Running the Application
To start the application either move the cursor down to the FlashStore (the application name in the command window in the Index) or start it with
Flashstore supports all the cursor movement commands. These are useful when moving up and down in the FILE AREA or for moving the cursor to the beginning or end of line before editing.
| ||Beginning of line|| ||Top of the list|| || |
|Back a word||Up a screen|| || |
|Back a character||Up a line|| || |
| || ||Down a line||Forward a character|
| || ||Down a screen||Forward a word|
| || || ||Bottom of the list||End of line|
key displays all the commands for quick reference.
key displays the following screen.
Simple help description's are available for each menu command; press
key and position the cursor on command you want help for, then press .
The three windows (from left to right) are:-
The COMMAND window - selects the mostly used commands
The FILE AREA window - displays, fetches and deletes files and shows you what flashstore is doing.
The INFORMATION window - displays device statistics and commands.
The COMMAND Window
Seven commands are quickly available by moving the cursor with the
and arrow over the command, then press the key.
The FILE AREA Window
The middle window displays all files and size that are in your file card area. By placing the cursor over the file name (point and shoot), the following 4 commands can be selected by these keystrokes.
This information is shown in the information window whilst the file area window is in use.
The COMMUNICATION Window
When executing Flashstore commands the COMMUNICATION window replaces the FILE AREA window. It displays the following:-
- Banner with the command name
- Relevant statistical information to allow informed choices.
- The filename already loaded in the command line ready for editing if required.
- Warnings - if files are being overwritten or deleted.
or at the end to leave the window.
The INFORMATION window
This displays two sets of information.
1. When the cursor is in the COMMAND window it shows the following:-
which slot you are using in the Banner
- Flash Chip Number or EPROM and Size
- File Area Size
- A Graphical Display of the complete file area. Deleted (grey), Saved files (black) and free area (white) give a quick indication of file usage and whether it is time to reformat the device and get rid of the deleted area.
- Free and Used Space in bytes up to 1K or Kbytes
- Number of Deleted and Saved files.
2. When the cursor is in the FILE AREA window it shows the following:-
See The FILE AREA window for more information.
For an in depth look at this popdown go to Section Eleven - Flashstore reference for a list of the commands.