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By: Laurent Duchastel     Montréal, Québec  
Date: May 13,2021 at 18:29
In Response to: [Q] Changing display fonts? (Ben Kent)

> > Laurent
> >
> > Thanks for writing these scripts.
> >
> > I have dived into your scripts as I have a similar requirement to you
> > where I use ZTW on three systems, a Surface, a 24" Desktop, and a
> 32"
> > Desktop.
> >
> > So far in testing found that I needed to include the full path and
> > extension to the ColourTool.exe and .ini in the script so it would
> work
> > without an error.
> >
> > But as I have not had a need to use the f9 Application Menu
> previously,
> > I am not understanding if all of the scripts reside within the one
> > ZTW.ZAM file or in separate ZAM files.
> >
> > Your assistance would be appreciated.
> >
> > Alan Smedley
>
>
> Alan
>
> I read Laurent's post as 5 menu items in one ZAM file.
>
> Do this
> F9
> Alt-[A]dd
> name it, return
> Alt-[E]dit
> at this point you can Shift-Ins to paste in a number of lines from the
> clipboard.
>
>
> The editor is sort of a line editor, so might take some getting used
> to, search "Edit-menu Commands" in the help file.
> A quick overview.
> Press return to enter edit mode, at which point you can only paste in
> parts of lines, you can cursor up and down.
> Press return to toggle the mode back. Then Esc to go back to the menu.
>
> When in the menu, you can make a tree of the menu items by using
> Alt-[M]ove.
>
> I run with "F5 Graphics toggle" enabled.
>
>
> There are a number of scripts that can convert between ZAM and TXT,
> which can help with bulk editing. My version is called ZTWMenuText.vbs,
> last uploaded as ZTWMenuText13.zip but probably deleted from the forum
> upload area by now.
>

Thank you Ben.

True, these are five scripts which are five entries in the menu, but a F9 menu is always a single *.ZAM file within ZTree directory, although you can have multiple menus, meaning different *.ZAM file for each to allow anyone to switch from one menu to another on-the-fly, according to preference or context. See documentation. I don't use that later feature: I have a single menu in a single ZTW.ZAM with all my scripts.

As for full path specification in the scripts, yes, it is required except if #ZTTools variable is configured in Alt-F10-1G. See documentation. My setting is %#ZTHome%\ZTTools, meaning there is a subdirectory under ZTree directory where I put all my external utilities. This allows the scripts to be fully portable, whatever the drive letter on which ZTree is located.


Laurent Duchastel

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