Contents of the README.WRI file
1"&&&&&'w'o}Installation Guide for JRE Home Inventory 2.0
JRE Home Inventory requires Windows 3.1.
The maximum values for Insurance Percent and Number of Days increased from 99 to 999.
Text fields will not allow data to be entered greater than the maximum text field length.
Labels over text fields specify the maximum text field length for the field.
Report creation is approximately 90% faster.
New About sub-menu from the Help menu. Details the version of JRE Home Inventory, copyright notice, and your computer system configuration.
Reports are now displayed in a spreadsheet-type grid. Column size can be changed by dragging the edge of the column headings.
Deleted records can be recalled (undeleted). Deleted records are marked by a yellow background. Deleted records are permanently deleted when files are packed. Deleted records do NOT show up on reports.
Index files are automatically created at start up, if they do not exist. Index files have a file name extension of '.MDX'.
A stop at End-of-file and Start-of-file is no longer generated when paging through the data. Instead, a "wrap" condition will occur where you will wrap to the first record after doing a NEXT past the last record or wrap to the last record after doing a PREVIOUS past the first record.
Additional HELP on the QBE function. Various HELP typos corrected.
We recommend you create a new directory (JREHOME) and move all JRE Home Inventory files to this new directory. These files are:
*Note: This program requires VBRUN100.DLL, which is NOT included.
Move or copy JREHOME.HLP to your WINDOWS directory. This is the HELP file for JRE Home Inventory and, due to Windows Help System requirements, it MUST reside in the WINDOWS directory. All usage information pertaining to JRE Home Inventory is available through HELP.
In Program Manager, click on File, then click on New. Choose Program Item, then click on OK.
The Program Item Properties window should appear. For Description put any description you wish. For Command Line type JREHOME.EXE, including the JRE Home Inventory path. For Working Directory, type in the JRE Home Inventory path. Then click OK and you are ready to use JRE Home Inventory.
PREVIOUS USERS :
To upgrade you current JRE Home Inventory, so as not to lose data previously entered, please perform the following steps:
1. Move or copy the new JREHOME.EXE to your existing JREHOME directory.
2. Move or copy the new JREHOME.HLP to your WINDOWS directory.
3. Move or copy GRID.VBX to your existing JREHOME directory.
4. Move or copy M4DLL.DLL to your existing JREHOME directory.
5. Move or copy the new JREOPT.DBF to your existing JREHOME directory.
6. Delete QEX.INI from your WINDOWS directory.
7. Delete QEVBDBF.VBX from your existing JREHOME directory.
8. Delete INSTSCRL.VBX from your existing JREHOME directory.
After completing these steps, your existing JRE Home Inventory will be upgraded to version 2.0.
Registration can be done online on COMPUSERVE. GO SWREG, title is "Home Inventory V2.0 by JRE", registration id is 225.
The use of the DOS command SHARE will cause various problems when the Property window is open along with any other window. The problems typically are displayed as CODEBASIC -60 open errors. There are two solutions to the problem:
1. Do not use the DOS command SHARE -- remove from your CONFIG.SYS or AUTOEXEC.BAT.
2. Close the Property maintenance window before opening any other window.
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