.MF file

Steve smorrey at gmail.com
Fri Jan 27 06:35:42 MST 2006


I'm not sure that plug is the best place for the question, but I do
have a friend who is still familiar with that old basic, I have sent
him a copy of your email, he my be in touch.

On 1/26/06, bibhor dhungel <bibhor at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> At our company we use a program called Add-On (accounting software)
> <http://tek-tips.com/viewthread.cfm?qid=1181995&page=1#>which runs on a
> Visual Pro 6.0.7 platform (That's my understanding so far). The problem is I
> need to make some change in the layout when cheques are printed. When
> Cheques are printed the text (amount and address of the receiver) appear
> some lines below from where we would like it to be.
> After searching in the files for "Dollars***AND**Cents" which is printed on
> the cheques I found a file called ARMMF.txt.  It seems to be written in
> BASIC. There are couple of more files ARM.MF and ARM.MFN which probably are
> compiled version of ARMMF.txt file. In ARMMF.txt there was a line of code
> 2370 PRINT @(A1,A2),FNZ$(C1$(103))
> which refers to printing data at a certain page location. After changing the
> value for A1 and A2 it worked but only when printing a single cheque. When
> printing <http://tek-tips.com/viewthread.cfm?qid=1181995&page=1#> multiple
> cheques only the first cheque is printed in the right format. I cannot find
> any documentation online because the software is outdated and we dont have
> contract for customer support. I am guessing that by compiling the ARMMF.txtto
> ARM.MF we might be able to solve this. But I am not sure what program to use
> to create a .MF file. Another solution is to update the accounting software
> which we will do in a couple of months. Any idea ?
> Thanks
> I posted some of the lines from the ARMMF.txt. Let me know if you want the
> full file?
>
> 0010 REM "ARM - Customer Maintenance (Ship-To Addresses)"
> 0020 REM "Program ARM.MF"
> 0022 REM "+-----------------------------------------------------------+"
> 0024 REM "| ADD+ON
> Software<http://tek-tips.com/viewthread.cfm?qid=1181995&page=1#>,
> Inc. Advantage/V Version 6.0.0 - 15May96 |"
> 0026 REM "|      Copyright (c) 1996 Open Systems Holdings Corp.       |"
> 0028 REM "|                  All Rights Reserved                      |"
> 0030 REM "+-----------------------------------------------------------+"
> 0040 REM
>
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