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Front Page

Postby dilwyn » Mon May 21, 2018 6:49 pm

I'm pleased to announce that Peter Chambers of GAP Software has given permission for the Front Page range of QL desktop publishing programs to be made available as freeware.

So I have made available copies of Front Page, Front Page Extra and Front Page Extra 2 programs.

    Front Page was the first version and can run on unexpanded systems.
    Front Page Extra was an enhanced version.
    Front Page Extra 2 added even more facilities such as higher resolution fonts.

I've included manuals for FP Extra and FP Extra 2 as scanned Word and PDF files. Unfortunately, I don't have a copy of the manual for the original version, so if anyone has a copy which could be scanned and made available, please get in touch.

Download the Front Page programs from the Graphics page on my website at http://www.dilwyn.me.uk/graphics/index.html

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Picture of Front Page Extra manual cover.


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Re: Front Page

Postby RWAP » Mon May 21, 2018 8:16 pm

I shall have a look - I have several Front Page manuals, so think I have the original one...


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Re: Front Page

Postby RWAP » Mon May 21, 2018 8:46 pm

I do indeed have a manual for Front Page v1.01 (plus the solution to Nick Ward's wreck dive) which could be scanned in.

Any volunteers?


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Re: Front Page

Postby dilwyn » Mon May 21, 2018 9:05 pm

RWAP wrote:I do indeed have a manual for Front Page v1.01 (plus the solution to Nick Ward's wreck dive) which could be scanned in.

Any volunteers?

I scanned in the Front Page Extra and Front Page Extra 2 manuals. I was rather surprised my OCR did such a good job of it since the original dot matrix printouts weren't exactly good. If nobody else volunteers, send it to me.

Giorgio Garabello asked on QL-users list for some screenshots of Front Page, I couldn't get them togo through as attachments there, so here are a couple (actually, from Front Page Extra since that happened to be the disk I had to hand)
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Front Page Extra screenshot

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Front Page Extra screenshot


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Re: Front Page

Postby RWAP » Mon May 21, 2018 9:15 pm

Excellent - now for someone else to upload the screenshot to the QL Wiki....


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Re: Front Page

Postby Derek_Stewart » Mon May 21, 2018 9:21 pm

Hi,

Is the source code available for Front Page?

Would be nice have a hi-colour version.


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Re: Front Page

Postby NormanDunbar » Tue May 22, 2018 9:15 am

RWAP wrote:Excellent - now for someone else to upload the screenshot to the QL Wiki....


And when someone does, please upload them to the screenshots namespace, thanks.


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Re: Front Page

Postby RWAP » Tue May 22, 2018 10:27 am

Derek_Stewart wrote:Hi,

Is the source code available for Front Page?

Would be nice have a hi-colour version.


Unfortunately, no source code - we need a Qliberator de-compiler now to go with the SuperCharge version....



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