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Filename Description Posted
ab_cmd.zip This sample batch file demonstrates how you can use the AcuBench® Version 7.2 command-line interface to automate the build process. This batch file is specific to Version 7.2, and requires the standard ACUCOBOL-GT® sample programs to be installed in their default location. Please refer to the newsletter article, Taking Command of the Command Line, for more information (Acucorp News, 2006, Issue 2). Jul. 2006
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AutoUpdate.zip
This sample program shows you how to automatically update the user machines with the latest version of AcuConnect running on the server. It works for Version 6.1 or later. Place both files from the archive (acumsi.bmp and tcautoup.zip) in the same directory or in your copy path. Please refer to the newsletter article, Automatically Updating ACUCOBOL-GT Thin Clients Earlier Than Version 7.2, for more information (Acucorp News, 2006, Issue 2). Jul. 2006
International.zip This sample program demonstrates how to modify an English-language ACUCOBOL-GT application so it is easy for non-English speakers to use. The program shows you how to change the locale of your application at runtime (Acucorp News, 2006, Issue 1). Apr. 2006
FTPapp.zip Contains the complete source code for the sample program that demonstrates how to use FTP and the C$SOCKET library routine, as discussed in "Opening the Lines of Communication with FTP and C$SOCKET" by Shawn Karnoski of SalesPro Technologies, Inc. (Acucorp News, 2004, Issue 1). Feb. 2004
ThinClientReport.zip Contains the complete source code for the sample program that demonstrates how to print graphical reports in thin client, as discussed in "The AcuBench® Report Composer: Printing Reports in a Thin Client Environment" by Bob Cavanagh (Acucorp News, 2004, Issue 1). Feb. 2004
sendmail.zip Contains the complete source code for the sample program that demonstrates how to send email from any Acucorp-supported platform, as discussed in "Email Anyone?" by Gisle Forseth (Acucorp News, 2004, Issue 1). Feb. 2004
smssrc.zip extend®6 has a message for you... Jul. 2003
speaking.zip Contains some sample code that may be used to generate the COBOL counterpart of the Windows API LPTSTR as discussed in "Do You Speak Windows" by Gisle Forseth (Acucorp News, 2002, Issue 3). Oct. 2002
project.zip Contains a sample Acubench® project that demonstrates the techniques discussed in "Batch Processing Under Windows Made Easy" by Nigel Eaton (Acucorp News, 2002, Issue 2). May 2002
testio.zip Contains the complete source code for the program described in "AcuServer™ Versus Shared Drive Performance" by Randy Zack (Acucorp News, 2002, Issue 2). May 2002
email.exe Demonstrates how a COBOL program can send an email message using the Windows Mapi32.dll
July 2001
gridex.exe Demonstrates the grid control functionality, and is described in Acucorp News, the newsletter sent to Acucorp customers. Apr. 2001
CobolMail.zip Demonstrates how to use Microsoft's Messaging Application Programming Interface (MAPI) in conjunction with your ACUCOBOL-GT program to create an e-mail facility within the COBOL application. This program appeared in "Do You Speak Windows" by Gisle Forseth (Acucorp News, 2000, Issue 3) - view sample code Oct. 2000
Search.zip Demonstrates how to search a directory for a specific file when you don't know the name of the file. This program appeared in "Do You Speak Windows" by Gisle Forseth (Acucorp News, 2000, Issue 2) - view sample code Apr. 2000
Scrllprg.zip Contains the COBOL code that solves this sample problem: a screen is too big to be displayed all at once. You don't want to break it up into smaller screens; instead, you want the "Page Up" and "Page Down" keys to work so that your clients won't have to use a mouse to navigate around the screen. This program appeared in "Under the Hood with Windows" by Mark Boggs (Acucorp News, 2000, Issue 2) - view sample code Apr. 2000
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