Get on-Line!: The Communications Software Companion

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Contains practical, task-oriented instructions so that users can refer to it on a project-by-project basis. Offers applications in the areas of connecting hardware, going online, calling, working with text and data files, networking, using commercial online services and solving online problems. Covers the latest versions of top-selling E-Mail products including Smartcom, Windows Terminal and ProComm.

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Overview

Contains practical, task-oriented instructions so that users can refer to it on a project-by-project basis. Offers applications in the areas of connecting hardware, going online, calling, working with text and data files, networking, using commercial online services and solving online problems. Covers the latest versions of top-selling E-Mail products including Smartcom, Windows Terminal and ProComm.

Following an extremely practical task-oriented format geared specifically towards end-users, this book offers clear and concise guidance for executing E-Mail functions quickly and easily. It discusses hardware connections, getting on-line, making calls, working with text and data files, using commercial on-line services, setting up networks, and more.

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A helpful introduction to those baffled by the many software, hardware, and service options of the on-line universe. The author explains the basics of modem hook-up, E-mail, and downloading files, as well as providing an overview of the logic behind the many options. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471589266
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/5/1993
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 7.46 (w) x 9.28 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction to E-Mail 1
Ch. 2 Requirements of E-Mail 15
Ch. 3 Connecting Your Hardware 27
Ch. 4 Setting Up Your Software 39
Ch. 5 Going On-Line 81
Ch. 6 Preparing To Send Files 97
Ch. 7 Sending/Receiving Text Files 127
Ch. 8 Uploading Files in E-Mail 147
Ch. 9 Downloading Files in E-Mail 165
Ch. 10 Handling Received Files 181
Ch. 11 Automating Your Calling 199
Ch. 12 E-Mail from the Road 211
Ch. 13 E-Mail Services and the On-Line World 223
Ch. 14 On-Line Behavior 253
Ch. 15 Multitasking with Windows 269
Ch. 16 Common On-Line Problems and Questions 279
App. : Technical Details 289
A.1 Modem Types 290
A.2 AT Commands 295
A.3 The ASCII Code 297
A.4 COM Ports 305
A.5 RS232 307
Glossary 311
Index 332
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