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Business BASIC Part I


APPLE-3-WAP-bsb-01a.dsk [Catalog]APPLE-3-WAP-bsb-01b.dsk [Catalog]APPLE-3-WAP-bsb-02a.dsk [Catalog]APPLE-3-WAP-bsb-02b.dsk [Catalog]WAP /// SIG PD LIBRARYPDS Name: BASIC 1.23 AND UTILITIESDisk ID: APPLE-3-WAP-BSB-01        This is another disk for the Apple /// Business BasicProgrammer.  Along with the standard version 1.23 of Business Basic, we'veincluded many invokables and utility programs that you will find useful asyou attempt to program in Business Basic.  Manuals are in the WAP office.For the best information on programming see our Business Basic series by Taylor Pohlman on disks APPLE-3-WAP-BSB-01 through 05.         Here's what you'll find on this disk:Side One:-: CLEANER       : Will turn on a disk drive so you can use a disk cleaner.-: COMPARE.PRGS  : Compares two versions of a Basic program.-: DESIGN.FONT   : A Font design program.-: FILEHANDLER   : A File handling utility.-: QUICK SORT    : A sorting utility.-: RENUMBER      : A utility that lets you renumber or merge programs.-: STRING.CK     : A program to check strings in a Basic program.-: FILE.CLEAR    : Clears files.-: FIND.REPLACE  : Finds and replaces-: Invokables include:-: Request.Inv, Download.Inv., Filehandler.Inv., Readcrt.Inv., Upshift.Inv.-:On Side Two are:-: Two excellent Basic utility programs by Robert Boston:-: AUTOBASIC:  A line editor for text files of BASIC programs (< 3,000 -: lines).-: TREESORT: A sorting utility.

Disks APPLE-3-WAP-BSB-03 through APPLE-3-WAP-BSB-07

APPLE-3-WAP-bsb-03a.dsk [Catalog]APPLE-3-WAP-bsb-03b.dsk [Catalog]APPLE-3-WAP-bsb-04a.dsk [Catalog]APPLE-3-WAP-bsb-04b.dsk [Catalog]APPLE-3-WAP-bsb-05a.dsk [Catalog]APPLE-3-WAP-bsb-05b.dsk [Catalog]APPLE-3-WAP-bsb-06a.dsk [Catalog]APPLE-3-WAP-bsb-06b.dsk [Catalog]APPLE-3-WAP-bsb-07a.dsk [Catalog]APPLE-3-WAP-bsb-07b.dsk [Catalog]WAP /// SIG PUBLIC DOMAIN LIBRARYDisks APPLE-3-WAP-BSB-03 through APPLE-3-WAP-BSB-07The Third BasicBy Taylor Pohlman        Disks APPLE-3-WAP-BSB-03 through 07, contain all 23 articles on Business Basic aswritten by Taylor Pohlman in the old Solftalk Magazine, as well as everyBUSINESS BASIC program developed for use with those articles.         The Menu.Maker program will allow you to read each article and to runthe programs should you so desire.  BUT PLEASE NOTE:  We would recommend youcopy the programs to a separate disk and run them from that disk. Since many ofthese programs are basically examples to show certain things that BUSINESSBASIC can do, the original program could be damaged.         Further, you may need to include other files, like BGRAF.INV or otherinvokable module in order to properly run these programs.  Where space permits,we will include these on the disk at the directory level.  But you will have touse System Utilities to transfer them to the appropriate disk.        Finally:  in order to save space, we have only made APPLE-3-WAP-BSB-01a self-booting disk. The rest of the Third Basic disks will includeMenu.Maker but not the SOS.Kernal, SOS.Driver and SOS.Interp files needed foryour Apple /// to boot up.  Since Menu.Maker will read and run programsfrom any disk placed in any disk drive, all you have to do is boot this disk (orany other Bootable /// SIG PD BUSINESS BASIC disk) and then place the properdisk in any disk drive to get your menu.         Here's what you'll find on each disk:       PDS NAME: Pohlman Disk 01Disk ID: APPLE-3-WAP-BSB-03                BOOTABLE?: Bootable              Contains the first five articles from Taylor Pohlman's fine series on Business Basic in Softalk Magazine. Programs included. ARTICLE 1:  Introduction; Business Basic & SOS; Program to read text             files. ARTICLE 2:  SOS file system revisited; File-to-file transfer program;             Screen print program. ARTICLE 3:  Indexing techniques; Data files; Parts distribution program. ARTICLE 4:  Parts program continues; Business Basic 1.1; New Invokables. ARTICLE 5:  Mixed bag: Programming style and philosophy; GET statement;             Hex to decimal dump program.PDS NAME: Pohlman Disk 02Disk ID: APPLE-3-WAP-BSB-04               BOOTABLE?: Nonbootable           Taylor Pohlman's SofTalk articles 6-9. ARTICLE 6:  Random record files; Get# statement; Request Invokable and             programs to illustrate. ARTICLE 7:  Graphics introduction and programs to illustrate. ARTICLE 8:  More on Graphics; Flashing cursor; Writing on the screen. ARTICLE 9:  Hashing records (producing a random record number from an             arbitrary collection of characters called a key value).PDS NAME: Pohlman Disk 03Disk ID: APPLE-3-WAP-BSB-05               BOOTABLE?: Nonbootable          Taylor Pohlman's SofTalk articles 10-15. ARTICLE 10: The Apple /// Console Driver; Request.Inv Invokable. ARTICLE 11: More on the Console: Four way scrolling through text files. ARTICLE 12: More on the Console: Data entry screens. ARTICLE 13: General purpose keyboard read program. ARTICLE 14: Sorting techniques in Basic. ARTICLE 15: More sorting techniques in Basic.PDS NAME: Pohlman Disk 04Disk ID: APPLE-3-WAP-BSB-06                BOOTABLE?: Nonbootable           Taylor Pohlman's SofTalk articles 16-19. ARTICLE 16: Data base manager program showing how binary tree data             structures can be used for data access. ARTICLE 17: High-Res character set and shape/font editor. ARTICLE 18: Character set animation; Bug Mania. ARTICLE 19: More on character set animation.PDS NAME: Pohlman Disk 05Disk ID: APPLE-3-WAP-BSB-07                BOOTABLE?: Nonbootable            Taylor Pohlman's SofTalk articles 20-23. ARTICLE 20: More on Apple /// graphics: Bit mapped displays (140x192             color). ARTICLE 21: Proportional spacing and text font appearance. ARTICLE 22: Insert mode editing in Basic. ARTICLE 23: More on insert mode editing: Making the underline "wink" and             shifting up the five lower-case characters.


APPLE-3-WAP-bsb-08a.dsk [Catalog]APPLE-3-WAP-bsb-08b.dsk [Catalog]WAP /// SIG PUBLIC DOMAIN LIBRARYPDS NAME:  THE BEST BUSINESS BASIC PROGRAMS FROM "ON THREE" MAGAZINEDISK ID :  APPLE-3-WAP-BSB-08BOOTABLE?  Side OneCompiled by Dave Ottalini            WAP /// SIG            October, 1990Reviewed    March, 1991You will find a treasure chest of great programs on this disk.Some can be used as is, others must be incorporated into other programs asyour needs call for.  Please be aware that your WAP /// SIG has modifiedthese programs so that, when done, they will return you to our "Menu.Maker"program.  You need to change the code to make it look elsewhere or end if youlike.Now, what's on this disk?  Here's the rundown:SIDE ONESKETCHER.III :   A graphic sketching utilityPEG.LEAP     :   A fun game something like checkersBLOCKS       :   Graphics demoLINES        :   Graphics demoNOISES       :   Lots of them!FONTDEMO     :   A font demonstration programSIDE TWOAIRPLANE.SS          :Visicalc/3EZ Pieces Decision Support SpreadsheetBAS.BOOT             :A program that allows you to reboot from Basic                      using MISC.INV invokableBASIC.FOR.D.T        :Disk formating utilityBASIC.T.E.W.PRG      :A program that generates negative square roots and                      random numbersBENS.SUPER.SLOT      :Slot Machine GameBRIANS.COLORS        :Graphics DemoBRIANS.THREEme       :Graphics DemoBYTE.TWO.TEST        :For programmers, identifies when a "special key" is                      pressedCIRCLING.DEMO        :Graphics Demo.  Should look familiar!CNTL.C.MAYBE         :Another Spreadsheet program for use with Visical/3EZ                      PiecesDEMO.1               :Graphics DemoDEMO.2               :Graphics DemoDEMO.3               :Graphics DemoGRAPHING.DEMO        :Utility to make graphs on screenHEADFIRST            :Program that makes "Headlines"KEYPRESS.dskC         :Documentation for KEYPRESS.INV InvokableKEYPRESS.TEST        :Demo for KEYPRESS.InvMISC.dskC.TEST        :Demo for MISC.INV Invokable to lock/unlock Reset Key;                      Reboot System; and Slow Down or Speed Up your ///                      (WARNING: DO NOT USE reboot or speed settings                       with Selector/Catalyst)PATTERNS.PART1       :Graphics DemoRONS.DEMO            :Walking Man DemoSPREADSHEETING       :Demo of a Basic SpreadsheetTIMESET              :A more useful version of this time-setting programAll these programs are well documented.  Just LOAD and then LIST them to see.Each will also indicate which ON THREE magazine issue they came from. The WAPoffice has most of these in the library. Or you can get back issues of OnThree by calling 1-(805)-822-8580 (On Three).  While you're at it, be sure toget on their mailing list.


APPLE-3-WAP-bsb-09a.dsk [Catalog]APPLE-3-WAP-bsb-09b.dsk [Catalog]WAP /// SIG PUBLIC DOMAIN LIBRARYPDS NAME: AppleConDisk ID: APPLE-3-WAP-BSB-09                BOOTABLE? Bootable Basic conversion program that will take Applesoft programs and covert them (to a point) into Business Basic.On Side One: APPLECON.INST  :AppleCon Manual. CONVERT.NOTES  :Notes on converting from AppleSoft to Business Basic. PEEK.POKE.CALL :PEEKs/POKEs/CALLs and their Business Basic equivalents. Side Two: AppleCon Boot disk (Pascal based).


APPLE-3-WAP-bsb-10a.dsk [Catalog]APPLE-3-WAP-bsb-10b.dsk [Catalog]WAP /// SIG PUBLIC DOMAIN LIBRARYPDS NAME: THE APPLE /// STARTUP DISK AND PRINTER SET-UP PROGRAMSDISK ID :  APPLE-3-WAP-BSB-10BOOTABLE?  Side OneUPDATED APRIL, 1991        MAY, 1995               FIRST OF ALL: Many thanks to WAP /// SIGer Jim Salerno                   for providing the programs for this disk. His efforts are                   appreciated!               BELOW:  You will find basic information about the                   files on side one of this disk:               BOOTING...As you have discovered, side one of this disk                   is self-booting.  Side two may be accessed by first                   running the WAP MENU.MAKER program,                   turning the disk over and pressing the <ESCAPE> key.                SOS.DRIVER...The "ATTACH" Driver is set to input                   ".PRINTER" using APPLE DMP Codes.   Use Control-1                   to request screen text printout. Control-2 will                   toggle from normal to condensed size print.                   Use the KEYPAD NUMBERS for this command. You                   will see a letter at the upper right screen position                   indicating your selection.   Except for programs                   which have redefined the use of the keypad numbers,                   this program will permit a screen text printout                   whenever a keyboard input is allowed.  It should let                   you dump the screen at normal size using just about                   any printer.  Try it and see!                        ....The serial printer driver,".PRINTER", is                   set at 1200 baud,7 bit-odd,with no delays.  This                   is to be used with the serial port on the back of                   your Apple ///.                         ....The parallel printer driver,"PPRINTER"                   is for the APPLE UPIC interface card (slot 1).                         ....The .Profile driver is a "Universal" driver                   for use with a five or ten MB ProFile.                         ....We have also included a few other printer                   drivers which may better fit your system. But you will                   have to set it up accordingly using the System Utilities                   "System Configuration Program" (available on WAP PD disk                   APPLE-3-WAP-UTL-01).                MENU ITEMS...Most items need no explanation, as they                    will allow you to catalog a disk or read a file, etc.SIDE TWO                     PRINTER CONTROL AND LABEL PROGRAMS                                DECEMBER, 1987                             UPDATED APRIL, 1991        Please note that while these programs may not corresponddirectly to your printer, you can adapt them according to your own needs.By looking at your printer manual, you can exchange the control codes inthese programs for those of your printer.  Thus, you'll have a quickand easy way to set up your printer or print disk labels from Business Basic.        PRINTER.SET                A program for selecting printer functions on the Apple                Dot Matrix and Imagewriter printers.   From ON THREE,                Feb. 1986.        PRINTER.SET.MOD                Modification and enlargement of above program for use                with the C.Itoh printer.        EPSON.CONTROL                A program for selecting printer functions on the Epson                printer.   From THREE's COMPANY.        C.ITOH.CONTROL                Modification of above program for use on the C.Itoh                printer.        PRINTER.MENU                An inquiry and response type menu for selecting printer                functions for the Apple DMP printer.        PRINT.TEXT                A PASCAL program for printing pascal text files, skipping                over page breaks and numbering each page.                REQUIRES PASCAL TO USE.        OKIDATA.MENU                A menu for the OKIDATA 182 printer is                contained in "OKIDATA.MENU".   This may be renamed                and used as the printer menu.   If you do this,                please save the original printer menu and restore                it before leaving.     --------------------  LABEL PROGRAMS -------------------------        LABELER.1               This program prints the directory from an APPLE ///        disk on Avery 1.5 inch X 4.0 inch labels. It is set up        for an Epson MX-100 printer. The printer commands are        located in lines 730-790.        LABELER.2               This program prints the directory from an APPLE ///        disk on 1 x 3.5 inch, 1-UP labels. It is set up        for an Imagewriter printer. The printer commands are        located in lines 730-790.        Original Author:  Unknown        Imagewriter modifications, lineup routine, error trapping routine,        1 x 3.5 label capability added by Ed Gooding - Sept. 30, 1986        LABELER.3               This Label Maker program by Bob Wiker will simply allow you to        print up a label of up to five lines.  You can print as many copies        as you wish and change the copy depending on your needs.  Uses the        .Graphix driver and the bgraf.inv invokable module.


APPLE-3-WAP-bsb-11a.dsk [Catalog]APPLE-3-WAP-bsb-11b.dsk [Catalog]WAP /// SIG PUBLIC DOMAIN LIBRARYPDS NAME: BASIC UTILITIES DISK ID : APPLE-3-WAP-BSB-11BOOTABLE? Side OneThis disk contains a number of useful BASIC programs that will, amongother things, allow you to send control codes to an Epson printer, scrollyour documents, work with various menu programs and more.    Side One    Utils.1    -Epson.Select will let you set up your Epson printer before printing.     Epson.dskcument tells you how.    -File.Reader can read a text file from various sources and     even print it.    -Hex.Dec.Convert will convert Hex and Decimal numbers back and forth.    -Mortgage will compute your mortgage payments over any time and cost.    Utils.2    -Contains a number of Basic menu programs including: Automenu,     Basic.Bootprogram, and Manualmenu.    -Compare.Utility compares two versions of a Basic program (saved as     ASCII files) and will show you the differences. Compare.dskcumnt tells     you how to use it.    Utils.3    -Scroller will load an ASCII file and allows scrolling up and down, left     and right.    -Textfile.Copy allows you to copy text files from one disk to another.    -Textfile.Dump is a similar program you can use to print a text file to     a printer or to the screen.    -Textfilemanker allows you to create a textfile and save it to disk.    -Search.Utility will search a text file for specific lines of copy.     Search.dskcument tells you how to use it.    Utils.4    -Mailbase is a data base you can use for keeping mailing lists.    -SOSbuffer.Demo uses a printer to demonstrate the ///'s typeahead     feature.    Side Two    Utils.5    -Includes Util and Util.dskc.  Util is a program that you can add     to other Basic programs, so you can do a number of disk utility     functions,  including copying files, reading files, etc.  Util.dskc     explains how to use this program.    Util.6    -Basic Renumber renumbers any Basic program easily and quickly.    -Diskdrv.Clean turns on the desired disk drive for use with cleaning     kits.    -Find.Replace finds specific strings of text and lets you replace them.    -Compress.File is a short program that compresses a text file to save     space.    -REM.Remover removes REM statements (they slow down programs).    -Renumber.dskc  documents and works with the Renumber.Inv invokable     module.    -Demo.Three is a fun little program that you'll enjoy.    -Modem is a telecommunications program written in Basic. Easy to use.    -Rename.Direct allows you to shorten file names prior to backing up and     will restore the names as well.    Util.7    -Line.Printer will print the first 23 lines of the screen to a printer.    -S.T.E.P. is a word processing program written in Basic.    -VC.File.Printer will print Visicalc (DIF Format) files to a printer.    -Newdownload allows you to change fonts in Basic easily and quickly.    -Cipher.Utility encrypts text files and restores them. Cipher.dskcument     explains how to use it.    Util.8    -Graph.Pac is a Graphics Drawing program.    -Time.Program will display the time if you have a clock chip.    -Loan.Pay.Calc will compute your loan payments over any given time.    -Border.Program creates a nice border ala the Apple /// demo disk.    -Calculate.Area will do just that.    -Graph.Plot will plot graphs.    -PDL.TEST is used with an Apple /// joystick for allignment purposes.           You will be able to run any of these programs from within Menu.Maker.  But they HAVE NOT been set up to return you to Menu.Maker after being run.  The quickest way to get back is simply type at the prompt )Run .D1/Menu.Maker and you'll be set.

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