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PocketUtils V2.0 SFX for PalmOS
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Version 2.11 Released February 4, 2003!

PocketUtils is a SatForms plugin extension that contains over fifty useful functions as outlined below: PocketUtils V2.x adds over a dozen enhancements:

  • PromptUser - Improved! Resizes itself to accomodate up to 10 lines of text, and an additional PromptUserBeep command was added.
  • GetAppPref/SetAppPref - Read/write application preferences from the Palm preferences database.
  • GetFileType/SetFileType - Read/write a file's Type (eg. DATA, Appl, Extn, etc.).
  • GetFileCRID/SetFileCRID - Read/write a file's CreatorID.
  • GetHiddenBit/SetHiddenBit - Read/set/clear a file's Hidden attribute.
  • GetCopyPreventionBit/SetCopyPreventionBit - Read/set/clear a file's Copy Prevention attribute (for prevention of beaming).
  • RenamePalmFile - Change the name of a specified file.
  • GetOSVersion - Return the PalmOS version string (eg. v.3.1).
  • SetControlPosition - dynamically & temporarily change the position of a control on the current form, reverting to the original position when the form is reloaded.
  • LaunchApp - launch a specified application, with the ability to specify the desired application at runtime.

PocketUtils V1.5 added over a dozen features:

  • ClearHotsyncUsername - Clear the device's hotsync username and userid, so you will be prompted to select or create a new username at the next hotsync.
  • ClipboardTextGet/ClipboardTextSet - Get/set the system text clipboard.
  • DeletePalmFile - Delete a specified file from the Palm without prompting.
  • FlushKeyQueue - Flush (clear out) all key events that are waiting in the key queue.
  • IsBackupBitSet/SetBackupBit - Get/set/clear the backup bit for a specified Palm file.
  • GetFlashID - Returns the device's FlashID (serial number).
  • GetMemInfo - Returns the Palm memory info for freebytes, RAM size, or ROM size.
  • GetVolume/SetVolume - Get/sets the current volume level requested (alarm volume, system volume, game volume).
  • PalmFileExists - Test whether a specific file exists on the Palm.
  • ParseDelimText - Returns a chunk of data in a string of delimited items.
  • QueueVirtualKey - Insert virtual key into the key queue.
  • RandomNumber - Returns a random integer from 0 - 32767.

V1.0 Commands include: ClickControl, DaysToDateStr, GetBatteryPercentage, GetBatteryVoltage, GetSecondsFromDateTime, HotSync, ModemHotSync, PasswordExists, PasswordVerify, PasswordSet, PasswordRemove, PasteChars, PromptUser, Reset, SecondsToString, SecsToTimeStr, SetAutoOff, SetCaps, SetCapsLock, SetSeconds, ToggleBacklight, TurnOffAndLockDevice

Evaluation Version Download

An evaluation version of this extension is available so you can try it out before deciding to purchase. To download an evaluation version of this extension, complete the Product Evaluation Request Form with your full address information. Eval version download instructions will be supplied upon completion of the request form. The evaluation versions of the extensions display a notice screen each time they are run, but do not time out. They are intended for internal testing use only and may not be distributed.

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You can purchase a site license for this product that enables its use by an unlimited number of developers (persons) at a single office location. Site licenses cost 2.5 times the single license fee. To purchase a site license, simply enter a quantity of 2.5, click on the ADD button to add it to your shopping basket, and then click View Basket to complete your order. In the Comments section of your order, please enter the text "Site License". Thank you!

System Requirements:
  • Compatible with SatForms 3.1 and higher
  • Compatible with PalmOS 3.0 and higher
  • PalmOS5 Ready!
License Information:
  • PalmDataPro extensions include a royalty-free per-developer runtime license
  • You can distribute the extension PRC files royalty-free with your app but you need to purchase a separate license for each SF developer (person).
Reference: SFX-02

Manufactured by: Pocket Science (Created by Gavin Maxwell & Updated by David Thacker)

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