.

How to Change an Object's Attributes
------------------------------------
Let's say that you want to change the attributes of a
rectangle. To change a rectangle's fill color and pattern:

Choose the Fill specs command from the Edit menu. You may
also click on the Fill specs Quick-Access icon. When the Fill
specs dialog box pops-up, click on the color desired from the
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color pick list. If you also want a pattern, click on one of
the patterns. When you're done with your selections, click on
the OK button. Next click on the rectangle, then click on the
Edit menu and choose the Force attributes command.

How to change an object's outline
---------------------------------
Choose the Line specs command from the Edit menu or click on
the Line specs icon. When the Line specs dialog box pops-up,
click once on one of the available line patterns. To choose a
line color, click once on the color desired. When you're done
making your selections, click on the OK button. Next click on
the object, then click on the Edit menu and choose the Force
attributes command.


LINE TOOL
---------

The Line Tool is for drawing straight lines (vertical,
horizontal, and diagonal).

There are two ways to access the Line Tool:
-------------------------------------------
Click on the Line Tool with the left mouse button.
OR
Press ALT-F3 (the ALT and the F3 keys simultaneously).

Before selecting the Line tool, select a line style from the
Line specs dialog box. For more information about line
styles, read the section entitled Line Specs the in Chapter
7: Edit Menu, in the EnVision Publisher User's Guide.

To Draw a Vertical or Horizontal Line
-------------------------------------
Step 1 Choose the Line Tool using one of the above two
methods.

Step 2 Position the mouse cursor to where you want to draw
your line.

Step 3 Press the left mouse button and while holding it down,
drag the mouse either vertically or horizontally (depending
on the type of line you want).

Step 4 The line is straight when it does not appear zigzagged
on the screen.
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How to Draw a Diagonal Line
---------------------------
Step 1 Choose the Line Tool using one of the above two
methods.

Step 2 Position the drawing cursor where you want to start
your line.

Step 3 While holding down the mouse button, drag the mouse in
the direction where you want your line to extend.

How to Edit a Line
------------------
Step 1 Select the Pointer Tool and click on the line you want
to edit.

Step 2 The first click will enable you to edit the nodes.
Here you may change the line length, as well as direction.

Step 3 Place the Pointer cursor over the node you want to
move, and then drag to the desired size.

Step 4 When you're done editing the nodes, let go of the
mouse button and move the Pointer cursor away from any nodes.

Step 5 The second click will place the object in Drag/Scale
mode and allow you to change the length of the line. If the
line is vertical or horizontal, bring the Pointer cursor over
to one of the line ends and drag. If the line is diagonal you
may also change the angle of the line.

You may also move the entire line in this mode by clicking on
the middle control point and dragging.

Step 6 Let go of the mouse button, and click away from any
control points to bring you back to Ready mode.

How to Change the Line Color and Pattern
----------------------------------------
You may also assign a line style to a line drawn in EnVision
Publisher. To do this, choose the Line specs command from the
Edit menu or click on the Line specs icon. When the Line
specs dialog box pops-up, click once on one of the available
line styles. To choose a line color, click once on the color
desired in the Color pick list. When you're done making your
selections, click on the OK button. Next go to the Edit menu
and select the Force attributes command.
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POLYLINE TOOL
-------------


The Polyline tool is for drawing shapes consisting of
connected line segments. This tool is recommended for drawing
straight line objects that do not need any fill pattern or
color.

Two ways to access the Polyline Tool:
-------------------------------------
Click on the Polyline Tool with the left mouse button.
OR
Press ALT-F4 key combination.

How to Draw a Polyline Object
-----------------------------
1 Click, drag (in the direction that you want the line), and
let go of the mouse button.
2. Click once everytime you want a new node.
3. Click twice to stop drawing polylines.
4. To exit: move mouse cursor away from any of the nodes.
5. Click twice again.

Editing a Polyline Object
-------------------------
1. Click on the Pointer Tool.
2. Click on the object once to edit the control nodes.
3. Click on the object twice to resize it or to move it.



THE BOX TOOL
------------

The Box Tool is for drawing rectangles. If you want your
rectangle to have a particular fill color or border, go to
the Fill specs and Line specs commands prior to drawing your
rectangle.

Two ways to access the Box Tool:
--------------------------------
Click on the Box Tool with the left mouse button or press
ALT-F5.


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How to draw a rectangle
-----------------------
Select the Box Tool, place the drawing cursor where you want
your rectangle, then click and drag. Release the mouse button
when done. Position your mouse cursor away from any nodes,
and click twice.

Changing the color and pattern of an existing rectangle
-------------------------------------------------------
First select the new color and/or pattern from the Fill specs
dialog box, and then click on the respective rectangle. Next
choose the Force attributes command from the Edit menu.

You may also assign a line pattern to your rectangle by
following the same procedure, except this time choose the
Line Specs command.


POLYGON TOOL
------------

The Polygon tool is used to draw closed shapes. This means
that unlike the Polyline tool you may not have any open ends.
Some possible uses for this tool are for drawing filled
triangles, stars, arrows, and bursts.

Two ways to access the Polygon Tool:
------------------------------------
Click on the Polygon Tool or press ALT-F6.

How to Draw a Polygon Object
----------------------------
1. Click, drag (move in any direction), and release the mouse
button.
2. Click once everytime you want a new node.
3. Click twice in the same place to stop drawing the polygon.
4. To exit the object: move mouse cursor away from any of the
nodes.
6. Click twice again.


Bezier Curve Tool
-----------------

The Bezier Curve Tool is for drawing Bezier Curves. You use
the Bezier Curve Tool the same way you use the Polyline tool,
except that every line that is drawn becomes a curve. Follow
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the directions given for the Polyline tool.

Objects that are drawn with this tool may not have any fill
color or pattern. You can however, assign a line color, and
one of two line widths to your Bezier object. To do this,
choose the Line specs command from the Edit menu, or click on
the Line specs icon. When the Line specs dialog box pops-up,
click once on one of the two solid line styles. To choose a
line color, click once on the color desired in the Color pick
list. When you're done making your selections, click on the
OK button.

Two ways to access the Bezier Curve Tool:
-----------------------------------------
Click on the Bezier Curve Tool or press ALT-F7.

How to Draw with the Bezier Curve Tool

1. Click where you want the curve to begin.
2. Move the mouse in the direction that you want the curve.
3. Click once everytime you want a new node.
4. Click twice in the same place, to stop drawing your
object.
5. To exit: move the mouse cursor away from any of the nodes
and click twice.

THE ELLIPSE TOOL
----------------

The Ellipse Tool is for drawing ellipses and circles. If you
want your ellipse or circle to have a particular fill color
or border, go to the Fill specs and Line specs commands prior
to drawing your object. You may also change the fill and line
style of your ellipse after it has been drawn. To learn how
to choose a fill color or line style, read the sections
entitled Fill Specs and Line Specs in Chapter 7: Edit Menu,
of the EnVision Publisher User's Guide.

Two ways to access the Ellipse Tool:
------------------------------------
Click on the Ellipse Tool with the left mouse button or
press ALT-F8.

How To Draw an Ellipse
----------------------
Step 1 Choose a fill color from the Fill specs dialog box,
and the line style from the Line specs dialog box.
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Step 2 Next click on the Ellipse Tool, the mouse cursor will
turn into the drawing cursor.

Step 3 Position your drawing cursor in the place where you
want to draw your ellipse. Click once and drag the mouse.
The ellipse will be drawn from its top left. Let go of the
mouse button when done. At this point you will be in the
Scale/drag mode, and you may scale or move your ellipse.

Step 4 Move the cursor away from any nodes, and click once to
take you out of Scale/drag mode and into Ready mode.

How To Draw a Circle
--------------------
To draw a circle follow the directions outlined in How To
Draw An Ellipse, except use the vertical and horizontal
rulers to guide you.

A Word About PCX Images
-----------------------

PCX images can be scaled and moved with the Pointer tool just
like any other object in EnVision Publisher.
To give your PCX image a color, choose a color from the Line
specs dialog box To open the Line specs dialog box, click on
the Line specs icon, or choose the Line specs command from
the Edit menu. When the Line specs dialog box pops-up click
on a color from the Color option, then click on the OK button
when done.
Note: EnVision Publisher Plus and EnVision Publisher Pro,
which you will receive when you register, also support
color PCX image import and printing. The unregistered
EnVision Publisher only supports monochrome images.

The Tool Panel Quick keys
-------------------------

Text Tool.............................. ALT-F1
Pointer Tool........................... ALT-F2
Line Tool.............................. ALT-F3
Polyline Tool.......................... ALT-F4
Box Tool............................... ALT-F5
Polygon Tool........................... ALT-F6
Bezier Curve Tool...................... ALT-F7
Ellipse Tool........................... ALT-F8

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THE TEXT EDITOR
===============

In this section we will discuss how to use the EnVision
Publisher WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) text editor.
The following is an outline of this chapter:

The Text Editor Environment
The First Default Text Block
To Delete a Text Block
How to Resize the Default Text Block
Beginning a New Text Block
Editing the Size of a Text Block
Moving a Text Block
Highlighting Text
How to Cut, Copy, and Paste Text
Entering Text
Entering Text in a New Text Block
Entering Text into an Existing Text Block
Deleting Text
Importing Text
Exporting Text
Choosing Type Specifications
Justification
Leading
Kerning


The Text Editor Environment
---------------------------

Before you can do anything in the text editor you must first
select the Text tool from the Tool Panel.
When the Text tool is selected, the mouse cursor turns into
an I-Beam.

The First Default Text Block
----------------------------
When EnVision Publisher starts running, it will always start
with a new publication named "untitled", and a default text
block that is the size of the entire publication page. When
you select the Text tool, and click anywhere on the page, you
may start entering text into the existing text block. You can
also delete the default text block or resize it, if you want
to create your own text block(s). You can also define a new
document and specify how many text columns you want on the
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How to Delete a Text Block
--------------------------
Select the Pointer tool, click on the text block, and then
press the Delete key or click on the Clear command in the
Edit menu.

How to Resize the Default Text Block
------------------------------------
Select the Pointer tool and click on the text block. When the
control points appear, click on the top right control point
and drag to the left. This will make the text block narrower.

If you want to make the text block shorter, scroll to the
bottom of the publication page. To scroll down, click on the
down Arrow Button (located in the vertical page scroll bar),
till you reach the bottom of the publication page. Next click
on the text block. When the control points appear click on
the bottom right control point, and drag it up. This will
make the text block shorter.

Entering Text into a New Text Block
-----------------------------------
To enter text into a new text block (such as the default text
block), select the Text tool, and click within the text
block. Clicking within the text block will cause the text
cursor to start blinking, signaling you to begin entering
text. You may now start typing in your text, or you may open
the Type specs dialog box and select new text attributes.

Beginning a New Text Block
--------------------------
It is recommended that you bring up the Type specs dialog box
first, and choose the required type specifications prior to
starting a text block. If you don't choose new type
specifications, EnVision Publisher will use the current Type
specs. To learn more about the Type specs dialog box read the
section entitled Type specs in Chapter 9 of this manual.

Step 1 Position your I-Beam where you want to draw your
text block on the Publication Page.(You may create a text
block on top of another text block as long as you are in
Ready mode.)In our example we will be creating the text block
from left to right.

Step 2 Press the left mouse button, and drag the I-Beam till
the text block is the size needed. (This is the same as
drawing a rectangle, except that you use the I-Beam to draw
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your text block.)

Step 3 Release the mouse button, when the text block is the
required size. At this point the text cursor will start
blinking, thus signaling that you may now enter text. If you
do not enter text at this time, and exit Text edit mode, the
text block will be automatically deleted.

While entering text in a text block, you can select menu
items (e.g., Type specs, Leading). When you finished
entering text in a text block, you exit Text edit mode by
pressing ESC, clicking outside the text block, pressing the
right mouse button, or selecting another tool.

Editing the Size of a Text Block
--------------------------------
Step 1 Select the Pointer Tool from the Tool Panel.
Step 2 Click on the text block that you want to edit.
Step 3 Click on one of the four outside control points, and
while holding down the left mouse button, drag the text block
in any direction desired.
Step 4 Release the left mouse button when done, and click
once outside of the text block to exit editing. Any text
inside the text block will be automatically reformatted.

Moving a Text Block
-------------------
To move a text block, you must first select the Pointer Tool
from the Tool Panel. Next, click on the text block that you
want to move. Position your mouse cursor over the middle
control point, click on it, and drag the text block (do not
release the mouse button) to a new location. When the text
block is in the desired location, release the left mouse
button.

Highlighting Text
=================

When highlighting text, many times you will be asked to
double click to highlight your text. To double click, means
to rapidly click twice at the same mouse cursor location.

Highlighting a Line of Text
---------------------------
While in Text Edit mode, position the I-Beam anywhere on the
line, then while holding down the Control Key - double click
in the same location.
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Highlighting to End of Line
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To highlight from any place in the line to the end of the
line position the I-Beam on the line where you want the
highlighting to begin and double click while pressing the
left shift key.

Highlighting to Beginning of Line
---------------------------------
To highlight from any place in the line to the beginning of
the line position the I-Beam on the line where you want the
highlighting to begin and double click while pressing the
right shift key.

Highlighting a Paragraph
------------------------
While in Text Edit mode, position your I-Beam anywhere within
the paragraph and double-click.

Highlighting a Text Block
-------------------------
While in Text Edit mode, position your I-Beam anywhere within
the text block and double click while holding down the Alt-
key.

Highlighting Words or Ranges of Text
------------------------------------
While in Text Edit mode, position your I-Beam where you wish
to start highlighting, click and drag the mouse over the
word(s), release the mouse button where you wish to end
highlighting.

HOW TO CUT, COPY, AND PASTE TEXT
================================

Whenever you cut or copy text, it is placed in EnVision
Publisher's internal clipboard. You remove the text from the
clipboard when you use the paste command.

Cutting a Text Range
--------------------
Step 1 While in Text Edit mode, highlight the text to cut.
Step 2 Choose the Cut command. The highlighted text will be
removed from the text block and placed in EnVision
Publisher's clipboard. You can later paste the text range at
the cursor location, in any text block, or even in another
publication.
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Cutting Whole Text Blocks
-------------------------
Step 1 While in Ready mode select the Pointer tool, then
click on the text block to be cut (the text block's control
points will show).
Step 2 Choose the Cut command. The text block will be removed
from the page and placed in EnVision Publisher's clipboard.
You can later paste the text block on any page or even in
another publication.

Copying a Text Range
--------------------
Step 1 While in Text Edit mode, highlight the text to be
copied.
Step 2 Choose the Copy command. The highlighted text will be
copied (duplicated) and placed in the EnVision Publisher
clipboard. You can later paste the text range at the cursor
location, in any text block, or even in another publication.

Copying a Text Block
--------------------
Step 1 While in Ready mode select the Pointer tool, then
click on the text block to be copied (the text block's
control points will show).

Step 2 Choose the Copy command. The text block will be copied
and placed in EnVision Publisher's clipboard. You can later
paste the text block on any page or even in another
publication.

Pasting a Text Range
--------------------
Step 1 While in Text Edit mode, click the mouse at the place
in the text block where you want to have the text range
pasted (the blinking text cursor will now appear there).

Step 2 Choose the Paste command. The text range stored in the
clipboard will be pasted into the text block at cursor
location.

Pasting whole Text Blocks
-------------------------
While in Ready mode, select the Paste command. The text block
stored in the clipboard will be pasted onto the page. Note:
When "pasting" a text block, the text block will be placed on
the page at the exact location from where it was "cut" or
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"copied". Thus if the original text block is still there,
the text block in the clipboard will overlap it. You can move
the newly pasted text block by clicking on it with the
Pointer tool, and dragging it by its center control point to
a new location.


ENTERING TEXT
-------------

Entering text in a new text block
----------------------------------
After creating a new text block, the blinking text cursor
will automatically be positioned in the beginning of the new
text block. The blinking cursor marks the point of text
insertion. At this point all you do is type your text.

Entering text into an existing text block
-----------------------------------------
Step 1 Position the I-Beam in the place where you want to
insert text. and click once. At this point the text cursor
should appear blinking.

Step 2 Type in the text that you want to insert. Any text
that is after the insertion point, will be pushed forward to
the right.


DELETING TEXT
-------------

To delete the line at cursor press CTRL-D or CTRL-BackSpace.

Deleting Text in a Text Block
-----------------------------
To delete a text range in a text block:
Step 1 Highlight the text that you want to delete in your
text block.
Step 2 Choose the Clear command from the menu, or press the
Delete key, or type in new text.
OR, (to delete a single character)
Position the I-Beam before the characters that you want to
delete and press the Delete key.
OR
Position the I-Beam after the characters that you want to
delete and press the Backspace key.

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Deleting a Text Block:
----------------------
Step 1 Select the Pointer Tool from the Tool Panel.
Step 2 Click once on the text block.
Step 3 When the control points appear, press the Delete key.
on your keyboard, or choose the Clear command from the Edit
menu.


IMPORTING TEXT
--------------
You may either import text into an existing text block or
create a new text block first, and then import text later.

Here is a step by step procedure on how to import text into a
newly created text block.

Step 1 Select the Text Tool from the Tool Panel.

Step 2 position the I-Beam on the publication page where you
would like to draw the text block.

Step 3 Click on the left mouse button and drag the I-Beam
in the right and down directions, forming a rectangle. This
is your text block. When you release the left mouse button, a
blinking text cursor will appear.

Step 4 You should now open the Type specs dialog box and
choose your type specifications.

Step 5 Select the File menu, and choose the Import command.

Step 6 When the Import dialog box opens, select the
appropriate file to import. You may have to click on the
Change Drive button (after clicking on the new drive), to
change drives, or on the Change dir button, to change the
directory (after clicking on a new directory).

Step 7 Click on the Import button when ready to import your
file. The Import dialog box will close, and the imported text
will fill your text block. If the imported file will not fit
into the text block, EnVision Publisher will let you know by
popping-up a dialog box on the screen.

Note: The text file can have embedded control characters for
bolding, italicizing, underlining, and strikethru text. See
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EXPORTING TEXT
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Step 1 Select the Text Tool from the Tool Panel.

Step 2 Highlight the text that you want to export. For
detailed information on how to highlight text, read the
section entitled: Highlighting Text in this chapter.

Step 3 Next, click on the File menu, and choose the Export
command.

Step 4 When the Export dialog box opens, type in a name for
your export file in the Filename text entry box, or select a
file from the "Files" pick list.

Your filename can be up to 8 characters, not including the
extension. If you don't type in an extension, EnVision
Publisher will automatically assign the ".TXT" extension to
your export file. You can also select an existing file to
export your text into. If the file that you want to export
to, has an extension other than ".TXT" you will have to type
in the full filename with its extension in the Filename text
entry box.

If you want to add the text you are exporting to the end of
an existing text file, check the "Append text to end of file
checkbox".

Step 5 Click on the Export button after you specify a
filename for the text to export to.

Note: If "Append" check box is checked, the text will be
appended to end of file, otherwise the file will be
overwritten. See chapter 5 in the User's Guide for additional
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CHOOSING TYPE SPECIFICATIONS
----------------------------

When you want to change any type characters (font, size,
style, etc.) you'll have to bring up the Type specs dialog
box to do it. Let's look at the Type specs dialog box:

The Type specs dialog has options that allow you to change
the font, style, size, color, fill, rotation, case, position,

and even the tabs of your text.

For additional information about the Type specs dialog box,
read the section entitled: "Type Specs" in Chapter 9 of the
EnVision Publisher User's Guide.

To change the text attributes of your type
------------------------------------------
Step 1 Select the Text Tool from the Tool Panel.

Step 2 Highlight the text whose type attributes you want to
change.

Step 3 Bring up the Type specs dialog box. You can bring up
the Type specs dialog by clicking on the Quick-Access Type
specs icon, or by selecting the Type specs command from the
Text menu, or by pressing F8 or CTRL-Z.

Step 4 Choose your text attributes as needed:

Step 5 Click OK in the Type specs dialog box when you are
done making your selections.

To Change the Type Attributes While Typing Text
-----------------------------------------------
Bringing up the Type specs dialog or clicking on the Bold or
Italic icon, while text is not highlighted will only affect
the characters that will be entered next.

Note: The font name, style (bold, italic), color and
rotation is shown on the Status Line.


JUSTIFICATION
-------------

Line justification applies to an entire paragraph, and refers
to the way text is aligned on a page. A paragraph is a range
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of one or more text lines ended by a carriage return (which
is invisible).

You may use the justification commands found in the Text
Menu, or use the shortcuts below:

Justification Shortcuts
-----------------------
To Right Justify CTRL-R
To Left Justify CTRL-L
To Center Justify CTRL-C
To Full Justify CTRL-F

Justifying a Paragraph
----------------------
To change the justification of one paragraph, put the
blinking cursor inside the paragraph, and either select the
desired justification from the menu, or press CTRL and the
letters R, L, C, or F.

Justifying More Than One Paragraph
----------------------------------
To justify more than one paragraph, first highlight the
paragraphs, then select the justification desired.

Justifying a Line
-----------------
If you only want to justify one line of text, you must insert
a carriage return at the end of that line. To insert a
carriage return, position the I-Beam at the end of that line
and click, then press the ENTER key.

The next step is to click on the line that you want to
justify, and then select the justification desired.


LEADING
-------

Leading is the vertical spacing between each line of text,
and is expressed as a percentage of character height. If you
don't change the leading value yourself, EnVision Publisher
will automatically calculate the leading value to be 120% of
the largest character.

Leading is calculated on the largest character in a line,
even when you have more than one font size on a line. You may
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change the leading of one line, or a group of consecutive
lines.
Note: The leading of the first line in a text block can't be
changed.

To change the leading of one line of text
-----------------------------------------
Step 1 While in the Text tool, click anywhere within the
line that you want to change the leading in (except the first
line).
OR
Highlight the line of text by positioning the I-Beam in front
of the particular line, clicking on the line, and while the
mouse button is pressed down, slowly dragging till the end of
the line.
OR
CTRL-Double-Click anywhere on the line.

Step 2 Click on the Leading command in the Text menu.

Step 3 Click in the Leading text box, and backspace over the
existing leading value.

Step 4 Type in your new value, and press Enter twice, or
click on the OK button to accept your changes.

To change the leading of an entire paragraph
--------------------------------------------
Step 1 Highlight all the text in the particular paragraph,
or double-click anywhere within the paragraph (this will
automatically highlight the entire paragraph).

Step 2 Next, choose the Leading command and specify your
leading.

To change the leading of an entire text block
---------------------------------------------
Step 1 Highlight the entire text block by dragging the I-
Beam from the top, to the bottom of the text block.
OR
ALT-Double-Click anywhere in the text block.
Step 2 Next, choose the Leading command and specify your
leading.

For additional information on Leading, see Chapter 5 in the
User's Guide. The User's Guide is part of the registered
EnVision Publisher package.
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KERNING
-------

Kerning is expressed as a percentage of the character's
width. To change a kerning value, highlight the desired text
and bring up the Kerning dialog box, found in the Text menu.
Kerning is always calculated to the right of a character.

The allowable kerning values can range between 1% and 255%
thus giving you great flexibility. 100% is the default value,
and it does not affect the spacing. Kerning values below 100%
will reduce the spacing between characters, thus causing
characters to appear closer together. Kerning values greater
than 100% will increase the spacing, thus causing the
characters to appear further apart.

The new kerning value that you enter will only affect the
highlighted characters. Any characters entered right behind
the kerned character will not be affected by the kerning
value - you will have to highlight them and reinvoke the
Kerning dialog box.

Reducing the Space between Two Characters
-----------------------------------------
Kerning is always calculated to the right of a character. If
you want to reduce the space between two characters, you need
to only highlight the character on the left, bring up the
Kerning dialog box, and enter a value smaller than 100.

Increasing the space between two characters
-------------------------------------------
Follow the directions outlined above, except enter a kerning
value larger than 100.

Changing the space between more than one character
--------------------------------------------------
Highlight the characters whose spacing you would like to
change. Then bring up the Kerning dialog box, and type in the
desired kerning value. A value greater than 100 increases the
spacing between characters, and a value of less than 100,
reduces the spacing between characters.

For additional information on the Kerning dialog box, read
the Kerning section in Chapter 9 of the EnVision Publisher
User's Guide. The User's Guide is part of the registered
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THE FILE MENU
=============

In this section we will talk about all the commands found in
the File menu.

New
Page Size
Margins
Orientation
Text block column
Open
Opening a publication
Opening another publication
Another way to save
Save As
How to save your work
Difference between a publication
and a template
Revert
Import
Selecting a file to import
Importing a text file
Importing a graphic file
Export
Selecting a file to export
Print
DOS Shell
Exit


NEW
---

This command clears the current publication from memory, and
brings up the Setup page dialog box, allowing you to define a
new publication.

Page Size
---------
This section lists all the available page sizes. Before you
choose a page size, make sure that it is supported by your
printer, otherwise it may not print out.

Margins
-------
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3.01 picas) and the combined widths of the "Inside" and
"Outside" margins cannot exceed the page width, while the
combined widths of the "Top" and "Bottom" margins cannot
exceed the page height.

In the "Inside" text box you enter the width of the inner
margin. The inner margin is the right margin for left-sided
pages, or the left margin for right-sided pages.

In the "Outside" text box you enter the width of the outside
margin. The outside margin is the left margin for left-sided
pages, or the right margin for right-sided pages.

In the "Top" text box you enter the width of the top margin.

In the "Bottom" text box you enter the width of the bottom
margin.

Note: The margin specifications must be entered in the
appropriate measurement unit (inches, centimeters, or picas)
as specified in the "Measurements" dialog box (which is part
of the "Options" menu).

Orientation
-----------
Click on the "Portrait" button to define the pages as
vertical (tall). Click on the "Landscape" button to define the
pages as horizontal (wide).

Note: Regardless of the page orientation selected, while the
publication is created on the screen, the objects will be
shown in a vertical position. However, they will print
appropriately.

Text block columns
------------------
The "Auto column" radio button determines whether or not
default text block(s) are created automatically on new pages:

First - text block column(s) will only be created
automatically for page 1 in the publication.

All - text block column(s) will be created automatically for
all pages.

None - text block column(s) will never be created
automatically.
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In the "Columns" text box you enter the number of text block
columns to be created automatically when new pages are added
to the publication.

In the "Gutter" text box you enter the distance between text
block columns. This must be entered in the appropriate
measurement unit (inches, centimeters, or picas) as specified
in the "Measurements" dialog box.

Note: Text block columns will not be created on a page unless
that page is completely empty (no objects exist on it, and
this includes empty text blocks). Therefore, you should invoke
Setup Page before you start creating your publication, or
simply insert a new page and then choose the Setup page
command. Click OK to accept your changes. Note that the "New"
command deletes the current publication from memory, if you
change your mind, click on the "Cancel" button.


OPEN
----

This command brings up the Open dialog box and allows you to
load a publication file previously saved with the program.
There are two types of files that can be opened from this
dialog box: a Publication or a Template.

How to change the drive
-----------------------
To change the drive, select the desired drive from the Drives
pick list, then click on the Change Drive push button.

Note: Due to a problem in MS-DOS, on some computers or
networks, the dialog box may not identify your drives properly
(some drives may not show in the "Drives" pick list, or more
drives may show). If this happens, you should start EnVision
Publisher with the LD=D command line parameter, where the "D"
after the equal sign represents the last drive that you want
the program to show in the "Drives" pick list. For example, to
force the program to list drives A through G, you would start
EnVision Publisher like this: EVP LD=G

Changing the directory
----------------------
To change the directory, select the desired directory from the
Directories pick list, then click the Change Dir push button.
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To go back one level on the directory tree, select the double-
dot (..) entry from the Directories pick, then click Change
Dir.

Opening a Publication
---------------------
You can select the file to open from the "Files" pick list, or
simply click in the "Filename" text box, backspace to the
beginning, and type in a filename. Entering a file extension
is optional - if you do not, ".EVP" will be assumed for
Publication files, and ".EVT" will be assumed for Template
files. If you choose to type in the filename, any selection in
the Files pick list will be bypassed.


SAVE
----

The Save command lets you save your publication to a disk
file. The first time you choose the Save command for a new
publication (i.e. whose name is "Untitled"), the Save command
will invoke the Save as... dialog box so that you can provide
a filename.

Note: When saving, EnVision Publisher makes automatic back-up
files with the same name as your original file, but with the
extension ".bak".

Another Way to Save
-------------------
The Instant Save Button is a shortcut to save your publication
file. It is located to the right of the Tool Panel, and it
also shows the name of your publication. You must be in Ready
mode in order to save with the Instant Save Button.

Important: For your protection we recommend that you save the
publication that you are working on - about every 20 minutes.


SAVE AS
-------

The Save as... command is part of the Files menu, and it lets
you save the current publication file to disk, for later use.
The Save as... command pops-up a dialog box from which you
can select the drive, directory, and filename.

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How to save your work
---------------------
Before you type in the filename of your choice, click on the
"Publication" or "Template" radio button, backspace to the
beginning of the line, then click in the Filename text entry
box and type in the new filename. You do not have to type in
the extension (or a period), since the program automatically
assigns an extension of ".EVP" for a publication, or an
extension of ".EVT" for a template. Important: Your filename
should only contain 8 characters. If you choose to type in a
new filename, any selection in the "Files" pick list will be
bypassed. You can also enter a search filemask containing the
DOS global characters: * and ?. The filemask will be used by
the "Files" pick list.

You can also select an existing filename in the "Files" pick
list to save your work to, but doing this will overwrite the
existing file.

Click Save to save the specified file, or Cancel to close the
dialog box without saving the publication.

How to change the drive
-----------------------
To change the drive, click on the desired drive from the
Drives pick list, then click on the Change Drive push button.

Note: Due to a problem in MS-DOS, on some computers or
networks, the dialog box may not identify your drives properly
(some drives may not show in the "Drives" pick list, or more
drives may show). If this happens, you should start EnVision
Publisher with the LD=D command line parameter, where the "D"
after the equal sign represents the last drive that you want
the program to show in the "Drives" pick list. For example, to
force the program to list drives A through G, you would start
EnVision Publisher like this: EVP LD=G

How to change the directory
---------------------------
To change the directory, select the desired directory from the
Directories pick list, then click the Change Dir push button.
To go back one level on the directory tree, select the
double-dot (..) entry in the pick, then click Change Dir.

Automatic back-up files
-----------------------
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- if there is a file on the disk with the same name as the
file you are saving, it will be renamed to a file with the
original name but with a ".BAK" extension.


REVERT
------

Choosing this command will restore the version of your
publication that was last saved when you chose the "Save" or
"Save as" commands.


IMPORT
------

The Import... command is part of the Files menu, and it lets
you select a text or a picture file to import into your
publication.

Importing a Text File
---------------------
Step 1 To import a text file you have to be in Text edit mode.
To be in Text edit mode you must first select the Text tool
from the Tool Panel, and click with the I-Beam in the text
block where you want to import text. You may also create a new
text block to import text into.

Step 2 Select the Import command from the File menu. The
Import text dialog will pop-up.

Step 3 Select the file that you want to import. You can select
the file to import from the Files pick list, or you can click
in the Filename text box to type in the filename. After you
click in the Filename text box, backspace to the beginning and
type in the filename. When you choose to type in a filename,
any selection in the Files pick list will be bypassed. You can
also enter a search filemask containing the DOS global
characters: * and ?. If your filemask contains any DOS global
characters, it will be used to show files in the Files pick
list. You may have to change the drive or directory to get to
the file to import.

Step 4 Click on the Filter button to select the word processor
format that matches your text file.

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import. You will be prompted with a dialog box telling you
that the text block has overflowed. Just click OK, the dialog
box will close, and your text will import.

Step 6 Position your I-Beam on the bottom of the text block
where the three plus signs are displayed (the I-Beam will turn
into a pair of scissors), and click.

You will then be asked if you want to place the text in the
clipboard. click OK.

Step 7 Now position your I-Beam in a different text block
where you want to paste the overflowed text, and click.

Step 8 Choose the Paste command from the Edit menu. Note that
this does not mean that you are finished importing your file.

Step 9 Position your I-Beam where you want to continue
importing your text, and click. Choose the Import command
again, if the imported file did not fit into the first text
block, you will be prompted by EnVision Publisher if you want
to continue importing that same file. Continue to choose the
Import command, until there is no more text left to import
from that file.

How to Change the Drive
-----------------------
To change the drive, select the desired drive from the Drives
pick list, then click the Change Drive push button.

Note: Due to a problem in MS-DOS, on some computers or
networks, the dialog box may not identify your drives properly
(some drives may not show in the "Drives" pick list, or more
drives may show). If this happens, you should start EnVision
Publisher with the LD=D command line parameter, where the "D"
after the equal sign represents the last drive that you want
the program to show in the "Drives" pick list. For example, to
force the program to list drives A through G, you would start
EnVision Publisher like this: EVP LD=G

How to Change the Directory
---------------------------
To change the directory, select the desired directory from the
Directories pick list, then click the Change Dir push button.
To go back one level on the directory tree, select the
double-dot ("..") entry in the pick, then click Change Dir.

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Importing a graphic file
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Step 1 For the picture to be imported you must be in Ready
mode (when no objects or text blocks are being edited).

Step 2 Next select the Import command from the File menu, the
Import Graphic dialog box will pop-up on the screen, allowing
you to choose a graphic file to import.

Step 3 Select the file that you want to import from the Files
pick list, or you can click in the Filename text box to type
in the filename. After you click in the Filename text box,
backspace to the beginning and type in the filename. When you
choose to type in a filename, any selection in the Files pick
list will be bypassed. You can also enter a search filemask
containing the DOS global characters: * and ?. If your
filemask contains any DOS global characters, it will be use d
to show files in the Files pick list. You may have to change
the drive or directory to get to the file to import. To learn
how to change the drive or directory, read: "How to Change the
Drive", and "How to Change the Directory" earlier in the
Import section of this chapter.

Step 4 In the DPI text box enter the DPI (dots per inch)
resolution of the image that you wish to import. Generally
this should be the resolution of your printer (e.g., 300 for a
Laser Jet printer, etc.), but it can be different. The value
you enter here will influence the size of the image when it is
imported, and its resolution when it is printing.

Step 5 Click Import to import the graphic file, or Cancel to
exit. When the Import dialog closes, the mouse cursor will
turn into a camera, position the camera where you want to
place the graphic, and click. Your graphic may now be scaled
or dragged to a new location when the Pointer tool is
selected.

Note: The unregistered shareware version of EnVision Publisher
can only import monochrome (lineart) PCX files. The registered
versions (EnVision Publisher Plus and EnVision Publisher Pro
will also be able to import and print color images. Also, the
registered versions can print an entire document to PCX, TIFF,
or GEM IMG files which can later be imported into EnVision
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EXPORT
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The Export... command is part of the Files menu, and it lets
you export highlighted text to a disk file. The Export...
command shows a dialog box on the screen from where you can
select the drive, directory, and filename to export to.

To change the drive, select the desired drive from the Drives
pick list, then click the Change Drive push button.

To change the directory, select the desired directory from the
Directories pick list, then click the Change Dir push
button. To go back one level on the directory tree, select the
double-dot (..) entry in the pick, then click Change Dir.

If the "Append text to end of file" check box is checked and
the file you selected already exists on the disk, the text
will be added to the end of that particular file. If this
check box is not checked then the file will be overwritten.


PRINT
-----

The Print... command is part of the File menu, and it prints
the current publication. You may also access the Print command
by choosing the Printer Icon, found in the Quick-Access Panel.

The Print... command pops-up the Print dialog box from where
you can select several print options.

The Print Dialog Box
--------------------
The "From" text box specifies the first page in the range of
pages to print. Click in the text box to change it.

The "to" entry box specifies the last page in the range of
pages to print.

The "Copies" entry box specifies the number of copies to
print.

"Scale" entry box specifies the scale ratio of the printout.
The available ratios are between 1% and 100%. 100% implies
full size as well as the maximum scale ratio. Any number below
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100 will cause the printout to be reduced to that percentage
of the real size. For example, 50 will cause the printout to
be reduced to 50% of its original size.

The "Options" check-boxes determine how the pages will print:

Collate - when checked, and printing more than one copy the
program will collate the pages.
Reverse - when checked, pages will print in reverse order.
Odd - when checked, only odd numbered pages will print.
Even - when checked, only even numbered pages will print.
Note: Do not check both Odd and Even at the same time. If you
wish to print all pages (odd and even), leave these boxes
unchecked.

"Printer emulation & DPI or Bitmap image" pick list lets you
choose the type of printer and resolution you will be using.

Listed after the last printer emulation in the "Printer
emulation & DPI or Bitmap image" pick list, there are the bit-
mapped image print drivers. These drivers will let you print
an entire document to PCX, TIFF, or IMG files which can later
be imported into EnVision Publisher or any other program that
accepts them, as well as be used with a fax/modem. When
choosing one of the bit-mapped image print drivers, "Print to:
Image" must also be selected in the "Printer setup" dialog.

Note: the unregistered shareware version of EnVision Publisher
does not contain the bitmap image print drivers. These drivers
are only available with EnVision Publisher Plus and EnVision
Publisher Pro, once you register.

Printer Setup - This button pops-up the Printer Setup dialog
box which contains additional options. Read the section below
entitled: Printer Setup Button, for detailed information.

Find Printer - This option opens the Find Printer dialog box.
you must also set the Baud rate, Handshake, Parity, Databits,
and Stopbits.

Printer Setup Button
--------------------
The Printer setup command pops-up a dialog box from where you
can select several options, they are:

Print to - You may choose to print to a file if you select the
"File" option, or to a printer if you select the "Printer"
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option. If you choose "Image", you will be able to print an
entire document to PCX, TIFF, or IMG files. When "Image" is
selected, you must also select one of the bit-mapped image
print drivers in the "Printer emulation & DPI or Bitmap image"
pick list in the "Print" dialog. Click on the button located
to the left of each option to make your selection.
Note: the unregistered shareware version of EnVision Publisher
does not contain the bitmap image print drivers. These drivers
are only available with EnVision Publisher Plus and EnVision
Publisher Pro, once you register.

If you select to print to a file, then you may also assign a
filename to your file. To assign a filename click on the
Printer Setup button, click in the "Filename" entry box,
backspace over the existing name, and then type in a new name.
An extension of ".PRT" is automatically assigned to all non-
PostScript printer files, and ".EPS" to all PostScript printer
files.

Port - You may also select to which port you want to print:
"LPT1", "LPT2", "COM1", "COM2". To select one of the ports,
click on the button to the left of the port's name. "LPT1" and
"LPT2" are parallel ports, whereas "COM1" and "COM2" are
serial ports.

Timeout - The default timeout is 360 seconds.

Filename - This is where you type in a filename, when printing
to a disk file. The filename can be eight characters long. An
extension of ".PRT" is automatically assigned to non-
PostScript printers, or "EPS" for PostScript printers. When
using one of the bitmap image print drivers, these extensions
will be used: PCX, TIF, IMG.

Baud - This option specifies the transmission rate in bits per
second. You may type in one of the following baud rates: 300,
600, 1200, 2400, 4800, or 9600. The default setting is 9600.
Check your printer's manual if you are not sure of which baud
rate to choose (when using the serial port for printing).

Handshake - You may either select the "XOFF" or the "XON"
options. The default is set to XON.

Parity - This option is used to set the parity bit to check
for transmission errors. You may select one of three parity
settings: "Even", "None", "Odd". The default is "None".

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Databits - This option specifies the number of data bits in a
character. You may choose between 7 or 8 databits.

Stopbits - This option specifies the number of stop bits that
define the end of a character. Your available choices are only
1 or 2 stopbits.

PostScript fonts - When this checkbox is checked it means that
when printing, instead of the fonts available with EnVision
Publisher, the printer will use Postscript fonts resident in
your printer. We recommend leaving this option checked.

Fine fill pattern - selects how fine the object fill patterns
will print. Checking this will produce true gray-scale on
LaserJet or dot matrix printers. Does not affect PostScript.

"Find Printer" Dialog Box
-------------------------
The Find Printer dialog consists of the Printers pick, and the
Emulates option.

Printers - This is a list of several hundred popular printers.
Scroll through this list to find your printer. Once you locate
you printer model, click on it. The Emulates option will
display the selected printer's known emulations. If your
printer model has added options (such as a Postscript
cartridge), you will have to choose its emulation directly
from the Printer emulation and DPI pick list, located in the
Print dialog box.

Emulates - This option displays the available printer
emulations of the printer model selected in the Find Printer
pick list. Some printers will emulate only one printer, while
others may emulate as many as four. To choose an emulation,
just click on the button to the left of the listed printer
emulation. Click on the OK button when you are done with your
selections.

If your printer model has extra options (such as a Postscript
cartridge, or a color kit), you will have to choose its
emulation directly from the Printer emulation and DPI pick
list, located in the Print dialog box.

When you are back in the Print dialog box, and you have
finished making your printer selections, click on the OK
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DOS Shell
---------

Clicking on this command will take you to the DOS prompt, but
EnVision Publisher will still be in memory just as you left
it. While in DOS Shell you can do any DOS operation such as:
copy, delete, directory, etc. You can even run other programs,
provided there is enough memory.

Once you are ready to go back to EnVision Publisher, simply
type the word "Exit" and you will be right back in the
EnVision Publisher program.


EXIT
----

Choosing "Exit" from the File menu will close and exit
EnVision Publisher and return you to the DOS prompt. If you
made any changes to your publication prior to choosing Exit.
EnVision Publisher will ask you if you want to save your
changes by displaying a "Verify" dialog box.

If you choose "Yes" and your filename is named "Untitled", the
program will also open the "Save As" dialog box allowing you
to save and name your publication. For more information about
the "Save As" dialog, read the section entitled: "Save as", in
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THE EDIT MENU
=============

In this section we will go over the commands found in the
Edit menu, as well as their functions. Almost all the
commands in the Edit menu have corresponding quick-access
icons, with the exception of Force Attributes and Clear.

CUT Command
-----------

Any object that is cut with the "Cut" command is
automatically placed into the EnVision Publisher internal
clipboard and erases any object that was there previously.

Accessing the Cut Command
-------------------------
There are four ways to select the "Cut" command:

Choose the "Cut" command from the Edit menu.
OR
Click on the CUT Quick-Access icon.
OR
Press the F2 key on your keyboard,
OR
Press CTRL-U.

Cutting a Text Range
---------------------
Before choosing the Cut command, you must be in Text edit
mode, and the text that you want to cut must be highlighted.

Cutting Graphics or Whole Text Blocks
-------------------------------------
The Pointer Tool must be activated, and the object selected
prior to choosing the Cut command.

COPY Command
------------

This command allows you to copy an object (graphic or text)
in your current publication, and then paste it down in
another location or another publication.

Note: Any object that is copied with the "Copy" command is
automatically placed into the EnVision Publisher internal
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Accessing the Copy Command
--------------------------
There are four ways to access the "Copy" command:

Choose the "Copy" command from the Edit menu.
OR
Click on the COPY Quick-Access icon.
OR
Press the F3 key on your keyboard,
OR
Press CTRL-Y.

Copying a Text Range
---------------------
Before choosing the Copy command, you must be in Text edit
mode, and the text that you want to copy must be highlighted.

Copying a Graphic or Whole Text Block
-------------------------------------
Prior to choosing the Copy command: the Pointer Tool must be
activated and the object to be copied must be selected.

How to Move a Copied Object
---------------------------
To move any object you must select the Pointer tool, then
click twice on the object to copy, (click once for ellipses,
PCX images, and text blocks). Next click on the object's
middle control point and drag to the new location.


PASTE Command
-------------

You may use the "Paste" command ONLY after using the "Cut" or
"Copy" commands first. The "Paste" command will appear as
gray instead of black in the Edit pull-down menu if the
clipboard is empty. To paste a graphic, or a text block, you
must first be in Ready mode before selecting the "Paste"
command.

Accessing the Paste Command
---------------------------
There are four ways to access the Paste command:

Choose the "Paste" command from the Edit menu.
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Click on the "Paste" Quick-Access icon.
OR
Press the F4 key on your keyboard.
OR
Press CTRL-E.

Pasting a Text Range
--------------------
Step 1 While in Text Edit mode click the mouse at the place
in the text block where you wish to have the text range
pasted - the blinking text cursor will now appear there.

Step 2 Choose the "Paste" command. The text range stored in
the clipboard will be pasted into the text block at cursor
location.

Pasting Graphics or Whole Text Blocks
-------------------------------------
While in Ready mode, select the Paste command. The object
stored in the clipboard will be pasted onto the page.

Note: When "pasting" an object, the object will be placed on
the page at the exact location from where it was "cut" or
"copied". Thus if the original object is still there, the
object in the clipboard will overlap it. You can move the
newly pasted object by clicking on it with the Pointer tool,
and dragging it by its center control point to a new
location.


CLEAR Command
-------------

Choosing this command deletes your text or graphic. Clear
works the same way as the Delete key on your keyboard. Before
using the clear command you must first select the object to
clear.


TO TOP AND TO BOTTOM
--------------------

These two commands are useful when you have text blocks or
graphics that are overlapping, and you would like to switch
the order in which they overlap. Choosing the To bottom
command will send the selected object to the bottom layer
of your object stack. Likewise, if you choose the To top
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command, the selected object will move up to the front of
your object stack.


LINE SPECS Command
------------------

The Line specs command is part of the Edit menu and it opens
the Line Specs dialog box. Choose the Line specs command when
you want to change the line style and color used when drawing
an object.

A quick way to access the Line specs... dialog box is by
clicking on the Line specs icon located at the far left of
the screen.

When the Line specs... dialog box pops-up on the screen it
presents you with the following options:

The Color option is a list showing the available line colors.
To choose a line color, click on the up or down arrow keys
until you see the desired color name shown in the pick list,
and then move the mouse pointer directly over to the desired
color and click once. Choosing a color will not have any
affect on your printout unless you print on a printer that
supports color or gray-scale. You may want to choose a color
solely for screen output esthetics, even though you have a
monochrome printer.

Here is a list of all the available colors and their
Postscript gray-scale equivalents:
Black - 100%
Blue - 90%
Green - 80%
Cyan - 75%
Red - 70%
Magenta - 60%
Brown - 50%
Dark Gray - 40%
Light Gray - 30%
Light Blue - 25%
Light Green - 20%
Light Cyan - 15%
Light Red - 10%
Light Magenta - 5%
Yellow - 2.5%
White - 0%
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The next item in the Line specs dialog box is the line style
and thickness selection. It consists of two rows of 18 boxes,
with 9 different line styles, in two different thicknesses.

Editing an existing line or border
----------------------------------
Select the "Line Specs" command, and make your selections.
Next click on the object whose line style you want to change,
and then choose the "Force attributes" command from the Edit
menu.

If you don't want a border around an object
-------------------------------------------
If you don't want a border around your object, choose the
line color of the object's background. For example, if your
page is white, and you don't want your rectangle to have a
border, choose white as the color of your border. Another way
to do this is to choose a solid line, and choose its color to
be the same as the fill color.

FILL SPECS Command
==================

Choosing the "Fill specs... " command from the Edit menu
opens the Fill specs dialog box where you can select fill
colors and patterns. The "Fill specs" dialog can also be
accessed by clicking on the "Fill specs" Quick-Access icon,
located to the left of the screen. The "Fill specs" command
displays a dialog box from where you can select several
options:

The "Color" option is a pick list that selects the color of
the fill. If you do not print on a printer that supports
color or gray-scale, this option will not affect the final
printout.

Gray-Scale Equivalents
----------------------
Here is a list of all the available colors and their gray-
scale equivalents:
Black - 100%
Blue - 90%
Green - 80%
Cyan - 75%
Red - 70%
Magenta - 60%
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Brown - 50%
Dark Gray - 40%
Light Gray - 30%
Light Blue - 25%
Light Green - 20%
Light Cyan - 15%
Light Red - 10%
Light Magenta - 5%
Yellow - 2.5%
White - 0%

In the Style selection there are two rows of 18 boxes with
different fill styles. To select a fill style, simply click
on the fill box of your choice, or use the LeftArrow and
RightArrow keys to browse. The currently selected fill style
will show in the Sample-Box below the Cancel button.

When you're done with your selections click OK to activate
the selected fill options. If you change your mind and wish
to exit the Fill specs dialog box with no changes, click on
the Cancel button.

Objects with no fill
--------------------
If you want to have a drawing object with no fill, choose
"Black" from the color pick list, and "Empty" from the fill
pattern selection.

How to set your drawing object to a "paper white" fill
-----------------------------------------------------
To set your drawing object to "paper white", choose "White"
from the color pick list in the "Fill specs" dialog.
Hint: "Paper white" filled objects can be used to cover
other objects, or just part of other objects that you do not
want to be printed.

Note: The Fill specs settings are also used for filled text.

FORCE ATTRIBUTES
-----------------

This command is accessed from the Edit menu, and is used in
conjunction with the Line Specs... and Fill Specs...
commands. Use this command when you want to alter the line
and/or fill specs of an existing object.

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Step 1 Select the desired line specs and/or fill specs.
Step 2 Click on the designated object with the Pointer.
Step 3 Select Force attributes from the Edit menu. The
object will reflect your new line and/or fill specs when the
object is unselected.


STYLE SHEETS
------------

The Style sheets... command is part of the Edit menu, and it
lets you define and select type and paragraph specifications
with one command. The purpose of style sheets is to allow you
to design consistent documents, while saving time.

Style sheets... can also be accessed by clicking on the
quick-access icon.

The following options are available in the Style Sheets
dialog:

New... - this button will open the New style sheets dialog
box where you can define a new style sheet. Up to 15 style
sheets can be defined for each publication. For more
information see New/Edit style sheets in this chapter.

Edit... - this button will open the Edit style sheets dialog
box where you can edit the selected style sheet. For more
information see New/Edit style sheets in this chapter.

Delete... - this button will delete the currently selected
style sheet.

Import... - this button will open the Import style sheet
dialog box where you can select a publication whose style
sheets you want to import into the current publication.

Note: The imported style sheets will overwrite the current
style sheets, so if you want to preserve the current style
sheets you should save your publication.

Click OK to activate the selected type options, or Cancel to
exit and revert the type options to their prior state.

How Style Sheets Work
---------------------
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paragraph specifications using the Type Specs and Leading
dialog boxes. For example, you can define a style sheet for
your headlines, another for your body text, etc. The style
sheets are saved as part of the publication, to ensure that
the design of your publication will be consistent.

If you select a style sheet while text is highlighted in a
text block, the type specifications (font, size, color, bold,
italic, underlined, and strikethru) will be applied to the
highlighted text only. Paragraph specifications (line
justification and line leading) will always be applied to all
the lines in the highlighted paragraph(s).

If you select a style sheet while text is NOT highlighted in
a text block, the type specifications (font, size, color,
bold, italic, underlined, and strikethru) will be applied to
the next character that will be typed. Paragraph
specifications (line justification and line leading) will be
applied to all the lines in the paragraph.

New/Edit style sheets
---------------------
The New style sheets and the Edit style sheets dialog boxes
appear anytime you press New... and Edit... respectively,
from the Style sheets dialog box. Choosing these two options
from the Style sheets dialog box will allow you to define a
new style sheet or to change an existing one.

Name - this text box contains the name of the style sheet.

Type specs... - this button will call the Type specs dialog
box where you can select the type specifications (font, size,
color, style, case, rotation, position, and fill pattern) for
the style sheet.

Leading... - this button will call the Leading dialog box
where you can select the line leading to be applied to the
paragraphs that will use the style sheet.

Justification - this radio button selects how text will be
justified in the paragraph that will use the style sheet.

Click OK to record the selected options, or Cancel to exit
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THE PAGE MENU
=============

In this section we will talk about the Page menu. This menu
contains commands that have to do with pages in general, such
as: the way pages are displayed on the screen, getting to a
particular page directly, inserting or deleting pages, access
to the master pages, and page definition and customization.


Magnification Levels
--------------------

EnVision Publisher offers four page magnification levels and
all are fully editable. This means that text and graphics can
be manipulated at all magnifications.


GO TO Command
-------------

The "Go to... command" is part of the Page menu, and it
allows you to go directly to the page that you specify.

This command is especially useful when working with long
publications.


INSERT Command
--------------

The Insert... command is part of the Page menu, and it allows
you to insert pages into your publication. The new page(s)
will be blank unless there are items in the Master Pages, in
which case those items will automatically be shown on the new
pages, or if the "Auto Columns" radio button in "Setup Page"
is set to "All". For additional information on the Insert
command read the section entitled: "Insert" in chapter 8 of
the EnVision Publisher User's Guide.


DELETE Command
==============

The Delete... command is part of the Page menu and it opens
the Delete dialog box. This is where you can delete a page or
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a range of pages in your publication.
If you have any items on the page to be deleted, that you do
not want to delete, we suggest that you copy the items and
paste them to another page or publication. Once you delete a
page, all the items on that page will also be deleted.


SETUP Command
-------------

The Setup... command is part of the Page menu, and it allows
you to define several page options such as: margin size, page
orientation, auto columns, number of columns, and gutter
(space between columns). Choosing this command will open the
Setup page dialog box.

Page Size
---------
There are eight available page sizes: Letter, Legal, Tabloid,
A4, A3, A5, B5, and Custom. When you select Custom, you may
type in the page size in the width and height text boxes
(maximum width and height is 30 inches, or 76.20 cm or 180.67
picas). Before you choose a page size, make sure that it is
supported by your printer, otherwise it may not print out.

Margins
-------
You must specify the size desired for the four page margins,
otherwise the program will use the default of 0.5 inch (1.27
cm, 3.01 picas). The measurement units used in the
calculation of the margins are taken from the Measurement
dialog box which is part of the Options menu.

Orientation
-----------
Click Portrait to define the pages as vertical (tall). Click
Landscape to define the pages as horizontal (wide).

Text Block Columns
-------------------
The Auto column radio button determines whether or not
default text block(s) will be created automatically everytime
a new publication is begun. Once you choose the number of
columns that you would like in your publication it affects
the publication as a whole. You may however have a varied
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Column Options
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FIRST - text block column(s) will only be created
automatically for page 1 in the publication. If you insert
any additional pages in your publication, they will NOT have
any text blocks automatically created on them. If you want to
have additional columns on other pages than page one, they
will have to be created manually with the I-Beam.

ALL - text block column(s) will be created automatically for
all pages in your publication. This means that when you
insert pages with the Insert command all the inserted pages
will have as many columns as were chosen in the last "Setup"
dialog box. If you plan to work on a multi-page publication
with a varied number of columns, we recommend that you choose
the All radio button selection.

For more information on how to have a varied number of
columns in your publication read the section: How to add
columns on a new page, in chapter 8, of the EnVision
Publisher User's Guide.

NONE - text block column(s) will never be created
automatically. If you wish to insert text on your pages, you
will have to create the text blocks manually with the I-Beam.

GUTTER - Here you enter the distance between columns. This
must be entered in the appropriate measurement units (inches,
centimeters, or picas) as specified in the Measurements
dialog box.

Left Master and Right Master
----------------------------

These commands are only accessible from the Page menu, and
they each take you to either the Left or the Right Master
pages. This is the only way to access the master pages.

Master pages are useful when you have a publication that
contains more than one page, and it has items that repeat on
all the pages. For example, if you have an object on the Left
Master page, that object will be visible on all left-sided
pages. Similarly, with the Right Master page. However, even
though the master page objects are visible on all the pages,
these objects can only be edited while in the respective
master page. Master pages are a powerful feature that can
help you create consistent publications easily.
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How to Insert Page Numbers
--------------------------

Entering ~####,####~ in a text block on one of the master
pages will cause the program to automatically insert page
numbers in a document. The first #### sequence is a numeric
entry specifying the start number, while the second ####.
sequence specifies the document page where to first start
inserting page numbers. These entries can be up to 4 digits
long, and must not exceed 8790. Note that the ~ characters
(tilde character) are enclosing the page number command.

Note: If you want the page numbers to appear on all pages in
your publication, you must include a page number
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THE TEXT MENU
=============

In this section we will discuss all the commands found in the
Text menu.

The Text menu contains commands that alter text, change the
spacing between lines of text and characters, as well as
justify lines of text in a text block.


TYPE SPECS COMMAND
------------------

The Type specs... command is part of the Text menu and it
opens the Type specs dialog box. This is where you select a
font from the pick list of available fonts, its style, size,
color, case, rotation, position (normal, subscript,
superscript), optional fill pattern, as well as set your
tabs. You may also open the Type specs dialog box by clicking
on the Type specs quick-access icon. If a text range is
highlighted, the changes you make in Type specs will affect
the highlighted characters. If no text is highlighted, then
the next characters you enter at cursor location will have
the attributes selected in Type specs.

Here are the options that are available in the Type specs...
dialog box and their functions:

Font
----
This pick list shows all the currently available type faces
(for example: Helvetique, Times Modern, etc.) The number of
available fonts depends on your version of EnVision
Publisher, and if you purchased any additional fonts
separately. The Sample Box which is located next to the Color
section, and above the Tab width entry box, displays a sample
of the font selected from the font section of the Type Specs
dialog box.

Size
----
Once you choose your font from the Font pick list, the Size
pick list displays the available sizes for your particular
font. The sizes that are displayed in the size pick list are
all displayed in points. To give you an idea of the size of
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points, and one centimeter is 28.35 points. Because EnVision
Publisher uses scalable Bezier fonts, fonts are available in
sizes from 4 to 108 points, in one point increments. For
rotated text you can only use font sizes up to 72 points.

Color
-----
EnVision Publisher also lets you select a color for your
font. This option will not affect your final printout unless
you print on a printer that supports color or gray-scale.
Here is a list of the available colors and their Postscript
Gray Scale equivalents:
Black - 100%
Light Gray - 30%
Blue - 90%
Light Blue - 25%
Green - 80%
Light Green - 20%
Cyan - 75%
Light Cyan - 15%
Red - 70%
Light Red - 10%
Magenta - 60%
Light Magenta - 5%
Brown - 50%
Yellow - 2.5%
Dark Gray - 40%
White - 0%

Style
-----
The style section of the Type specs dialog box gives you a
choice of four styles to enhance your text. These styles are:
Bold, Italic, Underline, or Strikethru. Next to each one of
these four choices are check boxes. Everytime you select a
style, a checkmark will appear in that particular check box.
You have the ability to choose any combination of styles,
even up to four styles at one time. In other words you can
choose to have your text display as "bold-italic-underline
and strikethru", all at the same time.

Case
----
The Case section of the Type Specs dialog box lets you change
the case of a range of highlighted text.
Mixed -- This choice is the default, and it has no effect on
the highlighted text.
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Caps -- This choice changes all the highlighted text to
uppercase,
Lower -- This choice changes all the highlighted text to
lowercase,
Swap -- This choice changes all the highlighted uppercase
text to lowercase, and all the highlighted lowercase to
uppercase.

Tab
---
This text box specifies the tab width in the currently set
measurement units: (inches, centimeters, or picas). Once you
type in the tabs desired, click OK to accept your new
settings, or click on the Cancel button to leave unchanged.
All the tabs in the same text block must have the same width.

Note: If you invoked "Type specs" while some text was
highlighted on the page, only the options you have changed in
the "Type specs" dialog box will affect the highlighted text.

Rotate
------
This option allows you to rotate text clockwise in 90 degree
increments (0, 90, 180, and 270 degrees). When the Rotate
option is set to 0, text will not be rotated (this is the
default.)

For detailed information on how to rotate text read the
Rotate section in chapter 9 of the EnVision Publisher User's
Guide.

Position
--------
This option allows you to choose between normal text (which
is the default), superscript, or subscript. You may have
superscript or subscript in any font that you have available
in the Font pick list.

Use Fill Pattern
----------------
This unique option allows you to fill text with the fill
patterns that are available in the Fill specs dialog box,
with the exception of the "empty" and "solid pattern",
(because you can get these two from the Color pick list in
the Type specs dialog box), by choosing "White" and "Black",
respectively. Your text will be filled with the pattern that
was chosen prior to opening the Type specs dialog.
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You may also change the fill pattern of your text (after
choosing the use fill pattern option from the Type specs
dialog) by highlighting your text first, and then opening the
Fill specs dialog box and choosing a new fill.

Note: When you use a fill pattern for your text the
characters will not have any outline.

For additional information on the "Type specs" command,
please see Chapter 9 in the User's Guide.


LEADING
-------

The Leading... command is part of the Text menu and it opens
the Leading dialog box. Here you may change the spacing
between lines of text inside a text block.

Leading is expressed as a percentage of the height of the
tallest character on the line. The available leading values
are between 100% and 255%. This means that you may increase
the leading up to a little more than two and a half times the
original size of the line height, but you may not decrease it
below the height of the tallest character. If you change the
leading it will affect the current line in the text block,
the highlighted lines (if any), and any lines entered
afterwards.

Note: The leading of the first line in a text block can't be
changed. You can achieve similar results by moving the text
block down.

For additional information on using the Leading command, read
the Leading section in chapter 9 of the EnVision Publisher
User's Guide.


KERNING
-------

The Kerning... command is part of the Text menu. This command
opens the Kerning dialog box where you can change the inter-
character spacing of a range of highlighted characters. While
leading affects the line spacing, kerning affects the
character spacing.
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Note: The Kerning command will not show as available in the
Text menu unless the character(s) to be kerned are
highlighted first.

Kerning is expressed as a percentage of the character's
width. The allowable kerning values can range between 1% and
255% thus giving you great flexibility. 100% is the default
value, and it does not affect the spacing. Kerning values
below 100% will reduce the spacing between characters, thus
causing characters to appear closer together. Kerning values
greater than 100% will increase the spacing, thus causing the
characters to appear further apart.

The new kerning value that you enter will only affect the
highlighted characters. Any characters entered right behind
the kerned character will not be affected by the kerning
value - you will have to highlight them and reinvoke the
Kerning dialog box.

EnVision Publisher allows you to kern not only spacing
between two characters but between entire words, sentences,
paragraphs, and even entire text blocks.

Note: EnVision Publisher always kerns to the right side of
each character.


The BOLD, ITALIC, UNDERLINE, AND STRIKETHRU commands
----------------------------------------------------

Remember to highlight your text prior to choosing the Bold,
Italic, Underline, and srikethru commands. See the Type Specs
section for detailed descriptions.


CENTER, LEFT JUSTIFY, RIGHT JUSTIFY, AND FULL JUSTIFY
-----------------------------------------------------

These commands are accessible from the Text main menu, as
well as through control key combinations. The available
control keys are:
Control-C to center
Control-L to left justify
Control-R to right justify
Control-F to full justify

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The control keys are available only while in Text edit mode.

You may use the Center, Left Justify, Right Justify, and the
Full Justify commands to change the way text margins justify
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THE OPTIONS MENU
================

In this section we will discuss all the commands found in the
Options menu. The Options menu contains commands that allow
you to customize certain program options such as: whether you
want to see frames around every object on the screen, setting
the sound and warning beep, program colors, mouse movement,
text cursor blink rate, measurements and rulers.


OBJECT FRAME
------------

The object frame is the dotted line border that is placed
around every object that is on the page. The object frame is
for screen display only - it will NOT print. It delimits the
page area covered by an object so you can select it with the
Pointer tool.

Sometimes you may want to remove the frame to get a better
idea of the way your entire page looks. The Object frame
command can be either enabled or disabled. When it is
enabled, a checkmark is displayed next to the Object frame
command.


RULERS
------

When this option is checked, the page rulers are displayed on
the screen. When it is not checked the rulers are not shown.
Sometimes you may want to disable the rulers to see more of
the page on the screen.


MOUSE TRACKERS
--------------

This command enables/disables the mouse tracking. The mouse
trackers are the two lines inside the rulers that show the
position of the mouse cursor relative to the page. The mouse
trackers are useful when drawing objects that need to be a
specific size.


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MEASUREMENTS
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The Measurements... command opens the Measurements dialog
box. The units of measure that are chosen from this dialog
box will be reflected by the vertical and horizontal rulers
in your publication. These units of measure will also apply
across the entire EnVision Publisher program wherever
measurement units are used, such as in the Page setup and the
Type specs dialog boxes.
The following options are available in the Measurements
dialog box:

Units
-----
This option lists the available units of measure. Click on
one of the radio buttons to choose from one of these units of
measure: Inches, Centimeters, or Picas.

Subdivisions
------------
This option specifies the number of subdivisions that will be
displayed by the vertical and horizontal rulers when the page
magnification is set to 100%. Also, the number of
subdivisions is automatically increased when your publication
page is set to magnification levels larger than 100%, and
decreased at magnification levels less than 100% (View all).
You may keep the default number of subdivisions or you may
choose to type in your own number of subdivisions.

Unless you are using EnVision Publisher on a monitor with a
high resolution, we recommend that you do not use subdivision
numbers larger than 32, as the subdivision lines will tend to
overlap.

Note: The object frames, rulers, mouse trackers, and
measurements are also saved as part of the publication, and
they will supersede the EnVision Publisher settings when the
publication is opened.


CURSOR AND MOUSE Dialog Box
---------------------------

The Cursor and mouse... command is part of the Options menu,
and it allows you to change the vertical and horizontal speed
of the mouse, as well as the blink rate of the text cursor.
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Swap buttons
------------
If the Swap buttons check-box is checked, the left/right
mouse buttons will be swapped. This is a handy feature for
left-handed users.


DISPLAY COLORS
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The Display colors command is part of the Options menu, and
it allows you to change EnVision Publisher's display colors.
You can choose between three preset color schemes or create
your own. The available pre-set color schemes are:

B & W - black and white colors only, ideal for monochrome
displays. The program automatically selects this if your
display is monochrome.

Metal - This color scheme is mostly gray with some black and
white, as well as a touch of light cyan, light blue, and red.
This offers a 3-D look, and it is easy on the eye.

Rainbow - This color scheme is a mixture of various colors.

Custom - This is a user defined color scheme. By default,
this is the same as Metal, but you can customize it to your
liking. The Custom colors are automatically saved to disk.

These colors are available (some colors may not be available
on some monitors):

Black Light Gray
Blue Light Blue
Green Light Green
Cyan Light Cyan
Red Light Red
Magenta Light Magenta
Brown Yellow
Dark Gray White

The "Object" pick selects the GUI (Graphical User Interface)
element whose color you wish to change. There are over 100
objects listed in this pick, each one of whom can have its
own color.

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The "Color" pick selects the color (16 colors are available
for an object). Note: Not all monitors can display all 16
colors.

The "Scheme" radio button lets you select one of the three
pre-defined color schemes (Black & White, Metal, Rainbow), or
your own user-defined (Custom) scheme.

The right half of the Display Colors dialog box shows a
miniature sample of the screen showing all the objects. You
will see your changes reflected in this window.

Click on the OK button to activate your changes, or Cancel to
exit and revert to the previous colors. Any changes you make
to the Custom color scheme will be saved to disk and will be
used automatically next time you start EnVision Publisher.

Note: Any changes you make to Black and White, Metal, and
Rainbow will NOT be saved. Custom is the ONLY one that may be
customized.


SOUND
-----

The Sound... command is part of the Options menu and it
opens the Sound dialog box. This dialog box allows you to
change the way the program handles sound.

Click on the arrow buttons of the respective scroll bar to
change the Sound Pitch and Duration. Click on the "Test"
button to hear a sample of your sound settings.

The "Warning beep" check box enables/disables the warning
beeps that the program makes when an error occurs, or when an
action cannot be carried out by the program.

The "Acknowledge blip" check box enables/disables the blips
the program makes when you click on buttons, arrows, etc.

Click on the OK button to activate your changes, or Cancel to
exit and revert to the previous state. Any changes made will
be saved to disk and will be used automatically the next time
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THE HELP SYSTEM
===============


This section is about EnVision Publisher's Help System. The
Help System provides context-sensitive fully indexed help.

How to use the Help system
Five ways to access the Help system
Context command
Topics command
Last Topic command
Registration benefits
Registration form
About command

HOW TO USE THE HELP SYSTEM
--------------------------

The help system provides context-sensitive and indexed help.
Context sensitive means that help is provided pertinent to
current action.

Five ways to access the help system
-----------------------------------
Press F1 (function key one). This method will always show
context-sensitive help.
OR
Click on Help in the main menu, then select Context... from
the pop-up menu. This method will show context-sensitive
help, however this command is available only when there are
no dialog boxes or menus active. If there are dialog boxes or
menus active, press F1 or click on the dialog's help button -
it will accomplish the same thing.
OR
Click on the Help button in any dialog box. This method will
show context-sensitive help pertinent to the dialog box
currently active.
OR
Click the Help icon. This method will show context-sensitive
help, however, this icon is active only when there are no
open dialog boxes or menus. You can click on this icon while
you are designing your document.
OR
Click Help in the main menu, then select Topics... from the
pull-down menu. This method will show the help topics so you
can select the topic you need.
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CONTEXT
-------

This command displays context-sensitive help about the
current action taken. You can also press F1 anytime while
using the program to get context-sensitive help, even when a
dialog box is open.

TOPICS
------

This command displays the help topics so you can select the
one to see help about. While the Help dialog box is open, you
can also see the Topics by clicking on the Topics button when
the Help dialog box is displayed. Highlight the topic that
you wish to see help about, and click Show. Note that the
left button changes from Topics to Show, depending on whether
the help topics are displayed or not.

The Help Topics can also be accessed by pressing CTRL-F1
anytime.

To exit the Help dialog box: click Cancel, press the right
mouse button, or press the Esc key.

LAST TOPIC
----------

This command re-displays the Help dialog box with the topic
that was last requested.

REGISTRATION FORM
-----------------

This command opens the "Registration form" dialog box. Here
you can enter your name, address, and other information
necessary for registering EnVision Publisher. When you are
done, turn on the printer and press the "Print registration
form" button to print the registration form. You can then mail
the form to us in order to register and receive EnVision
Publisher Plus or EnVision Publisher Pro. You can also fax
your order form to us at 813-541-5616. If you are a CompuServe
user, you can also E-mail your order to us at CompuServe
account number: 70304,64
You will then receive all the benefits of registration, as
described below. If you are paying with Visa or MasterCard,
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you can also register by calling our order desk toll free at
1-800-388-8474. This is an order desk only -- we will not
answer support questions at this number.

REGISTRATION BENEFITS
---------------------

This command displays detailed information about what you
receive when you register EnVision Publisher:

EnVision Publisher Plus - Features and Benefits
-----------------------------------------------
* 68 scalable fonts: these fonts can be scaled from 4 points
to 108 points, in one point increments, and can be
rotated and filled with a fill pattern. These fonts are
shown in the FONTS.EVP publication file on your disk.
* User's Guide: professionally printed 305 page indexed
User's Guide with hundreds of figures and step-by-step
instructions, covering every feature of the program.
* Word processor import filters.
* Print drivers for printing a document to a PCX, TIFF, or
IMG bit-mapped file. These files can then be imported into
other programs, or used with a fax/modem.
* Ability to import color PCX images. The unregistered
shareware version only imports monochrome PCX images.
* Clipart: a collection of PCX clipart images that you can
import into EnVision Publisher.
* Templates: a collection of publication templates to make
your work much easier when designing items such as menus,
letterheads, invoices, envelopes, reports, etc.
* Technical Support: when registered users need assistance
with EnVision Publisher, they can call our knowledgeable
support staff directly. Unregistered users will receive
limited support by mail, FAX, or CompuServe only.
Unregistered users will not receive telephone support.
* Newsletter: a subscription to the quarterly EnVision
Publisher Newsletter, containing articles covering EnVision
Publisher, desktop publishing and page layout topics, as
well as special offers for fonts, clipart, and new EnVision
Publisher program versions.
* Software License, allowing you to LEGALLY use EnVision
Publisher beyond the trial period. Unregistered users
should only use EnVision Publisher for up to 30 days.
Continued use of the unregistered program after the 30 day
trial period is a violation of our license.
* Discounts on future EnVision Publisher versions.
* EnVision Publisher Plus does not show the registration
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reminder screen upon program startup, and the registration
reminder messages do not appear anywhere in the program or
in the documentation.

EnVision Publisher Pro - Features and Benefits
----------------------------------------------
The "Pro" version of EnVision Publisher offers all the above
benefits available with the "Plus", but in addition it comes
with 124 scalable fonts, it has more clipart, more templates,

and it has the ability to create very large documents - up to
2500 pages per document. (EnVision Publisher Plus supports
documents of up to 120 pages per document).


INTERNATIONAL SALES
-------------------

This will show a listing of the EnVision Publisher
international representatives. We have representatives in
Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. You can register with
these representatives in order to obtain EnVision Publisher
Plus or EnVision Publisher Pro. Most of our representatives
will also be able to help you with technical support. If you
live outside the U.S.A. or Canada, you may want to use the
services of our representatives.


ABOUT
-----

The About dialog box shows the copyright information and
other important information about your system:

Mouse presence
Math co-processor presence,
Memory usage/availability,
EMS and XMS presence,
Display mode (VGA, EGA, CGA, HERC, etc.).
Country selected on the command line (see the section
"Country-specific command line parameters"),

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THE QUICK-ACCESS PANEL
======================

In this section we will talk about the icons in the Quick-
Access Panel and their functions. The Quick-Access Panel
contains 15 icon buttons that are shortcuts to various
commands in the EnVision Publisher menu.

Page Magnification
Pager Icon
To Top
To Bottom
Type Specs
Bold Type
Italic Type
Style Sheets
Fill specs
Line specs
Context-Sensitive Help
Cut
Copy
Paste
Print
Keyboard Shortcuts


PAGE MAGNIFICATION Icon
-----------------------

The page magnification icon is a shortcut to the commands
found in the Page menu, they are: View All, 100%, 200%, and
400%. The page magnification icon magnifies the publication
page by these percentages. When you click on the "+" the page
will be shown at the next HIGHER magnification (or wrap
around to "View all" if the current magnification is 400%).
Clicking on the "-" will show the page to the next lower
magnification.


PAGER Icon
----------
The pager icon is an extension of the "Go to..." command
found in the "Page" menu. It takes you to the next or the
previous page when the "+" and the "-" buttons are clicked-
on, respectively.

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CUT Icon
--------

Use this icon when you want to "cut" an object and later
"paste it" to another location. This is the same as choosing
the "Cut" command from the Edit menu.

Keyboard shortcuts: F2 or CTRL-U


COPY Icon
---------

Use this icon when you want to copy an object (text or
graphics), to the clipboard, so that you can paste it to
another location. This is the same as choosing the Copy
command from the Edit menu.

Keyboard shortcuts: F3 or CTRL-Y


PASTE Icon
----------

Click on this icon after you copied or cut an object into the
clipboard and are ready to paste it in your publication.
This is the same as choosing the Paste command from the Edit
menu.

Keyboard shortcuts: F4 or CTRL-E


CONTEXT-SENSITIVE HELP Icon
---------------------------

Click on this icon when you need program help pertaining to
your current action. This icon is only available when there
aren't any menus or dialog boxes open on the screen. This
icon is a shortcut to the "Context..." command found in the
Help menu. You can also get context-sensitive help when you
press the F1 key.
Note: When there are dialog boxes open, you can click on a
dialog's Help button.
Keyboard shortcuts: F1 (Context help)
OR,
CTRL-F1 (Help topics)
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TYPE SPECS Icon
---------------

Clicking on this icon will open the "Type specs" dialog box
(which is also accessible from the Text menu). The "Type
specs" dialog box contains options that let you choose the
type family, type size, leading percentage, type style (bold,
italic, underline, and strikethru), type color, type case
(mixed, caps, lower, swap), type rotation, type position
(superscript/subscript), and tab width.

Keyboard shortcuts: F5 or CTRL-A


BOLD Icon
---------

This icon changes the style of text to bold. This icon
functions identically to the Bold command found in the Text
menu, as well as the Bold option found in the Type specs
dialog box. This icon works on both, highlighted text, or on
text to be entered next.

Keyboard shortcuts: F6 or CTRL-B


ITALIC Icon
-----------

This icon changes the style of text to italic. It functions
identically to the Italic command found in the Text menu, as
well as the Italic option found in the Type specs dialog box.
This icon works on both, highlighted text, or on text to
be entered next.

Keyboard shortcuts: F7 or CTRL-O


STYLE SHEETS Icon
-----------------

This icon is a shortcut to the "Style sheets" command found
in the Edit menu. Use this icon to speed up the process of
applying style sheets to your publication.

Keyboard shortcuts: F8 or CTRL-Z
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FILL SPECS Icon
---------------

The Fill Specs Icon is a shortcut to the Fill specs command
found in the Edit menu. Use this icon when you want to assign
a color and/or pattern to a newly drawn object, or to an
existing object. You can also change the fill of a range of
highlighted text.
Keyboard shortcuts: F9 or CTRL-X


LINE SPECS Icon
---------------

The Line Specs Icon is a shortcut to the Line Specs command
found in the Edit menu. Use this icon when you want to assign
a line color and/or line pattern to a newly drawn object, or
to change an existing object. Also, the color you select in
Line specs is used for imported images (PCX).

Keyboard shortcuts: F10 or CTRL-N


TO TOP Icon
-----------

This icon is a shortcut to the "To Top" command found in the
Text menu. To use this icon, first click on the object (while
in the Pointer tool) that you want to send to the top of the
stack of objects, then click the To Top icon. The object
may be a text block or any type of graphic object.

Keyboard shortcuts: Shift-F2 or CTRL-V


TO BOTTOM Icon
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This icon is a shortcut to the To Bottom command found in the
Text menu. To use this icon, first click on the object (while
in the Pointer tool) that you want to go to send to the
bottom, then click the To Bottom icon. The object may be a
text block or any type of graphic object.

Keyboard shortcuts: Shift-F3 or CTRL-W
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PRINT Icon
----------

This is a shortcut to the "Print..." command found in the
File menu. Use this command when you are ready to print your
publication. To learn more about the "Print..." command read
the section entitled "Print" in Chapter 6 of the EnVision
Publisher User's Guide.

Keyboard shortcuts: Shift-F4 or CTRL-P




KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS
==================

Most of the commands accessible by the Quick-Access Icons can
also be accessed by function and control keys. They are:

Context-Sensitive Help.....................F1
Help topics...........................CTRL-F1
Cut..............................F2 or CTRL-U
Copy.............................F3 or CTRL-Y
Paste............................F4 or CTRL-E
Type specs.......................F5 or CTRL-A
Bold.............................F6 or CTRL-B
Italic...........................F7 or CTRL-O
Style Sheets.....................F8 or CTRL-Z
Fill.............................F9 or CTRL-X
Line............................F10 or CTRL-N
To Top.....................Shift-F2 or CTRL-V
To Bottom..................Shift-F3 or CTRL-W
Print......................Shift-F4 or CTRL-P












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GLOSSARY
========

This glossary is for your convenience. It contains terms that
are commonly used in this manual and within the EnVision
Publisher software.

Bitmap Image
------------
A graphic that is formed by a series of dots.

Bull's-eye
---------
The shape that the mouse cursor assumes when the mouse cursor
is over any one of an object's control points.

Click On
--------
Means to select an item by positioning the mouse cursor on it,
and then pressing and releasing the left mouse button.

Clipboard
---------
A place where EnVision Publisher temporarily stores text or
graphics that were previously copied or cut from a
publication.

Collate
-------
To print pages in order starting with the first page. Multiple
copies are grouped into separate and complete copies of the
publication.

Default
-------
An option that is automatically used by EnVision Publisher
unless a new option is specified by the user.

Dialog Box
----------
A window that is displayed on the screen when EnVision
Publisher needs more information to carry out the command.

Drag
----
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holding down the mouse button, to move the mouse. Once you are
finished moving the mouse, release it. It is used when
highlighting text or moving objects.

Export
------
To send text from EnVision Publisher in ASCII format to a file
on disk. The ASCII format contains no line, paragraph, or
character formatting information.

Font
----
Is any particular typeface, that includes all the characters:
uppercase, lowercase, and punctuation marks.

Grabber Hand
------------
This is the shape that the mouse cursor assumes when an object
in EnVision Publisher is moved (the middle control point is
clicked on and dragged).

Graphic
--------
A drawing made by one of EnVision Publisher's drawing tools,
or a PCX.

Gutter
------
The space between columns of text.

Highlight
---------
To select text while in the Text edit mode, by dragging the
mouse cursor horizontally, along the line of text. The text
color will reverse with the background color.

I-Beam
------
The shape that the mouse cursor assumes when the Text Tool
from the Tool Panel is activated.

Import
------
To bring in a text file (from a word processor), or a PCX file
(from a drawing or paint program) into EnVision Publisher.


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Justification
-------------
In EnVision Publisher, it refers to the way text is aligned in
a text block. There are four available choices: center
(centered to the left and right of the text block), left
justify (aligned to the left of the text block, but ragged to
the right), right justify (aligned to the right of the text
block, but ragged to the left), and full justify (aligned to
the left and right of the text block).

Kern
----
In EnVision Publisher, to adjust space between characters.
Space can be adjusted between two or more characters.

Master Pages
------------
These are pages on which you can place text or graphics that
you want to repeat on all the pages in your publication.
Master pager do not print as part of a publication, however
the objects on them will show and print on all pages.

Object
------
Any item on the EnVision Publisher page: text or graphic,
(items drawn with EnVision Publisher's tools and imported
bitmap images).

Pica
----
One of the three available measurement units in EnVision
Publisher (inches, centimeters, and picas). A pica equals one-
sixth of an inch. It is also equivalent to 12 points.

Point
-----
A measurement unit used in measuring type size. There are 72
points in one inch, and 28.35 points in a centimeter. Also,
there are 12 points in one pica.

Publication
-----------
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Toggle
------
To select and unselect a command from a pull down menu, it may
be compared to a light switch. For example, when you click on
the Bold command found in the Text menu, it becomes selected,
(a checkmark is placed to the left of it) and thus it turns
"on". When you go back to click on this same command again,
it becomes unselected (the checkmark is removed), and thus
the command is turned off.

Scale
-----
In EnVision Publisher it means to enlarge or reduce any object
(text or graphics), by dragging one of the four outside
control points.

WYSIWYG
-------
An acronym for What You See Is What You Get. It refers to what
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COMMAND LINE PARAMETERS
=======================

Generally, you start EnVision Publisher by typing EVP at the
DOS prompt. However, there may be times when you will want to
control the way the program will run. You do this by means of
command line parameters. These are words separated by spaces
that you enter after "EVP" when you start the program. For
example: EVP NOEMS NOXMS will instruct EnVision Publisher
not to use EMS or XMS memory. Below is a listing of these
command line parameters. You can use as many as you need to.
(If you are using EnVision Publisher in a non-English speaking
country, or in the United Kingdom, please also see the section
"Country-specific Command Line Parameters.")


HERC - Run EnVision Publisher in Hercules monochrome mode.
This parameter is necessary if you have a Hercules
display card because EnVision Publisher cannot detect
the Hercules card.

VGA - Force EnVision Publisher to run in VGA mode. Please note
that the program will detect the VGA card, so this
parameter is almost never necessary.
EGA - Force EnVision Publisher to run in EGA mode. Please note
that the program will detect the EGA card, so this
parameter is almost never necessary.

CGA - Force EnVision Publisher to run in CGA mode. Please note
that the program will detect the CGA card, so this
parameter is almost never necessary.

ATT - Force EnVision Publisher to run in ATT 640x400 mode.
Your graphics card must support this mode.

HERCMOUSE - Prevents EnVision Publisher from re-routing a
mouse driver memory address when a Hercules display is
used. The re-routing is usually necessary, in order for
the mouse to work with a Hercules monitor, so this
parameter is almost never necessary.

VGAPLUS - Force EnVision Publisher to use the alternate VGA
driver, rather than the default one.

EGAPLUS - Force EnVision Publisher to use the alternate EGA
driver, rather than the default one.

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SAFEVIDEO - With VGA and EGA cards, EnVision Publisher will
normally employ direct-video techniques in order to
improve performance. However, very rarely, some older
cards may have problems with this. This parameter will
disable the high speed accessing.

LD=D - This parameter forces EnVision Publisher to show all
drives from A: to the drive letter denoted by the letter
"D" after the equal sign. These drives are shown in the
"Open", "Save as", "Import", and "Export" dialogs.
EnVision Publisher will normally detect all drives
present in the system, however, under rare occasions, on
some older computers and/or networks, EnVision Publisher
may not recognize all drives. Example: LD=F will force
EnVision Publisher to list all drives from A: to (and
including) F:.

NOHELP - This parameter will turn off EnVision Publisher's
help system, and thus provide about 8k of extra memory.
However, help will not be available with this parameter.

NOEMS - This instructs EnVision Publisher not to use EMS
memory. EnVision Publisher will use all known techniques
to determine if another program is using a particular
portion of EMS. However, there are some programs that do
not use EMS properly. In such a case, EnVision Publisher
may not be able to detect those programs' use of EMS,
which can cause problems. If you are experiencing
conflicts with other programs, try this parameter.

NOXMS - This instructs EnVision Publisher not to use XMS
memory. EnVision Publisher will use all known techniques
to determine if another program is using a particular
portion of XMS. However, there are some programs that do
not use XMS properly. In such a case, EnVision Publisher
may not be able to detect those programs' use of XMS,
which can cause problems. If you are experiencing
conflicts with other programs, try this parameter.

NOMOUSE - This parameter instructs EnVision Publisher to
ignore the mouse, if one is present. EnVision Publisher
will autodetect the presence of a mouse, however, if you
do not want EnVision Publisher to use the mouse, use
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Country-specific command line parameters
========================================

If you are using EnVision Publisher in a non-English speaking
country or in the United Kingdom, you may choose to start
EnVision Publisher with a country-specific parameter. This
will remap certain characters on you keyboard to the extended
characters. The ASCII codes of the characters that are
remapped are these: 35 (#), 36 ($), 64 (@), 91 ([), 92 (\), 93
(]), 94 (^), 96 (`), 123 ({), 124 (|), 125 (}), and 126 (~).
The number of characters that will be remapped depends on the
country parameter that you specify. For example, if you
specify UK, only ASCII 35 will be remapped, however, if you
specify SWEDEN, all characters except 35 will be remapped.

IMPORTANT: If your computer has another way of remapping these
--------- characters (e.g., through a keyboard driver), you
may not need to start EnVision Publisher with a
country-specific command line parameter.

These are the country-specific command line parameters
supported by EnVision Publisher:
UK (United Kingdom)
GERMANY (Germany)
FRANCE (France)
DENMARK (Denmark)
SWEDEN (Sweden)
ITALY (Italy)
SPAIN (Spain)
JAPAN (Japan)
NORWAY (Norway)
2-DENMARK (alternate Denmark)
2-SPAIN (alternate Spain)
LAT-AMER (Latin America)

To run EnVision publisher with a country-specific command line
parameter, you simply specify the name of the country desired
after EVP. For example, to run the program in German mode, at
the DOS prompt, you enter EVP GERMANY.

No parameter is necessary to run EnVision Publisher in
American-English mode or in Australian-English mode.

EnVision Publisher supports Code Page 850 as listed in the DOS
manual, so you can also enter extended characters by typing in
their ASCII code with the (see section
"Extended and Foreign Characters Support" on the next page).
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Extended and Foreign Characters Support
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EnVision Publisher supports the Multilingual (Latin I) Code
Page 850, as specified in the DOS manual. This way you can
easily enter extended characters by simply typing in their
ASCII code number. This is done by pressing the Alt key, and
typing the ASCII number on the numeric keypad at the same
time.

For example, to produce the Sterling (pound) sign character,
you would press the Alt key and type 156 on the numeric keypad
at the same time.

When you register to receive EnVision Publisher Plus or
EnVision Publisher Pro, you will also be provided with a
comprehensive chart containing tables listing the extended
characters, as well as an illustrated listing of the country-
specific command line parameters listed in the previous
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CLEANUP UTILITY
===============

The CLEANUP.EXE utility provided with EnVision Publisher will
delete any EnVision Publisher temporary files in the
subdirectory TEMP. Normally, these temporary files are
deleted by EnVision Publisher when you exit the program.
However, if you reboot your computer or turn it off while
EnVision Publisher is running, temporary files may be left on
your hard disk. You should periodically run CLEANUP to delete
any such temporary files, and thus free some space on your
hard disk.

WARNING: Do not run CLEANUP while EnVision Publisher is
running. If EnVision Publisher was installed on a network,
make sure that EnVision Publisher is NOT running on any
terminal when you run CLEANUP. You should run CLEANUP only
from the directory where EnVision Publisher was installed
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Network Usage
=============

First, if you plan on using EnVision Publisher in a network
environment, you must purchase a separate license for each
node where the program will be used (discounts are available).

EnVision Publisher will operate safely on a network, as long
as you observe the following guidelines:

1. If EnVision Publisher will be used on more than one node
at the same time, the program should be started from a
local drive. This means that you should install EnVision
Publisher on the terminal's local hard disk, not on the
server. This is necessary because the program creates
temporary files. It is much safer if these temporary
files are created on the local drive rather than on the
server.

2. You can keep all the publication files on the server, and
have them loaded from each node running EnVision
Publisher. You can keep publications on the local drive
as well, but it is more efficient (from a disk space
usage point of view) if you kept them on the server.

3. When you run the CLEANUP.EXE utility provided with
EnVision Publisher, and you are not observing point 1
above, make sure that EnVision Publisher is not running
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Printing Hints and Facts
========================

High Resolution Full Page on LaserJet
-------------------------------------
To print a full page at high resolution (300 DPI) on a
LaserJet printer (except the LaserJet 4), your printer must
have at least 1 Meg of memory (this is printer memory, not
computer memory). (On the LaserJet III family of printers you
need at least 1.5 Meg.) This is necessary because the printer
needs that much memory to rasterize a full page -- this is a
printer requirement, not EnVision Publisher. If your printer
has less than 1 Meg (possibly 512k), you can either print up
to one half page in high resolution, or full page at 150 or 75
DPI. The LaserJet 4 uses a different page rasterization
technique, so this does not apply.
Generally, most newer LaserJet and compatible printers have 1
Meg or more of memory, but some older models came standard
with 512k and can be upgraded to 1.5, 2.0, or 2.5 Meg. or
more. If your printer has less than 1 Meg, we recommend that
you upgrade its memory to 1 Meg or more. This will improve the
use of your printer not only with EnVision Publisher, but also
with other graphical programs.

Printing Speedup
----------------
If you are using a LaserJet, a dot-matrix, or an inkjet
printer, and your computer has memory beyond 640k (most 286,
386, and 486 computers do), we recommend that you configure
some of this memory as EMS (generally between 256k and 1 Meg).
In order to do so you will have to use a memory manager such
as EMM386.EXE that comes with DOS 5, or one of the third party
memory manager (386-MAX, etc.). See your DOS manual for
details on how to do this. (Note that this does not affect
print speed on PostScript printers).

PostScript PCX images
---------------------
On non-PostScript printers, PCX images are transparent. This
means that the white area of a PCX image will allow objects
below the PCX image to show through. This is not the case with
PostScript, where white areas are opaque. In order to obtain
the same effect on a PostScript printer, send the image "To
bottom". See the "To bottom" command in this manual or the
User's Guide for more details.

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Dot-matrix printer printing
---------------------------
EnVision Publisher supports a variety of dot-matrix printer
standards. Some of these standards are very close, and some
printers support more than one standard (i.e., Epson LQ, Epson
FX, Proprinter, etc.). It is possible to have your printer
setup internally for a particular emulation mode, and you tell
EnVision Publisher that it is setup in another mode. When this
happens, it is quite often that the printer will print, but
the printout size would be distorted (page appears either too
long or too short). This is a sign that the printer is not
setup in the emulation mode that you think it is. To correct
this you should either set the printer properly (DIP switches
or front-panel menu), or tell EnVision Publisher to print in
the correct mode.

Serial Printers
---------------
EnVision Publisher will work with either a serial, or a
parallel printer. However, serial printer interfaces have not
yet been fully standardized. Also, serial cables are often
wired incorrectly. Your cable should be wired properly, and
the serial parameters in the "Printer setup" dialog should be
set to match your printer. Generally, if EnVision Publisher
does not print on your serial printer, the cause is your
cable, the I/O card, or the XON/XOFF setting. (We have seen
many of the "inexpensive" import I/O cards to be designed
incorrectly).

PostScript Fonts
----------------
EnVision Publisher has its own scalable, hinted, Bezier font
technology. This enables the program to generate very high
quality type on any display and printer. However, when
printing on a PostScript printer, EnVision Publisher will not
use its fonts, but rather the fonts resident in the PostScript
printer. This means that your PostScript printer has to have
the matching fonts either built-in, or downloaded to it. With
the unregistered version of EnVision Publisher, the only font
that matches the PostScript fonts is Helvetique, which
corresponds to PostScript's Helvetica. The registered versions
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Troubleshooting: Answers to Common Questions
============================================

In this section we included detailed answers to the most
common questions our technical support staff has received. If
you are experiencing difficulties with EnVision Publisher,
please read this section -- chances are, you will find your
answer here.

Question 1: The Mouse works with Microsoft Windows, but it
does not work with EnVision Publisher.
Answer: The mouse driver is not loaded. Load your mouse
driver by including the appropriate statement in
your AUTOEXEC.BAT or CONFIG.SYS file. The reason
it works with Windows is that Windows has a built-
in mouse driver. For details on how to install
your mouse driver in AUTOEXEC.BAT or CONFIG.SYS,
please refer to your mouse documentation.
Note: If you are using DOS 6, you can also use the
---- MOUSE.COM mouse driver included with DOS. Just
include MOUSE in your AUTOEXEC.BAT, then reboot.

Question 2: The mouse cursor does not show on the screen, but
the mouse trackers in the page rulers are tracking
mouse movement, OR, the mouse cursor disappears in
the page area, but it appears in the menu area or
when a dialog is active.
Answer: This problem occurs with many other programs, not
just EnVision Publisher, and it is caused by the
fact that you are using an older mouse driver not
designed to be used with your video card, when
this card operates in VGA mode. You will have to
obtain a more recent mouse driver. Please contact
your mouse manufacturer on how to do this.
Most mouse manufacturers have free BBS services
from where you can download their current mouse
driver at no cost to you. Also, if you are using
DOS 6, you can use the MOUSE.COM mouse drivers that
comes with DOS 6 (usually in the DOS directory).

Question 3: Mouse cursor shows on the screen, and EnVision
says "Mouse: YES" in the About dialog, but the
mouse does not respond.
Answer: You may have a video card or a computer that has a
built-in bus-mouse connector, but your mouse is
connected to the serial port. This may cause some
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mouse drivers to assume that the mouse is
connected to the bus-port on your video card,
which is incorrect. You may solve this by
disabling the built-in bus-mouse port, or by
connecting the mouse to the bus-port rather than
the serial port. Please refer to your
card/computer documentation for more details on
disabling/enabling bus-mouse ports. Also, some
mouse drivers allow you to specify the port where
the mouse is connected. For example, with some
Logitech mouse drivers, if you start the mouse
driver with the "1" parameter (MOUSE 1), will
force the mouse driver to assume that the mouse is
connected to the COM1 serial port. See your mouse
documentation for more details.

Question 4: When starting EnVision Publisher, the About
dialog, the menus, and the page are displayed on
the screen, but the start-up "program registration
reminder" screen is still in the background, thus
corrupting the screen contents.
Answer: This problem occurs with some older VGA cards when
used with SOME mouse drivers. Many of these VGA
cards were manufactured before the VGA standard
was fully established. There are two ways you can
correct this problem:
1. Run EnVision Publisher in EGA mode. To
accomplish this, enter EVP EGA when
starting the program at the DOS prompt.
2. Obtain a different mouse driver from your
mouse manufacturer. Usually you can interchange
mouse drivers, or you can use MOUSE.COM that
comes with DOS 6.

Question 5: The mouse cursor corrupts the screen as it moves.
Answer: See Question 4 above.

Question 6: Printing is too slow. While printing, the band
counter takes breaks before continuing printing.
Answer: Printing under EnVision Publisher can be sped up
significantly (sometimes by a factor a 4 or more),
if you configure some of your computer's XMS
(extended memory) to act as EMS memory (expanded
memory). If you have DOS 5 or higher, you can
convert XMS to EMS by including HIMEM.SYS first
and then EMM386.EXE with the appropriate
parameters in your CONFIG.SYS file on the root
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directory of your hard disk. Fore more details
please see "Print speedup" in the Help Topics in
the Help menu, and also please refer to your DOS
manual. Please see the section "Printing Hints and
Facts" in this manual for more details.
A binary print spooler will also improve print
speed. When you register, we will include a
print spooler at no charge if you ask for it.
Also, printing at lower resolution (DPI) is much
faster than printing at high resolution.

Question 6: Your dot-matrix printer prints garbage, or it
pushes form feeds.
Answer: You are using the wrong emulation and/or
resolution (DPI) for your printer. Make sure that
your printer's DIP switches and/or built-in menu
is set properly. Many printers support more than
one emulation, so please make sure that the
emulation you selected in EnVision Publisher's
Print dialog matches that of your printer. Please
see the section "Printing Hints and Facts" in this
manual for more details.

Question 7: The contents of the printed page are split across
several pages.
Answer: If you are using EnVision Publisher on a network,
make sure that your network's CAPTURE utility
(it's called different names under different
networks) is resident, it is set to handle large
binary files, and it has a "timeout" value large
enough to prevent print-job cutout.
This problem can also occur on printers that have
built-in timeout routines. Set the timeout to a
larger value.

Question 8: Cannot print a full page in high resolution on a
LaserJet printer.
Answer: To print a full page at high resolution (300 DPI)
on a LaserJet printer (except the LaserJet 4),
your printer must have at least 1 Meg of memory
(this is printer memory, not computer memory). (On
the LaserJet III family of printers you need at
least 1.5 Meg.) This is necessary because the
printer needs that much memory to rasterize a full
page -- this is a printer requirement, not
EnVision Publisher. If your printer has less than
1 Meg (possibly 512k), you can either print up to
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one half page in high resolution, or full page at
150 or 75 DPI. The LaserJet 4 uses a different
page rasterization technique, so this does not
apply.
Generally, most newer LaserJet and compatible
printers have 1 Meg or more of memory, but some
older models came standard with 512k and can be
upgraded to 1.5, 2.0, or 2.5 Meg. or more. If your
printer has less than 1 Meg, we recommend that you
upgrade its memory to 1 Meg or more. This will
improve the use of your printer not only with
EnVision Publisher, but also with other graphical
programs.

Question 9: On a PostScript printer, only the Helvetique font
prints, while the other fonts print as Courier.
Answer: When printing on PostScript printers, and the
"PostScript fonts" checkbox is checked, EnVision
Publisher will not use its own scalable fonts, but
rather the fonts that are resident in your
PostScript printer. When you register in order to
receive EnVision Publisher Plus or EnVision
Publisher Pro, you will receive other fonts that
match your PostScript printer's resident fonts.

Question 10: On a CGA (Color Graphics Adapter) display,
EnVision Publisher runs in Black and White.
Answer: The CGA standard is capable of displaying 4 colors
at a resolution of 320 x 200. At the resolution of
640 x 200, the CGA will operate in 2 colors (Black
and White). Because a 320 x 200 screen is just too
small for EnVision Publisher to operate in, the
program will run in 640 x 200 in 2 colors. This is
the mode that most applications will use in CGA.
It is important to note that the CGA is a very old
standard, with very limited capabilities. We
recommend that you upgrade your system to a VGA or
better.

Question 11: When printing small type at low resolution (60 or
75 DPI), some charactes are uneven.
Answer: This occurs because at low resolution, the program
has to approximate the actual character size.
Correct this by printing at a higher resolution
(DPI). Remember: low resolution is good for drafts,
but your final document should be printed at your
printer's highest resolution.
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Disclaimer
==========

Users of EnVision Publisher must accept this disclaimer of
warranty: "EnVision Publisher is supplied as is. Software
Vision Corporation, a Florida corporation, disclaims all
warranties, expressed or implied, including, without
limitation, the warranties of merchantability and of fitness
for any purpose. Software Vision Corporation assumes no
liability for damages, direct or consequential, which may
result from the use of EnVision Publisher."


Agreement
=========

EnVision Publisher is a "shareware program" and is provided at
no charge to the user for evaluation. Feel free to share it
with your friends and associates, but do not give it away
altered or as part of another system.

The essence of try-before-you-buy software is to provide
personal computer users with quality software without high
prices, and yet to provide incentive for software developers
to continue to develop new products. If you find this program
useful and find that you are using EnVision Publisher and
continue to use EnVision Publisher after a trial period of 30
days, you must make a registration payment of $69 to Software
Vision Corporation. The $69 registration fee will license one
copy for use on one computer, and will entitle you to many
benefits as described in the "Registration Benefits" section
in this manual.
Commercial and governmental users of EnVision Publisher must
register and pay for their copies of EnVision Publisher within
30 days of first use, otherwise their license is automatically
withdrawn. Site-License arrangements may be made by
contacting Software Vision Corporation.

Anyone intending to distribute EnVision Publisher, please see
the section "Marketing and Distribution Agreement" on the next
page.

Governing Law
=============

This statement shall be construed, interpreted, and governed
by the laws of the State of Florida, USA.
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Marketing and Distribution Agreement
====================================

The shareware version of EnVision Publisher may be
distributed, as long as these restrictions are observed:
1. EnVision Publisher must be distributed in its entirety
and without any modifications.
2. EnVision Publisher is NOT to be distributed or sold with
its reference manual, tutorial, or other supported
documentation in printed format. The EnVision Publisher
manual and tutorial is on-disk in text format, and it must
be distributed this way.
3. EnVision Publisher is NOT to be used as an enticement
to purchase another product without prior written
permission from Software Vision.
4. EnVision Publisher cannot be rented or leased.
5. No third-party entity can collect royalties from the
distribution of EnVision Publisher.
6. EnVision Publisher may not be distributed by any
for-profit entity which does not disclose the
following points in their literature:
a. The cost paid for the evaluation shareware
disks is to cover the disk vendor's
distribution and marketing costs, and does not
cover the cost of the software.
b. Additional payment to the software publisher
(author) is required if the user continues to use
a shareware program beyond the evaluation period.
7. Unless you received EnVision Publisher directly from
Software Vision Corp., we require all disk and rack
vendors who intend to distribute EnVision Publisher to
notify us before doing so. Please specify the program
version you have. This is necessary to ensure that all
disk and rack vendors have the latest version of the
program. This does not apply to BBS operators.
8. Any entity (disk vendors, rack vendors, BBS's, etc.)
already distributing older versions of EnVision Publisher
must replace the old version in their library with the
new version (whether acquired directly from Software
Vision, or through a different channel) within 30 days
of receipt/acquisition of the new version.
9. Rack vendors can distribute EnVision Publisher ONLY under
signed contract. Please contact us for a copy of the contract.

Failure to observe this Agreement is a violation of the
copyright law and various international trade agreements.
This Agreement applies to version 1.54 and all prior versions.
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Definition of Shareware
=======================

Shareware is a software promotion method which gives users the
chance to try a shareware version of the software before
buying it. If you try EnVision Publisher and continue using it
after the 30 day trial period, you MUST register. With
registration, you receive a license giving you the right to
legally continue using the software after the 30 day trial
period, you receive the latest version of EnVision Publisher
Plus or EnVision Publisher Pro, together with a complete 305
page indexed and illustrated printed manual, as well as other
benefits such as more scalable fonts, clipart, templates, full
access to our product support staff, a subscription to our
newsletter, and future software updates at large discounts.
Please see "Registration Benefits" in this manual for a
detailed description of what you get when you register.

Copyright laws apply to both shareware and commercial
software, and Software Vision Corporation retains all rights,
with this exception: you are granted the right to copy and
distribute the shareware version of EnVision Publisher to your
friends and associates. Shareware disk vendors are permitted
to include EnVision Publisher in their libraries as described
in the "Marketing and Distribution Agreement" on the prior page.

Shareware is a distribution method, not a type of software.
You should find software that suits your needs and pocketbook,
whether it's commercial or Shareware. The Shareware system
makes fitting your needs easier, because you can try before
you buy. And because the overhead is low, prices are low also.
Shareware has the ultimate money-back guarantee -- if you
don't use the product, you don't pay for it.

Ombudsman Statement
===================

"Software Vision Corporation is a member of the Association of
Shareware Professionals (ASP). ASP wants to make sure that
the shareware principle works for you. If you are unable to
resolve a shareware-related problem with an ASP member by
contacting the member directly, ASP may be able to help. The
ASP Ombudsman can help you resolve a dispute or problem with
an ASP member, but does not provide technical support for
members' products. Please write to the ASP Ombudsman at 545
Grover Road, Muskegon, MI 49442 or send a CompuServe message
via CompuServe Mail to ASP Ombudsman 70007,3536."
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Product Updates
===============

Because Software Vision Corporation strives to provide the
best products possible, we periodically enhance and revise our
products. We will notify all REGISTERED users when product
updates are available, and how they can be obtain them.

Product Support
===============

To better serve our registered users, and also to keep the
cost of the product registration down, we cannot provide
telephone technical support to unregistered users.
Unregistered users will only receive basic technical support
by mail, FAX, or CompuServe. However, once you register, you
will have full access to our telephone support staff.

FAX: 813-541-5616
CompuServe: 70304,64
Software Vision, PO Box 1734, Pinellas Park, FL 34664-1734 USA

To better serve you, please provide the following information:
EnVision Publisher program version:________________________
Computer make and model:___________________________________
Amount of memory (RAM):____________________________________
Version of DOS:____________________________________________
Printer model:_____________________________________________
Type of graphics card, and year purchased:_________________
Type of monitor:___________________________________________
Version of mouse driver, and year purchased:_______________
Name of RAM resident programs that you may be using:_______
________________________________________________
Error messages (if any) that you encountered:______________
________________________________________________
________________________________________________
Contents of your CONFIG.SYS file:__________________________
________________________________________________
________________________________________________
________________________________________________
________________________________________________
Contents of your AUTOEXEC.BAT file:________________________
________________________________________________
________________________________________________
________________________________________________
________________________________________________

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BENEFITS OF REGISTRATION
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When you register you will receive the latest version of
EnVision Publisher Plus or EnVision Publisher Pro:

EnVision Publisher Plus - Features and Benefits
-----------------------------------------------
* 68 scalable fonts: these fonts can be scaled from 4 points
to 108 points, in one point increments, and can be
rotated and filled with a fill pattern. These fonts are
shown in the FONTS.EVP publication file on your disk.
* User's Guide: professionally printed 305 page indexed
User's Guide with hundreds of figures and step-by-step
instructions, covering every feature of the program.
* Word processor import filters.
* Print drivers for printing an EnVision document to a PCX,
TIFF, or IMG bit-mapped file. These files can then be
imported into other programs, or used with a fax/modem.
* Ability to import color PCX images. The unregistered
shareware version only imports monochrome PCX images.
* Clipart: a collection of PCX clipart images that you can
import into EnVision Publisher.
* Templates: a collection of publication templates to make
your work much easier when designing items such as menus,
letterheads, invoices, envelopes, reports, etc.
* Technical Support: when registered users need assistance
with EnVision Publisher, they can call our knowledgeable
support staff directly. Unregistered users will receive
limited support by mail, FAX, or CompuServe only.
Unregistered users will not receive telephone support.
* Newsletter: a subscription to the quarterly EnVision
Publisher Newsletter, containing articles covering EnVision
Publisher, desktop publishing and page layout topics, as
well as special offers for fonts, clipart, and new EnVision
Publisher program versions.
* Software License, allowing you to LEGALLY use EnVision
Publisher beyond the trial period. Unregistered users
should only use EnVision Publisher for up to 30 days.
Continued use of the unregistered program after the 30 day
trial period is a violation of our license.
* Discounts on future EnVision Publisher versions.
* EnVision Publisher Plus does not show the registration
reminder screen upon program startup, and the registration
reminder messages do not appear anywhere in the program or
in the documentation.

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EnVision Publisher Pro - Features and Benefits
----------------------------------------------
The "Pro" version of EnVision Publisher offers all the above
benefits available with the "Plus", but in addition it comes
with 124 scalable fonts, it has more clipart, more templates,
and it has the ability to create very large documents - up to
2500 pages per document. (EnVision Publisher Plus supports
documents of up to 120 pages per document).


How To Register
---------------

To register and receive EnVision Publisher Plus or EnVision
Publisher Pro, select "Registration form" from the Help menu,
fill out the form, then click on the "Print registration form"
button at the bottom of the order form. Make sure that your
printer is turned on before you print. Finally, mail the form
to the address printed on it. We accept VISA, MasterCard,
checks drawn on a U.S.A. bank, or international postal money
orders drawn in U.S.A. currency.

Alternatively, you can also print the registration form below,
fill it out, and mail it to us together with your payment.
If you pay for the registration with a Visa or MasterCard, you
can also register by calling our order desk toll free at
1-800-388-8474. You can also fax your order form to us at
813-541-5616. If you are a CompuServe user, you can also
E-mail your order to us at account number: 70304,64

We have international representatives in Europe, Australia,
and New Zealand. If you live outside U.S.A. or Canada, please
see "International sales" in the Help menu, or print the text
file REGISTER.DOC on your disk, for a listing of these
representatives.

If you plan to use EnVision Publisher in a multiuser
environment, please call us for site license details.

Thank you for evaluating EnVision Publisher, and thank you for
registering!





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What Reviewers Have Said About EnVision Publisher
-------------------------------------------------


"This is an excellent program that's full of features that
simply haven't been available in Shareware until now. Because
of the program's excellence, I'm giving it the Shareware
Magazine Editor's Choice Award."

Michael E. Callahan (a.k.a. Dr. File Finder)
SHAREWARE MAGAZINE, Nov/Dec 1992 issue



"There are few layouts that you could not create with EnVision
Publisher. One way or another, this program gives you the
tools to place text and graphics anywhere on your page with
all the styling options most of us will ever need, and that's
what desktop publishing is all about."

Steven Enzer
SHAREWARE UPDATE MAGAZINE, October 1992 issue.



"If you're looking to assemble a newsletter, publication, or
other similar document, this is the best piece of shareware
for the task. You'd do well to give EnVision Publisher a spin."

Preston Gralla
COMPUTER SHOPPER, April 1993 issue.















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EnVision Publisher Registration Form
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Name:____________________________ Company:________________

Address:___________________________________________________

City:______________________________________________________

State/Province:________________ ZIP/Postal code:__________

Country:_______________________ Telephone:________________
============================================================
PRODUCT QUANTITY TOTAL

EnVision Publisher Plus..........$69 _____ _______

EnVision Publisher Pro...........$169 _____ _______
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Subtotal (add the TOTAL column above)---------->_______

7% Florida sales tax (if applicable)----------->_______

Shipping ($5 USA & Canada, $12 international)-->_______

TOTAL (add the Subtotal, Tax, and Shipping)====>_______
------------------------------------------------------------
Method of payment: [ ] Check or money order
[ ] Visa, [ ] Master Card

Credit Card number:______________________________

Expiration:___/___ Signature____________________
============================================================
Disk size: [ ] 5.25" 360k, [ ] 3.5" 720k
============================================================
Mail this form to: Software Vision Corp.
PO Box 1734, Pinellas Park, FL 34664-1734, USA
Telephone: 813-545-4354
============================================================
Credit card holders can also register by calling our toll free
order desk at: 1-800-388-8474. You can also fax this order
form to us at 813-541-5616. If you are a CompuServe user, you
can also E-mail your order to us at account number: 70304,64
International orders see "International sales" in Help menu.
THANK YOU FOR REGISTERING! (Reference: 1.54)
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