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Manual Amstrad PCW 9512+


Distribuidora Amstrad plc
Dimensiones 20,80 x 15,00 x 1,50 cm
Año 1991
Autor Amstrad plc
Páginas 309
Idioma Inglés
Estado Preservado


Manual original suministrado con el Amstrad PCW 9512+. Contiene el manejo e instrucciones de la máquina. Comienza desde la instalación después de su desembalaje, utilización de los discos, pasando por LocoScript 2, Mailmerge, Locomail y terminando con una breve introducción al CP/M. Se compone de un total de 22 capítulos.


Este manual está encuadernado en tapas de cartón fino a color, y las hojas interiores en papel normal fino en blanco y negro cuyas medidas son; Alto 20,80 cm x Ancho 31,50 cm.




Chapter 1: Setting up your PCW8512+

   Unpacking your PCW9512+
   Electrical safety
   Finding a home your PCW9512+
     Caring for the PCW9512+
   Connecting the units together
   Stating up
     Copying Discs
     After copying
   About computer discs
     Storing your data
     Looking after discs
     Write-protecting discs
     Storing and retrieving material
     How discs work
     About Drive M
   The Keyboard
     The cursor keys and number pad
     Caps Lock
     Resetting the computer
   Summing up
Chapter Two

  What is word processing?
  General principles of using LocoScript 2
  The Disc Management Screen
  Opening a new document
  A note about file-names
  The Editing Screen
    About the Information lines
    Meet the cursor
    The page-bar
  Beginning to type
    Typing tips
    Editing your text
    Tidying after deletiions
  Making a printed copy
    Putting paper in the printer
    Printer Control State
    Leaving Printer Control
    Printing and saving
  Editing a document
    A simple example
    Moving round the document
    Other ways of moving around a document
  About file-names and extensions
  More about the Information Lines
  Summing up

Chapter Three

  More about Discs
  Back to the Disc Management Screen
    Bytes and kilobytes
    The group columns
    Limbo files
    Erasing files for security reasons
    Hidden and system files
  Moving the highlight bars
  Control keys
  The Function Keys
  Function Keyf1 - Actions
  Function Key f2-Disc
    Copying discs
    Verifying discs
    Formatting discs
    Renaming discs
  Function Key f3 - FIle
    Copying files
    Moving a file
    Erasing a file
    Files that can't be erased
    Security deletion
    Renaming a file
    Recovering a document from Limbo
  Function Key f4 - Group
  Function Key f5 - Document
  Function Key f6 - Settings
  Function Key f7 - Disc Change
  Function Key f8 - Options
    Hidden and Limbo files
    Large characters
    Sticky shift keys
    Making a working disc
  Different kinds of disc
  Using the Start of Day Disc and the working discs
  Saving documents while working
  Printing from the Disc Management Screen
  Summing up

Chapter Four

  The Style Menu
  Style tutorial
  How do enhancements work?
  Style Menu Options
    Style features and the Information Lines
    LocoScript 2 Style Codes
    Making the codes visible
    Underlining text already entered
    Removing enhancements
    Combining styles
  Some useful short cuts
  More about the Set Menu
  Picking items from the Set and Clear Menus
    The choice is yours
  Finding your way around long documents
    Searching for (UniT) codes
    A warning
    Last but not least
  Summing up
Chapter Five

  Justification and alignment
    Centring lines
    Cancelling centring
    Forcing lines to the right margin
    Right justification
    Blanks and spaces
    Justification and proportional type
    Should you justify?
  Summing up
Chapter Six

  The Size Menu
    Line-space and line-pitch
    Changing the line-spacing
  Line pitch
    Changing the line pitch
  Inserting extra lines after RETURN
    Selecting extra blank lines
  Returning to the default values
  Changing character size and pitch
    How to change the character pitch
  Normal and double-width type
  Character pitch and margin settings
  Printer codes
  Summing up
Chapter Seven

  More about page and line breaks
  Indented lines
    Indenting the first line of a paragraph
    Indenting a complete paragraph
    Numbered or lettered paragraphs
    Fine control of word wrap
    Hard spaces
    Hard hyphens
    Soft hyphens
    Soft spaces
  Controlling page breaks manually
    The wrong way to force a new page
    Forced page breaks
    When to use the commands
    Shorthand key strokes
    Avoiding breaking text at page boundaries
    Some notes about page bounddaries
  Summing up

Chapter Eight

  Working with blocks of text
  Scissors and paste
  Making deletions
    Points to watch
  The COPY and PASTE keys
    About the buffers
    Repeated insertions
    Copying text
    Copying blocks into a different document
  Blocks and codes
    Showing blocks
    Saving blocks on disc
  Merging documents
  LocoScript 2 Phrases
    Using a Phrase
    What Phrases do you have?
    Adding your own Phrases
    Saving Phrases on disc
  The PHRASES.STD file
    Getting ready to store Phrases
    Deleting Phrase
    Saving Phrases
    Other Phrases files
    Making and storing a second Phrases file
    Loading a different Phrases file
  Summing Up

Chapter Nine

  Finding and Exchanging Text
    How Find and Exchange work
  Beginning a Find
    Specifying a Find operation
    Typing in the search string
  Choosing the options
    Ignoring case
    Looking for whole words
    Using wild cards
    Repeating a Find
    Abandoning a Find
  A practical example
  Potential problems
  Making Exchanges
    Entering the strings
  The Exchange options
    Preserving case
    Selecting a manual or automatic exchange
    Manual exchanges
    Automatic exchanges
  Some simple precautions
  Summing up
Chapter Ten

  Tabs and margins
  About LocoScript 2 Layouts
  Changing LocoScript 2 margins
  Moving to the Editing Layout Screen
  Locating the margins
    Restrictions on setting margins
  Relaying the text
    Realying between new margins
    Charging margins affects the entire document
  All about tabs
    LocoScript 2 tabs
    Restrictions on tabs
  Types of tab stop
    Simple tabs
    Rights tabs
    Centre tabs
    Decimal tabs
  Setting and clearing tab stops
    Manual or automatic tabs?
    Removing tab stops
  Leaving the screen
  Summing up
Chapter Eleven

  Using multiple formats
  Chanring the settings for part of a document
  How new layouts wok
    Editing a layout
    Copying layouts
  Setting the defaults in a new layout
  The Options Menu
    Setting justification
    Setting italics
    The decimal marker
    The zero character
    Changing the Scale Pitch
    Leaving the Options Menu
  Using the Size Menu
    Line spacing
    Line pitch
    Selecting extra blank lines
    Changing the character pitch
  After setting the options
  Summing up

Chapter Twelve

  Creating a TEMPLATE.STD file
    Setting up a layout for the TEMPLATE.STD
    Putting in the text
    Adding simple instructions
    Finishing off
  Summing up
Chapter Thirteen

  Using Stock Layouts
  The concept of stock layouts
  Stock layouts 0 and 1
  Stock layouts in a TEMPLATE.STD file
  How to edit a stock layout
    Copying stock layouts
    Moving on the next stock layout
    Going back to the Editing Screen
  How many stock layouts do you need?
  Making full use of the stock layouts
    Putting a stock layout into a document
    Cancelling a stock layout
  Changing and replacing layouts
    Layout exchange
    More about exchanging layouts
    Layout replacement
  Summing up

Chapter Fourteen

  Headers and footers
  What are headers and footers?
  Organising headers and footers
  Putting the same headers and footers on every page
  Putting in page numbers
    A simple example
    Remember the symbols
    Specifying the final page number
  Another example
  Different header and footer arrangements
  Distributing headers and footers
  Enabling and disabling headers and footers
    One-page documents
  A simple structure for headers and footers
    Summing up

Chapter Fifteen

  Page Layout
  Setting up document policies
    Automatic control of page breaks
    Widows and orphans
    Keeping paragraphs together
    Breaks at any point
  Page breaks and paper sizes
    Choosing the paper type
    Horizontal and vertical formats
    Adjusting the top and bottom margins
    Continuous stationery
    Paper heights
    Paper width
    Left offset
    Paper-out sensor
    Organising the page structure
    Fixed and floating footers
  Errors in page layout
  Giving a number to the first and last page
  Printing on non-A4 paper
  Specifying the paper size at print-time
    Using the 'wrong' paper
    Changing to the 'right' paper
  Setting a different paper default
  Saving the new default paper details
  Page and sheet sizes
  Summing up

Chapter Sixteen

  New paper sizes
    Installing a new paper size
    Checking the new paper-size
  An example
    Details of the rotary cards
    Saving the new paper-type
  Removing a paper type
  Summing up

Chapter Seventeen

  Using different character sets
    Using the extended character sets
    Finding the characters you need
    Using accents
    Using English characters from inside another character set
  Using 'Extra' characters
  The 'Alt' characters
  When you can and can't use the extended character set
  Printing the extended character set
  Transferring data between programs
    Converting a LocoScript 2 file into ASCII format
    Types of ASCII file
    Characters that won't convert to ASCII
    Importing ASCII file into LocoScript 2
  Summing up

Chapter Eighteen

  About print wheels
  Using a different wheel
  Setting a document to use the Swiss French wheel
    Specifying the Swiss French wheel at document setup
  Confiming that the new print wheel is fitted
    Printing with the 'wrong' print wheel
  Fitting a Thesis PS wheel
    Making the new print wheel into the default
  Summing up

Chapter Nineteen

  Understanding Mailmerge
    How mailmerge works
    An example
    A simple letter
    Creating a data file
  Records and Fields
  Producing a batch of letters
  Possible problems
  A few useful terms
    Variables and variable-names
  Planning and laying out you own work
  More about leaving a Merge
    Edit result
    Print result
    Save result
    Save and Print Result
    Discard result
    Abandon LocoMail
  Economising on LocoMail codes
    Inserting spaces between variables
  Summing up

Chapter Twenty

  Manual and Automatic Merging
  Merging and filling
  More detailed prompts
  Minimal prompts
  Combining Merge and Fill operations
  Insisting on numbers
  Formatting while merging
  Comments and prompts
  Preserving information between records
  A quicker way of taking information from the keyboard
    An example
  Keeping data uncharged between records
  The missing fields problem
  Summing up

Chapter Tewnty One

  Setting up LocoSpell
  Starting off with LocoSpell
    Simple spell-checking
    More about (SiC) codes
    Correcting a real mistake
    Accepting LocoSpell's suggestion
    Editing LocoSpell's suggestion
    Manual corrections
    Looking up the correct spelling
    Ending a spelling check
    Adding words to the user dictionary
  Checking a single word
  Maintaining the user dictionary
    Adding words to the user dictionary
    Editing and removing words
    Building on an existing word
    Saving the charges
  Adding to the main dictionary
  Words that LocoSpell ignores
  Summing up
Chapter Twenty Two

  About the CP/M operating system
  Loading CP/M
  CP/M Utilities
  Computer languages
  Applications programs
  The CP/M keyboard
  The CP/M Directory
  Default drives
  Wild cards
  Looking at the contents of a documents
  CP/M disc utilities
  Using the printer in CP/M
  Printing out a file
  Summing up CP/M



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