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AmigaOS 4.0 - About OS4 - Commands

COMPATIBILITY Preferences Editor
Purpose: To specify applications where the JIT emulation must be disabled.
Format: COMPATIBILITY [<filename>] [EDIT | SAVE] [PUBSCREEN <public screen name>] [CREATEICONS YES | NO] [SCREEN] [SHOWHINTS YES | NO] [LEFT <coord> | LEFT | CENTER | MOUSE | AUTO] [TOP <coord> | TOP | CENTER | MOUSE | AUTO] [WIDTH <size> | MAXSIZE | MINSIZE | AUTO] [HEIGHT <size> | MAXSIZE | MINSIZE | AUTO] [FONTNAME <font name>] [FONTSIZE <font size>]
Template: FROM, EDIT/S, SAVE/S, PUBSCREEN/K, CREATEICONS/K, SCREEN/S, SHOWHINTS/K, LEFT/K, TOP/K, WIDTH/K, HEIGHT/K, FONTNAME/K, FONTSIZE/K/N
Path: SYS:Prefs:Compatibility
COMPATIBILITY invokes the Compatibility Preferences editor that enables you to specify applications where the JIT emulation must be disabled.

COMPATIBILITY without any arguments or with the EDIT argument opens the Compatibility Preferences editor.

The FROM argument <filename> enables you to specify a file to open. This must be a file that was previously saved with the 'Save As' menu item of the Compatibility Preferences editor. For example, if you have previously saved a special configuration of the Compatibility Preferences editor to a file in the Presets drawer, you can use the FROM argument to open that file.

If the SAVE switch is given, the Compatibility Preferences editor will not open, but the settings in the FROM file will be saved.

The PUBSCREEN option can be used to specify a <public screen name> where the Compatibility Preferences editor should open.

If CREATEICONS YES is specified, an icon will be created for the saved file, otherwise no icon will be created.

The SHOWHINTS YES option can be used to display usage information if you position the cursor over selectable items.

The SCREEN option can be used to force the Compatibility Preferences editor to open in full-screen mode.

The LEFT, TOP, WIDTH and HEIGHT options can be used to customise where the Compatibility Preferences editor window should appear on the screen and the size of the window.

The FONTNAME and FONTSIZE options can be used to specify the font and font size to be used in the Compatibility Preferences editor window.

Instructions for using the Compatibility Preferences editor can be found here.

Example 1:

3.OS4:> COMPATIBILITY will open the Compatibility Preferences window.


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Revised: February 9, 2006.