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YAK v1.53 AVAILABLE FOR FTP


TITLE

        Yak -- multi-purpose commodity

VERSION

        1.53

AUTHORS

        Gael Marziou and previously Martin W. Scott

        E-mail address: gael@gnlab030.grenoble.hp.com


DESCRIPTION

        Yak  stands for "Yet Another Kommodity"  (never was  any good at
        spelling), and is  a mouse/window manipulation program along the
        same lines as DMouse, MightyMouse etc...


FEATURES

        o AutoPoint (sunmouse) that only  activates when mouse stops can
          also specify  which screens  to include/exclude.   (Compatible
          with popup-menu type programs)

        o AutoPop windows (bring them to front) when they're
          auto-activated;

        o KeyActivate windows (when key pressed);

        o Activate windows when menu button pressed;

        o Click windows to front or back; may also specify which
          screens/windows to include/exclude.

        o AutoPoint (sunmouse) that only  activates when mouse stops can
          also specify which screens to include/exclude.
          (Compatible with popup-menu type programs)

        o AutoPop windows (bring them to front) when they're
          auto-activated;

        o KeyActivate windows (when key pressed);

        o Activate windows when menu button pressed;

        o Click windows to front or back; may also specify which
          screens/windows to include/exclude.

        o Cycle screens with mouse;

        o Mouse and Screen blanking (hotkey blanking too);

        o Extensible hotkey system (like FKey's) with actions to:

                Execute a Dos Command;
                Insert text (with embedded hotkeys);
                Insert date (in custom format if locale present);
                Close/Zip/Shrink/Enlarge windows;
                Cycle screens and windows;
                Activate Workbench;
                Center frontmost screen;
                Blank display;
                Pop up a palette on front screen (needs reqtools);

        o KeyClick with adjustable volume;

        o Wildstar option (like StarBurst) lets you use '*' as wildcard.

        o Optional on-screen AppIcon to bring up preferences window.

        o Nice gadtools settings window;


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

        OS release 2.04 or newer  is required; Yak  has been tested with
        OS releases through 3.0.

        Distribution is archived with lha so  program to un-archive them
        is needed.

UPDATE
        This is a small update to Yak 1.52,  it fixes some bugs found in
        1.52 which were related to localization.
        Yak 1.53  mainly adds localization and  a french catalog  and an
        installer script to Yak 1.5a which was  the last version written
        by Martin W. Scott.

HOST NAME

        Software has been uploaded to the Aminet Site:

        wuarchive.wustl.edu      128.252.135.4   pub/aminet/

        and will be readily available on other Aminet sites.

DIRECTORY

        /pub/aminet/os20/cdity

FILE NAME

        yak153.lha

PRICE
        There is no charge for use of this software.

DISTRIBUTABILITY

        Freely distributable as long as the contents of the archive
        are kept intact.

OTHER
        E-mail address for bug reports and fixes:
        gael@gnlab030.grenoble.hp.com