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Re: Setup routine for new / returning users

Reply to note from Harry Binswanger  Sun, 10 Jan
2010 12:48:44 -0800


> Also, MODE CON gives 80 columns but 300 lines! The XyWrite
> screen has 25 lines, 3 for CL, Prompt, and Ruler, then 22 lines
> of text.

Hmmm, strange. For myself, I start XyWrite with a BATch file, where
the second line (after @ECHO OFF) is
mode con: cols=80 lines=25
which is my preference. That way, I know that, no matter what the
global setting on any particular machine, my DOS settings and
defaults SL and SW are always in sync.

Carl Distefano