DM42 User Manual

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Re: DM42 User Manual

Post by grsbanks » Mon Dec 04, 2017 3:45 pm

For what it's worth, the F1 to F6 keys work whether the DM42 menu is displayed or not.
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Re: DM42 User Manual

Post by toml_12953 » Mon Dec 04, 2017 5:02 pm

Walter wrote:
Wed Oct 04, 2017 7:59 pm
Seems it is .txt. You can use the Editor found in the directory "Zubehör" on your PC. Though read the previous paragraph and Thomas' post viewtopic.php?p=2812#p2812 for more.
I don't have one of those "Zubehör"s on my PC. Will Accessories do? :)
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Re: DM42 User Manual

Post by Walter » Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:51 pm

toml_12953 wrote:
Mon Dec 04, 2017 5:02 pm
Walter wrote:
Wed Oct 04, 2017 7:59 pm
Seems it is .txt. You can use the Editor found in the directory "Zubehör" on your PC. Though read the previous paragraph and Thomas' post viewtopic.php?p=2812#p2812 for more.
I don't have one of those "Zubehör"s on my PC. Will Accessories do? :)
I guess that's the name of this directory on an English PC. Don't know for sure, however, since I don't own one. Just try and report back, please.
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Re: DM42 User Manual

Post by Thomas Okken » Mon Dec 04, 2017 10:32 pm

Walter wrote:
Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:51 pm
toml_12953 wrote:
Mon Dec 04, 2017 5:02 pm
Walter wrote:
Wed Oct 04, 2017 7:59 pm
Seems it is .txt. You can use the Editor found in the directory "Zubehör" on your PC. Though read the previous paragraph and Thomas' post viewtopic.php?p=2812#p2812 for more.
I don't have one of those "Zubehör"s on my PC. Will Accessories do? :)
I guess that's the name of this directory on an English PC. Don't know for sure, however, since I don't own one. Just try and report back, please.
It's called Windows Accessories in English, and there are two text editors there, Notepad and WordPad.

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Re: DM42 User Manual

Post by Walter » Mon Dec 04, 2017 10:46 pm

Thomas Okken wrote:
Mon Dec 04, 2017 10:32 pm
Walter wrote:
Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:51 pm
toml_12953 wrote:
Mon Dec 04, 2017 5:02 pm
I don't have one of those "Zubehör"s on my PC. Will Accessories do? :)
I guess that's the name of this directory on an English PC. Don't know for sure, however, since I don't own one. Just try and report back, please.
It's called Windows Accessories in English, and there are two text editors there, Notepad and WordPad.
I don't see Notepad on my PC - guess it's equivalent to Editor. WordPad is present.
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Re: DM42 User Manual

Post by Thomas Okken » Tue Dec 05, 2017 5:05 pm

Walter wrote:
Mon Dec 04, 2017 10:46 pm
Thomas Okken wrote:
Mon Dec 04, 2017 10:32 pm
Walter wrote:
Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:51 pm

I guess that's the name of this directory on an English PC. Don't know for sure, however, since I don't own one. Just try and report back, please.
It's called Windows Accessories in English, and there are two text editors there, Notepad and WordPad.
I don't see Notepad on my PC - guess it's equivalent to Editor. WordPad is present.
That's probably the same thing, as long as its icon looks like one of these: https://www.google.com/search?q=windows+notepad+icon

Notepad is the one you want for editing plain text; WordPad also has some styling functionality.

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Re: DM42 User Manual

Post by Walter » Tue Dec 05, 2017 5:19 pm

Confirmed. So Notepad = Editor. Thanks, Thomas.
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Re: DM42 User Manual

Post by Walter » Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:53 pm

grsbanks wrote:
Mon Dec 04, 2017 3:45 pm
For what it's worth, the F1 to F6 keys work whether the DM42 menu is displayed or not.
Certainly - but with the menu displayed I know what I press while else I hope I remember correctly what I read days ago in a post far, far away. See the difference? :P
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Re: DM42 User Manual

Post by H2X » Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:41 pm

Walter wrote:
Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:53 pm
grsbanks wrote:
Mon Dec 04, 2017 3:45 pm
For what it's worth, the F1 to F6 keys work whether the DM42 menu is displayed or not.
Certainly - but with the menu displayed I know what I press while else I hope I remember correctly what I read days ago in a post far, far away. See the difference? :P
Which is also subject to change in any future firmware update as well. I too prefer to see the menu stay, not toggle at the press of one of the menu's own softkeys... Are we alone, Walter? :?
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Re: DM42 User Manual

Post by rprosperi » Wed Dec 06, 2017 3:24 am

It seems to me that folks that are smart enough to use the power and flexibility of the DM42 are also smart enough to remember a few possibly hidden keys. If pressed, then all you really need to remember is F2. If that's still a challenge, you probably shouldn't be using this machine.
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