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TITLE

	Guidemaster12.lha

VERSION

	1.2

AUTHOR

Aric R Caley / Greywire Designs.

Email: dances@qedbbs.com (Cannot reply to messages at this time)

DESCRIPTION

Replacement AmigaGuide (1.3/2.x) and Multiview (3.x) viewer.  Reads
and displays XPK compressed files.  Uses special format for
Amigaguide files that lets them load *FASTER* than uncompressed
files normaly load.  Uses very little memory -- less than normal
Amigaguide and *much* less than other XPK based viewers.


FEATURES

* Keyboard shortcuts in 3.x work again.

* Custom (IFF based) high-performance Amigaguide file format:

  * Conversion/Compression utility provided.

  * XPK compression.

  * Index chunk allows for FAST loading.

  * Loads only the nodes you are looking at, to save memory.

NEW FEATURES

* Single executable is 1.3, 2.x and 3.x compatible.

* Arrow keys and all shortcuts now really work.

* Links to other, compressed, Amigaguide files now work (3.x only)

* Many bugs fixed.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Requires 1.3 and above of Workbench, 3.1 recomended.
Amigaguide library (under 1.3 - 2.1).

AVAILABILITY

Guidemaster is available on any Aminet mirror in 'text/hyper':

ftp://ftp.wustl.edu/pub/aminet/text/hyper/guidemaster12.lha

PRICE

Shareware ($10), or other physical or monetary donations.

DISTRIBUTABILITY

Freely distributable ShareWare, Copyright (c) 1995 by Aric R Caley.