Booting up screen.
A look at the waiting for call screen.
Browsing the message bases.
The information below applies to Image 64 v1.2A (the latest version currently available for purchase).
Computer : Commodore 64 or 128 in 64 mode Video : 40 columns Drives : Supports nearly all known drives Modems : Adaptable to most modems 300-14.4k Input : Keyboard Output : Screen or printer optionally RAM use : Used as Drive (ramdos) Special : Swiftlink, SuperCPU, and TurboMaster mods available.
Pgm Struct : Main program with numerous small overlays Menu Struct : Word entry system Translation : ASCII, PETASCII, IBM Graphics, ANSI Color Access : 9 levels, highly definable, SIGOps (Hosts), SubOps Handle/ID : Handles allowed, users listed by ID codes User info : Name, last call, phone, access, misc parms, etc. User Logs : Name, date, uploads/downloads, posts/responses Calls/Time : Call, time, idle limits differ by access levels Network : Image Network; Some CommNet support (DS/2, C-Net, Etc) Customizing : Highly Programs : Uncompiled (extended) BASIC, easy to modify Displays : Menus and displays are SEQ files, modifiable Commands : Some hard coded (sub-systems); modifiable Extended : Command Set (ECS) for main/global commands Areas : Highly modular systems E-mail : From main menu or by separate menu Messages : Separate menu Transfers : Separate menu Network : Integrated throughout system Programs : Separate menu Text : Separate menu User Cmds : Main menu commands are available from all areas SysOp : Integrated functions; Most available from all areas Voting : Separate menu News : Separate menu Help : Always available Other :
Offline : Full system config., user editor, sys data/stats editor Online : User flags, chat, system flags Remote : Full drive support, file editors, user editor On-L Display: User/system info window W.F.C. Utils: Most online utilities (Customizable) Chatting : From any prompt User : Handle/access/info editor; user weed, search, Reserve Msg Bases : Online config. for bases, integrated and auto-maint Transfers : Online config. for bases, integrated and auto-maint Programs : Online configuration Network : Setup/config., netsub config., netfile xfers, weed utils. Drives : Complete drive support Terminal : Transfers/ASCII-ANSI-PETASCII/phonebook autodialer
Structure : SEQ files organized by an index Header : Subject, access, posting date, reminder (repeat) flag Weeding : By SysOp Display : At logon, or on demand
Structure : Structured post/reply system Bases : Named bases, listed by number, or into named SIG groups Limits : 999 SIGs, 30 bases/SIG, 60 post/base; 512 replies/post; : date-based autoweed during automaint or by Sub/SIG/SysOp Reading : New and global new messages, or individual Headers : Subject, poster, date posted, number of replies, date : of last reply, anonymous, frozen status Format : Text, or color text Writing : As new posts, or as replies to posts Anonymous : Base may configured to allow or not Network : 30 netsubs (by default) may be defined and linked to : multiple bases (for overflow protection) Other : SEQ (space saver) or TurboREL system available
Structure : Line editor Commands : A period in first column followed by a command letter Editing : Search/replace,rewrite,insert,delete,copy,move,justify.. Formatting : Word wrap, MCI codes for special functions Graphics : C/G
Bases : Named bases, listed by number, optionally named SIGs Storage : Directory files for each base/direct drive xfers (UX) Limits : 999 SIGs, 30 bases per SIG, 60 files per UD base; : UX only limited by available drive space Credits : Credit ratio system implemented Protocols : Punter (multi), Xmodem (CRC/1k) Headers : Name, blocks, uploader, date uploaded, times : downloaded, date, computer type, short desc. Selection : By number Listing : Directories, local/global new (UD); Drive directory (UX) Network : Not implemented at user level; SysOp file xfers available Other : SEQ or TurboREL directory format available
Structure : Many configurable levels of libraries with SEQ files Storage : As Image formatted or standard SEQ files Network : N/A Other : Similar RLE graphic and animated movie file areas
Structure : Sub-system as well as global commands for sending Sending : By HANDLE, ID, or reply; from sub-system, global : quickmail, private reply to message base post. Receiving : At logon, or on demand Network : NetMail, mail forwarding, Other :
Structure : Many configurable lvls of library structure (sub-system) Programs : BASIC overlays, explicit interaction with BBS Network : Many networked progs available (matchmaker, games, etc.) Other : There is a plethora of available "plus-files" : (games and utilities) available
If you find anything in here you have questions or comments about, feel free to leave me email right here. The information was gathered by Jack Followay and verified by Fred Dart of New Image Software (801-423-2209 Order/Support Voice Line).
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