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PowerDesk all-in-one office software package. Includes all major office automation needs in one package.
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PowerDesk all-in-one office software package. Includes all major office automation needs in one package.
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ADDR2.DAT 8192 437 deflated
ADDRESS.DAT 24576 4867 deflated
BRUN20.EXE 68396 49215 deflated
BTRIEVE.EXE 25024 13938 deflated
BUILD.EXE 9705 5957 deflated
CAL.EXE 17209 9504 deflated
COLLECT.LTR 470 292 deflated
CONV.EXE 6825 4048 deflated
CONVERT.BAT 101 80 deflated
DATADUMP.TMP 348 73 deflated
DESK.DIC 169344 47601 deflated
DESK2 799 442 deflated
DUPCHK.EXE 10361 6140 deflated
FIXSHIFT.COM 690 543 deflated
FOURUP.TMP 152 53 deflated
HELP.TXT 26080 7917 deflated
INDEX.DAT 19846 6158 deflated
INSTALLC.BAT 343 199 deflated
INSTALLD.BAT 343 200 deflated
INSTALLE.BAT 343 199 deflated
INSTALLF.BAT 343 200 deflated
INVOICE.LTR 1773 166 deflated
MACROS 21 6 deflated
MARK.DAT 2048 325 deflated
MARK2.DAT 2048 325 deflated
MARKIT.EXE 24457 10869 deflated
NOS.AVA 2 2 stored
P2.EXE 61097 24919 deflated
PD.BAT 55 55 stored
PD.DOC 4387 1867 deflated
PD1.EXE 15129 5898 deflated
PD3.EXE 28921 9819 deflated
PHONEDIR.TMP 105 43 deflated
PRINT.BAT 70 62 deflated
PRINTDOC.BAT 533 191 deflated
PURCHASE.LTR 3961 476 deflated
SETUP.TXT 697 362 deflated
SMALL.DIC 51939 14647 deflated
THREEUP.TMP 188 52 deflated
TK.EXE 19305 9324 deflated
TWOUP.TMP 273 55 deflated
VIEWDOC.EXE 10432 6195 deflated
WP.EXE 140041 20308 deflated

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Contents of the HELP.TXT file


Turn Printer on, check paper, press any key to begin. Press to Restart a print run that has been interrupted, ape to return to Main Menu. Enter eight character file name. If file is on another drive, enter Drive:File-name.extension. Enter for Directory. Press ape to return to Main Menu.Enter the printer column you wish address to print in. Default is column 40, about the middle of a legal-size envelope. Press ape to return. Enter the beginning Zip Code and the Ending Zip Code (inclusive) of the Records you wish to select. Leave blank if you wish all Zip Codes. Enter the Beginning Expiration Date and the Ending Expiration Date (inclusive) of the Records you wish to select. Leave blank if you wish any Expiration Date. Enter the word or words that each Record MUST have in its Notes Field to be included in this Selection. Leave blank if not being used as a selector. Entern the Record Type(s) you wish to have included in the selection. Enter eachas THREE DIGITS, separated by commas. Leave blank if not being used. If you wish ALL names in your database, enter . If you have previously MARKed records with a selection, enter . Press ape to return. Press First Letter to activate your choice. Press ape to return to Main Menu. Use UP CURSOR to enter the Record for Editing. This function will delete a name and address record. Enter "Y" if you wish to proceed, "N" to cancel. DISPLAY ADDRESSES permits you to search and Display by Name, Company, Zip Code, Record Type, or Expiration Date. Press "D" or to start. ENTER ADDRESSES permits you to insert a new name in the database. Press "E" or to start, ape to return. MARK ADDRESSES permits you to select certain Names based on Record Types, Dates,Zip Code Range, or Notes Field. A Mark File will contain the names MARKED. UNMARK ADDRESSES will immediately erase and re-set those names MARKED earlier. Use this function to clear the Mark File before doing a new selection. GLOBAL MARKED permits you to SHOW MARKED NAMES, CHANGE ALL MARKED names, or DELETE ALL MARKED names. Press "G" or for Sub-Menu, ape to Return.This function will check ALL addresses in ALL Zip codes for Duplicates and display near-duplicates for your determination or deletion. Press "C" or ENTER. Move cursor right, left, up, down to select a filename. Press to select.Move cursor to action desired, press enter. ape returns to Directory. Move cursor up, down,right, left to select filename. Press enter to select a file. Enter the Drive destination of the disk to be formatted. Do not use colon. POWER DESK will not format Drive C. Press ape to return. Enter the time as Military time, i.e. 20:30 equals 8:30pm. Enter as HH:MM, four digits seperated by a colon. MAIL MERGE permits you to merge letters you have written on the Word Processor with Names from the database for a complete document. Press "M" or . ENVELOPES allow you to print envelopes with or without Return Address using the names from your database. Press "E" or . LABELS will print names and addresses in a 5-line, one across format on 1-inch labels. Press "L" or . CUSTOM REPORTS use Templates to print the database names and addresses in the format you specify. Press "C" or . PHONE DIRECTORY will print ALL or MARKED names in an alphabetized Telephone Directory using one of two formats. Press "P" to start, ape to return. Additional Commands are: A= ASCII Table, SQ= Square Root of Total; H= Hex of Total; B= Binary of Total; O= Octal of Total; D5 sets to five decimal places. Specify if your printer is equipped with ontinuous Forms or if you are using ingle sheets and must stop between sheets.

rint Letterhead will add your Company Name, Address, and Phone Number to the top of the letter, centered and in emphasized print. mit will skip.

rint Return Address will add your Company, Street, City, State and Zip in Column One of the Envelope and space seven spaces for the Outgoing Address. SHOW MARKED will display all MARKed Records. CHANGE ALL will prompt for changes.DELETE ALL MARKED will immediately Delete all MARKed Records. WORD PROCESSOR is a full-featured word processor with Spell Checker/Corrector. Press "W" or . SCHEDULER/CALENDAR is a perpetual Calendar with Reminders and TO DO list. Press "S" or . CALCULATOR is a full-function calculator with Displayed Memory, Decimal Place settings, Octal, Hex, and Binary Displays. Press "C" or . LOG IN/OUT is a Timekeeper module which permits logging Client Billing Time, Expenses, and Phone Logs. Press "L" or . DATE/TIME CHANGE will prompt for input of the current Date and Time and re-set the system information. Press "D" or . TIMER/ ALARM will prompt for a time to be reminded and a message. Alarm works only while in POWER DESK. Press "T" or . This feature permits you to RUN OTHER PROGRAMS that you have configured in the INSTALLATION menu. Press "R" for a list if programs have been configured. This is the Number of Image Areas across the page. The same format will be repeated in each image area, but with different names and addresses. This is the depth of the image area. A label with five lines of information would have a 6th line added to separate it from following labels. 60 lines max. Enter the first column you wish to begin printing. Usually this is in column one. DIRECTORY will display all files on the Default Drive and premit you to CCOPY, ERASE, PRINT, VIEW, or RENAME files. Press "D" or . FORMAT A DISK will prompt for the Drive destination to be formatted. Will not format C:Drive. Press "F" or . IMPORT FILE will add to the database information that has been formatted according to the prescribed format(s) in the Manual. Press "I" or . EXPORT FILE will convert the names and addresses you specify to a format-- either Comma Delimited or ASCII--that is usable by another database. BACKUP/RESTORE or CLEAR will permit you to make a copy of your ADDRESS.DAT file to A:DRIVE, Restore ADDRESS.DAT from A:DRIVE, or Clear all Addresses. Enter the Text or the *CODE, in the position and line you wish it to appear on the final printed form. Information exceeding the format will be truncated. Examine the data you have just input. If it is incorrect, press "N" to re-cyclethrough the input screen again to make corrections. Press "Y" or if OK. Enter the number of names to skip. You will resume printing at the next name. Press ape to return to the Main Menu. Insure that your default disk drive contains enough room for the BACKUP file which will be 50% of ADDRESS.DAT. Do this using the SHELL TO DOS Command. Specity a color code for the foreground and background for all TEXT in the Menus and Boxes. Press if you wish no change. ESIT PROGRAM will close all files and return to the DOS prompt on the default drive. SHELL TO DOS will exit POWER DESK to the DOS prompt. You may resume by typing "EXIT". Press "S" or . LOCK SYSTEM will prompt for a Password and then clear the screen. Press any keyto reactivate for a password prompt. Press "L" or . INSTALLATION permits you to change certain default information, configure for printers and modems, input Letterhead, and change Colors. Press . Enter if yours is a Color Monitor, for Black & White or Monochrome. Enter the familiar form of address, as:Bob --for Mr. Robert Doe. This will appear on the Salutation line of letters as "Dear Bob:" do not enter "Dear" or :Title refers to the position within a company, as Vice President Marketing. This information will appear on line two of Envelopes and Addresses. Enter the first Phone number for the Addressee. Suggested format is: (703) 978-2339 (W) to designate a Work Phone. Enter the second Phone Number for the Addressee. Suggested format is: (703) 978-2339 (H) to designate a Home Phone. Enter the Company Name. Use this field for long addresses that will not fit on the regular 5-line format. Enter the Street Address, Suite Number, Mail Stop, Apartment Number. Enter the City, State (separate by comma). Enter the Zip Code or Postal Code in the next field. Enter the Zip Code or Postal code, up to 10 digits. If a foreign country, enterthe first 10 characters of the country name so it will sort correctly. Enter any designation code you wish to distinguish this from other Records. It is best to use a 3-character code, as: CLI for client, FRI for friend. Enter the Expiration Date, or any date you wish to track this Addressee. If you press enter, today's date will be entered. Enter as MM-DD-YY, six characters. Enter any information you wish to include in a letter using *VA code. It might be an amount due, for example, in a collection letter. Enter up to three lines of notes. Enter the word PAGE 2 on the third line of notes to open a second page of notes. Specify the Sort Order of the Mark File by moving the cursor and pressing Enter or by pressing the highlighted letter. Your Mark File will sort on this key. Enter the Record Type you wish to change ALL records to. All names in the Mark File will be changed to this Record Type. Enter the new variable information you wish for ALL Marked addresses. The variable information now there will be replaced with the new variable. Enter the notes you wish to be ADDED to the notes on each record in the Mark File. The notes there will remain and the new notes added to them. Enter a descriptive file name (up to 8 characters with NO extension) to file this Template. Enter the SEARCH PATTERN to begin the search. The first Record found matching the Search Pattern will be displayed. Move cursor Up or Down to locate desired record, press to recall. Use PageUp (or Minus) or PageDn (or Plus) to Page Forward and Backward. Specify the Search Key by moving cursor up or down, or by pressing the highlighted color. Enter the File name AND EXTENSION of the file desired. Use a Drive designation if other than the Default Drive. Enter "?" for a Directory of the Default Drive.QUIT will exit to the Main Menu. Use cursor Left or Right to make another selection. ape will return to the File Directory. This function permits you to rename a file from the name shown to a name you specify. Use Cursor Left, Right to make another selection. QUIT to return. This function will print the shown file to your printer. Prepare printer now. Use Cursor Left, Right to make another selection. QUIT to return to Main Menu. This function will Delete the shown file, removing it permanently. Use Curslor Left, Right to make another selection. QUIT to return to Main Menu. This function will copy the contents of the shown file into one you designate. Use Cursor Left, Right to make another selection. QUIT to return to Main Menu. This function will show the contents of the shown file on your monitor, pausing between screens. Use cursor left, right to make another selection. Enter the Title, Firstname and Middle Initial of the Addressee as: Mr. John E. The "Mr." affects the sort order of the name, so omit it if possible. Enter the Last Name and any trailing title, as: Doe, CPA It is best to use upper and lower case letters on this and all input fields. FIELD COLOR refers to the screen color behind the menus and Legends. Choose any color between Zero and Seven. Press to leave unchanged. Specify for straight ASCII file or for Comma Delimited file. This is critical. See POWER DESK Manual (EXPORT or IMPORT) for full details. Enter a Password or phrase by which you wish to re-access POWER DESK. Memorize it. System may be accessed by re-starting computer. Press ape to return. BACKUP will copy ADDRESS.DAT to A:DRIVE. RESTORE will copy ADDRESS.DAT from A:Drive--file must have been created using BACKUP. CLEAR will Re-set ALL data. Insert another sheet of paper in the printer and press when ready. If using continuous forms, index the paper to the top of the next page. CHANGE DIRECTORIES permits you to change to another sub-directory on your hard disk drive and display the files for that sub-directory. VIDEO permits you to set monitor colors and to configure for Color Monitors or Monochrome Monitors. Press "V" or PRINTER permits you to configure for different printers and to set the print parameters for certain forms. Press

or . MODEM permits you to configure your modem for Auto-Dialing to set Baud Rate, Dialing Commands, Modem Port, and Telephone precedent codes. Press . WORD PROCESSOR permits you to configure certain default values for the Word Processor including Right/Left Margins, Tab Stops, and Justify. LETTERHEAD permits you to set-up your Name and Address for use on Envelopes and Letterhead. Other parameters may also be set. Press or . This option permits you to configure to RUN OTHER PROGRAMS from within POWER DESK and return to POWER DESK when completed. This option permits you to change the Database labels and their screen position,but not the definition of each field. Lengths shown are maximum length. QUIT and return to the Main Menu. Specify a color code for the foreground (color of letters) for text appearing in Help Messages (like this) and other un-boxed information. Specify a color code between Zero and Seven for the background (space between letters) for text appearing in Help Menus (like this) and other unboxed text. If you are using a Dot Matrix printer, enter . If you have a daisey wheel orletter quality printer, enter . Specify the printer port you are configured for. Usually this is LPT1: Don't omit the colon. Press if you wish to make no changes. Enter the ASCII (decimal) code for your printer's command for BOLDFACE (or Shadow Print). Enter up to three digits, each in a separate box. Enter your printer's ASCII (decimal) code to turn Boldface off. See your printer manual for the code. Press to leave unchanged. Enter your printer's ASCII (decimal) code for Emphasized print On. See your Printer Manual for this code. Press to leave unchanged. Enter your printer's ASCII (decimal) code to turn Emphasized Print off. See yourprinter manual for this code. Press to leave unchanged. Enter your printer's ASCII (decimal) code for Underline On. See your printer manual for this code. Press to leave unchanged. Enter your Printer's ASCII (decimal) code for Underline OFF. See your printer manual for this code. Press to leave unchanged. Enter your printer's ASCII (decimal) code for Doublewide Printing. This applies to DOT MATRIX PRINTERS only. See your printer Manual for this code. Enter your printer's ASCII (decimal) code for Doublewide printing off. This applies to DOT MATRIX printers only. See your printer manual for this code. Enter your printer's ASCII (decimal) code for Printer Re-Set, or Initialize. See your printer manual for this code. Press to leave unchanged. Enter the depth of the envelopes in PRINTER LINES. Normally, you print 6 lines per inch. A standard #10 envelope is 4-1/6 inches deep = 25 lines. Enter the column number for the default right margin in the Word Processor. Press to leave unchanged. Enter the column number you wish to set as a default left margin in the Word Processor. Press to leave unchanged. Enter the column number for Paragraph Indent. That is, the column you wish to start the first line of a new paragraph. Press to leave unchanged. Enter the column numbers for up to four tab stops in the Word Processor. Press to leave unchanged. Enter if you wish to Word Processor to default to Right Margin Justification(right margin even). Enter if you wish it ragged right. Enter your Company Name (or your Name) to appear on Letterhead and Return addresses when printed. Enter your Street address, Suite Number, or other information for the second line of Letterhead and Return Addresses. Enter your City, State, Zip Code to appear on Letterhead and Return Addresses. Enter your phone number to appear when you print a Letterhead. You may enter two phone numbers or free-form information. Enter the MINUTES of keyboard inactivity before the screen is blanked (to save screen burn-in). Enter Zero for no screen-blanking. Enter the Record Type you wish entered when you press enter on Record Type fieldon data input. This is a convenience to save typing the same information. Enter the Record Types (separated by commas) that you wish highlighted in RED. This is convenient for flagging, for example BAD's--Bad Debts. Enter the Record Types you wish highlighted in YELLOW. This is convenient for flagging, for example, INQ's--inquiry records. Separate by commas. Enter the Modem Port for your modem's configuration. Usually this is COM1: Don't omit the colon. Enter the standard Baud Rate for your modem. Usually dialing is at 1200, 600 or300 BAUD. Enter your modem's command set for Dial Tone. Usually this is AT DT for touch- tone lines, AT DP for pulse lines. See your modem manual for your codes. Enter the Telephone precedent code to be dialed before each Auto-Dial number. If you have to reach outside by dialing 9 and pause, enter 9ape to return to Page 1, ALT+P to print, ALT+D for Date. Enter any SUFFIX CODES that must be dialed for Billing or Accounting purposes. Leave blank if not required. Will be dialed only if phone number is 9 digits. Enter the NAME, DRIVE:\PATH, and COMMAND for executing another of your programs on the hard disk drive from within POWER DESK. Enter the Number of Lines you wish the printer to skip before printing the firstline (the Date) on a letter. This is used to skip over pre-printed letterhead. Enter the Foreground and Background colors of the moving cursor bars used to select options from menus. Enter the message/reminder you wish to have displayed at the given time. This message will pop onto the screen at the time given. Specify a color code between Zero and Seven for the background (screen area behind the letters) for text inside Menu Boxes. Press for no change.



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