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|Title||The Picture Directory|
|Alternative author||Les Paton|
|Software requirements||Rexx, GDDM 2.2+ GDDMREXX|
|Operating System||VM/SP5/HPO VM/ESA|
|Software language used||Rexx|
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|Abstract||A simple,powerful,friendly directory of your picture files. Select a picture from the directory for viewing. Supports a wide range of picture-type files...ADMGDF/CGM/ADMIMG/ ADMPRINT/ADMSAVE/LISTxxxx/PSEGxxxx etc.|
Package Content within the VMARC file.
PICDIR LICENSE * License instructions for the VM DownLoad Library. PICDIR EXEC * Run-time exec PICDIR MESSAGES * Contains message text for messages PICDIR SCREENS * Contains screen layouts * of the program. PICDIR TABLES * Contains tables which control some aspects * The MESSAGES, SCREENS & TABLES files can be * translated to provide full NLS requirements * on all output or to reconfigure the panels * to the users tastes. PICDIR HELPCMS * Help/Documentation for PICDIR EXEC PICDIR PROFILE * Default user PROFILE, customise yourself * SHOWPIC EXEC * A simple driver exec for SHOWing pictures. * * Notes... * * There is a small bit of code at the front of the exec which supports * linking of the disk(s) containing the GDDMREXX code. This is currently * coded to reflect GREENOCK usage. The DISKS option is used in your * profile to change this to your own local requirements. * * Entry to and from CMS SUBSET mode is supported from the interactive * display presented to the user ( via PA2 key ). Before entering SUBSET * a test for the presence of the $SUBSET EXEC is made. If present this * exec will be invoked immediately on entry to SUBSET. The exec may be * used to warn the user they have entered SUBSET and prompt them on how * to return. A package which provides such an elegant entry/exit is * available from the author of this ( PICDIR ) package. To obtain.... * * Request $SUBSET PACKAGE From VMTOOLS * * In the absence of the above package a 'window' which guides the user on * return from SUBSET is presented. * * Use the VIEW4GDF FORUM on IBMVM to discuss this package. * * Dependencies.... * * GDDMREXX * * You may require the following files which are part of the VIEW4GDF * PACKAGE.... * * VIEW4GDF PACKAGE * To support the EDIT function. * IMAGCONV EXEC * Convert ADMIMG to ADMGDF. Places image on * graphics field while preserving aspect ratio * of original. * This exec is called by PICDIR to support * image ( ADMIMG ) handling. * If you need more comprehensive image editing * capability then I recommend the EZIMAGE * PACKAGE from VMTOOLS. IMAGCONV MESSAGES * Messages file for IMAGCONV EXEC IMAGCONV HELPCMS * Help file for IMAGCONV EXEC * ADMPCONV EXEC * Convert ADMPRINT to ADMGDF. * This exec is called by PICDIR to support * ADMPRINT handling. ADMPCONV MESSAGES * Messages file for ADMPCONV EXEC ADMPCONV HELPCMS * Help file for ADMPCONV EXEC * * Release 1.01 02 Dec 1992 - Recognise and handle IMAGE Symbol Sets. * Release 1.02 14 Dec 1992 - Improved message display during directory * build. Added LINKS/NOLINKS and DIRECTORY/ * NODIRECTORY option commands. * Various minor functional improvements. * Files updated.... * EXEC, MESSAGES, HELPCMS. * Files added.... * SHOWPIC EXEC * Release 1.03 14 Dec 1992 - Scroll HELP display using ENTER key. * Additional message at front end. * Files updated.... * PICDIR EXEC * PICDIR MESSAGES * Release 1.04 12 Jan 1993 - Now when you select the 'List Profiles' * window from the CGM Parameters window you can select a profile from * the list to be used when viewing the picture. * Pressing the right-hand 'mouse' button when viewing certain types of * picture gives you User Control Mode. * Fixed a problem where BROWSE help was displayed instead of an error * message. * Files updated.... * PICDIR EXEC * PICDIR HELPCMS * PICDIR MESSAGES * ADMPCONV EXEC * IMAGCONV EXEC * ADMPCONV HELPCMS * IMAGCONV HELPCMS * Release 1.05 21 Jan 1993 - Fixed a problem which caused a message to be * truncated. * Handle problem of 'mouse' locator off-screen on an OS/2 terminal. * When choosing the 'List Profiles' function of the CGM PARAMETERS * window then don't leave the sub-directory of CGM profiles appended to * the main directory. * When all else fails use XEDIT to view the file. * Files updated.... * PICDIR EXEC * PICDIR HELPCMS * PICDIR MESSAGES ( message 21 changed ) * ADMPCONV EXEC * IMAGCONV EXEC * Release 1.06 02 Feb 1993 - Fixed a missing IDENTIFY command so that * profile processing works as published. * Files updated.... * PICDIR EXEC * Release 1.07 08 Feb 1993 - Changed window border character for * compatibility with OS/2 CM. * Initialise globals array properly. * Files updated.... * PICDIR EXEC * Release 1.08 01 Mar 1993 - Set PAn key properly. * Added the PRINT window as an improved interface to the PRINT command. * Added the PLOT window. * Added access to the GDF Editor ( VIEW4GDF EXEC ). * Minor code tidy up. * Files updated.... * PICDIR EXEC * PICDIR SCREENS * PICDIR TABLES * PICDIR HELPCMS * Release 1.09 22 Mar 1993 - Compatibility with CMMOUSE. * Files updated.... * PICDIR EXEC * Release 1.10 23 Mar 1993 - Don't allow locator to mimic a PFKey action * when there are no alpha fields turned on in the display. * Files updated.... * PICDIR EXEC * Release 1.11 14 Apr 1993 - ENTER key and MOUSE are now mutually * exclusive when selecting a menu action. * The ENTER key causes the alphanumeric hardware cursor to be read, the * MOUSE key gives the locator precedence. * Fixed a problem introduced in release 1.09. * Files updated.... * PICDIR EXEC * PICDIR HELPCMS * Release 1.12 06 May 1993 - Corrected some errors in HELPCMS. * Files updated.... * PICDIR HELPCMS * Release 1.13 14 June 1993 - Added usage stats. * Files updated.... * PICDIR EXEC * Release 1.14 08 July 1993 - Added LICENSE file. Added copyright. * All files updated. * Release 1.15 27 Oct 1993 - Changed default CGMPROFILE to ADM. * Tidied up copyright statements. * All files updated. * Release 1.16 03 Nov 1993 - Fixed a cursor selection position. * Fixed an interaction between windows that caused the edit program * ( VIEW4GDF ) to be called when viewing a CGM file. * Files updated.... * PICDIR EXEC * PICDIR TABLES * Release 1.17 26 Nov 1993 - Added support for FOILS5 output. * Files updated.... * PICDIR EXEC * Release 1.18 02 Dec 1993 - Expanded DISKS/LINKS capability. * Files updated.... * PICDIR EXEC * PICDIR HELPCMS * Release 1.19 20 Jan 1994 - Fixed parsing of OMNIFIND data. * Files updated.... * PICDIR EXEC * PICDIR SCREENS * PICDIR MESSAGES * PICDIR HELPCMS * Release 1.20 13 Jun 1994 - Fixed a CMS FULLSCREEN problem... * Files updated.... * PICDIR EXEC * Release 1.21 24 Aug 1994 - Handle TERSED LIST3820 files. * Files updated.... * PICDIR EXEC * Release 1.22 31 Oct 1995 - Updated GREENOCK GDDM disks. * PICDIR EXEC * PICDIR HELPCMS * Release 1.23 13 Nov 1995 - Fixed a directory list problem when there * are no files of the type requested to put * on the display. * PICDIR EXEC