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"Vance Elderkin, NC State Univ." <[log in to unmask]>
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Film and TV Studies Discussion List <[log in to unmask]>
Thu, 14 Apr 1994 00:27:31 EST5EDT
text/plain (41 lines) more thing on software, then I'll shut up for a while...
While surfing the Net today, I happened to stumble on still another
shareware scripting program for IBM-PC's.  While the one I previously
found (AVScripter) seems to specialize in the two-column New York
format, this one (ScreenWright) appears to produce the standard
Hollywood film-TV screenplay format.
Again, its usefulness is unknown...but it's there, if you want to try
This one is in the HENSA micros software archive at Lancaster
University, U.K.
To get the file:
1.  FTP to
2.  Enter HENSA as both username and password.
3.  The file with the program is  You can find it by
following the path micros/ibmpc/dos/e/eo21.
4.  You see from above that the file is in BOO format.  (I never saw
this one before.)  You'll also need to get the extraction tool, a
file called deboo.exe.  To find this file, follow the path
5.  To extract the file, you type in deboo  This process
takes a minute or so.  You will then have a file in the ARC format,
which is then unpacked like any ARC file.
6.  Then, finally, you have the ScreenWright program.
Let me know if this one is any good.
Vance Elderkin
Department of Communication
North Carolina State University
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