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PC AGENT is one of those rare, focused programs that performs with speed and elegance. This no-nonsense program helps sell real estate by serving as a prospect card filing system for realtors. Everything important about the prospects and their desires is in the file. Single family residence, townhouse or condo? What price range? Location? Do they want a garage? When a home pops up on the market, it quickly calls up everyone on the list who wants a property like that and has the money, or credit line, to afford it. Sixteen fields for data cover: name, address, phone numbers, price range, income, cash down, number of bedrooms, style, garage, land, area desired, and comments. A user guide is available, but the screen prompts are so self-explanatory you'll be in business in minutes.
Disk No: 1405 Program Name: PC-AGENT version 4.81 PC-SIG version: 1.1 PC AGENT is one of those rare, focused programs that perform with speed and elegance. This no-nonsense program helps sell real estate by serving as a prospect card filing system for realtors. Everything important about the prospects and their desires is in the file. Single family residence, townhouse or condo? What price range? Location? Do they want a garage? When a home pops up on the market, it quickly calls up everyone on the list who wants a property like that and has the money, or credit line, to afford it. Sixteen fields for data cover: name, address, phone numbers, price range, income, cash down, number of bedrooms, style, garage, land, area desired and comments. A user guide is available, but the screen prompts are so self-explanatory you'll be in business in minutes. Program Limitations: Shareware version has a capacity of 60 prospects per file. Registered version will handle 600 prospects per file. Synopsis: A single-minded program that provides the busy real estate agent with a quick system for matching prospects with properties. Usage: Real Estate Sales/Prospect Card File. Special Requirements: None. How to Start: Type GO (press enter). Suggested Registration: $45.00 File Descriptions: AGENT CNF Configuration file. AGENT KEY Data file. DEMO REC Demonstration data record. FIELDS KEY Data file. HELP BAT Displays information on registration. INDEX KEY Index data file. ORDER FRM Registration form. PCAGENT DOC Documentation. PCAGENT EXE Main program. PCAGENT HLP Help file. PCHELP BAT Batch file to bring up help. PCTEMP $$$ Temporary work file. PRINT BAT Prints registration form. RUN BAT Starts up PC-AGENT. PC-SIG 1030 E Duane Avenue Sunnyvale CA 94086 (408) 730-9291 (c) Copyright 1989 PC-SIG, Inc.
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INTRODUCTION PC-AGENT is a Database / Prospect Card Filing System for Real Estate and Insurance Salesmen. PC-AGENT is being distributed via the Shareware Concept. That allows you, the consumer, to try out a program before you purchase it. When you decide to use PC-AGENT regularly, you should send a Contribution of $35.00 to RDP Services, PO Box 6222, Parsippany, NJ, 07054. For your donation, you get the latest version of the program, a printed manual, and one year's mail support. That means we answer any questions about PC-AGENT you mail to us. After your support agreement expires, you can extend it for another year for only $25.00. For a donation of $65.00, you get a year's 24 hour response Phone Support. That means when you call 201-625-5804, we respond to your inquiries within 24 hours. After your support agreement has expired, you can extend it for another year for only $45.00. When you extend your support agreement, you get a copy of the latest version of PC-AGENT, as well as continued support, either by phone or mail. See the UPGRADES section on page 3 for more information. If you like PC-AGENT but find it missing a desired function, we can custom tailor the program for you. Customization Quotes are available on request. RDP Services also offers generous pricing on Site Licenses and Multiple Copy discounts. Please write for more information. You may contact the author of PC-AGENT, David Felder, through Compuserve EMAIL at 73327,1273. He will answer your questions through Compuserve, but there is no guaranteed response time. For abbreviated operation instructions, type in the command: PCHELP NOTICE Copyright 1988 by RDP Services and David Felder. All Rights Reserved. THE SHAREWARE CONCEPT The idea of Shareware is to allow the consumer to evaluate a product before spending any money on it. You are encouraged to copy this program and share it with friends, business associates, clients and any one else. When you decide to use PC-AGENT on a regular basis, it is your Moral and Financial obligation to pay the developers of the software. You may use RDP's Technical Support Number, 201-625-5804 if you have questions about the program. RDP will not provide free support to non-registered users. We will only return calls to Registered users, toll-free "800" numbers, or via collect calls. If you are in a bind, RDP will allow you to register by phone, and bill you later. This is subject to change. ENJOY PC-AGENT! Page 2 of 5 SPECIFICATIONS PC-AGENT will run in any IBM or True IBM Compatible with at least 256K of memory, one floppy disk drive and DOS 2.11 or higher. You will need a printer to use PC-AGENT to it fullest capability. While PC-AGENT will run on a Monochrome system, it is a Color program that gives you the opportunity to customize it for your own use in your office. PC-AGENT has been designed with a user friendly interface. That means all the functions are designed to be accessed without the use of an instruction manual. If you take a few minutes to read the rest of this short document, you will be on your way. PC-AGENT will prompt you with on-screen instructions as you go along. PC-AGENT uses the Function keys on your Computer to move from one function to another. If you're unfamiliar with your keyboard, the Function keys are the ones labeled "F1", "F2" and so on. If you have problems finding them, we suggest you check the instruction manual that came with your computer. FILES The PC-AGENT distribution diskette comes with several files you will need to run the program: PCAGENT.EXE This is the main program INDEX.KEY This is an index file where PC-AGENT keeps track of your Database. DEMO.REC A sample Database included so you can experiment with the features of PC-AGENT without typing in a lot of information. TEMP.$$$ Temporary work file. HELP.BAT This prints abbreviated information onto the screen about PC-AGENT licensing. PCHELP.BAT This prints out the abbreviated manual you are reading now. PCAGENT.HLP This is the text printed out by HELP.BAT PCAGENT.DOC This is the text printed out by PCHELP.BAT ORDER.FRM This is an order form for registering your copy of PC-AGENT PRINT.BAT Prints out PC-AGENT order form RUN.BAT Starts up PC-AGENT Page 3 of 5 BACKING UP YOUR DATA You should back up your data files on a regular basis to prevent the loss of your valuable information. If you are unfamiliar with using DOS, the following procedure will do. Put your Data Disk in Drive A. Put a formatted Backup Disk in Drive B. Type in the command: COPY A:*.REC B: Then type in the command: COPY A:INDEX.KEY B: If you have only one floppy disk, you will have to keep swapping the backup diskette and data diskette. If you have installed PC-AGENT onto a hard drive, you will type: COPY C:*.REC A: COPY C:INDEX.KEY A: You must copy INDEX.KEY along with your files or you will not be able to access them from the backup diskette. The smartest thing to do is to backup your data every time you use PC-AGENT. NOTES FOR PROGRAMMERS 1) FILES PC-AGENT stores your data as SEQUENTIAL files. That means you will be able to edit your data files with most word processors or with programs you write yourself. WARNING: Don't expect PC-AGENT to be able to read files you edit with another program. If you move one comma or line feed, PC-AGENT will read your data incorrectly. We suggest backing up your data files before you tinker with them using other programs. If you would like to write your own programs to use PC-AGENT data files, you should notice the marker "ZZZ" at the end of your data file. This is only a marker that PC-AGENT uses when it closes your files. If you ever lose your INDEX.KEY file, you can create a new one with any editor. Just open a file and list all the files with a ".REC" extension. The reason we use INDEX.KEY is to make PC-AGENT as user friendly and transparent as possible. UPGRADES As new versions of PC-AGENT become available, registered users will be notified by mail. You will be given the opportunity to upgrade to the new version during the remainder of the one year time period of your support agreement for only $5.00. That $5.00 covers the cost of processing your order. Page 4 of 5 DISCLAIMER RDP Services (RDP) makes no representations or warranties with respect to this software & accompaniment documentation. Further, RDP reserves the right to make changes in the specifications of the product described at any time without notice and without any obligation of RDP to notify any person of such revision or changes. IBM and DOS are registered trademarks of International Business Machines and Microsoft. PC-AGENT PROGRAMS HELP Display's information on screen about PC-AGENT PCHELP Prints out an abbreviated instruction manual PRINT Prints out an order form RUN Run's the main program, PC-AGENT WHY REGISTER YOUR COPY OF PC-AGENT There are several reasons why you should register your copy of PC-AGENT. First, by paying the Author for his time and efforts, you encourage programmers to write more programs. This benefits everyone. The programmer because he is compensated for his efforts. And the consumer because it makes high quality, low cost software available. In case you hadn't noticed, there are not a lot of computer programs written specifically for Real Estate and Insurance salesmen. And those that are are usually very expensive and difficult to learn. Second, this program is offered on a try-first, buy later agreement. If you are using it, you should pay for it. Third, if you ever have problems using PC-AGENT, your support agreement gives you a means of getting your questions answered. Unless you are a computer expert, you will have difficulties finding an expert on PC-AGENT. Page 5 of 5 PC-AGENT REGISTRATION FORM Name ___________________________________________________ Address ________________________________________________ City ___________________________________________________ State _________ Zip ____________ Phone _________________ Please check one: _____ Please send me _____ copies of PC-AGENT to evaluate. I have enclosed $5.00 for each copy. _____ Please register me as a user of PC-AGENT with one year's Mail Support. I have enclosed $35.00 plus sales tax where applicable. _____ Please register me as a user of PC-AGENT with one year's 24 Hr. Response Telephone Support. I have enclosed $65.00 plus sales tax where applicable. TOTALS: _______ Evaluation copies @ $5.00 ea. ____________ _______ Registered copies w/Mail support @ $35.00 ea. ____________ _______ Registered copies w/24 hr. Response telephone support @ $65.00 ea. ____________ SUBTOTAL ____________ NJ Residents add 6% Sales Tax ____________ TOTAL ____________ Mail your order to: RDP SERVICES PO Box 6222 Parsippany, NJ 07054 24 hr. Answering machine at 201-625-5804 9/88 All prices subject to change
Volume in drive A has no label Directory of A:\ AGENT CNF 10 5-21-89 9:28p AGENT KEY 321 2-01-89 2:59p DEMO REC 3587 9-07-88 12:08p FIELDS KEY 305 5-21-89 9:13p HELP BAT 128 10-02-88 1:41p INDEX KEY 6 9-08-88 8:22a ORDER FRM 1140 6-19-89 7:52p PCAGENT DOC 9600 10-02-88 1:44p PCAGENT EXE 72652 6-19-89 7:39p PCAGENT HLP 1184 10-02-88 1:52p PCHELP BAT 688 10-02-88 1:53p PCTEMP $$$ 3456 9-08-88 9:18a PRINT BAT 692 10-02-88 1:56p RUN BAT 128 10-02-88 1:40p FILE1405 TXT 1940 8-25-89 8:10a GO BAT 38 4-24-89 4:39p GO TXT 694 5-31-89 10:59a 17 file(s) 96569 bytes 58368 bytes free