On Tuesday, October 14, 1997 5:40 AM, Robert
>Jason and others:
>Please be sue that your mail program is not doing the UUDECODE operation
>for you. Those of you using Win95 and one of the newer mail programs
>probably see the attachment as a ZIP file and it has already been decoded.
>Unzip it and have at it.
>N5NU: where are you located and send me your phone number if you'd like
>some help over the phone.
>> From: Jason Goldsberry <email@example.com>
>> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
>> Subject: [TRLog] updating help
>> Date: Tuesday, October 14, 1997 07:39
>> I need help trying to update to 6.12. I have received it through e-mail
>> and can't seem to be able to get it to do anything.
>> The manual says "use the TR program to decode the file". I take this to
>> mean that I run the TR program...I have and I didn't see anyplace to type
>> TR UUDECODE filename. Out of desperation, I run the TR INSTALL program
>> hoping that it might install the newer 6.12 version. The results are such
>> that I can't run the original TR version.
>> I have spent 3 hours trying to get this problem worked out. Any help
>> would be appreciated.
>> Jason N5NU age 14
>> P.S. Please don't suggest that I ask my computer teacher. I go to a very
>> small rural school and there isn't anyone to ask.
>> N5NU Homepage
What am I missing here? Where does uuedecode come in?
I get an attachment on an e-mail message, highlight it, right-click
to get a menu of options and select copy to move it to a subdirectory.
In Windows Explorer, I go to that subdirectory, locate the file, double-
click on the newly placed file (all612.zip) and a window appears asking
me if I want to overwrite each file with a new file. I answer yes a few
times, and then am done. 6.12 is installed.
Is it that other e-mail handlers don't do attachments the same way? Don't
attachments just show up as icons on the text body of the note?
Dale Martin, KG5U
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