Category : Word Processors
Archive   : PEDIT210.ZIP
Filename : READ.ME

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pEDIT - the personal EDITor

pEDIT COPYRIGHT 1989, 1990, 1991

This is a SHAREWARE distribution of pEDIT. Shareware is
NOT freeware; if you like pEDIT and use it on a regular basis
you must register. Type or print the file REGISTER.DOC for
information on how to register.

pEDIT *must* be installed on your system to function
properly. You should view the on-disk documentation before
attempting the install. Set your default to the path where
the pEDIT files reside and at the DOS prompt type:


and press . You will get an error screen because the
initialization file PEDIT.INI does not yet exist. Press the
key to exit the error screen; you will see the first
screen of the documentation.

A default configuration will be in effect which uses the
following labelled keys:

Esc Do Command !enter command mode

Up Move Up !up a line
Down Move Down !down a line
Left Move Left !left one character
Right Move Right !right one character
Home Move Home !beginning of line
End Move End !end of line
Ctrl-Home Move Top !top of buffer
Ctrl-End Move Bottom !bottom of buffer

Del Erase Char !erase current character
Ins Change Mode !insert/overstrike
Pgup Prev Screen !scroll screen up
Pgdn Next Screen !scroll screen down

where Up, Down, Left and Right refer to the arrow keys. Press
and at the 'Command: ' prompt type:


to search for the installation section of the manual. Use the
defined keys to move around in the file. When you are done,
press and type:


You are now ready to begin the installation. If you have
a floppy-only system, you must first format two diskettes. Set
yourself to the disk/directory where the pEDIT distribution
files reside and, at the DOS prompt, type:


  3 Responses to “Category : Word Processors
Archive   : PEDIT210.ZIP
Filename : READ.ME

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