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Re: ZTree in Text Mode

Posted By: François Dupont <>
Date: Monday, 19 October 1998, at 8:52 p.m.

In Response To: ZTree in Text Mode (Peter Geagea)

I had used XTree/Pro/Gold for years in a text mode of 28 lines. This is done by using a small DOS utility ( who select the EGA characters in the video adapter, then the VGA display size. Thoses fonts are better looking than the VGA ones and this also give 3 lines more. Perfect.


> Regarding the various display modes available with Ztree (25,34,43,50,60),
> I noticed that there are only TWO which work in text mode: 25 &
> 50. While you can "force" 34 or 43 lines to be displayed
> in text mode (ALT+ENTER), you still get the 50 line font.

> I tend to use text mode whenever possible, as I find it reduces
> eye-strain, something that's often hard to escape from when you
> work in the computer industry.

> I wonder if anyone else would be interested in having a "mid-range"
> mode, that could be used either in a window, or in full-screen mode;
> e.g. 30 or 33 lines. I imagine this would involve a significant
> amount of work for Kim, and I doubt it would be a worthwhile exercise,
> unless there is enough interest.

> I'm curious about the reason for having a 34 line mode. Had
> this been either
> 33 or 36 lines, it would have been usable in text mode (VGA).

> Does anyone have any opinions ??


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