[jasspa] Re: Can't read 991118 er tar.gz files
- For temporary upload space there is 20MB of Web space
at E-Groups. I think that anybody is allowed to upload
information into the "Vault". Simply go to the Jasspa
page, select vault and then upload.
I've not tried it myself yet - but this might be useful
to exchange large files and information.
Detlef Groth wrote:
> The new version is really nice, thanks to Steven for
> the help-menu with contents, index and search tabs. I
> t is really great. However 'esc-?' and 'A-h ?' are
> reponding different. Should this be ?
> The crossword Is also still not working on my machines
> (Win98 or WinNT 4.0). By the way there is still no
> chess here ...
> I was downloading the tar.gz.-file with IE 4.0 on an
> NT-workstation and it was okay. For your use I
> converted the tar.gz-file into a zip-file, which is
> available for you for seven days at the adress below
> Shared files are available for seven(7) days. Click
> the link below:
> --- Jon Green <jon@...>
> > OK,
> > I'm having problems myself from NT. If you download
> > using
> > IE5 then it seems to come down in binary. If you
> > download
> > using Netscape then it seems to come down in ASCII
> > and
> > it breaks the tar.gz file by convering "0x0A" to
> > "0x0A 0x0D".
> > I guess if you download from a UNIX box it will be
> > OK.
> > Now I have spent an hour trying to fix this and I
> > am at a loss.
> > I've tried "...;type=i" extensions. I've tried
> > "ftp:" prefixes
> > etc. Why it converts I do not know. I hate using
> > IE5, but it smacks
> > of a Microsoft problem somewhere because UNIX
> > certainly does not
> > do a OA0D conversion.
> > Anybody else got any suggestions ??
> > Regards
> > Jon.
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- Just to let people know as an FYI, there are some helper utilities that I find helpful, I successfully grabbed and installed the latest ME files. Probably, everything's been fixed up by now and anybody can do it :-)
I used 'GetRight' to download stuff from the Geocities page to NT4. (It lurks and is activated by Netscape when it tries to download something.) Didn't do anything special, just clicked on the files, and away it went.
I used 'CuteFTP' to move the Unix binary and macros to the Solaris box here. Again, nothing special going on. I did tell it that .emf files are text for when I do updates (but did not use that this time around -- I uploaded the entire .tar.gz collection as such).
Everything was readable (pkunzip, gunzip, tar) and runs. (I've only been using it for five minutes, but after I plopped my thundt.emf and .erf and my*.emf into the macros directory, it all runs just like before.)
- [Detlef Groth 10:00 AM 11/23/99 +0100]
|The new version is really nice, thanks to Steven for
|the help-menu with contents, index and search tabs. I
|t is really great.
All right!!! A help index!!! Woo-hoo!!! :-)
This is a major plus.
Things to add: I would expect PgUp/PgDn to scroll the text within the tabs. (We can already move the box using Alt-arrows; how about making PgUp/PgDn available?) Also there is no scrollbar, so it cannot be scrolled using the mouse. (Or have I got something configured wrongly?)