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Contents of the MANUAL.DOC file


THE FOLDER SYSTEM
for WordPerfect
Ver. 4.0 8/91

PURPOSE
THE FOLDER SYSTEM. There are two main parts parts:

1) THE FOLDER SYSTEM itself which is a method of keeping your documents
in WordPerfect in file cabinets, file drawers and, finally, in file
folders - just like you would do with paper copies of correspondence in
an office. Files are kept by descriptive name, not short, usually,
incomprehensible DOS file names like ZIPUGLUP.ZYT. Extensive help
screens are available.

2) MAILLIST - a name, organization, address, telephone and FAX database
sub-program that will print mailing labels directly on almost any
dot-matrix printer, and, more importantly, generate MERGE files in both
the WORDPERFECT merge and the ASCII [","] delimited formats. MAILLIST
permits multiple lists of almost an indefinite number of address
records. A variety of options are offered for listing, using and culling
the records in each database file.

3) The only difference between the shareware version and the registered
version initially (8/1991) are the two opening screens explaining the
shareware concept. Subsequent updates will not necessarily be reflected
in the shareware versions available on BBS and elsewhere.


PROGRAM FILES
File Name--- ---Purpose-------------------------------------------------
AUTOINST.BAT -Automatic installation batch file for WordPerfect 4.2, 5.0
or 5.1
WPSTART.BAT -Batch file to start THE FOLDER SYSTEM.
WPSTOP.BAT -Batch file to terminate THE FOLDER SYSTEM and return the
DOS or shell program.
FOLDERS.EXE -Main PROGRAM.
FOLDERS.HLP -Help screen texts for main program.
FOLDERS.SHW -SHAREWARE text - required for shareware versions only.
MAILLIST.OVR -MAILLIST portion of program
MAILLIST.HLP -Help screen text for MAILLIST portion.
ALTQ.WPM -"Quit and Save" MACRO for WordPerfect 5.0/5.1
ALTX.WPM -"Start Summary - Clear Notice" MACRO for WordPerfect
5.0/5.1
ALTQ.MAC -"Quit and Save" MACRO for Word-Perfect 4.2.
ALTX.MAC -"Start Summary - Clear Notice" MACRO for WordPerfect 4.2.
WP4LOGIC.BAT -Customized starting batch file for LOGITECH mouse driver
for WordPerfect 4.2.
WP5LOGIC.BAT -Customized starting batch file for LOGITECH mouse driver
for WordPerfect 5.0.
WPM.BAT -Batch file for use with LOGITECH and WordPer- fect as
originally issued (Replaced by either WP4LOGIC.BAT or
WP5LOGIC.BAT.
WP5.MNU -LOGITECH Mouse Menu for WordPerfect 5.0.
WP5.DEF -LOGITECH Mouse Definition file for WordPerfect 5.0.
WP4.MNU -LOGITECH Mouse Menu for WordPerfect 4.2.
WP4.DEF -LOGITECH Mouse Definition file for WordPerfect 4.2.
WPADFOLD.BAT -Customized starting batch file for PERFECT ADDITION menu
program.
SAMPLE.MRG -Sample of "mailmerge" document for use with MAILLIST
SAVEQUIT.WPM -Special macro used in conjunction with MAILLIST.
MANUAL.DOC -Abbreviated manual.
MANUAL.ZIP -Compressed Full Shareware manual in WordPerfect 4.2 format,
convertible to WP 5.x format automatically upon loading - may
need some reformatting.
UNZ.EXE -Decompressing utility [use: UNZ MANUAL.ZIP to decompress full
text of manual.

You may register to receive the latest version of THE FOLDER SYSTEM by
completing the registration form contained in REGISTER.DOC and sending the
appropriate amount of money to ELBEE ENTERPRIZES. Please feel free to
distribute this SHAREWARE version of the program to computer clubs,
bulletin boards, etc. No charge, other than a reasonable handling charge,
should be made and the program should be distributed in its entirety,
unchanged and unedited.

THE FOLDER SYSTEM SECTION

FOLDER MENU

......A FOLDER IS A COLLECTION OF RELATED DOCUMENTS
|
| ....DOCUMENT
| |
A File Cabinet /
is the equiva- ........[The drawer is the equivalent of a
lent of a hard DOS directory]
disk drive or
a partition of
a hard disk
drive, e.g.
"C:", "D:"
&tc.









IN OPERATING SYSTEM TERMINOLOGY

C: - [The Root Directory]

WPFOLDER - [As many Directories as needed]

FOLDER1 FOLDER2 FOLDER3 FOLDER4
[up to 40 individual folders]

C:\WPFOLDER\FOLDER1\{doc} [unlimited documents]


Perhaps these two little diagrams can help explain how the FOLDERS program
keeps WordPerfect records for you. You may have up to 40 folders
(sub-directories) in each drawer and any number of drawers (directories) in
the file cabinet. You may have virtually unlimited numbers of Documents in
each folder.

In brief, the functions available from the Main Menu are:
# - Enter number of existing document to be edited.
[F] Folder Menu - Select existing or create new files/folders.
[D] Delete file by number shown on screen. If necessary, use "PgDn" key
until document description shows on screen, then press "D". You will be
prompted for document number then asked to confirm.
[C] Create a new document - enter description of the document. If a
particular folder has been selected under "F" above, the document will
be automatically assigned to that folder. If all folders have been
selected, you may enter the name of an existing folder or start a new
folder as you create a new document. If you are using a macro in
conjunction with the document, you may enter the name of that macro as
you create the new document - each time the document is loaded, macro
will be loaded with it.
[R] diRectories - select, create or name/rename directories to be used. On
start-up the directory where THE FOLDER SYSTEM is located will be used
as an Inititial Directory. This initial directory may be either renamed
or deleted once any other directory has been started.
F1-Help - These screens.
Q (or "Esc") - Quit THE FOLDER SYSTEM.

UTILITY MENU
[T] Transfer a document within one folder to another in the same directory.
[F3] Create Back-up files of documents. Make sure document appears on your
screen before use. Separate help screens available.
[F4] Restore backed-up files of documents. Make sure you are in the directory
to which you wish to restore the document. Spearate help screens
available.
[F5] WordPerfect may be set to created automatically back-up files of an
edited document with filename extension of ".BK!". These can occupy a
great deal of disk space. Make sure the document you wish shows on
your screen.
[S] Select start-up options for WordPerfect, change starting command,
restore default set-up (in case you get lost), and turn clock and
screen blanking on/off.
[N] Rename a document - Be sure the document to be rename appears on the
screen, press "N", modify description and/or macro to be used (if any)
and press enter. THIS WILL NOT MODIFY THE IDENTIFYING DESCRIPTION OF
THE FILE CONTAINED IN THE DOCUMENT ITSELF.
[M] A database supplemental program that creates databases for names,
address, telephone numbers which may be used directly to create merge
files, address labels, etc.
[F1] These screens.
[R] Return Main Menu

SET-UP MENU
OPTIONS - Merely by entering the number of the option listed on the screen
you may select the WordPerfect command line option. Before selecting
any option you are urged to read your WordPerfect manual to understand
the uses of these options. Until you do, leave the optionset at "0".
[C] Default is "WP", the normal command for WORDPERFECT. If a special
"front-end" program is being used with WORDPERFECT, the COMMAND should
be changed to correspond.
[K] Turn on or off the clock running on the main menu. Off will also
disable the screen blanking ("SLEEPING") mode. Turning off the clock
may be necessary for some DOS or other shells. Leave on unless you have
difficulties.
[D] Restore defaults to the orginal settings just in case you get lost.
[R] (or "Esc") - Saves changes and returns to MAIN MENU.

FOLDER SELECTION MENU
The FOLDERS function keeps track of the folders that you have created in
the directory and permits you to create new or limit the display individual
folder.
[S] Select the number of the individual folder in the directory to be
displayed. No other documents in any other folders will be displayed.
[A] Display all documents in all folders in the directory.
[C] Create a new file in a new folder. This is essentially a short cut
method of starting a new folder - as always you must start a a new
folder by creating a new document entry.
[F1] This help screen
[R] ("Esc") return to Main Menu.

DIRECTORY MENU
Any number of different directories are possible under THE FOLDER SYSTEM
and this menu allows you to create, change the description (name), or
delete the directory where you can keep where you can keep your WordPerfect
files.

[C] create a new directory - you must enter: _:\________\________.
a) b) c)
a) Enter letter of the hard disk drive to be used (normally "C" if
you have only one hard disk drive without partioning.
b) DOS directory in which to place the Folders Directory.
c) DOS sub-directory in which to place the Folders Directory
(optional). ("Esc" aborts the creation of a new directory but then
you must select a directory to be used for document creation and/or
retrieval.)
[N] Name/Rename an existing Folders Directory. The name may be up to 20
characters in length.
[D] Delete Directory listing, but not related document files. May be used
as a method of hiding document files. Recreate directory with same name
and document listings will reappear. PgDn - Permits listing of
additional directories. At end of listing, PgDn will return to
beginning of the list. (Only appears on menu when more than 10
directories have been created.)
[F1]-help these help screens
[R] (or "Esc") return to main menu.

Restore a document file from special WPFBAKUP directory for use by THE
FOLDER SYSTEM. Actual restoration of this special directory from floppy
disks or tape to the hard disk must be done with the back-up software of
your choice. CAREFUL - Restored files may over-write existing files.

MAILLIST MAIN MENU
This is the MAILLIST portion of THE FOLDER SYSTEM designed to work with
your WordPerfect program. It will keep any number of records (information
on individuals or companies) from which you can create directly address
labels and, indirectly through the merge function of your word processing
program, letters addressed to individuals by name and address, create and
maintain telephone books, etc. Most of the elements controlled from this
screen are self evident. The following need some explanation:
[L] Labels - a simple program to print 3 1/2" x 15/16" labels on a
dot-matrix printer. Selection by order (Name, ZIP/PostCode, Office Tel.
or Home Tel.) is possible, and then by specific criteria (a ZIP code, a
telephone area code, etc.).
[M] Merge - permits creation of either ASCII or WordPerfect (4.2 thru 5.1)
merge files from record.
[O] Other - create/retrieve/delete new files (collection of individual
records).
[X] Reindex - The records maintained by MAILLIST are found by using indexes
rather than by sorting of the records. This greatly accelerates the
finding of individual or a series of records. Indexes sometimes, but
rarely, get corrupted and must be recreated. In large files, this can
take a great deal of time, so use the utility sparingly. NEVER
INTERRUPT SINCE THE INDEXES WILL SURELY BE CORRUPTED. Read your manual
in case of accidental interruption.
[E] Export - Create ASCII disk file on contents. - See Manual.
[I] Import - Bring into this file other records from a matching ASCII file.
[R] (or "Esc" key) Return to THE FOLDER SYSTEM.
[F1] This help screen - each screen has its own context sensitive help
screen.

Database files created by the MAILLIST portion of THE FOLDER SYSTEM will be
in a special sub-directory called MAILLIST - for example, if The Folder
System is install in directory C:\WP51, the database files will be in
sub-directory C:\WP51\MAILLIST. These files are (using a database called
PERSONAL MAILLING RECORD as an example):

C:\WP51\MAILLIST\PERSONAL.DAT {data file}
C:\WP51\MAILLIST\PERSONAL.HTX {home telephone index file}
C:\WP51\MAILLIST\PERSONAL.MAX {file mark index file}
C:\WP51\MAILLIST\PERSONAL.NAX {name index file}
C:\WP51\MAILLIST\PERSONAL.OTX {office telephone index file}
C:\WP51\MAILLIST\PERSONAL.ZIX {ZIP/Post Code index file}

The program finds these files through the use of a small database called
C:\WP51\NAMEFILE.DTA and its index C:\WP51\NAMEFILE.INX.

FINDER MENU
From this screen you may select a particular search method for the name
records in your file. You select by:
[N] Name - Find/Browse records for a particular record by name order
starting, if you wish, at a particularly name by entering full last and
first name information. Leave the Last Name and First Name fields blank
to search company records without associated personal names.
[O] Office Telephone Number - Find/Browse records starting at a particular
area code or enter full telephone number (area code + number) to find a
particular number.
[H] Home Telephone Number - same as above but for home telephone numbers.
[Z] ZIP or Postal Code - Find/Browse records at a particular ZIP/Postal
Code number - entries with the same number will be listed alphabe-
tically by name or company name. Enter ZIP and name information to find
a particular record.
[F] File Mark - Find/Browse records starting at designated file mark
letter.
[F1] this help screen.
[R] (or"Esc" key) Return to Main Menu.

SELECT MENU
From this screen you may select a particular search method for the name
records in your file. You select by:
[N] Name - Find/Browse records for a particular record by name order.
If you wish to start at a particularly name, enter full last and first
name information. Leave the Last Name and First Name fields blank to
search company records without associated personal names.
[O] Office Telephone Number - Find/Browse records in office telephone
number order starting by entering a particular area code or enter full
telephone number (area code + number) to find a particular number.
[H] Home Telephone Number - same as above but for
home telephone numbers.
[F] File Mark - Find/Browse records in File Mark order starting at
designated file mark letter.
[F1] this help screen.
[R] (or "Esc" key) Return to Main Menu.

BROWSE MENU
This screen permits you to browse through the records in the database,
select one for editing or deletion. The functions are:
[PgDn] key on the cursor control pad - show the next record in sequence.
The sequence is controlled by whatever you selected on the Finder
Menu, i.e. name order, office telephone order, home telephone order,
ZIP/Postal Code order, or File Mark order.
[PgUp] key on the cursor control pad - show the previous record in
sequence. The sequence is controlled by whatever you selected on the
Finder Menu, i.e. name order, office telephone order, home telephone
order, ZIP/Postal Code order, or File Mark order.
[E] Edit any of the information on the screen. Once edited the program will
return to the first record in the file.
[D] Delete this one record entry. You wil be asked to confirm that
you really wish to delete the entry.
[F1] this help screen.
[R] (or "Esc" key) Return to Main Menu.

LIMIT MENU
The output may be limited to a specific ZIP/Postal Code, an office or home
telephone area code or a File Mark. This method of selection, for example,
permits you to select all residents of Maryland by selecting the home area
code of 301, or all resident of Bedford, PA by selecting ZIP/Postal Code
15522.

If no limitation selection is desired, select ALL.

MERGE MENU

Two type of merge formats are available - ASCII (sometimes called Mail-
Merge) and WordPerfect (4.2 thru 5.1). Many wordprocess programs use the
ASCII format - even Word Perfect can use it. The Word Perfect format is
particular to that program. In either case, a merge file will be created in
a sub-directory call MERGE with same name as the datafile, i.e C:\WP51\
MAILLIST\PERSONAL.DAT will create a merge file called C:\WP51\MERGE\
PERSONAL.MRG. Each time you update the merge file a replacement for the
C:\WP51\MERGE\PERSONAL.MRG will be written.

Each merge format is a re-compilation of the data entered for each record
for an output in the following style:

Mr. Joseph Q. Jones {MERGE FIELD #1
President, JJ Widget Company {MERGE FIELD #2}
Suite 007 {MERGE FIELD #3}
1101 1st. Ave. {MERGE FIELD #4}
Bedford, PA USA {MERGE FIELD #5}
ZIP/Postal Code {MERGE FIELD #6}
(814) 623-000 {MERGE FIELD #7 - Office Telephone}
(814) 623-5555 {MERGE FIELD #8 - Home Telephone}
(814) 000-0000 {MERGE FIELD #9 - FAX Telephone}
[contents of remark entry] {MERGE FIELD #10}
Joe {MERGE FIELD #11 - Salutation}

OTHER FILES MENU
From this screen you may:
[A] Add an entire new series of name records,
[D] Delete an existing series, or select by number a different one from the
one you are currently using.

For example, you may have several different name databases with different
uses such BOB'S PERSONAL NAME FILE, ELBEE ENTERPRIZES' CUSTOMERS, CHURCH
MEMBERS, BOY SCOUT TROOP NO. 99, etc. As you create new database files, the
numbered list appearing on your screen in alphabetical order will grow
until it reaches "9".

If you have more than ten (0 thru 9) files, additional file listings may be
obtained by pressing the "PgDn" key. The listing will cycle through all
available until the end, then start recycling.

Deletion of a database listing deletes not only the listing from The Folder
System, but also the files of individual names and related index records.
Prior to deletion a screen will appear showing the file to be deleted and
the number of records in the file. You will asked to confirm your intention
to delete at this point. USE WITH CARE.


Contents of the README.1ST file


THE FOLDER SYSTEM
for WordPerfect
Ver. 4.0 8/91

PURPOSE
THE FOLDER SYSTEM. There are two main parts parts:

1) THE FOLDER SYSTEM itself which is a method of keeping your documents
in WordPerfect in file cabinets, file drawers and, finally, in file
folders - just like you would do with paper copies of correspondence in
an office. Files are kept by descriptive name, not short, usually,
incomprehensible DOS file names like ZIPUGLUP.ZYT. Extensive help
screens are available.

2) MAILLIST - a name, organization, address, telephone and FAX database
sub-program that will print mailing labels directly on almost any
dot-matrix printer, and, more importantly, generate MERGE files in both
the WORDPERFECT merge and the ASCII [","] delimited formats. MAILLIST
permits multiple lists of almost an indefinite number of address
records. A variety of options are offered for listing, using and culling
the records in each database file.

3) The only difference between the shareware version and the registered
version initially (8/1991) are the two opening screens explaining the
shareware concept. Subsequent updates will not necessarily be reflected
in the shareware versions available on BBS and elsewhere.


PROGRAM FILES
File Name--- ---Purpose-------------------------------------------------
AUTOINST.BAT -Automatic installation batch file for WordPerfect 4.2, 5.0
or 5.1
WPSTART.BAT -Batch file to start THE FOLDER SYSTEM.
WPSTOP.BAT -Batch file to terminate THE FOLDER SYSTEM and return the
DOS or shell program.
FOLDERS.EXE -Main PROGRAM.
FOLDERS.HLP -Help screen texts for main program.
FOLDERS.SHW -SHAREWARE text - required for shareware versions only.
MAILLIST.OVR -MAILLIST portion of program
MAILLIST.HLP -Help screen text for MAILLIST portion.
ALTQ.WPM -"Quit and Save" MACRO for WordPerfect 5.0/5.1
ALTX.WPM -"Start Summary - Clear Notice" MACRO for WordPerfect
5.0/5.1
ALTQ.MAC -"Quit and Save" MACRO for Word-Perfect 4.2.
ALTX.MAC -"Start Summary - Clear Notice" MACRO for WordPerfect 4.2.
WP4LOGIC.BAT -Customized starting batch file for LOGITECH mouse driver
for WordPerfect 4.2.
WP5LOGIC.BAT -Customized starting batch file for LOGITECH mouse driver
for WordPerfect 5.0.
WPM.BAT -Batch file for use with LOGITECH and WordPer- fect as
originally issued (Replaced by either WP4LOGIC.BAT or
WP5LOGIC.BAT.
WP5.MNU -LOGITECH Mouse Menu for WordPerfect 5.0.
WP5.DEF -LOGITECH Mouse Definition file for WordPerfect 5.0.
WP4.MNU -LOGITECH Mouse Menu for WordPerfect 4.2.
WP4.DEF -LOGITECH Mouse Definition file for WordPerfect 4.2.
WPADFOLD.BAT -Customized starting batch file for PERFECT ADDITION menu
program.
SAMPLE.MRG -Sample of "mailmerge" document for use with MAILLIST
SAVEQUIT.WPM -Special macro used in conjunction with MAILLIST.
MANUAL.DOC -Abbreviated manual.
MANUAL.ZIP -Compressed Full Shareware manual in WordPerfect 4.2 format,
convertible to WP 5.x format automatically upon loading - may
need some reformatting.
UNZ.EXE -Decompressing utility [use: UNZ MANUAL.ZIP to decompress full
text of manual.

You may register to receive the latest version of THE FOLDER SYSTEM by
completing the registration form contained in REGISTER.DOC and sending the
appropriate amount of money to ELBEE ENTERPRIZES. Please feel free to
distribute this SHAREWARE version of the program to computer clubs,
bulletin boards, etc. No charge, other than a reasonable handling charge,
should be made and the program should be distributed in its entirety,
unchanged and unedited.

THE FOLDER SYSTEM SECTION

FOLDER MENU

......A FOLDER IS A COLLECTION OF RELATED DOCUMENTS
|
| ....DOCUMENT
| |
A File Cabinet /
is the equiva- ........[The drawer is the equivalent of a
lent of a hard DOS directory]
disk drive or
a partition of
a hard disk
drive, e.g.
"C:", "D:"
&tc.









IN OPERATING SYSTEM TERMINOLOGY

C: - [The Root Directory]

WPFOLDER - [As many Directories as needed]

FOLDER1 FOLDER2 FOLDER3 FOLDER4
[up to 40 individual folders]

C:\WPFOLDER\FOLDER1\{doc} [unlimited documents]


Perhaps these two little diagrams can help explain how the FOLDERS program
keeps WordPerfect records for you. You may have up to 40 folders
(sub-directories) in each drawer and any number of drawers (directories) in
the file cabinet. You may have virtually unlimited numbers of Documents in
each folder.

In brief, the functions available from the Main Menu are:
# - Enter number of existing document to be edited.
[F] Folder Menu - Select existing or create new files/folders.
[D] Delete file by number shown on screen. If necessary, use "PgDn" key
until document description shows on screen, then press "D". You will be
prompted for document number then asked to confirm.
[C] Create a new document - enter description of the document. If a
particular folder has been selected under "F" above, the document will
be automatically assigned to that folder. If all folders have been
selected, you may enter the name of an existing folder or start a new
folder as you create a new document. If you are using a macro in
conjunction with the document, you may enter the name of that macro as
you create the new document - each time the document is loaded, macro
will be loaded with it.
[R] diRectories - select, create or name/rename directories to be used. On
start-up the directory where THE FOLDER SYSTEM is located will be used
as an Inititial Directory. This initial directory may be either renamed
or deleted once any other directory has been started.
F1-Help - These screens.
Q (or "Esc") - Quit THE FOLDER SYSTEM.

UTILITY MENU
[T] Transfer a document within one folder to another in the same directory.
[F3] Create Back-up files of documents. Make sure document appears on your
screen before use. Separate help screens available.
[F4] Restore backed-up files of documents. Make sure you are in the directory
to which you wish to restore the document. Spearate help screens
available.
[F5] WordPerfect may be set to created automatically back-up files of an
edited document with filename extension of ".BK!". These can occupy a
great deal of disk space. Make sure the document you wish shows on
your screen.
[S] Select start-up options for WordPerfect, change starting command,
restore default set-up (in case you get lost), and turn clock and
screen blanking on/off.
[N] Rename a document - Be sure the document to be rename appears on the
screen, press "N", modify description and/or macro to be used (if any)
and press enter. THIS WILL NOT MODIFY THE IDENTIFYING DESCRIPTION OF
THE FILE CONTAINED IN THE DOCUMENT ITSELF.
[M] A database supplemental program that creates databases for names,
address, telephone numbers which may be used directly to create merge
files, address labels, etc.
[F1] These screens.
[R] Return Main Menu

SET-UP MENU
OPTIONS - Merely by entering the number of the option listed on the screen
you may select the WordPerfect command line option. Before selecting
any option you are urged to read your WordPerfect manual to understand
the uses of these options. Until you do, leave the optionset at "0".
[C] Default is "WP", the normal command for WORDPERFECT. If a special
"front-end" program is being used with WORDPERFECT, the COMMAND should
be changed to correspond.
[K] Turn on or off the clock running on the main menu. Off will also
disable the screen blanking ("SLEEPING") mode. Turning off the clock
may be necessary for some DOS or other shells. Leave on unless you have
difficulties.
[D] Restore defaults to the orginal settings just in case you get lost.
[R] (or "Esc") - Saves changes and returns to MAIN MENU.

FOLDER SELECTION MENU
The FOLDERS function keeps track of the folders that you have created in
the directory and permits you to create new or limit the display individual
folder.
[S] Select the number of the individual folder in the directory to be
displayed. No other documents in any other folders will be displayed.
[A] Display all documents in all folders in the directory.
[C] Create a new file in a new folder. This is essentially a short cut
method of starting a new folder - as always you must start a a new
folder by creating a new document entry.
[F1] This help screen
[R] ("Esc") return to Main Menu.

DIRECTORY MENU
Any number of different directories are possible under THE FOLDER SYSTEM
and this menu allows you to create, change the description (name), or
delete the directory where you can keep where you can keep your WordPerfect
files.

[C] create a new directory - you must enter: _:\________\________.
a) b) c)
a) Enter letter of the hard disk drive to be used (normally "C" if
you have only one hard disk drive without partioning.
b) DOS directory in which to place the Folders Directory.
c) DOS sub-directory in which to place the Folders Directory
(optional). ("Esc" aborts the creation of a new directory but then
you must select a directory to be used for document creation and/or
retrieval.)
[N] Name/Rename an existing Folders Directory. The name may be up to 20
characters in length.
[D] Delete Directory listing, but not related document files. May be used
as a method of hiding document files. Recreate directory with same name
and document listings will reappear. PgDn - Permits listing of
additional directories. At end of listing, PgDn will return to
beginning of the list. (Only appears on menu when more than 10
directories have been created.)
[F1]-help these help screens
[R] (or "Esc") return to main menu.

Restore a document file from special WPFBAKUP directory for use by THE
FOLDER SYSTEM. Actual restoration of this special directory from floppy
disks or tape to the hard disk must be done with the back-up software of
your choice. CAREFUL - Restored files may over-write existing files.

MAILLIST MAIN MENU
This is the MAILLIST portion of THE FOLDER SYSTEM designed to work with
your WordPerfect program. It will keep any number of records (information
on individuals or companies) from which you can create directly address
labels and, indirectly through the merge function of your word processing
program, letters addressed to individuals by name and address, create and
maintain telephone books, etc. Most of the elements controlled from this
screen are self evident. The following need some explanation:
[L] Labels - a simple program to print 3 1/2" x 15/16" labels on a
dot-matrix printer. Selection by order (Name, ZIP/PostCode, Office Tel.
or Home Tel.) is possible, and then by specific criteria (a ZIP code, a
telephone area code, etc.).
[M] Merge - permits creation of either ASCII or WordPerfect (4.2 thru 5.1)
merge files from record.
[O] Other - create/retrieve/delete new files (collection of individual
records).
[X] Reindex - The records maintained by MAILLIST are found by using indexes
rather than by sorting of the records. This greatly accelerates the
finding of individual or a series of records. Indexes sometimes, but
rarely, get corrupted and must be recreated. In large files, this can
take a great deal of time, so use the utility sparingly. NEVER
INTERRUPT SINCE THE INDEXES WILL SURELY BE CORRUPTED. Read your manual
in case of accidental interruption.
[E] Export - Create ASCII disk file on contents. - See Manual.
[I] Import - Bring into this file other records from a matching ASCII file.
[R] (or "Esc" key) Return to THE FOLDER SYSTEM.
[F1] This help screen - each screen has its own context sensitive help
screen.

Database files created by the MAILLIST portion of THE FOLDER SYSTEM will be
in a special sub-directory called MAILLIST - for example, if The Folder
System is install in directory C:\WP51, the database files will be in
sub-directory C:\WP51\MAILLIST. These files are (using a database called
PERSONAL MAILLING RECORD as an example):

C:\WP51\MAILLIST\PERSONAL.DAT {data file}
C:\WP51\MAILLIST\PERSONAL.HTX {home telephone index file}
C:\WP51\MAILLIST\PERSONAL.MAX {file mark index file}
C:\WP51\MAILLIST\PERSONAL.NAX {name index file}
C:\WP51\MAILLIST\PERSONAL.OTX {office telephone index file}
C:\WP51\MAILLIST\PERSONAL.ZIX {ZIP/Post Code index file}

The program finds these files through the use of a small database called
C:\WP51\NAMEFILE.DTA and its index C:\WP51\NAMEFILE.INX.

FINDER MENU
From this screen you may select a particular search method for the name
records in your file. You select by:
[N] Name - Find/Browse records for a particular record by name order
starting, if you wish, at a particularly name by entering full last and
first name information. Leave the Last Name and First Name fields blank
to search company records without associated personal names.
[O] Office Telephone Number - Find/Browse records starting at a particular
area code or enter full telephone number (area code + number) to find a
particular number.
[H] Home Telephone Number - same as above but for home telephone numbers.
[Z] ZIP or Postal Code - Find/Browse records at a particular ZIP/Postal
Code number - entries with the same number will be listed alphabe-
tically by name or company name. Enter ZIP and name information to find
a particular record.
[F] File Mark - Find/Browse records starting at designated file mark
letter.
[F1] this help screen.
[R] (or"Esc" key) Return to Main Menu.

SELECT MENU
From this screen you may select a particular search method for the name
records in your file. You select by:
[N] Name - Find/Browse records for a particular record by name order.
If you wish to start at a particularly name, enter full last and first
name information. Leave the Last Name and First Name fields blank to
search company records without associated personal names.
[O] Office Telephone Number - Find/Browse records in office telephone
number order starting by entering a particular area code or enter full
telephone number (area code + number) to find a particular number.
[H] Home Telephone Number - same as above but for
home telephone numbers.
[F] File Mark - Find/Browse records in File Mark order starting at
designated file mark letter.
[F1] this help screen.
[R] (or "Esc" key) Return to Main Menu.

BROWSE MENU
This screen permits you to browse through the records in the database,
select one for editing or deletion. The functions are:
[PgDn] key on the cursor control pad - show the next record in sequence.
The sequence is controlled by whatever you selected on the Finder
Menu, i.e. name order, office telephone order, home telephone order,
ZIP/Postal Code order, or File Mark order.
[PgUp] key on the cursor control pad - show the previous record in
sequence. The sequence is controlled by whatever you selected on the
Finder Menu, i.e. name order, office telephone order, home telephone
order, ZIP/Postal Code order, or File Mark order.
[E] Edit any of the information on the screen. Once edited the program will
return to the first record in the file.
[D] Delete this one record entry. You wil be asked to confirm that
you really wish to delete the entry.
[F1] this help screen.
[R] (or "Esc" key) Return to Main Menu.

LIMIT MENU
The output may be limited to a specific ZIP/Postal Code, an office or home
telephone area code or a File Mark. This method of selection, for example,
permits you to select all residents of Maryland by selecting the home area
code of 301, or all resident of Bedford, PA by selecting ZIP/Postal Code
15522.

If no limitation selection is desired, select ALL.

MERGE MENU

Two type of merge formats are available - ASCII (sometimes called Mail-
Merge) and WordPerfect (4.2 thru 5.1). Many wordprocess programs use the
ASCII format - even Word Perfect can use it. The Word Perfect format is
particular to that program. In either case, a merge file will be created in
a sub-directory call MERGE with same name as the datafile, i.e C:\WP51\
MAILLIST\PERSONAL.DAT will create a merge file called C:\WP51\MERGE\
PERSONAL.MRG. Each time you update the merge file a replacement for the
C:\WP51\MERGE\PERSONAL.MRG will be written.

Each merge format is a re-compilation of the data entered for each record
for an output in the following style:

Mr. Joseph Q. Jones {MERGE FIELD #1
President, JJ Widget Company {MERGE FIELD #2}
Suite 007 {MERGE FIELD #3}
1101 1st. Ave. {MERGE FIELD #4}
Bedford, PA USA {MERGE FIELD #5}
ZIP/Postal Code {MERGE FIELD #6}
(814) 623-000 {MERGE FIELD #7 - Office Telephone}
(814) 623-5555 {MERGE FIELD #8 - Home Telephone}
(814) 000-0000 {MERGE FIELD #9 - FAX Telephone}
[contents of remark entry] {MERGE FIELD #10}
Joe {MERGE FIELD #11 - Salutation}

OTHER FILES MENU
From this screen you may:
[A] Add an entire new series of name records,
[D] Delete an existing series, or select by number a different one from the
one you are currently using.

For example, you may have several different name databases with different
uses such BOB'S PERSONAL NAME FILE, ELBEE ENTERPRIZES' CUSTOMERS, CHURCH
MEMBERS, BOY SCOUT TROOP NO. 99, etc. As you create new database files, the
numbered list appearing on your screen in alphabetical order will grow
until it reaches "9".

If you have more than ten (0 thru 9) files, additional file listings may be
obtained by pressing the "PgDn" key. The listing will cycle through all
available until the end, then start recycling.

Deletion of a database listing deletes not only the listing from The Folder
System, but also the files of individual names and related index records.
Prior to deletion a screen will appear showing the file to be deleted and
the number of records in the file. You will asked to confirm your intention
to delete at this point. USE WITH CARE.
THE FOLDER SYSTEM
for WordPerfect
Ver. 4.0 8/91

NOTICE
August 11, 1991 - major revision of THE FOLDER SYSTEM for WordPerfect completed
- many screen upgrades and an entire new sub-program [MAILLIST] added
incorporating an address/telephone book with label printing and merge functions.

You may register to receive the latest version of THE FOLDER SYSTEM by
completing the registration form contained in REGISTER.DOC and sending the
appropriate amount of money to ELBEE ENTERPRIZES. Please feel free to distribute
this SHAREWARE version of the program to computer clubs, bulletin boards, etc.
No charge, other than a reasonable handling charge, should be made and the
program should be distributed in its entirety, unchanged and unedited.

An abbreviated manual is contain in MANUAL.DOC and the full manual in compressed
format in MANUAL.ZIP. SEE MANUAL.DOC for decompression instructions.


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