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CDMenuPro - Text Viewer




Please note:
This Text Viewer is only available for reasons of compatibility to the previous versions. Please use either the Rich Text or Html Viewer for new projects.


CDMenuPro TextViewer has been designed for use on your CD to display help and text informations. Unformatted text files (*.txt) or limited html formatted files can be used.

The TextViewer offers the following features:
  • The TextViewer is "slim" (< 150kb), meaning it can be loaded quickly from a CD or floppy disk
  • It enables formatted text to be displayed
  • Also suitable for use on floppy disk
  • Requires no own DLLs or system DLLs
  • Requires no rich text control
  • Requires no IE Explorer components
  • Requires no registry entries
  • CDMenuPro Editor support for the integration of the TextViewer into the CD project
CDMenuPro TextViewer
CDMenuPro TextViewer with a sample text.


    The formatted text of the sample:
<html>
<body text="#000080" bgcolor="#ffffd0">
<font face="ARIAL">

<h1>CDMenuPro TextViewer</h1>

<b>CDMenuPro TextViewer</b> has been designed for use on your CD to
display help and text informations. Unformatted text files (*.txt)
or limited html formatted files can be used.

<h2>Allowed Tags</h2>
H1, H2, B, Body, Font face, Textcolor

<font color="#FF0000"><b>Note:</b>
The <html> tag at the start of the document is necessary.
</font>

</font>
</body>
</html>


Please note:
The CDMenuPro TextViewer is NOT a HTML viewer. HTML formatting instructions are used for formatting text only.


Admissible format instructions:

  • <H1>..<H5> : Headings.
  • <B> : Bold.
  • <font color="#xxxxxx"> text color.
  • <font face="fontname"> Only one "font face" tag is allowed in the text. At present only "Arial" and "Courier" fonts are admissible.
  • <body text="#xxxxxx" bgcolor="#xxxxxx"> Instructions for background and text color.

Note:
The <html> tag at the start of the document is necessary.

Html instructions for German mutated vowels are translated into mutated-vowel characters (e.g. Ä -> Ä).
All other HTML tags will be removed from the text.


Restrictions

  • Unlike Html files, automatic line breaks are forced at the right-side edge of the window.
  • Lines may only be displayed up to a maximum of 32768 pixels. Depending on font size, this represents between 1600 and 2200 text lines.

If you're not up on how to formatting html, the Internet provides plenty of information on this subject. You will also find lots of freeware and shareware HTML editors on the web.


If you only want to output simple (unformatted) text, the CDMenuPro Editor is also capable of making several basic TextViewer settings:

  • Window size
  • Window position
  • Title text
  • Title icon
  • Mask out menu bar
  • Background color
  • Text color
  • Font