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The minimum requirements for these programs are

1) any IBM PC with DOS version 2.0 or better


2) about 128K of free RAM.

Sometimes they also need writeable area in the current directory
or in a directory specified by the -tT<d> option.

Steps to Install:


COPY the distribution file, usually named
into an archive safe-keeping directory on your hard disk and at
least one diskette.


BACKUP of PentaTextTools.

Put the original ZIP files and/or disks somewhere safe or make
note of where they were obtained from.

If using a registered copy of PentaTextTools, store the original
license and details in a safe place.  Also keep a copy of these
such as Serial Number, Registration Name and contact addresses
in a separate place.

If replacing a previous version of PentaTextTools, keep the old
version of PentaTextTools in a safe place for backup purposes.


EXTRACT into an appropriate directory with a
utility like PKUNZIP or UNZIP with DOS command-lines like:

	cd c:\dos

that changes your current working directory to "c:\dos".

Then issue a command like




Or use a MS Windows Un-Zip program from within MS Windows.

All *.EXE files should be put in a directory normally accessed
by the %PATH% ENVIRONMENT variable such as



Run the README file.

To run the README.EXE file, all other files in PentaTextTools from
the distribution file ( should be in the
current directory on the current drive.

Other Notes on Installation

Adjusting System Files:


This is a system file that is found on many MS-DOS systems in
the root directory or folder.  It is used to CONFIGURE a system
that runs with MS-DOS.

PentaTextTools needs plenty file handles to do things like editing so
set FILES to 10 or more by putting a line like


into CONFIG.SYS with an editor.

(This is the maximum amount of file for most MSDOS versions.)


This is another system file on many MS-DOS systems in the root
directory or folder along with CONFIG.SYS.

It performs various automatic setup and startup actions like
those done by commands from the Command Line Interface.

Set TEMP to the directory that has plenty free WRITE space by
inserting a line like

	set temp=c:\temp

in AUTOEXEC.BAT with an editor.

(A path like "c:\temp" is something You make on your hard drive
by typing

	md c:\temp

at the command prompt.  It becomes a directory with space for
TEMPorary files.)

Then use option -tT%TEMP% or -tTc:\temp to store any Text Tool
intermediate or temporary files.

Option ENVIRONMENT variables

See the section on Options.

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