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short : KingFisher 2.26 Fish/CD-ROM Catalog Tool author : Udo Schuermann uploader : Udo Schuermann type : biz/dbase version : 2.26 replaces : biz/dbase/KingFisher223.lha architecture : m68k-amigaos Filetype : application/x-lha Size : 290.23K Date : 21-May-97 Download : 💾 https://de3.aminet.net/biz/dbase/KingFisher226.lha
NEW: KingFisher 2.26 includes a workaround for Kickstart 3.0 users who have experienced an immediate crash when starting a newly installed KingFisher. It also fixes one rare cosmetic problem in the GUI and an equally rare (and "harmless") enforcer hit in the server. This archive contains KingFisher 2.26, a special purpose database system primarily designed for the retrieval of information about software collections on floppies and CD-ROMs. This archive contains the software, 200K+ online documentation (AmigaGuide format), and seven language catalogs (English is built in; French has just been added) for the GUI. A database is not included in this archive. If you are installing a new copy of KingFisher you also need to download 'KingFisher2db.lha' Companion archives provide a database of contents description for 1100+ Fish Disks and miscellaneous additions, including the developer kit that provides you with the means of communicating directly with the database server from your own software. NOTE: Beginning with version 2.20 KingFisher was no longer released in separate registered/evaluation versions. The size and bandwidth problems associated with an ever-growing number of patches made the use of a keyfile significantly more attractive. NOTE: Registered users may receive their keyfile FREE BY EMAIL or as part of their next upgrade (see the documentation for addresses of registration sites.) COMPONENT FILES ON AMINET: KingFisher226.lha (297196) All you need to upgrade or install KingFisher. If you are building a new installation you probably want the database, too: KingFisher2db.lha (748224) A database of 1100+ Fish Disks (needed for initial install; when upgrading: remove all old 1000Fish#? files before installing) KingFisher2ex.lha (221558) Extras: example format and ARexx scripts; KingFisher Developer Kit! KINGFISHER 2 FEATURE OVERVIEW: - Client-Server technology provides multiple users (or multiple copies of KingFisher) access to multiple databases, but does not hinder single-user operations, - KingFisher's resizable GadTools interface honors the proportional system font (or any font of your choosing) and can be opened on the default public, and on custom screens, - Search operations can produce Search Sets which may be saved and reloaded, to provide instant access to any previously found record in the database, - Database-specific display, print, and export presentation formats can be defined to produce any desired database presentation, - Hotlinked Product-Info files can be viewed directly; updates to the file are immediately reflected by KingFisher; also view clipboard contents directly, - Powerful search expressions, including embedded support for AmigaDOS regular expressions, are maintained in a history list whose size is user-definable, and each of which can be recalled for re-use at any time, - Ability to reconstruct the index files and construct VersionLinks in release-order to browse related software versions, - Through RexxFisher (the ARexx interface to the server) the user- definable data presentation formats and the same powerful search expressions used by KingFisher are available to any program with an ARexx interface! Registration for this software is $20(US) or DM30. Future upgrades are free (by way of Aminet or ftp.) The developer kit is now available free of charge to registered and unregistered users alike. WWW Support Page: http://www.wam.umd.edu/~walrus/KingFisher.html |._.|_ Udo Schuermann "The future's not what it used to be!" |(:)| ) walrus@wam.umd.edu -- Narn Ambassador G'Kar |_:_|/ http://www.wam.umd.edu/~walrus/ Babylon 5, "The Long Dark"
PERMSSN UID GID SIZE RATIO STAMP NAME ---------- ----------- ------- ------ ------------ -------------------- [generic] 1740 50.1% Apr 8 1997 KingFisher-Distribution.info [generic] 6119 43.5% May 31 1995 KingFisher-Distribution/Developer/README [generic] 14266 100.0% May 18 1997 KingFisher-Distribution/KF-GUI.iff.gz [generic] 28816 100.0% May 18 1997 KingFisher-Distribution/KFServer.gz [generic] 628 100.0% May 18 1997 KingFisher-Distribution/KFServer.prefs.gz [generic] 79794 100.0% May 18 1997 KingFisher-Distribution/KingFisher.gz [generic] 1071 100.0% May 18 1997 KingFisher-Distribution/KingFisher.info.gz [generic] 84 100.0% May 18 1997 KingFisher-Distribution/KingFisher.search.gz [generic] 73979 100.0% May 18 1997 KingFisher-Distribution/KingFisher2.guide.gz [generic] 2238 100.0% May 18 1997 KingFisher-Distribution/KingFisher2.guide.info.gz [generic] 19300 100.0% May 18 1997 KingFisher-Distribution/RexxFisher.gz [generic] 8252 95.8% May 18 1997 KingFisher-Distribution/WrapGuide [generic] 1847 41.7% May 18 1997 KingFisher-Distribution/Readme [generic] 34468 100.0% May 18 1997 KingFisher-Distribution/gunzip [generic] 100 83.0% May 18 1997 KingFisher-Distribution/INSTALL-KF [generic] 15830 30.8% May 18 1997 KingFisher-Distribution/Install-KingFisher [generic] 2776 47.6% May 18 1997 KingFisher-Distribution/Install-KingFisher.info [generic] 2876 100.0% May 18 1997 KingFisher-Distribution/Catalogs/Dansk/KingFisher.catalog.gz [generic] 3387 100.0% May 18 1997 KingFisher-Distribution/Catalogs/Deutsch/KingFisher.catalog.gz [generic] 2917 100.0% May 18 1997 KingFisher-Distribution/Catalogs/Espa?ol/KingFisher.catalog.gz [generic] 4177 100.0% May 18 1997 KingFisher-Distribution/Catalogs/Fran?ais/KingFisher.catalog.gz [generic] 2844 100.0% May 18 1997 KingFisher-Distribution/Catalogs/Nederlands/KingFisher.catalog.gz [generic] 2937 100.0% May 18 1997 KingFisher-Distribution/Catalogs/Suomi/KingFisher.catalog.gz [generic] 2965 100.0% May 18 1997 KingFisher-Distribution/Catalogs/Svenska/KingFisher.catalog.gz [generic] 731 32.1% May 18 1997 KingFisher-Distribution/.displayme ---------- ----------- ------- ------ ------------ -------------------- Total 25 files 314142 94.1% May 21 1997
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