Contents of the README.BAT file
REM Copyright (c) 1986 - 1991 by Daniel H. Hudgins, All Rights Reserved
REM File README.BAT for use with DANCAD3D.COM v2.5H
ECHO DANCAD3D by Daniel H. Hudgins, 466 Diamond St., San Francisco, CA 94114, U.S.A.
ECHO To use DANCAD3D v2.5 you need this hardware:
ECHO * 512KB to 640KB DOS memory, 400KB or more of it as free memory.
ECHO * A CGA, Color Graphics Adapter video board or
ECHO * A EGA, Enhanced color Graphics Adapter video board or
ECHO * A Hercules (tm), Monochrome Graphics Card type video board.
ECHO * A Hard-Disk or RAM disk with more than 2MB of free disk space.
ECHO * DOS 2.1 or higher and a fully IBM compatible computer.
ECHO Make a back-up copy of these five 360KB disks or three 720KB disks.
ECHO Enter COPY A:*.* B: with the blank formatted disk in drive B:
ECHO and one of the five DANCAD3D disks in the A: drive.
ECHO To print the DANCAD3D.DOC information file:
ECHO Put the disk number four (4 of 5) in drive A:, then enter A:, then
ECHO PRINTDOC DANCAD3D.DOC LPT1 (For the parallel printer port.)
ECHO PRINTDOC DANCAD3D.DOC COM1 (Use DOS MODE to set up the serial printer port.)
ECHO The DANCAD3D.DOC has information to get you started using DANCAD3D.
ECHO To install DANCAD3D on your HARDDISK enter INSTALL A C, where C is the
ECHO letter for your harddisk and A is the letter for the floppy drive you will
ECHO be putting the DANCAD3D disks in, or INSTALL B C if you need to use floppy
ECHO drive B. You can use Harddisk D in place of C if you want to also.
ECHO To run one of the demos that are on the disk enter DEMO1 after you install
ECHO DANCAD3D on your harddisk. There are other example MACRO files on the set of
ECHO disks that come with the manuals. They include some that show you how to
ECHO animate a robot, some mechanical simulations, and a macro that demonstrates
ECHO DANCAD3D v2.5's ability to animate mathematical formulas.
ECHO Enter DANCAD3D to start the program. Press [T]utor from its main menu to
ECHO read some help screens. Press [D]raw from the main menu to draw. When you
ECHO run the program for the first time it will ask you for the video mode you want
ECHO it to use. If you do not know what type of video board you have read the
ECHO instruction book that came with your computer. Be sure and read the
ECHO disclaimer in the file DANCAD3D.DOC before you run the program.
ECHO Enter DEMO1 to see the demo run. To run DANCAD3D when you turn your
ECHO computer on again enter CD DC25 then enter DANCAD3D.