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Setting up Scrawl Editor v1.0 as a helper app./viewer with your WWW browser
To setup a program as a helper app./viewer with your WWW browser, you will need to indicate the filename extension for files that the program will be expected to handle. If the WWW browser now downloads a file with this extension, it will pass it to the program by issuing a Run command of the following type:
If the program
is a display application, it will display the file on-screen.
NOTE: the program must be able to take a filename as an argument in order for this to work.
To setup Scrawl Editor as a helper app. with your WWW browser, you will specify the extension (*.swl) and the program file (the full path to scrawled.exe). The instructions given below are for the Netscape browsers. Other browsers should have similar procedures:
Choose Options/GeneralPreferences/Helpers. Click on Create New Type. A dialog box will appear. Set the following:
Then press the Browse button and enter the full path (or wherever scrawled.exe was installed to):
This will return you to the Preferences dialog box.
The path you provided should now appear in the text box next to the Browse button. The Scrawl Editor icon (scrawled.ico - stored in the same directory as scrawled.exe) should also become visible at the left of this text box (Netscape 2.0).
Now, whenever you click to download a *.swl file, Netscape will run Scrawl Editor to display that file.
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