Pay Printer Page


Welcome to Giles Riesner's Pay Printer Page. This page contains references to the various utilities we used at the Library at the Catonsville Campus of the Community College of Baltimore County in installing our networked pay printer as well as a few questions and answers about it. ONLY those files marked with ** beside the title are available for direct download. All others are included in the ZIP files of the *FULL* Archives. If you want JUST a couple of specific files, send me e-mail asking for them.

This page was last updated on 17 July 2000.

TEXT FILES

ppr2.txt **
Text copy of ms of the article with updates (23,939 bytes 16-Sep-99)

PPR_FILE.TXT **
List of files in the archive. (1,421 bytes 15-Oct-96)

PPR_RDME.TXT **
Explanation of the archive. (5,398 bytes 15-Oct-96)

PPRFAQ.TXT **
FAQ file about the pay printer. (3,518 bytes 15-Oct-96)

pprsolns.txt **
Text file of citations to pay printing info (2,410 bytes 17-Jul-00)

ARCHIVE FILES

PAYPRUTL.ZIP **
The *FULL* archive. (593,741 bytes 15-Oct-96)

PAYPRBAT.ZIP
The Batch files - included in archive above. (5,296 bytes 07-Mar-96)

DOS UTILITIES

Note: ALL of the Utilities listed below except for PKZIP are included in the FULL archive.

bat2exec.zip
Makes EXE/COM files from BAT files (6,462 bytes 23-Sep-94)

colorset.zip
Sets screen colors. (2,963 bytes 07-Mar-96)

get.zip
Gets information from user or system. (22,993 bytes 07-Mar-96)

lo171.zip
Logout - exits programs automatically. (21,747 bytes 20-Sep-94)

meter.zip
Restricts number of users using a program. (46,356 bytes 23-Sep-94)

qviewp22.zip
Qview Pro - Print Queue manager. (DOS) (335,374 bytes 07-Mar-96)

xset410.zip
Changes environment variables. (152,675 bytes 07-Mar-96)

pkz204g.exe **
Unzips the ZIP files - self extracting (202,574 bytes 07-Mar-96)

WINDOWS FILES & UTILITIES

Note: NONE of the Files & Utilities listed below are included in the archive files listed above. We have found many of them useful in our transition from an MS-DOS to a Windows 3.1 Environment.

PPR_WFIL.TXT **
List of all files in the Windows Archive (1,730 bytes 15-Oct-96)

PPRWFILE.ZIP **
*FULL* Archive of the Windows files/utils (2,154,487 bytes 18-Oct-96)
This archive is set up for download to floppy disk and requires TWO disks:
Disk 1: MKWPP.BAT PPRWFILE.1 Disk 2: PPRWFILE.2< P> PPR_WHLP.TXT **
List of files in the Win PP Help Archive (1,152 bytes 09-Dec-98)

PPRWHLP.ZIP **
Archive of Pay Prt/Win Help File files (200,859 bytes 09-Dec-98)

WINBATS.ZIP
Sample CD batch file under Win Lab setup (4,303 bytes 18-Oct-96)

WINLAB.TXT
About our changover to a Windows Lab (7,036 bytes 18-Oct-96)

WINSECUR.TXT
Windows security using INI restrictions (5,977 bytes 18-Oct-96)

batsh220.zip
BATSH - Windows batch language (58,529 bytes 18-Oct-96)

helpdeco.exe
Windows HELP decomplier - in PPRWHLP.ZIP (237,056 bytes 28-Jan-97)

battime.zip
Use time variables in batch files (2,480 bytes 11-Jul-96)

helpnow.zip
Creates Windows HELP files (153,482 bytes 18-Jun-96)

ico2bmp.zip
Conevrts Windows HELP icons to bmp files (39,561 bytes 18-Jun-96)

icomagic.zip
Creates Windows icons (38,437 bytes 18-Jun-96)

istime.zip
Use time variables in batch files (24,653 bytes 11-Jul-96)

lico.zip
Displays Windows icon files (6,465 bytes 18-Jun-96)

logo212.zip
WINLOGO - Creates Windows logo files (204,373 bytes 18-Oct-96)

netdrv.exe
Netware.drv w/restrictions. self-extracts (93,262 bytes 18-Oct-96)

pcmwcmd.zip
WINCMD - Windows Batch Language (173,349 bytes 18-Oct-96)

pprhlp.zip
Windows Help file for our pay printer (17,973 bytes 18-Oct-96)

qview310.zip
Qview Pro - Print Queue Manager (Windows) (437,088 bytes 11-Jul-96)

txt2com.zip
Creates self-displaying text files (8,221 bytes 18-Jun-96)

wrk_doc.exe
Windows Resource Kit - expands to 5 Meg (877,801 bytes 18-Oct-96)

Additional useful files (not related to pay printing) are available by
going to my FTP Page.

LINKS TO COMPANIES LISTED IN ARTICLE

Novell (Netware - Network Operating System)

Hewlett Packard (Laser Printers)

Axis (Print Server)

XCP (Coin boxes and VendaCard units)

Secure Design (Qview)

OTHER USEFUL SITES

Glossary of Data Communications Terms
(note: now available as PDF file requiring Acrobat Reader instead of
html file)

Free Online Dictionary of Computing

List of Online Dictionaries
(note: list at the Taubman Center is no longer there.)

Data Communications Home Page

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