Tab1 - File Selection

The program has been written in Visual Basic Version 6 (SP3). Most non-Windows 98 operating systems will require more background files to be installed within the installation process and therefore take longer. This often requires the rebooting of the computer to complete the installation process.

Drive Letters
The pull-down list displays the list of valid drive letters available for file selection.

Directory Listing
This directory listing displays the current directory for the selected drive letter.

File List Filter
This pull-down list contains some common file type filters. The user can however type in there own filter, i.e. ??P0*.dwg for example. The list of selectable files will be effected by the file list filter accordingly.

Selectable File List
This is the list of files that area able to be selected. The user can double click on individual files to add them to the list or select multiple files by holding down the CTRL key as the user selects them or select a range by selecting the first file and scrolling to the last file and select whilst holding down the shift button.

Add Files to List
When the user selects multiple files use this button to add them to the selected file list.

Add All
This button adds all the files in the selectable file list to the selected files list below.

Selected File List
This list is of all the selected files. Files are listed alphabetically in a descending order. Files can be duplicated in the list if the Remove Duplicates option on the Additional Options page is turned off (i.e. not ticked). The default does not allow duplicate entries.
Entries can be individually removed by double clicking on the file entry.

Example File
If you highlight a file in the Selected files list it will use it as an example on the command line template parat of this program.

This button removes the list of selected files.

This button will process the selected files, creating the output file.

This button will end the program.

Help / Tips
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