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ALTE.WPM 250 161 deflated
ALTF.WPM 1244 554 deflated
ALTL.WPM 222 137 deflated
ALTM.WPM 485 213 deflated
ALTQ.WPM 1789 555 deflated
ALTR.WPM 83 57 deflated
ALTT.WPM 125 88 deflated
ALTV.WPM 206 137 deflated
ALTX.WPM 1951 585 deflated
CARD 12269 6232 deflated
CD.WPM 525 252 deflated
CHAPTER.STY 442 200 deflated
ENV.WPM 235 143 deflated
ENV50.WPM 240 154 deflated
FORM 21172 11694 deflated
LINK.WPM 653 233 deflated
MEMO.WPM 209 126 deflated
QD.WPM 507 230 deflated
QUOTE.STY 262 131 deflated
README.TXT 15635 4501 deflated
README.WP 21155 6515 deflated
SORT.PF 949 356 deflated
TEXT.STY 704 241 deflated
VARMEN.WPM 706 249 deflated

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Contents of the README.TXT file


INSTRUCTIONS FOR NOVEMBER 1990 DISK OF THE MONTH

NOTE: The following macros (files with the extension .WPM) must be copied
into the directory where your other macro files are kept. See "Location of
Auxiliary Files" in the manual for more information. WARNING! If you already
have macros with the same name, you must rename the macros found on this disk
before they are copied onto your hard drive or your original macros will be
overwritten. Some of these files are styles (files with the extension .STY).
For 5.1, copy the style files into the directory specified in Setup (Shift-
F1), (6) Location of Files, (5) Style Files. For 5.0, copy the style files
into your List Files (F5) directory. All other document files should be copied
to your List Files (F5) directory.

Included on this disk are the following files that work for 5.0 and 5.1 where
specified:

Note: The following styles, CHAPTER.STY, TEXT.STY and QUOTE.STY can be
saved under one filename as a style library if desired. Do this by
pressing Style (Alt-F8), retrieving all three styles, then pressing (6)
Save, typing book.sty (or your choice) and pressing (Enter). To retrieve
the style library, press Style (Alt-F8), (7) Retrieve, type book.sty and
press (Enter). The three styles will be listed. (See "Writing with
Style," November '90, p89.)

CHAPTER.STY (5.1/5.0 style) - This style contains a graphic line and a large
font to create a chapter heading. To use the style, press Style (Alt-F8),
(7) Retrieve, type chapter.sty, press (Enter), highlight the style and
press (1) On in 5.1, or (1) Select in 5.0. The cursor will be positioned
below the word "Chapter." Type the chapter number, press Flush Right
(Alt-F6) and type the chapter title. Pressing (Enter) will turn the style
off and position the cursor three lines below the chapter heading. To
edit, press Styles (Alt-F8), highlight the style, press (4) Edit and (4)
Codes. When the desired changes are made, press Exit (F7) twice, (6)
Save, type chapter.sty, press (Enter) and (Y) Yes to replace. (See
"Writing with Style," November '90, p89.)

TEXT.STY (5.1/5.0 style) - This style contains formatting for typing the text
of a document or book. Included are a left and right margin code, a 12-
point font, tab set, justification off and page numbering. To use the
style, press Style (Alt-F8), (7) Retrieve, type text.sty and press
(Enter). Highlight the style and press (1) On in 5.1, or (1) Select in
5.0. Press (Tab) to indent the first line of the paragraph and begin
typing your text. To exit the style, press (Right Arrow) once. To edit,
press Styles (Alt-F8), highlight the style, press (4) Edit and (4) Codes.
When the desired changes are made, press Exit (F7) twice, (6) Save, type
text.sty, press (Enter) and (Y) Yes to replace. (See "Writing with
Style," November '90, p89.)

QUOTE.STY (5.1/5.0 style) - This style contains codes to format quotes.
Included are a left and right margin code, a 10-point font and two hard
returns to add spacing before and after the quote. To use the style,
press Style (Alt-F8), (7) Retrieve, type quote.sty and press (Enter).
Highlight the style and press (1) On in 5.1 or (1) Select in 5.0.
Pressing (Enter) will turn the style off and position the cursor for
typing normal text. To edit, press Styles (Alt-F8), highlight the style,
press (4) Edit and (4) Codes. When the desired changes are made, press
Exit (F7) twice, (6) Save, type quote.sty, press (Enter) and (Y) Yes to
replace. (See "Writing with Style," November '90, p89.)

ENV.WPM (5.1 macro) - This macro is specially for laser printers. It formats
and prints an envelope for your addresses. It blocks and copies the
address, then creates a new page above your letter. Next, the macro adds
correct formatting codes, prints the page and deletes the new page. To
edit the macro, press (Home), Macro Define (Ctrl-F10), type env and press
(Enter) twice. You may want to replace the Courier 10cpi font with a
font of your choice. When finished, press Exit (F7). To invoke the macro,
place your cursor at the beginning of the address, press Macro (Alt-F10),
type env and press (Enter). (See "Easy Envelope Macros," November '90,
p49.)

ALTE.WPM (5.1 macro) - This macro is for laser printers. It formats and
prints an envelope for your addresses. It blocks and copies the address
to the Document 2 screen. The macro then adds correct formatting codes
and prints the page. Finally, it exits Document 2 and returns the cursor
to your letter. To edit the macro, press (Home), Macro Define (Ctrl-F10),
(Alt-E) and (Enter). You may want to replace the Courier 10cpi font with
a font of your choice. When finished press Exit (F7). To invoke the
macro, place your cursor at the beginning of the address and press (Alt-
E). (See "Easy Envelope Macros," November '90, p49.)

ENV50.WPM (5.0 macro) - This macro is for laser printers. It formats and
prints an envelope for your addresses. It blocks and copies the address,
then creates a new page above your letter. Next, the macro adds correct
formatting codes, prints the page, deletes the new page. To edit the
macro, press Macro Define (Ctrl-F10), type env50, (Enter), (2) Edit and
(2) Action. You may want to replace the Courier 10cpi font with a font of
your choice. When finished, press Exit (F7) twice. To invoke the macro,
place your cursor at the beginning of the address, press Macro (Alt-F10),
type env50 and press (Enter). (See "Easy Envelope Macros," November '90,
p49.)

ALTV.WPM (5.0 macro) - This macro formats and prints an envelope for your
addresses. It blocks and copies an address to the Document 2 screen. The
macro then adds the correct formatting codes and prints the page.
Finally, it exits Document 2 and returns the cursor to your letter. To
edit the macro, press Macro Define (Ctrl-F10), (Alt-V), (2) Edit and (2)
Action. You may want to replace the Courier 10cpi font with a font of
your choice. When finished press Exit (F7) twice. To invoke the macro,
place your cursor at the beginning of the address and press (Alt-V). (See
"Easy Envelope Macros," November '90, p49.)

LINK.WPM (5.1 macro) - This macro automates linking or importing a
spreadsheet. Invoke the macro by pressing Macro (Alt-F10), typing link
and pressing (Enter). The prompt (1) Import the spreadsheet information
or (2) Define a link will appear. Press (1) or (2). Next, indicate if the
spreadsheet should be imported or linked as a 5.1 table or as text. The
Import or Link menu will appear. You'll be prompted for the filename of
the spreadsheet you wish to use. Type in the complete pathname of the
spreadsheet including the extension and press (Enter). Finally, the macro
will prompt you for the range of cells to import or link. Type in a valid
range of cells or a range name and press (Enter). At this point, you
could also press List (F5) for a list of range names from your
spreadsheet as explained above. The macro will complete the import or
link for you. (See "The Missing Link," November, '90 p82.)

ALTF.WPM (5.1 Macro) - In a normal search, lowercase letters match both
uppercase and lowercase, while uppercase match only uppercase. This means
you can't search specifically for words that don't have a capital letter.
By checking for capitalization in the search string, ALTF.WPM will allow
you to search specifically for words that don't have a capital letter. To
invoke this macro, move the cursor to the beginning of the text to be
searched and press (Alt-F). At the Find (def:______) prompt, type in the
desired word or character and press (Enter). If the search string is not
found, the macro displays the message, * No Match! *. (See "The Case of
the Failed Search," November '90 p17.)

MEMO.WPM (5.0 and 5.1 macro) - This macro formats a memo heading that
automatically puts in the date. It then uses Tab Align (Ctrl-F6) to align
the entries. The macro pauses after TO: and FROM:, so you can enter the
desired information. After typing in the appropriate information after
TO:, press (Enter) to move to FROM. Do the same after FROM: to move to
SUBJECT. To invoke this macro, press Macro (Alt-F10), type memo and
press (Enter). (See "Lining Things Up," November '90, p95.)

ALIGN.WPM (5.0 and 5.1 macro) - This macro allows you to quickly change your
default Decimal/Align Character. To invoke the macro, press Macro (Alt-
F10), type align and press (Enter). The macro pauses while you type in
the new Decimal/Align Character. The macro returns you to your document
screen, and the Decimal/Align Character is changed until you clear the
screen. (See "Lining Things Up," November '90, p95.)

ALTT.WPM (5.0 and 5.1 macro) - This macro automatically changes normal tabs to
decimal tabs. To invoke this macro, press (Alt-T). (See "Lining Things
Up," November '90, p95.)

ALTX.WPM (5.1 format) - This macro will take a word or phrase from your
document and append it to a list that can be retrieved at any time. To
add a frequently-used word to the list, place the cursor on that word and
press (Alt-X). To add a phrase to the list, Block (Alt-F4) the phrase and
press (Alt-X). To retrieve this list, use the ALTQ.WPM macro described
below. (See "Phrases For Your Fingertips," November '90, p66.)

ALTQ.WPM (5.1 format) - This is the companion macro to the ALTX.WPM macro
described above. When you press (Alt-Q), a box appears containing words
and phrases marked using the ALTX.WPM macro. To insert a word or phrase
into your document, press the number beside the word or phrase. It will
be inserted into your document at the cursor. This macro also has the
capability of storing a list and retrieving it for later use. To do this,
press (Alt-Q). To save a list, press Save (F10). To retrieve a list that
you have used before, press Retrieve (Shift-F10). (See "Phrases For Your
Fingertips," November '90, p66.)

VARMEN.WPM (5.1 format) This macro allows you to create a list of
frequently-used words and phrases. They can then be inserted into your
document whenever you want. To add a word or phrase to the list, Block
(Alt-F4) the word or phrase, press Macro (Alt-F10), type varmen and press
(Enter). A list appears, displaying the letters (variables). Press one
of the letters, and your text is assigned to that variable. To insert
that text into a document, invoke VARMEN.WPM. The menu appears, showing
the contents of each of the variables A-J. To insert the text of a
variable into your document, press the appropriate letter. The text is
inserted at the cursor. (See the Side Bar to "Phrases For Your
Fingertips," November '90, p66.)

CARD (5.1 file) - This file can only be printed on a postscript printer, or a
printer that supports rotatable fonts. This document consists of six
graphic boxes that create a greeting card. Each box can be edited to suit
your own needs. Because changes in each box is an individual decision,
steps for editing this document can't be included in this README file.
Please refer to the article for the needed information. (See "Say It From
The Heart," November '90, p21.)

FORM (5.1 file) - These two tables create an office supply request form. To
retrieve this file, press Retrieve (Shift-F10), type form and press
(Enter). Next, follow the example in the article to type in your own
text. Once items, quantities and prices are inserted, place your cursor
inside the second table and press Columns/Table (Alt-F7), (5) Math and
(2) Calculate. Quantities and prices will be multiplied and the final
total inserted. (See "Putting Food On The Table," November '90, p76.)

SORT.PF (5.1 primary merge file) - This primary merge file merges with a
secondary file of names, addresses, ZIP codes, phone numbers and birth
dates to create a tabular list. To merge, press Merge Sort (Ctrl-F9), (1)
Merge and enter sort.pf as the primary file. Next, enter the name of your
secondary file. (See "Selective Sorting," October '90 p59.)

ALTM.WPM (5.1 macro) - This macro creates a menu of your own macros, and
invokes the macro that you select. You may need to edit this file. To do
so, press (Home), Macro Define (Ctrl-F10), (Alt-M) and (Enter). Replace
c:\macro with your own macro directory. Press Exit (F7) to save the
macro. To use the macro, press (Alt-M), highlight the macro you want to
invoke and press Save (F10). (See "Tips," November '90, p101.)

CD.WPM (5.0/5.1 macro) - This macro changes your default directory, then list
that directory. A menu will appear and you will select the directory you
want to view. To customize this macro, press Macro Define (Ctrl-F10),
type cd, (Enter) and (2) Edit. In 5.0, (2) Action. Lines 2 through 6
create the menu. Delete the directories on lines 3 through 5 and replace
them with your own. Then on lines 11 through 13 replace c:\... with the
desired directory. When finished, save the macro and return to the
document screen by pressing Exit (F7) once in 5.1 and twice in 5.0. To
use the macro, press Macro (Alt-F10), type cd and press (Enter). (See
"Tips," November '90, p101.)

QD.WPM (5.0/5.1 macro) - This macro lists a directory that you select from a
menu. To customize this macro, press Macro Define (Ctrl-F10), type qd,
(Enter) and (2) Edit. In 5.0, (2) Action. Lines 2 through 6 create the
menu. Delete the directories on lines 3 through 5 and replace them with
your own. Then on lines 11 through 13 replace the "C:\..." with the
desired directory. When finished, save the macro and return to the
document screen by pressing Exit (F7) once in 5.1 and twice in 5.0. To
use the macro, press Macro (Alt-F10), type qd and press (Enter). (See
"Tips," November '90, p101.)

ALTR.WPM (5.0/5.1 macro) - This macro retrieves an already used block of text.
First, press Block (Alt-F4), highlight the desired text and press Move
(Ctrl-F4), (1) Block and either (1) Move or (2) Copy. Place the cursor
in the desired position and press (Enter). Now it can be retrieved
whenever needed by pressing (Alt-R). (See "Tips," November '90, p101.)

ALTL.WPM (5.1 macro) - This macro selects your dot matrix printer and formats
your document for labels. First, create a label paper size form. To do
this, please refer to the article. Also, be sure the Document 2 screen is
clear before invoking this macro. To edit this macro, press (Home),
Macro Define (Ctrl-F10), (Alt-L) and (Enter). Delete the "Standard
Printer" on line 2 and replace it with your own dot matrix printer. When
finished, press Exit (F7) to save. To use this macro, press (Alt-L).
(See "Where Have All the Dot-Matrix Printer Gone?" November '90, p53.)


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