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mritter

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  1. I bought some books off Craigslist and I could not find the "no fee" option. Either I pay the fee or the seller pays it. If they got rid of it then there will be a lot of pissed off people selling stuff for $5-$10 then have to pay $2-$3 fee.
  2. I finally got a hold of Olaf Barthel. HE HAS SOME OF MY SOURCE CODE!!!!!!!!!! He found an old archive, MarkRitterArchive.lzx, from December 1996, of some code we were working on together. Not all of it, but I think enough to back up to speed faster. I am going to ask him to check for more and I will keep searching. Thanks for all your help!
  3. Thanks, guys. But still no luck. I even emailed my old service provider, NetExpress, last night asking if by any chance they had a backup from the 1990s. Yeah right. But I tried. Nope. They probably had a good laugh over that. I would have. The Wayback Machine says the server with my site, http://www.netexpress.net/~mritter, is down. Fingers crossed it comes back online and has my files. I doubt I posted my code on usenet. I always did it on my own site. But I am sure I did on Aminet, but no trace of it. Thanks again for the help. I posted this same message on 2 Amiga forums and no
  4. Found this on Usenet: Only 32000 more posts to scroll through.....
  5. Thanks for all the help! Oh, I haven't given up. I have put like 20+ hours into this in 3 days. Jaclaz, that is one of my programs, but not the source code. I guess I should have put in my original post that I named the LHA archives (I think) like this: OptimusView14_source.lha -and- SAKU-V1.4-OptimusView source code (.readme file) So it will be obvious if/when I come across them. I did all the .readme files with the same starting SAKU-V so I could easily search for them. I have gone through the entire Fred Fish collection, no luck. Just some of my binaries. I think the Usenet groups is my
  6. Good idea, but no luck. It seems like the entire src directory on Aminet is either missing completely, or nearly empty when can find it. My next step is to try the old newsgroups. I didn't use them much, but not much else to look into. What sucks is that I uploaded my code on 1996; Google didn't start until 1998. Thanks.
  7. My name is Mark Ritter. Back in the 1990s, and still today, I went by 'mritter'. During high school and college I wrote a collection of utilities I called "Swiss Army Knife Utilities". These small but useful programs were my way of teaching myself C and good coding practices. As with many of us, when the Amiga "died" we had to move on to Windows. So I sold my Amiga system, books, disks, everything. Then I bought my first Windows computer. But before I did that, I uploaded the latest versions of my programs and the source code to Aminet. I wanted people to learn from my source code. I sp
  8. It is probably a theme issue. It works in 8.6.3 default theme.
  9. Myselfidem: Search through the ChangeLog.txt as to why I left the userfunctions.js include in there. I don't know if anyone has ever used it, but, just in case. I would have hoped if someone wrote some new/updated code they would share it with us. Or it could be specific to their custom situation/job/computer system. I want to thank you for all of the bug fixes and ideas you have posted. It's good to see WPI is still in demand and supported by some good people. Keep up the good work!
  10. I used to love programming WPI. What Kel is experiencing now, I also did. I put all my time and effort into WPI with very little return. I didn't expect anything, but when I did get a donation it motivated me again. Knowing someone appreciates what you are doing kept me working on WPI from one to ten hours a day. There was hardly a day when I didn't write code. It was a very rewarding several years. Except for the weight I put on sitting at my desk all night instead of doing something active. But, as the regular users know, I ultimately burned myself out. I haven't written code in over
  11. I still check the board out once in a while. The Fixed position never came into fruition. I had a plan for a theme that would use it but I realized most people have huge/long lip messages. If they were all short, 100 characters or less, it would have worked fine.
  12. Even though it is open source, as Kel stated, it is not free. I spent the last several years bringing WPI to it's current level and have no plans helping someone make a clone (if that is your intention). WPI is Kel's and my "baby", But, judging by your post you are not a programmer. If you were you would know what language it is written in. So no worries.
  13. Finally. How many years have I pestered you about it?
  14. Careful with that new command. Build it around the existing code in installer.js to handle x86 and x64 properly. I was going to do it but no key stroke savings. if (cmd.indexOf(".cmd") != -1 || cmd.indexOf(".bat") != -1) { if (cmd.indexOf(" ") != -1 && cmd.substr(0,1) != '"') cmd='"'+cmd+'"'; if (programs[item].bit64=="yes" && OSBits==64) cmd='"'+sysPath64+'cmd.exe" /C '+cmd; else cmd='"'+sysPath32+'cmd.exe" /C '+cmd; return cmd; }
  15. Did someone say "donation"? No, of course not.
  16. If not using it as a Deps or Cond you have to use {JSCRIPT} {JSCRIPT}=if (getBits()==32) RunCmd('%wpipath%\Install\CCleaner.exe /s',false,true) See the changelog.txt for more examples.
  17. You have to use the {JSCRIPT} function. Do a search in the ChangeLog.txt for some examples.
  18. ......\\Shell Folders with an S at the end. And since that is a folder, you may have to check for an actual key inside it.
  19. I told Kel a few weeks ago I was taking a break from WPI for awhile. I thought I better let you all know, too. I want to do some work on some projects I have started recently. One is a JavaScript/HTA email program. It is turning out quite well. The other is I want to try my hand at Java and write some apps for Android phones. I have a good idea for one, it's nothing overly original, but a new twist that I think will simplify things. Hopefully the Android app will get me inspired to keep programming in Java and write something for Windows. Who knows.......... I will still be checking in
  20. Arg. That was my bad. I sent Kel a new archive to replace on the site. Download a new copy when he posts about it here.
  21. Download this patch to fix the conditions problem. It is not perfect but will get you back to a usable state. There are some long time known bugs in the original layout code. I have always wanted to create an entirely new method but just haven't gotten around to it. Kel: update the main archive with the patch files.
  22. That was not written by me, I don't remember his name but search for the original post ask him if he is interested in updating it..
  23. There is an issue with the conditions. If you comment out all the cond[pn] lines in config.js it will align like it is supposed to. I will check it out.............
  24. What theme are you using? Screen resolution? Give me a full screen shot.
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