Contents of the ATTRB.DOC file
Copyright 1992, Abri Technologies, Inc., HC 62 Box 100K, Cacapon, WV 25422
1.0 SHAREWARE INFORMATION:
This software was written under the shareware concept. Try it free for
30 days. If you find it useful please register. File REGISTER contains
Registrations make it possible for authors to continue giving you and
your children the benefits of the shareware concept. "Don't starve the
goose that lays the golden egg".
1.1 REGISTRATION BENEFITS:
When you register you will receive all updates, latest corrections and
software support for a minimum of three months. And as a bonus you will
get one or more surprise utilities FREE.
ATTRB registration is only $5 (+$1 s/h).
** Please read the shareware agreement near end of this file and the
Registration/Ordering form in file REGISTER which also contains
information on other software available from ATI.
2.0 INTRODUCTION: (Version 1.6)
ATTRB is probably the best replacement for the DOS ATTRIB utility.
It is an easy-to-use, full screen, WYSIWYG file attribute changing
3.0 COMPUTER REQUIREMENTS:
The software uses little memory and should run on any DOS 2.1 and up.
4.0 FILES INCLUDED:
VENDOR.DOC ATTRB.DOC REGISTER ATTRB.EXE FILE_ID.DIZ
You can install the software in any directory on your disk. But it
should be in the DOS path. For example you can install the software in
the C:\HANDYDOS directory of your hard drive which you have created.
Then use your editor or word processor to place the HandyDOS directory
the DOS path statement in the AUTOEXEC.BAT file. The line should look
6.0 DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAMS:
All programs will give USAGE summary information with the /? switch,
as is common for DOS 5.0.
This program is meant to replace the awkward dos ATTRIB utility.
It is an easy-to-use WYSIWYG full-screen utility for changing file
attributes - to/from ReadOnly, Hidden, System and Archive modes (RHSA).
USAGE: ATTRB [FileSpec]
FileSpec can be general like *.* or a specific filename. If not given
the default FileSpec is *.*. To change FileSpec on screen press the
key when appears beside "Files spec:" and then type in new file
The R, H, S or A attributes for a highlighted file are changed simply
by pressing one of the RHSA keys. Pressing the Alt key and one of the
RHSA at same time changes attributes for all files specified - except
directories, which can only be changed individually.
6.5 Note: When you register you may request the complete HandyDOS utilities
collection. It includes the above software. It has DOS utilities for:
FILE/DISK HANDLING (moving/ deleting file(s) & directories, a WYSIWYG
attrib utility); professional BATCH PROGRAMMING (function keys, pop-up
windows, cursor pos., colour, sound); a fast stay-in-dos MENU SYSTEM;
and a versatile VIDEO & CURSOR setting/checking utility. A good demo
batch included. Registration is $25 for the entire collection.
7.0 Custom Programming Info.
If you or your company have specific custom programming needs including
hardware/software interaction, please drop a note to the author
Attn: Paul Lee
Abri Technologies, Inc.
HC 62, Box 100K
Great Cacapon, WV 25422
or leave a message at CompuServe 72345,1623.
DISCLAIMER AND SHAREWARE - AGREEMENT:
Users of ATTRB must accept this warranty disclaimer: ATTRB
is supplied as is. The author disclaims all warranties, expressed or
implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of
merchantability and of fitness for any purpose. The author assumes no
liability for damages, direct or consequential, which may result
from the use of ATTRB."
ATTRB is "shareware software" and is provided at no charge to the
user for evaluation. Feel free to share it with your friends, but
please do not give it away altered or as part of another system. The
essence of "user-supported" software is to provide personal computer
users with quality software without high prices, and yet to provide
incentive for programmers to continue to develop new products. If you
find this program useful and find that you are using ATTRB and
continue to use ATTRB after a reasonable trial period, you must
make the registration payment to Abri Technologies. The registration
fee will license one copy for use on any one computer at any one time.
You must treat this software just like a book. An example is that
this software may be used by any number of people and may be freely
moved from one computer location to another, so long as there is no
possibility of it being used at one location while it's being used at
another. Just as a book is not read by two different persons at the
Commercial users of ATTRB must register and pay for their copies of
ATTRB within 30 days of first use or their license is withdrawn.
Site-License arrangements may be made by contacting Abri Technologies.
You are encouraged to pass a copy of ATTRB along to your friends
for evaluation. Please encourage them to register their copy if they
find that they can use it. All registered users will receive a copy
of the latest version of ATTRB and software support for a minimum
of three months after registration.
For registration and software ordering view the 'REGISTER' file.
"This program is produced by 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."