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PC-SIG Diskette Library (Disk #1970)

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Information about “WORD FUGUE DISK 1 OF 2 (1971)”

This a heavy duty wordprocessing program with an optional WordStar
compatible interface.  It's ideal for the touch typist, since
there is no need to take your hands off the home row to activate any
functions.  Its features are extensive and include:

~ Eight editing windows

~ Context-sensitive help

~ Pull-down menus

~ Printer support that includes laser printers

~ Generation of indexes and tables of contents.

~ Macro facilities, the ability to record keystrokes, and a number of
macro files for additional flexibility.

~ Automatic reformatting of text

~ Support of newspaper style columns, with word wrap and justification
of each column.  Column mode blocks that can be defined and copied,
moved or deleted.

~ Comprehensive monitor support -- Mono, CGA, EGA or VGA or Hercules

~ A DOS shell that permits the use of all DOS commands from within the

~ A pop up calculator with 16 functions.  The calculation result can
be pasted into your text.

~ Support for box and line drawing, with characters available at the
press of a key.

~ Optional on screen display of fonts and the ability to edit text
with this mode operating (unlike WordStar).

~ Printing with multiple headers and footers, including functions such
as current date or time.

Hundreds of other sophisticated features are included such as
insertion of current date or time (in different formats), the ability
to mark changed text in the left hand margin, and offset page number
on odd or even pages.  Registered users get a 100,000-word dictionary
and an updated program that will add or delete words from the

The wordprocessor document files are ASCII text files, so there are no
funny embedded characters and the files are WordStar compatible, so
you can load them into any wordprocessor that reads WordStar files.

Apart from printer control strings, all formatting commands are by use
of dot commands (. in column one) or embedded functions ({. }) in the
text body.


║                 <<<<  Disk #1970  WORD FUGUE  >>>>                      ║
║                      (disk 1 of 2, #1971 also)                          ║
║ To start program, type:  WF (press Enter)                               ║
║                                                                         ║
║ To print documentation,insert disk 2 and type:                          ║
║                                COPY README.1 PRN   (press Enter)        ║
║                                COPY UPDATE.DOC PRN (press Enter)        ║
║                                MANUAL (press Enter)                     ║
║                                                                         ║
║ To print the tutorial, insert disk 2 and type:                          ║
║                                COPY TUTORIAL.DOC PRN (press Enter)      ║
║                                                                         ║
║ To print registration form, insert disk 2 and type:                     ║
║                                COPY ORDER.FRM PRN (press Enter)         ║

Directory of PC-SIG Library Disk #1970

 Volume in drive A has no label
 Directory of A:\

DOUBLE   MAC       231   8-15-89  10:38a
EUROPE   MAC       209   6-07-90   9:02p
GO       TXT      1310   1-01-80   5:42a
GO       BAT        38   1-01-80   1:37a
GREEK    MAC       218   5-18-89  12:12p
MISC     MAC       218   9-13-89   3:28p
PASCAL   MAC       724   8-11-89   4:57p
SINGLE   MAC       237   8-15-89  10:39a
WF       EXE    149312   8-10-90  10:45p
WF       HLP     94733   7-04-90   9:07p
WF       MAC       929  11-14-89   2:59p
WF       OVR    104189   6-07-90  12:34a
       12 file(s)     352348 bytes
                        3072 bytes free