[Coladam] Re : ANN News Network Disks reading them in Virtual ADAM
jnoti2 at comcast.net
Tue Aug 3 05:19:16 CEST 2010
And disk images are interleaved. It shouldn't cause a problem with what
Daniel suggests, but it can and has for some things I was trying to do until
Steve Pitman reminded me.... and then Joe B. reminded me months later. My
brain just doesn't work like it used to.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Daniel Bienvenu" <newcoleco at yahoo.fr>
To: <coladam at adamcon.org>; "mark" <mark104 at gmail.com>
Sent: Monday, August 02, 2010 9:24 PM
Subject: [Coladam] Re : ANN News Network Disks reading them in Virtual ADAM
Maybe not as formatted text but we should be able to extract directly text
from image disks.
You can use an HEX editor like XVI32 to open a binary file and see the codes
inside. With this kind of tool, it's possible to extract almost anything
from a disk image file... if we know what we are looking for and how to do
it properly. Sometimes, data in a disk image isn't in the correct order, so
it can be a little bit difficult using this method.
--- En date de : Lun 2.8.10, mark <mark104 at gmail.com> a écrit :
> De: mark <mark104 at gmail.com>
> Objet: [Coladam] ANN News Network Disks reading them in Virtual ADAM
> À: coladam at adamcon.org
> Date: Lundi 2 août 2010, 19h52
> Can anybody tell me how to read those
> ANN Disks so the text on them
> come out formatted?
> All I get when trying to read them is jumbled text.
> Do I load each text file into the SmartWriter? How do I do
> that? I
> forgot how to use it.
> What I want to do is convert the text files from adam and
> print them
> to a file in pc format if its possible.
> I'm trying to gather old articles for use in the adam
> resource site.
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