John Esak: Articles

 

The "vil" Command

SCO Magazine (February/1993)

 

A Menu Made Easy

SCO Magazine (March/1993)

 

Converting Binary Files To Ascii

SCO Magazine (April/1993)

 

SCOFORUM on CompuServe

SCO Magazine (May/1993)

 

Command Substitution and the "set" Command

SCO Magazine (June/1993)

 

Networking Similar Systems

SCO World Magazine (May/1994)

 

The Basics:  TCP/IP & NFS on SCO - Part 2, NFS

SCO World Magazine (June/1994)

 

Logging into SCO from Anywhere

SCO World Magazine (July/1994)

 

The Internet:  Gateway to the World

SCO World Magazine (August/1994)

 

Getting Ready For Multimedia

SCO World Magazine (September/1994)

 

The PCI Connection

SCO World Magazine (November/1994)

 

Call Unix

SCO World Magazine (January/1995)

 

WordPerfect 6.0 for SCO - Powerful and Fast

SCO World Magazine (February/1995)

 

The ABCs of X

SCO World Magazine (February/1995)

 

Making a High-speed Modem Work

SCO World Magazine (March/1995)

 

Double Your Pleasure

SCO World Magazine (April/1995)

 

A Truly Awesome System for Less Than $5,000

SCO World Magazine (May/1995)

 

My Cables Have Flipped!

SCO World Magazine (June/1995)

 

Adding a Hard Drive to Your System

SCO World Magazine (July/1995)

 

Disk Magic: Striping, Mirroring Caching

SCO World Magazine (August/1995)

 

Wide-open Windows under SCO Openserver Release 5

SCO World Magazine (September/1995)

 

The Other Side of Life: Unix Under DOS

SCO World Magazine (October/1995)

 

The Bountiful Bitmap

SCO World Magazine (November/1995)

 

Bonding with Your OS

SCO World Magazine (December/1995)

 

Opening Up Unix with vi

SCO World Magazine (January/1996)

 

A Paperless Office with FineLine Message Manager

SCO World Magazine (February/1996)

 

FilePro Plus:  The Easy-to-Use Database and Application Builder

SCO World Magazine (March/1996)

 

Multitasking with Unix Utilities

SCO World Magazine (March/1996)

 

Cron and the Crontabs

SCO World Magazine (April/1996)

 

The Percentage Factor

The filePro cookBook (November/1992)

 

IUA Report Trick

The filePro cookBook (November/1992)

 

Warehouse Technology

The filePro cookBook (November/1992)

 

Browse And Creation Passwords

The filePro cookBook (November/1992)

 

Saving The Cursor Position

The filePro cookBook (November/1992)

 

Killing The Browse Lookup Option

The filePro cookBook (November/1992)

 

Changing Screens and Showing Simultaneously

The filePro cookBook (November/1992)

 

HP LaserJet III - Perfect Condensed Forms

The filePro cookBook (November/1992)

 

Getting There Quick

The filePro cookBook (November/1992)

 

Dialing The Phone

The filePro cookBook (November/1992)

 

Time + Time = A good decimal number

The filePro cookBook (February/1993)

 

The NULL vs. "O" Pitfall

The filePro cookBook (February/1993)

 

Clear Every Variable At Once

The filePro cookBook (February/1993)

Balance Your Checkbook - An Automatic Bank Reconciliation

The filePro cookBook (February/1993)

 

@Menu Processing

The filePro cookBook (January/1994)

 

The Ultimate Scheduler - A Browsing Approach

The filePro cookBook (January/1994)

 

Security Tip

The Guru (May/1992)

 

Communications - Part 1: cu, uucp

The Guru Magazine (October/1990)

 

Adding Terminals and Modems

The Guru Magazine (October/1990)

 

Use Dialin Passwords For Better Security

The Guru Magazine (October/1990)

 

Learn "cu" in 10 MINUTES (well...maybe 20)

The Guru Magazine (October/1990)

 

A Start on "uucp"

The Guru Magazine (October/1990)

 

The Very Basics of UNIX:  A Primer

The Guru Magazine (October/1990)

 

Creating & Manipulating Files

The Guru Magazine (October/1990)

 

A Look at /etc/rc and Automatic Color on Alternate Screens

The Guru Magazine (October/1990)

 

The "vil" Command

The Guru Magazine (October/1990)

 

Learn 'vi' in 10 Minutes

The Guru Magazine (October/1990)

 

Adding a DOS Printer

The Guru Magazine (October/1990)

 

Sign Up For The Worldwide Electronic Mail System

The Guru Magazine (October/1990)

 

You Can't Go Faster Than The Speed Of Light.....Or Can You?

The Guru Magazine (October/1990)

 

Continental Computers - Review

The Guru Magazine (October/1990)

 

Facet/Term, Windowing for *NIX - Review

The Guru Magazine (October/1990)

 

MKS Toolkit For MSDOS - Review

The Guru Magazine (October/1990)

 

C-TAR - Review

The Guru Magazine (October/1990)

 

Finally! A Monthly Training Journal UNIX/XENIX, Shell & Programming ..

The Guru Magazine (November/1990)

 

Simple Text Manipulation with 'VI'

The Guru Magazine (November/1990)

 

Customizing 'VI'

The Guru Magazine (November/1990)

 

Credit Card File

The Guru Magazine (November/1990)

 

Scan/Selection Processing Tables

The Guru Magazine (November/1990)

 

Keeping FilePro Files in Different Directories

The Guru Magazine (November/1990)

 

Building Mortgage/Loan Amortization Schedules

The Guru Magazine (November/1990)

 

A Start on the 'find' Command

The Guru Magazine (November/1990)

 

How To Get Right To It!

The Guru Magazine (November/1990)

 

Automatic Color on Alternate Screens

The Guru Magazine (November/1990)

 

Functions In Shell Scripts

The Guru Magazine (November/1990)

 

FilePro Plus 4.0

The Guru Magazine (November/1990)

 

Give Your System Some Personality

The Guru Magazine (December/1990)

 

Mail Without Stamps?

The Guru Magazine (December/1990)

 

Keep Users Informed With News

The Guru Magazine (December/1990)

 

All This Computer Power and No Calculator?

The Guru Magazine (December/1990)

 

Cal & Calendar

The Guru Magazine (December/1990)

 

Fixing The Proverbial Hang Up

The Guru Magazine (December/1990)

 

Modified Directory Listing

The Guru Magazine (December/1990)

 

A Simple Shell Menu

The Guru Magazine (December/1990)

 

Group Associated FilePro Files By Name

The Guru Magazine (December/1990)

 

Standardize Your Questions and Messages

The Guru Magazine (December/1990)

 

A Template User Menu

The Guru Magazine (December/1990)

 

Associated Fields

The Guru Magazine (December/1990)

 

It's Pronounced Lookup Dash

The Guru Magazine (December/1990)

 

The Worm Game

The Guru Magazine (December/1990)

 

Unique Account Codes

The Guru Magazine (December/1990)

 

The Idea

The Guru Magazine (December/1990)

 

Wordperfect 6.0 For *nix

The Guru Magazine (December/1990)

 

CompuServe/Unixforum

The Guru Magazine (January/1991)

 

Networking For Philosophers (A Basis For Learning More)

The Guru Magazine (January/1991)

 

GREP

The Guru Magazine (January/1991)

 

A Start On The "dd" Command

The Guru Magazine (January/1991)

 

SED

The Guru Magazine (January/1991)

 

What Is This Script?

The Guru Magazine (January/1991)

 

Incremental Backup Routine

The Guru Magazine (January/1991)

 

Fancy Show & Input Statements

The Guru Magazine (January/1991)

 

Bringing Something Into FilePro From The Command Line

The Guru Magazine (January/1991)

 

Stop and Flow

The Guru Magazine (January/1991)

 

Totaling Months With Arrays

The Guru Magazine (January/1991)

 

When Leaving Associated Fields

The Guru Magazine (January/1991)

 

Appointments All In Array

The Guru Magazine (January/1991)

 

FilePro 4.0 Termcap Fix

The Guru Magazine (January/1991)

 

MultiTech MultMux

The Guru Magazine (January/1991)

 

A Start On The LP Spooler

The Guru Magazine (February/1991)

 

Scenix

The Guru Magazine (February/1991)

 

Knit 1, Perl 2

The Guru Magazine (February/1991)

 

Are You Thinking Of Making A Change?

The Guru Magazine (February/1991)

 

Big Digital Clock

The Guru Magazine (February/1991)

 

AWK Goes Under Cover

The Guru Magazine (February/1991)

 

Most Often Asked Questions

The Guru Magazine (February/1991)

 

Working Without A Net

The Guru Magazine (February/1991)

 

Save Typing In Define Processing

The Guru Magazine (February/1991)

 

It's Pronounced "at when"

The Guru Magazine (February/1991)

 

Fooling FilePro

The Guru Magazine (February/1991)

 

General Ledger Accounting

The Guru Magazine (March/1991)

 

Last Note Stored?

The Guru Magazine (March/1991)

 

Escaping The Shell

The Guru Magazine (March/1991)

 

Creating Two Executable Scripts While Working on a Complex Input Table

The Guru Magazine (March/1991)

 

Why The Weird Names?

The Guru Magazine (March/1991)

 

Locking Your Lookups

The Guru Magazine (March/1991)

 

Facet/Term Hint #1

The Guru Magazine (March/1991)

 

On-Line Posting

The Guru Magazine (March/1991)

 

FilePro 4.1 Already?/All Ready?

The Guru Magazine (March/1991)

 

The Groundwork

The Guru Magazine (April/1991)

 

Displaying Your Thoughts

The Guru Magazine (April/1991)

 

Testing and Looping

The Guru Magazine (April/1991)

 

Automatic Table Doesn't Update Real Fields

The Guru Magazine (April/1991)

 

Passing Values From Sort/Selection Tables To Output Reports

The Guru Magazine (April/1991)

 

Dining Out?

The Guru Magazine (April/1991)

 

BIB (Better Incremental Backup)

The Guru Magazine (April/1991)

 

Hardware In Pieces

The Guru Magazine (May/1991)

 

Take The Bus

The Guru Magazine (May/1991)

 

A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Bytes

The Guru Magazine (May/1991)

 

Sizing A System

The Guru Magazine (May/1991)

 

Continental Computer Systems

The Guru Magazine (May/1991)

 

Easy Mail

The Guru Magazine (May/1991)

 

Wrap It Up

The Guru Magazine (May/1991)

 

What's The Diff?

The Guru Magazine (May/1991)

 

Keep Array Elements And Lookup Fields Segregated

The Guru Magazine (May/1991)

 

Getting Better Use Out Of The "LEN()" Function

The Guru Magazine (May/1991)

 

Don't Wait For That Report

The Guru Magazine (May/1991)

 

Edit Processing Tables With "vi"

The Guru Magazine (May/1991)

 

The UnTerminal

The Guru Magazine (May/1991)

 

You Can't Go Faster Than The Speed Of Light....Or Can You? Pt 2

The Guru Magazine (May/1991)

 

Finally!  An Overall Solution

The Guru Magazine (June/1991)

 

High Performance Serial I/O

The Guru Magazine (June/1991)

 

Accounts Payable

The Guru Magazine (June/1991)

 

Sally Sells Subshells At The Subshore

The Guru Magazine (June/1991)

 

Lock Them Out

The Guru Magazine (June/1991)

 

Site Passwords

The Guru Magazine (June/1991)

 

Removing Unwanted Site (Processing) Passwords

The Guru Magazine (June/1991)

 

What's All This About Notes

The Guru Magazine (June/1991)

 

GLS

The Guru Magazine (June/1991)

 

Consultants and Clients

The Guru Magazine (July/1991)

 

Have You Ever Met The Swami?

The Guru Magazine (July/1991)

 

Correcting Mouse Clumsiness

The Guru Magazine (July/1991)

 

ODT-Data/Ingres

The Guru Magazine (July/1991)

 

A Better Cat Trap

The Guru Magazine (July/1991)

 

Three Useful Things

The Guru Magazine (July/1991)

 

Conference In The Woods (and the possum therein)

The Guru Magazine (July/1991)

 

Installing FilePro On SCO-UNIX

The Guru Magazine (July/1991)

 

Getting A Unique Number

The Guru Magazine (July/1991)

 

BBx and TAOS-Business Basic

The Guru Magazine (July/1991)

 

Mr. Mailman

The Guru Magazine (July/1991)

 

Teleterm-X

The Guru Magazine (July/1991)

 

Characters vs. Pictures

The Guru Magazine (August/1991)

 

For Bigger or Smaller ....(Fonts)...Just Light Up The Right Dots

The Guru Magazine (August/1991)

 

Things You Need

The Guru Magazine (August/1991)

 

Adding A Node For Your Second Dos Drive

The Guru Magazine (August/1991)

 

Ingres Windows 4GL

The Guru Magazine (August/1991)

 

Norton Utilities For Unix

The Guru Magazine (August/1991)

 

SCO Support Level Supplements

The Guru Magazine (August/1991)

 

Using "tar" with Tape Cartridge or Floppy Drives

The Guru Magazine (August/1991)

 

Add Zeros Or Asterisks In Front Of A Money Field

The Guru Magazine (August/1991)

 

A Few Redirections

The Guru Magazine (August/1991)

 

Rolodex - A Utility For FilePro (by Bob Stockler and John Esak)

The Guru Magazine (August/1991)

 

The 1991 GURU Conference

The Guru Magazine (September/1991)

 

Do I Need X Windows?

The Guru Magazine (September/1991)

 

Framemaker

The Guru Magazine (September/1991)

 

Corel Draw

The Guru Magazine (September/1991)

 

A Little Unix From The Conference

The Guru Magazine (September/1991)

 

Relaxing Unix Security - A Style Suggestion

The Guru Magazine (September/1991)

 

Slicker Leading 0's (or*'s)

The Guru Magazine (September/1991)

 

Associated Field Processing Shortcut

The Guru Magazine (September/1991)

 

FilePro Plus - Version 4.1 Seen At The Guru Conference

The Guru Magazine (September/1991)

 

Open Desktop - Advanced Computing Environment

The Guru Magazine (October/1991)

 

New Books

The Guru Magazine (October/1991)

 

Where Has All The Disk Space Gone?...

The Guru Magazine (October/1991)

 

Adding A Dos Printer

The Guru Magazine (October/1991)

 

Why You Might Want ODT

The Guru Magazine (October/1991)

 

Keep Browsing Eyes Away

The Guru Magazine (October/1991)

 

Getting Rid Of The Infamous Message

The Guru Magazine (October/1991)

 

Using Different Printers From Within Inquire, Update, Add

The Guru Magazine (October/1991)

 

How Did You Build That Index?

The Guru Magazine (October/1991)

 

Printing A Header/Detail Report

The Guru Magazine (October/1991)

 

You Can't Go Faster Than The Speed Of Light ... Chapter Two

The Guru Magazine (October/1991)

 

The Unix/Xenix Training Journal Performance Tuning - Part 1

The Guru Magazine (November/1991)

 

WordPerfect 5.0 for SCO-Unix

The Guru Magazine (November/1991)

 

XEYES

The Guru Magazine (November/1991)

 

Corel Draw

The Guru Magazine (November/1991)

 

Fast Report/Screen Match-up (4.1 Only)

The Guru Magazine (November/1991)

 

Sort and Print Records As They Were Entered

The Guru Magazine (November/1991)

 

Fast FilePro Transfers

The Guru Magazine (November/1991)

 

Window Header/Detail

The Guru Magazine (November/1991)

 

The Unix/Xenix Training Journal Performance Tuning - Part 2

The Guru Magazine (December/1991)

 

Building The Kernel Environment

The Guru Magazine (December/1991)

 

Hello

The Guru Magazine (December/1991)

 

Integrity/Fixperm

The Guru Magazine (December/1991)

 

File:Magic

The Guru Magazine (December/1991)

 

Control-R it (or F5 it)

The Guru Magazine (December/1991)

 

Reindex Script

The Guru Magazine (December/1991)

 

Wiggle!

The Guru Magazine (December/1991)

 

Xumon

The Guru Magazine (December/1991)

 

The Unix/Xenix Training Journal SCO-ODT:  An X Primer

The Guru Magazine (January/1992)

 

A Start On X

The Guru Magazine (January/1992)

 

Can All This Really Be Happening At Once???

The Guru Magazine (January/1992)

 

OmniPage

The Guru Magazine (January/1992)

 

FrameMaker 3.0 For SCO Open Desktop

The Guru Magazine (January/1992)

 

Potpourri of Tips

The Guru Magazine (January/1992)

 

Wishlist

The Guru Magazine (January/1992)

 

Center Show and Input

The Guru Magazine (January/1992)

 

Simple Duplicate Record Check

The Guru Magazine (January/1992)

 

XMenu

The Guru Magazine (January/1992)

 

Grasping AWK in 10 Minutes

The Guru Magazine (February/1992)

 

Device Driver

The Guru Magazine (February/1992)

 

Printing an X Window

The Guru Magazine (February/1992)

 

Postscript Printers

The Guru Magazine (February/1992)

 

Laserjet Labels Made Easy

The Guru Magazine (February/1992)

 

The Getnext Label

The Guru Magazine (February/1992)

 

@SK="BRKY"

The Guru Magazine (February/1992)

 

A Simple Spreadsheet

The Guru Magazine (February/1992)

 

Merge Records With WordPerfect

The Guru Magazine (February/1992)

 

Scripsit==>WordPerfect Conversion

The Guru Magazine (February/1992)

 

Double Vision

The Guru Magazine (February/1992)

 

Crontab Safety

The Guru Magazine (March/1992)

 

What Side Are You On?

The Guru Magazine (March/1992)

 

Listbox (One of 4.1's best new features)

The Guru Magazine (March/1992)

 

Freechain

The Guru Magazine (April/1992)

 

Communications

The Guru Magazine (May/1992)

 

Open Desktop

The Guru Magazine (May/1992)

 

Using PC Fonts In FrameMaker

The Guru Magazine (May/1992)

 

Automatic Dialer for XC

The Guru Magazine (May/1992)

 

The Great Escape

The Guru Magazine (May/1992)

 

Keep People Out Of Selected Data

The Guru Magazine (May/1992)

 

@Key Is Unlimited

The Guru Magazine (May/1992)

 

Pfffftt!...Improved How Better To Get The Air Out Of FilePro Files

The Guru Magazine (May/1992)

 

Dial From FilePro

The Guru Magazine (May/1992)

 

FineLine Message Manager

The Guru Magazine (May/1992)

 

Open Desktop Version 2.0

The Guru Magazine (June/1992)

 

Graphical Guided Tour Of Open Desktop 2.0

The Guru Magazine (June/1992)

 

A Good Word About The Easy Installation & Upgrading to 2.0

The Guru Magazine (June/1992)

 

Be Creative With Your Desktop

The Guru Magazine (June/1992)

 

Tables In FrameMaker

The Guru Magazine (June/1992)

 

The 30 Minute Network Installation

The Guru Magazine (June/1992)

 

The 1992 Guru Retreat

The Guru Magazine (July/1992)

 

The Guru Goes to SCO Forum92

The Guru Magazine (July/1992)

 

Toggle - A Program Needing An Application

The Guru Magazine (July/1992)

 

I'm A Little Input Short And Stout

The Guru Magazine (September/1992)

 

Top Five Reasons Why You Must Love "vi"

The Guru Magazine (September/1992)

 

Stupid Modem Tricks

The Guru Magazine (September/1992)