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1001 Windows Hints and Tips is a compilation of sample articles from Ziff-Davis Press books in Windows help format.


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ABC Flowcharter, from Roykore/Micrografx is a flow chart diagramming utility for Windows. It features the ability to link multiple charts together, and easily break procedures in to multiple steps.


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Micrografx ABC SnapGraphics is a supplementary program for ABC FlowCharter. SnapGraphics provided a more simplistic, automated way to create flow charts and diagrams with a number of pre-defined templates. Version 1.0 was distributed free of charge.


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Originally released in 1984 by the Canadian company Xanaro that went bankrupt, and then by Migent, Ability is an integrated office suite for DOS that includes word processor, spreadsheet, database, telecommunications, business graphing, presentation graphics capabilities, and built in file management. It features good integration between the different components, with the ability to import, share, and dynamically update data between them. It was advertised as a very easy to use and a quick to learn system.


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Aladdin Expander is the Microsoft Windows port of Stuffit Expander, a tool for decompressing Macintosh SIT files. It is important to note that it is of limited use on Windows, as the Windows version will not preserve Macintosh resource forks or creator type information, rendering many file types unusable.


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Houghton Mifflin American Heritage Electronic Dictionary is a resident background program that gives you instant searchable access to an entire dictionary.


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Originally called Draw Applause, Applause is a slide making, charting, and presentation program for DOS from Ashton-Tate. It also served as a client front end to Ashton Tate's Graphics Service, through which one could purchase high-quality prints. Applause II beefs up the standalone desktop presentation and graphing abilities.


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AppleWorks is an all-in-one Word Processor, Spreadsheet, Database, Graphics Editor, and Presentations tool. The original product was a text-based product for the Apple II. The Apple Macintosh and Windows versions were forked from ClarisWorks in 1998 by Apple. At the time, Apple was under a lot of pressure to have a direct alternative to Microsoft Office. There were serious concerns that Microsoft might pull Microsoft Office for the Macintosh from development.


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Arborist(TM) Decision Tree software, from Texas Instruments/Integral Quality, is a general purpose tool for decision analysis. It features a graphic user interface for decision tree construction, decision tree evaluation, and decision tree analysis. Arborist Decision Tree software is not complicated to use, and it is not restricted to an area of decision problem analysis. Its ease of use makes it convenient and effective to analyze many problems that previously were not cost effective to analyze.


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ArcView, from Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. is a geographical information system program for Win9x/NT.


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Ashlar Vellum is a CAD package for mechanical engineers and designers, that includes the ability to intelligently predict where the user wants to connect the next object. There were both "2D" and "3D" versions.


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Astound is a powerful multimedia presentation authoring program originally for the Mac and Windows. Astound gives you the power to create presentations that persuade, inform, and entertain. Astound makes your presentations memorable. It competed against Microsoft Powerpoint and many others. Astound Incorporated was acquired by Genesys Conferencing in 2001.


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AutoCAD, from Autodesk and first released in 1982, is a powerful Computer Aided Design tool. It was, and still is, often considered the standard for CAD tools. Primarily for the IBM PC platform, it was ported to x86 machines with higher video resolutions such as the Zenith Z-100 and NEC APC. Intermittently, versions for the Macintosh appeared. Later versions use a dongle copy protection.


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AutoCAD LT is a 2-D only design program targeted at casual drafting users. It was positioned as a lower cost offering, with fewer features than AutoCAD. Initially, it was intended as a replacement for Generic CADD - another 2D drafting tool that AutoDesk bought out and then abandoned. Unlike AutoSketch, AutoCAD LT has more design related features.


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AUTOMAP is a computerized US roadmap from NextBase that shows major US roads. It can plot travel routs, and displays various regional information.


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AutoRoute, from NextBase, is a mapping utility for plotting and planning travel routes. AutoRoute Plus is an enhanced version of the consumer oriented AutoRoute Express, that adds fleet management features specifically for business.


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Better Working Eight-in-One, from Spinnaker Software is an integrated office suite for DOS. It contains a word processor, a spelling checker, a data base, a spreadsheet, an outliner, a graphics program, a communications program and a set of desktop utilities - all in one single, consistent application.


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BodyWorks, from Software Marketing Corp, is an interactive computerized human anatomy reference for DOS and Windows. It is an informal educational/multimedia product targeted at home users.


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Boeing Graph is a graphing program for the IBM PC that specializes in producing high quality 3D plotted graphs. It was sold as a companion product to Boeing Calc.


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A reference tool from Microsoft, including a dictionary, thesaurus, quotations, atlas, and other types of references. Some versions were included and integrated with Microsoft Office, albeit sometimes stripped down.


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Borland Office is an office suite published by Borland built around WordPerfect, Paradox, and Quattro Pro. It competed unsuccessfully against Microsoft Office. It was later acquired by Novell and renamed "PerfectOffice", and then later became "Corel Office".


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Borland Reflex, first released in 1984 by Analytica and bought by Borland, is a flat file database system with a fully graphical user interface and built in graphing. The Macintosh version of Borland Reflex was based on the Macintosh database product Interlace from Singular Software.


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CADKEY is a 2D/3D mechanical CAD (computer aided design or computer aided drafting) software application released for various DOS, Solaris, and Microsoft Windows operating systems. Originally released for DOS in 1984, CADKEY was among the first CAD programs with 3D capabilities for personal computers.


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Instinct is a computer aided design drafting tool designed for Microsoft Windows 1.x.