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Forte Agent Tools
Here you can download my "addons" for ForteAgent.
These utilities are written in Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0, so you need
Visual Basic runtime files to use them. You can get them
from Microsoft (look for a version
that fits to your OS language)
from my homepage (only the German version, SP5): VBRUN60SP5.EXE (1,14
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These are former names of AgtTool (see below).
This is the "main program". It is licensed unter GNU General Public License since Version 0.25
It monitors the "Newsgroups" and the "Followup-To" fields and the
search window of Forté Agent 1.8/1.9/2.0 (2.0 since version 0.25).
Newsgroup names can be autocompleted there by typing #.
You can use an alias list to use your own abbreviations for groups you
X-post to regurlary.
In addition to that, the "tagline" (newsgroup description) of the currently
selected group is shown in the title bar.
X-Posts can be atomatically copied into the "followup-To" field by entering
"-#" before the newsgroup name.
Followup-To poster may be abbreviated by --#
X-Faces copied into
the clipboard can be shown in a small window:
You can use F12 to show the X-Face of the current article, if there is any
You can use F11 to show a window where you can select some actions (e.g.
jump to a parent article, copy Message-ID):
old subjects ("(was: ...)") are automatically stripped
from the subject line. And there is help for you to create such subject
AgtTool can automatically start Agent when it is started and can quit itself
when Agent is quit.
you can verify X-PGP-Sig signatures
Randomly choose your .sig (since 0.17)
one hotkey for retrieving/sending everything (since 0.17)
superseding articles is as easy as never before (since 0.20)
newsgroup list, searchable by e. g. taglines (since 0.25)
Agttool contains taglines of the following hierarchies (from 2002-08-26):
Big8 taglines (from 2002-08-26, Download,
This file contains all taglines from the Big8 hierarchies:
Rename the file taglines_big8.dat to taglines.dat and copy it into your
TagFetch (V0.11, Download, 61
This utility can be used to download additional/newer taglines from your
Compface/VB (Download, 35
This DLL can be used to encode/decode X-Face header lines in Visual Basic.
The DLL itself is included in the AgtTool package - you can get the Visual
C++ 6 source here (it is based on the COMPFACE.DLL used in WinFace, you
gan get the original source from http://www.xs4all.nl/~walterln/winface/).
For more infomarion read the readme file included.
You can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you want to see my other software products, visit my homepage: http://smsoft.ixy.de/
Michael Schierl, Ignaz-Baldauf-Str. 5, D-86551
Other Agent tools:
These utilities are not written by
me, but somehow considered useful (although lots of them became obsolete
as AgtTools was finished).