Contents of the BIND.DOC file
Bind is a simple key macro program. The idea is to bind a menu items to
any arbitrary keys.
How to use bind:
Run bind. If there is already a macro file in that directory (macro.bin),
bind will read it in and tell you with a message box. If there are no
macros, bind will show it's bind dialog, used to bind keys to menu commands.
How to make a binding:
Press the "Make new bind" button. Now you have a choice of window types.
If you choose "Focus Window", the command you bind will go to the window
with the focus at the time you hit the key. With "Active Window" it'll go
to the active window. (Good for binding commands from the system menu).
"Window Class" means "send to this particular window". For example, if
you want to bind the "Run..." command of MS-DOS to ALT-F10, you'd select
"Window Class" because you want this command to go only to MS-DOS. Now
hit Ok. Bind will say "Select Menu Command". For "Run...", goto MS-DOS,
pull down the "File" menu, and select "Run...". Bind will intercept
this message and register it. Now it'll say "Enter Keystrokes". Hit your
key combinations. You can use control, shift, or alt as modifiers.
The macro is entered. For binding System Commands, the bind popup has
a system menu with all the items enabled so you can select them.
How to edit a binding:
Use the scroll bar and scroll to the item you want to edit. Bind assumes
that if you're using the scroll bar, you're going to edit, so it brings
you to the "Window Type" selection. To get out of this, hit cancel.
How to save your macros:
Hit the "Write" button. The macros will be save in the current directory
How to get out of (or back into) the bind popup:
To get out, hit Exit. To get back into the bind popup, hit alt-shift-control
all at once.