Contents of the CATALOG.TXT file
BOB'S SHAREWARE CATALOG
There are 2 sections: UTILITIES and FINANCIAL PROGRAMS.
Individual .DOC files are provided for each program containing
more details. In addition, each program has built-in help screens.
This is a complete and current list of all programs available
from this author. The dollar amounts mentioned in each description
are the suggested registration fees, not the cost to you.
Note that several have no registration fee: BUS, SETCOL, etc
See ORDER.FRM for sampler disk prices. (Accesible in the Help Screens).
All programs require DOS 3.0 or higher.
===================== UTILITIES =====================
ATTR: LIST FILES BY ATTRIBUTES
ATTR provides a printable list of _only_ those files with the
selected attributes A (Archive), R (Read-only), S (System),
and/or H (Hidden). Type "ATTR a" at the top level of your disk
to see how many files have been modified since the last backup.
Ver 1.13 $5.00
BUS: BOB'S UTILITY SHELL
Menu, Help & Docs for Bob's Utilities.
BUS is a menu-driven program selector specifically designed to
provide several levels of help for use with the author's disk-
management utilities. Ver 1.10
DD.BAT: DELETE DIRECTORY
DD is a simple batch which deletes all of the files in a named
directory and then deletes the directory name.
DOSUTIL: DOS UTILITY USER'S GUIDE
A text file containing information for the novice DOS user. How
to setup & organize your hard drive.
NUMOFF: NUMLOCK OFF
Numoff is a small assembly language program which shuts the
"NumLock" off, allowing the arrow keys in the numeric keypad to
work. While it is a standalone program, it is best used in a
batch to start up programs which require NumLock off.
SETCOL: SET COLORS
SETCOL is used to set the text and graphics background colors for the
following programs: BFM BUS RDIR RFILE SETCOL SFT STF. Ver 1.03
SFT: SHOW FILE W/TABS
Show file with tabs. Search for text. SFT is a file viewer
which allows you to adjust the TAB settings or search for text.
It was written to deal with old converted Apple files which had
a tab spacing of 4, and so I could read the program listings of
a friend who used a setting of 3 instead of the usual 8.
It is a companion piece to STF, show two files. Ver 1.12 $5.00
RDIR: DISK USE PIE CHART
Shows Relative DIRectory size in a pie chart. RDIR requires
CGA, EGA or VGA. Graphic representation of subdirectory size in
Pie & Bar charts. This DOS program is compatible with Windows.
Pinpoints where disk space is being used. Latest revision adds
a scrollable directory list. Reviewed in PCM Magazine June 1991.
Also reviewed in the May '92 issue of COMPUTE magazine.
Ver 1.27 $10.00
RFILE: RELATIVE FILE SIZE
Shows Relative FILE size of all files in the current directory
in a graphic presentation similar to RDIR. Another aid to
finding where the disk space is being used up. Requires CGA,
EGA or VGA. Ver 1.02 $7.00
STF: SHOW TWO FILES
STF compares two ASCII text files side-by-side. It can be used
to see if two files are identical, or if not, to pinpoint what
is different between the two files. This helps to identify what
changes you have made between two revisions. Differences are
"Highlighted" by dimming unequal lines of one file.
Version 1.20 was extensively revised to speedup file operations
such as UpArrow, PageUp. An arrow-key filename selector screen
avoids the need to type filenames. Each file can be individually
scrolled using the arrow keys. Text or VGA graphics mode.
Ver 1.24 $10.00
SINCE: LIST MODIFIED FILES
Typical screen after running "SINCE":
SINCE 1.15 Copyright (c) 1991,92 by RPMcCormick.
Serial Number 810 REGISTERED owner: bob
Files in C:\ modified since 4/22/92 :
C920423B.FUL 9927 bytes 04/23/92 11:03
C920423B.VOL 67 bytes 04/23/92 11:03
BACKUP3 5196 bytes 04/23/92 17:47
CAT_COL.WP 54764 bytes 04/25/92 10:31
UPLD.WK3 8079 bytes 04/23/92 09:23
6 of 966 total files in C: were listed.
List files modified SINCE date [& optional time].
SINCE provides a printable list of all files modified SINCE
the date [and optional time] you enter on the command line.
Helps jog your memory if you are trying to remember the name of
the file you were working on yesterday, and are not even sure
what directory it is in. Type "SINCE" at the top level,
followed by the date, and it will list all the files worked on
by you or others since that date. Ver 1.15 $5.00
WDN: WIPE DIRECTORY NAMES
Wipes (empty) Directory Names
Wipes (leaves no trace) all directory names at the current
level and all empty subdirectory names. A very fast way to
remove empty directory trees or "skeletons". DOS's RD requires
that you name each directory. Ver 1.11 $5.00
======= FINANCE ========
BFM: BOB'S FINANCIAL MENU
Bob's Financial Menu. Menu, Help & Docs for CHECK & PNL
BFM is a menu-driven program selector specifically designed to
provide several levels of help for use with the author's
Financial programs. Ver 1.06
CHECK: EASY TO USE DATABASE
Helps you to save time and get your finances organized.
Generates reports by category, date, amount. CHECK is a simple
data entry and report generating system. It produces summaries
of bills, checks, etc within a specified date range and dollar
amount for chosen categories. Use it to see "Where has all the
money gone? Ver 1.02 $10.00
PNL: PROFIT 'N LOSS
Profit and Loss (FIFO) for Mutual Funds or Stocks. PNL figures
Profit & Loss for Mutual Funds or Stocks using the First-In
First-Out method. Saves tedious calculations. Ver 1.04 $10.00
ABOUT THESE PROGRAMS
These programs were written by me to meet a need which was not met by either
DOS commands nor by commercially available software. If Norton Utilities or
XTREE could do the job, I would use their version before spending the time
writing code. These programs are intended to improve productivity and save
time. The first utility I wrote was RDIR. The DOS "DIR" command shows the size
of Files, but only the name of the Sub-Directories. I wanted to know how big
they were to help me decide what was taking up so much disk space.
Shareware is a term to describe software that is distributed on a "Try Before
You Buy" basis. It is not "Freeware" nor is it "Public Domain". The price
listed on the order form covers only the cost of the time and materials
involved in copying the programs. If you find the programs useful, you are
expected to register them. If you don't, you are violating the Copyright laws.
Registration provides the author with an incentive to write more useful
programs to increase your productivity. Support is provided to registered
users either online using GEnie or DELPHI networks or via U.S. Mail. You are
encouraged to make copies and give them to your friends, or upload the
programs to bulletin boards. They must not have been modified, and all
documentation must be included. The files which must be included are listed in
each program's .DOC file.
UPGRADE POLICY : Any program for which you have registered an earlier version
will be supplied on the disk as a registered program. To obtain the most
recent version of a single program, use the "Upgrade for:" line on the