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LAST-MINUTE DOCUMENTATION for Fractal Grafics, Version 1.0, April, 1990
Copyright, 1990 by Cedar Software, R1 Box 5140, Morrisville, VT 05661

This file contains important information not covered in the manual.
Most of this should be read after you get acquainted with Fractal Grafics,
so you should print a copy. Enter the following at the DOS prompt:

COPY A:README.TXT PRN

The following topics are covered:

CONTENTS OF THE DISK(S)
BONUS FRACTAL TEMPLATES
TO INSTALL FRACTAL GRAFICS

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CONTENTS OF THE DISK(S)

If there is any problem reading files during installation, or you suspect your
Fractal Grafics disk has been damaged, check the contents against this list:

README .BAT Types last-minute documentation
INSTALL .BAT Types installation instructions
HARDDISK.BAT Installs to hard disk

README .TXT | Text typed by BAT files
INSTALL .TXT |
HARDDISK.TXT |

FG .EXE The Fractal Grafics program
JULIMAN .EXE The Juliman program (draws Mandelbrot and Julia Sets)

STARTUP .PCX EGA/VGA startup picture
CGASTART.PCX CGA startup picture
FRACTALS.PCX Picture for instantaneous gratification

STARTUP .FRT Fractal template loaded when FG starts up

HELP Sub-directory containing 20 help files (HELP1 through HELP20)

EXAMPLES Sub-directory containing example files
(on its own a 5.25" disk with COPYEXAM.BAT and COPYEXAM.TXT)

The EXAMPLES sub-directory contains:

* .FRT Library of example fractals (167 files)

JULIASET.PCX The Julia Set at (0.27334, 0.00742), drawn by Juliman
MANDSET .PCX The Mandelbrot set, drawn by the Juliman program
(Colors adjusted with Fractal Grafics)
CGASAMPL.PCX | Sample CGA/EGA/VGA pictures
EGASAMPL.PCX | (Created by templates of same names)
VGASAMPL.PCX |

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BONUS FRACTAL TEMPLATES

The following fractal template files are included on your EXAMPLES disk,
but are NOT documented in the Guidebook. All have the .FRT file extension.

Filename Description
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YES! The word YES! made up of copies of itself
CHAOS The word CHAOS made up of copies of itself
CITY1 |
CITY2 | Draw all four of these one after the
LITES1 | other to make a city skyline
LITES2 |
DRAGON A fire-breathing dinosaur
OAK The oak tree on the front of the manual
FLOWER1 |
FLOWER2 |
FLOWER3 | The flowers under the oak on the manual
FLOWER4 |
FLOWER5 |
HOUSES A fanciful abstraction (Pueblos, perhaps?)
FROGS |
SPAZOOM | Three more fanciful abstractions
SEAHORSE |
TOPO A topographical map of a mountain
(Try this together with the RIVER template)
F-RACTAL |
FR |
FRA | The letters of the word "Fractals"
FRAC |
FRACT |
FRACTA |
FRACTAL |
FRACTALS |

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TO INSTALL FRACTAL GRAFICS

If you haven't done so already, insert the PROGRAM disk in drive A,
type A:INSTALL, and press the Enter key for instructions on installing
and running the program.

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