In text mode, the file menu is a familiar Windows-like interface with a virtual keyboard that accepts long file names
so the user isn't limited by 8.3 specifications when naming their images.
One tried-and-true method of managing information is to use long file names
to identify information on your computer.
New administrative capabilities include volume snapshot, support for long file names
, full compatibility with Novell edirectory (formerly Novell Directory Services) and support for large volumes of up to eight terabytes.
The ads would list some aspect of Windows 95 -- long file names
, say -- then point out that the very same feature was 'Macintosh '89.'
CheckCite 2000 is compatible with Windows 95 and 98, enabling it to support long file names
and take advantage of the newest word-processing software.
(By the way, periods are allowed in Windows 95 long file names
. "BASE0998.RUN" was the file name and ".TXT" was the extension in the above name.)
NT allows long file names
, so try to be descriptive.
Long file names
are available for directory names, too.
Users of the Intel-based PCs will enjoy working with folder icons that represent real disk hierarchies, an ever-present menu for software, a list of frequently-used files, long file names
, and a help system that can act out its answers.
Will Win95's improved user interface, long file names
, better performance, plug-and-play, and easier networking improve productivity?
When I open a new file for editing, I use the mouse to click on its name in a menu, which helps me to avoid having to remember the exact spelling of the name and encourages me to use long file names
that can be more descriptive and thus easier to understand.
Again, the official line is that IBM and Microsoft henceforth will devote "the majority of their application and systems development resources" to OS/2 and, "beginning in the second half of 1990, plan to make their graphical applications available first on OS/2." According to the IBM's press release, moreover, "Microsoft stated that Windows is not intended to be used as a server, nor will future releases contain advanced OS/2 features such as distributed processing, the 32-bit flat memory model, threads, or long file names