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Exporting files from Legacy Pscale into Pscale 360

If you are running a "legacy" version of Pscale you will be running either regular Pscale for Win on a 32 bit system or PscaleX which is the +- 2008 "work around" because we knew Microsoft was going to stop 16 bit program support. The PscaleX platform starts with a black and white screen (no mouse) and one starts Pscale for Win within the DosBox virtual environment.

If you are running either of the above versions you may need to update one file (fm.ovr) from our download page.

While running Pscale for Win or PscaleX, pull down File and then click Open
Then click the .Txt Out/In Button over on the right
If the bottom button says "Create a Pscale 360 File" then you probably don't need to update the fm.ovr file unless the export file does not seem to load correctly in Pscale 360. (there may have been a less than optimum version of this export module)

If you don't see the "Create a Pscale 360 File" button then you need to go to our Pscale download page and save the file fm.ovr to your working Pscale folder/directory.

If running regular Pscale for Win, your working directory is most likely: c:\pscale

If running PscaleX, your working directory is most likely c:\pscalex\pscale

Assuming that you have the "Create a Pscale 360 File" Button:

Pull down File then click Open and click to highlite the desired file for export.

Then click the .Txt Out/In Button over on the far right. Then click the Create a Pscale 360 File button.

If running regular Pscale for Win, the "Create a Pscale 360 File" Button will just run notepad and open a window of data in Pscale 360 format. You can just Save As and save this file as filename.txt in your Pscale 360 directory. (most likely c:\pscale360)

If running PscaleX, you are going to have to save the generated Pscale 360 data to a file using Save As to a filename.txt file (warning there may be other .txt files) or use the default filename.360 and then move and rename the file(s) as filename.txt

In Pscale X you are going to have to exit PscaleX (or use the Windows key) and go find the saved file in c:\pscalex\pscale directory. Then copy to your pscale360 folder/directory.

After doing a few test runs, there is no reason to not just convert several files at once and then move over to your pscale 360 folder/directory.

We have always wanted write a program that would convert all legacy files in one shot but just have not managed to do this yet.

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