HomePak (Apple II, 5 1/4" Disk) Batteries Included - 1985 USA, Canada Release

From Eli's Software Encyclopedia
Packaging cover HomePak.
Product ID BATTE0014
Product ISBN 0-922-479-22-4
Platform(s) Apple II
Packaging Retail Box
Media 5 1/4" Disk
Copyright date 1985
Publisher(s) Batteries Included
Developer(s) Russ Wetmore
Category(s) Productivity, Office Suite
Country of Origin Canada

Description from the packaging.

A Breakthrough Integrated 3 in 1 Software System

A computerized writing tool.
A comprehensive Word processing program.

An electronic filing system
which you command with natural English sentences.

A telephone communications program that allows you and your computer to talk to the world.

"Full featured and easy to use... HomePak is extraordinary!" - Compute!

"... HomeText is comparable to the best of the low cost word processors... HomeTerm is comparable to any telecommunications program now available... HomeFind is easy to learn and will handle most persona filing problems with no problems ...HomePak really is the software bargain of the year." - Detroit News

HomeText is a powerful word processor, but it's as simple to use as a typewriter.

  • The full-screen editor gives total control over margins, indentation, centering, spacing, placement of headers, footers, page numbers, and much more.
  • The "move & copy" capability lets you move, replace, and insert large blocks of text with ease.
  • HomeText supports all major printer functions including bold face, underlining, and extended character width. (Functions may vary depending upon individual printers.) Many special printer functions are also supported.
  • HomeText features a unique page preview mode, showing your text as it will appear on the printed page.

HomeFind is a fast, easy, and efficient information manager, giving you total control over large amounts of information and instant access to the specific items you want.

  • HomeFind features a unique natural English language information entry and retrieval method. No "fields, forms, files or records"; you'll be storing and retrieving information in minutes.
  • Simplified and friendly commands allow fast and easy file searching and printing.
  • Ideal for electronic filing and organizing of names, addresses, hobby collections and much more.

HomeTerm is a comprehensive telecommunications program that lets your home computer function as a "Smart" telecommunications terminal, allowing you to:

  • Communicate with other computers
  • Access public databanks like The Source, Compuserve, Dow Jones and Delphi
  • Participate in Public Bulletin Board Systems, and get in touch with other computer users
  • Download files of any length. thanks to an unlimited capture buffer
  • Create and receive text simultaneously, using the exclusive HomePak "Text Edit Window"
  • Define your own parameters, such as screen color. margins and word wrap. HomeTerm features "X-Modem Protocol" to ensure error-free communication and exchange of data between you and other systems. A built in on-screen clock shows how much time you've spent since logging on to a database.

3 Software Programs on a Single Disk, that work together as one. For example, in the "Merge" mode. you can take data stored in HomeFind and print letters and labels using HomeText! Or, use HomeText to write reports based on information you've called up via HomeTerm!

HomePak is powerfdul and extremely easy to use:

  • All commands are in simple English; no computer jargon, no obscure instructions
  • All key commands are immediately available on the screen menu; additional commands can be called up for the more experienced users
  • System status information is displayed right on the screen

"HomePak is a bold product! Three programs on one disk... Inexpensive, powerful, integrated software." - InfoWorld

System Requirements

Apple II
Required RAM 48K

Box Scans

Retail Box cover HomePak. Retail Box back HomePak.



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