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santosh_g

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PostPosted: Sun Nov 09, 2014 5:38 pm    Post subject: how to open .boo extension files for windows 8
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Hello,

Can anyone provide me link to download the Freeware required to open .boo file extension for windows 8.

Best Regards,
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 09, 2014 7:31 pm    Post subject: Reply to: how to open .boo extension files for windows 8
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see here
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24001220
the page tells nothing about windows 8, but it is worth a try
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 10, 2014 5:26 pm    Post subject:
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see here
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24001220
the page tells nothing about windows 8, but it is worth a try


Thank you. It worked good.
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Marso

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 10, 2014 5:49 pm    Post subject:
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The only problem I have with IBM Softcopy Reader (on Win7 64-bit) is the way syntax diagrams are displayed.
They appear like this:
Quote:
>>__ _ALLOCATE_ _________________________________________________________>
|_ALLOC____|

>__ _ __ _DATASET_ _(_ _*__________ _)_ __ ____________________ _ ______><
| | |_DSNAME__| | <________ | | |__ _FILE___ _(name)_| |
| | |___dsname_|_| | |_DDNAME_| |
| |_DUMMY___________________________| |
|__ _FILE___ _(name)__ _________________________________ _____|
|_DDNAME_| |__ _DATASET_ _(_ _*__________ _)_|
| |_DSNAME__| | <________ | |
| |___dsname_|_| |
|_DUMMY___________________________|
instead of like this:
Code:
  >>__ _ALLOCATE_ _________________________________________________________>
      |_ALLOC____|
 
  >__ _ __ _DATASET_ _(_ _*__________ _)_ __ ____________________ _ ______><
     | |  |_DSNAME__|   | <________  |   |  |__ _FILE___ _(name)_| |
     | |                |___dsname_|_|   |     |_DDNAME_|          |
     | |_DUMMY___________________________|                         |
     |__ _FILE___ _(name)__ _________________________________ _____|
        |_DDNAME_|         |__ _DATASET_ _(_ _*__________ _)_|
                           |  |_DSNAME__|   | <________  |   |
                           |                |___dsname_|_|   |
                           |_DUMMY___________________________|
 
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 11, 2014 8:01 pm    Post subject:
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Can't you change the font to a monospaced font? If you can, try Courier New.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 11, 2014 9:11 pm    Post subject:
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Syntax diagrams appear OK here (W7-64)

Softcopy reader V4.0
Service level S021412
Driver level SCRY3_021412

Font selection doesn't seem to matter
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Ed Goodman

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 12, 2014 8:38 pm    Post subject:
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Since you say that font selection doesn't matter, I'm wondering about the actual book files. Maybe Santosh's have those diagrams as text boxes, while yours have them as pictures.

Or, the underlying text has markers in yours to prevent the text moving (like the HTML <pre> tag) while his version doesn't have them.

Can you two compare .boo versions?
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