Getting to Know OS/2 Warp 4: Speech Recognition, Built-in LAN Support, Java Runtime Support, Peer to Peer Networking

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Get to know the new capabilities of OS/2 Warp 4 quickly and easily with Getting to Know OS/2 Warp 4. This book will help you understand the OS/2 Warp 4 computing environment and show you how to get the most out of your OS/2 Warp system. By following the step-by-step instructions and clear illustrations in Getting to Know OS/2 Warp 4, you'll learn how to install and configure OS/2 Warp 4 and how to take advantage of the many hints and shortcuts now available. Specifically, Getting to Know OS/2 Warp 4 covers ...
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Overview

Get to know the new capabilities of OS/2 Warp 4 quickly and easily with Getting to Know OS/2 Warp 4. This book will help you understand the OS/2 Warp 4 computing environment and show you how to get the most out of your OS/2 Warp system. By following the step-by-step instructions and clear illustrations in Getting to Know OS/2 Warp 4, you'll learn how to install and configure OS/2 Warp 4 and how to take advantage of the many hints and shortcuts now available. Specifically, Getting to Know OS/2 Warp 4 covers hardware requirements; installing and configuring OS/2 Warp 4; new features; object-oriented user interface and speech-based navigation; accessing network servers and the Internet; managing networks, including backup and recovery; and using applications and utilities that come with OS/2 Warp 4.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780138421472
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 12/6/1996
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 621
  • Product dimensions: 7.05 (w) x 9.22 (h) x 1.75 (d)

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PREFACE: This book will help you understand the new IBM OS/2 Warp 4 computing environment, and how to get the most out of your OS/2 Warp system. The book shows you how to install and configure OS/2 Warp and explains the many new features it contains.

The book is intended for both new and experienced OS/2 users. The book is organised so that experienced readers may skip over the introductory sections on each topic, and go straight to the more detailed information. If you are new to OS/2 and OS/2 Warp, you may decide to ignore some of the more technical sections and perhaps return to them at a later time.

How this book is organized

The book is organized as follows:
Chapter 1, "What's new in OS/2 Warp 4"
This provides an overview of the new features introduced in OS/2 Warp 4.

Chapter 2, "Installing OS/2 Warp 4 on Your System"
This guide you through the steps necessary to install the OS/2 Warp operating system.

Chapter 3, "Installing the Networking Components"
This discusses the networking components of OS/2 Warp 4, and guides you through the steps necessary to install networking support on your OS/2 Warp system.

Chapter 4, "Finding Your Way Around OS/2 Warp 4"
This provides an overview of the workplace shell, and shows you how to use the object-oriented graphical interface to manipulate files, objects and applications.

Chapter 5, "Talking to Your Computer"
This chapter describes VoiceType speech recognition and dictation facilities built into OS/2 Warp 4. The chapter describes how to configure VoiceType and how to use voicecommands to control your OS/2 Warp system.

Chapter 6, "Running DOS applications"
This describes the support that OS/2 Warp provides for DOS applications, shows you how DOS applications work under OS/2 Warp, and discusses some special issues that may arise when running DOS applications.

Chapter 7, "Running Windows Applications"
This describes the support OS/2 Warp provides for running windows applications on your OS/2 Warp system, including installation and tuning considerations.

Chapter 8, "Printing Files and Documents"
This shows you how to set up printer objects on your workplace shell desktop, and how to print files and documents from the workplace shell desktop and from within your OS/2, DOS and Windows applications.

Chapter 9, "Multimedia Applications and Utilities"
This describes the multimedia device and application support that is built into OS/2 Warp, including support for audio and video capture and playback.

Chapter 10, "How to Get Help"
This discusses the various online help documents and manuals provided with OS/2 Warp, along with the online tutorial, and shows you how to find information on OS/2 WarpÕs features.

Chapter 11, "System Meltdown and How to Recover"
This shows you some steps you can take to prevent things going wrong with your OS/2 Warp system and how to recover in the event that something does go wrong.

Chapter 12, "Accessing a Local Area Network"
This shows you how to use OS/2 Warp and the workplace shell to access files, printers, and other devices residing on multiple systems connected on a local area network.

Chapter 13, "Accessing IBM Warp Server and Microsoft Windows NT Server"
This describes how you can use your OS/2 Warp system to connect to server systems running IBM OS/2 Warp Server or Microsoft Windows NT Server.

Chapter 14, "Peer Networking"
This discusses the peer networking capabilities of OS/2 Warp, and shows you how to configure and use OS/2 Warp in a peer networking environment.

Chapter 15, "Accessing Novell NetWare Servers"
This describes how you can connect to Novell NetWare servers and networks from your OS/2 Warp system.

Chapter 16, "Accessing the Internet with OS/2 Warp"
This discusses the Internet access facilities provided with OS/2 Warp, and how you can configure and use OS/2 Warp to access the Internet.

Chapter 17, "TCP/IP and Internet Address"
This discusses the TCP/IP networking facilities provided with OS/2 Warp, describes how to configure a TCP/IP connection on your OS/2 Warp system, and shows you how to use OS/2 Warp to access TCP/IP networks and the Internet.

Chapter 18, "Remote Access to Your LAN"
This describes how OS/2 Warp provides you with remote access to another OS/2 Warp system or a local area network and shows you to configure and use these remote access facilities.

Chapter 19, "Synchronizing files between your computer and a server"
This chapter describes the facilities available in OS/2 Warp that allow you to store "server" files on your local OS/2 Warp system, and use these files while disconnected from your network. You can then re-synchronize your files with the server when you reconnect.

Chapter 20, "Performing Systems Management Tasks"
This chapter describes the systems management capabilities of OS/2 Warp, and how you can use management software such as the IBM Systems Management Server of other SNMP-based management utilities to manage OS/2 Warp systems on your network.

Chapter 21, "Multi-Protocol Transport Services"
This describes the multi-protocol networking support provided with OS/2 Warp, which allows you to run different networking components at the same time, through a single network adapter.

Chapter 22, "CompuServe Information Manager"
This shows you how to configure and use the CompuServe Information Manager application provided as part of the OS/2 Warp BonusPack.

Chapter 23, "FaxWorks for OS/2"
This shows you how to send and receive faxes on your OS/2 Warp system, using the FaxWorks application provided as part of the OS/2 Warp BonusPack.

Chapter 24, "The Hardware Manager"
This describes the Hardware Manager utility provided with OS/2 Warp, which allows you to check and modify the hardware configuration of your computer.

Chapter 25, "HyperACCESS Lite"
This shows you how to access remote systems and bulletin boards using the HyperACCESS Lite terminal emulation program provided with the OS/2 Warp BonusPack.

Chapter 26, "Personal Information Manager"
This describes the Personal Information Manager calendar and scheduling facility provided with the OS/2 Warp BonusPack.

Chapter 27, "IBM Works"
This describes the IBM Works integrated word processing, spreadsheet, data filer, charting and report writing facility provided with the OS/2 Warp BonusPack.
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Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1 What's New In OS/2 War 4 1
Ch. 2 Installing OS/2 Warp 4 on Your System 13
Ch. 3 Installing the Networking Components 41
Ch. 4 Finding Your Way Around OS/2 Warp 4 79
Ch. 5 Talking to Your Computer 119
Ch. 6 Running DOS Applications 131
Ch. 7 Running Windows Applications 149
Ch. 8 Printing Files and Documents 159
Ch. 9 Multimedia Applications and Utilities 171
Ch. 10 How to Get Help 181
Ch. 11 System Meltdown and How to Recover 191
Ch. 12 Accessing a Local Area Network 213
Ch. 13 Accessing IBM Warp Server and Microsoft Windows NT Server 237
Ch. 14 Peer Networking 249
Ch. 15 Accessing Novell NetWare Servers 273
Ch. 16 Accessing the Internet with OS/2 Warp 291
Ch. 17 TCP/IP and Internet Access 327
Ch. 18 Remote Access to Your LAN 407
Ch. 19 Synchronizing Files Between Your Computer and a Server 431
Ch. 20 Performing Systems Management Tasks 443
Ch. 21 Multi-Protocol Transport Services 461
Ch. 22 CompuServe Information Manager 471
Ch. 23 FaxWorks for OS/2 491
Ch. 24 The Hardware manager 499
Ch. 25 HyperACCESS Lite 505
Ch. 26 Personal Information Manager 513
Ch. 27 IBM Works 539
App. A Hardware Requirements 567
App. B OS/2 Device Driver Pak CD 573
App. C DOS and WIN-OS/2 Settings 577
App. D Installing WIN-OS/2 Audio Drivers 591
App. E IBM Internet Access Configuration Sheets 603
App. F Special Notices 607
App. G Related Publications 609
How To Get ITSO Redbooks 611
Index 615
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Preface

PREFACE: This book will help you understand the new IBM OS/2 Warp 4 computing environment, and how to get the most out of your OS/2 Warp system. The book shows you how to install and configure OS/2 Warp and explains the many new features it contains.

The book is intended for both new and experienced OS/2 users. The book is organised so that experienced readers may skip over the introductory sections on each topic, and go straight to the more detailed information. If you are new to OS/2 and OS/2 Warp, you may decide to ignore some of the more technical sections and perhaps return to them at a later time.

How this book is organized

The book is organized as follows:
Chapter 1, "What's new in OS/2 Warp 4"
This provides an overview of the new features introduced in OS/2 Warp 4.

Chapter 2, "Installing OS/2 Warp 4 on Your System"
This guide you through the steps necessary to install the OS/2 Warp operating system.

Chapter 3, "Installing the Networking Components"
This discusses the networking components of OS/2 Warp 4, and guides you through the steps necessary to install networking support on your OS/2 Warp system.

Chapter 4, "Finding Your Way Around OS/2 Warp 4"
This provides an overview of the workplace shell, and shows you how to use the object-oriented graphical interface to manipulate files, objects and applications.

Chapter 5, "Talking to Your Computer"
This chapter describes VoiceType speech recognition and dictation facilities built into OS/2 Warp 4. The chapter describes how to configure VoiceType and how to usevoicecommands to control your OS/2 Warp system.

Chapter 6, "Running DOS applications"
This describes the support that OS/2 Warp provides for DOS applications, shows you how DOS applications work under OS/2 Warp, and discusses some special issues that may arise when running DOS applications.

Chapter 7, "Running Windows Applications"
This describes the support OS/2 Warp provides for running windows applications on your OS/2 Warp system, including installation and tuning considerations.

Chapter 8, "Printing Files and Documents"
This shows you how to set up printer objects on your workplace shell desktop, and how to print files and documents from the workplace shell desktop and from within your OS/2, DOS and Windows applications.

Chapter 9, "Multimedia Applications and Utilities"
This describes the multimedia device and application support that is built into OS/2 Warp, including support for audio and video capture and playback.

Chapter 10, "How to Get Help"
This discusses the various online help documents and manuals provided with OS/2 Warp, along with the online tutorial, and shows you how to find information on OS/2 WarpÕs features.

Chapter 11, "System Meltdown and How to Recover"
This shows you some steps you can take to prevent things going wrong with your OS/2 Warp system and how to recover in the event that something does go wrong.

Chapter 12, "Accessing a Local Area Network"
This shows you how to use OS/2 Warp and the workplace shell to access files, printers, and other devices residing on multiple systems connected on a local area network.

Chapter 13, "Accessing IBM Warp Server and Microsoft Windows NT Server"
This describes how you can use your OS/2 Warp system to connect to server systems running IBM OS/2 Warp Server or Microsoft Windows NT Server.

Chapter 14, "Peer Networking"
This discusses the peer networking capabilities of OS/2 Warp, and shows you how to configure and use OS/2 Warp in a peer networking environment.

Chapter 15, "Accessing Novell NetWare Servers"
This describes how you can connect to Novell NetWare servers and networks from your OS/2 Warp system.

Chapter 16, "Accessing the Internet with OS/2 Warp"
This discusses the Internet access facilities provided with OS/2 Warp, and how you can configure and use OS/2 Warp to access the Internet.

Chapter 17, "TCP/IP and Internet Address"
This discusses the TCP/IP networking facilities provided with OS/2 Warp, describes how to configure a TCP/IP connection on your OS/2 Warp system, and shows you how to use OS/2 Warp to access TCP/IP networks and the Internet.

Chapter 18, "Remote Access to Your LAN"
This describes how OS/2 Warp provides you with remote access to another OS/2 Warp system or a local area network and shows you to configure and use these remote access facilities.

Chapter 19, "Synchronizing files between your computer and a server"
This chapter describes the facilities available in OS/2 Warp that allow you to store "server" files on your local OS/2 Warp system, and use these files while disconnected from your network. You can then re-synchronize your files with the server when you reconnect.

Chapter 20, "Performing Systems Management Tasks"
This chapter describes the systems management capabilities of OS/2 Warp, and how you can use management software such as the IBM Systems Management Server of other SNMP-based management utilities to manage OS/2 Warp systems on your network.

Chapter 21, "Multi-Protocol Transport Services"
This describes the multi-protocol networking support provided with OS/2 Warp, which allows you to run different networking components at the same time, through a single network adapter.

Chapter 22, "CompuServe Information Manager"
This shows you how to configure and use the CompuServe Information Manager application provided as part of the OS/2 Warp BonusPack.

Chapter 23, "FaxWorks for OS/2"
This shows you how to send and receive faxes on your OS/2 Warp system, using the FaxWorks application provided as part of the OS/2 Warp BonusPack.

Chapter 24, "The Hardware Manager"
This describes the Hardware Manager utility provided with OS/2 Warp, which allows you to check and modify the hardware configuration of your computer.

Chapter 25, "HyperACCESS Lite"
This shows you how to access remote systems and bulletin boards using the HyperACCESS Lite terminal emulation program provided with the OS/2 Warp BonusPack.

Chapter 26, "Personal Information Manager"
This describes the Personal Information Manager calendar and scheduling facility provided with the OS/2 Warp BonusPack.

Chapter 27, "IBM Works"
This describes the IBM Works integrated word processing, spreadsheet, data filer, charting and report writing facility provided with the OS/2 Warp BonusPack.
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