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Microsoft KB Archive/36465

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File: History of Updates and Compatibility

Last reviewed: October 27, 1994
Article ID: Q36465

Summary:

This article describes the history of updates and compatibility for Microsoft File.

More Information:

Notes

  • Indicates copy-protected version ! Recommends update
         Product                      Supported    System Software
Version  Features                     On           Earliest Latest
-------  --------                     --           ---------------

1.00*!                                128K, 512K,  Finder    Finder
(1/85)   400K only.                   512KE, Plus  1.1g      1.1g

1.01*!                                128K, 512K,  Finder    Finder
(4/85)   400K only.                   512KE, Plus  1.1g      1.1g
         LaserWriter output optimized.
         Third-party fonts recognized.
         32 fonts listed in dialog box
         (up from 20).

1.02*    400K only.                   128K, 512K,  2.0/4.1   3.2/5.3

(11/85) File structure change: more 512KE, Plus

         reliable.
         Compatible with Finder 4.1.
         Support of nonejectable hard
         disk. Hard-disk install: Same
         as Excel.
         Corrections to 1.01.

1.04*    Enhanced interaction with    128K, 512K   2.0/4.1   4.1/5.5
(7/86)   LaserWriter.                 512KE, Plus,
         Corrections to 1.02.         SE

1.05     Copy protection removed.     128K, 512K,  3.2/5.3   4.1/5.5
(12/86)                               512KE, Plus,
                                      SE

2.00!    Problem when converting      512KE, Plus, 3.2/5.3  6.0.7/6.1.7
(10/88)  numbers in versions 1.x      SE, Classic,
         documents to version 2.00.   SE/30, Mac II family

2.00a    Faster, print merge with     512KE, Plus,  3.2/5.3 6.0.7/6.1.7
(10/88)  Word, multicolumn mail       SE, Classic,
         labels, MultiFinder comp.    SE/30, Mac II family

Recommendations

  1. External disk drive or hard disk
  2. Printers

    Apple ImageWriter I, II, LQ Apple Wide Carriage ImageWriter Apple LaerWriter Plus, II, NT, NTX, SC

  3. AppleShare Network

    Note: Only File version 2.00 is network compatible.


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KBCategory: kbref
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Last reviewed: October 27, 1994
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