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Description: A knowledge base for AmigaOS users
Download: assist.lha       (TIPS: Use the right click menu if your browser takes you back here all the time)
Size: 5Mb
Version: 2.0
Date: 08 Jan 15
Author: Daniel Hutchinson
Submitter: gtmooya
Homepage: http://gtmooya.blogspot.com
Category: utility/misc
Replaces: utility/misc/assist.lha
License: Shareware
Distribute: yes
Min OS Version: 4.1
FileID: 9104
Comments: 77
Snapshots: 13
Downloads: 123  (Current version)
3421  (Accumulated)
Votes: 3 (2/0)  (30 days/7 days)

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ASSIST: Get the most out of your Amiga

Assist is a knowledge base of helpful information for AmigaOS users originally
based on the 'Get the most out of your Amiga' PDF guide.

ASSIST: Get the most out of your Amiga

Assist is a knowledge base of helpful information for AmigaOS users originally
based on the 'Get the most out of your Amiga' PDF guide.


 - All the A-Z content from the 'Get the most out of your Amiga' PDF guide
 - Shortcuts to relevant AmigaOS programs and drawers
 - Links to useful websites for further reading
 - One click downloading and unpacking of software (registered users only)
 - One click playback of YouTube videos (requires getVideo)
 - Step-by-step tutorials (registered users only)
 - Handy 'Assistants' for your Workbench
 - AmiUpdate support for automatic updates
 - Optional integration with the Jack AppStore


AmigaOS 4.1 (Update 2 or later)

To access videos the following are required:
 - Wget installed in C:
 - getVideo installed in C:
 - Compatible player, such as MPlayer

For Jack AppStore integration:
 - Jack 4.0.0 or later installed and running


Unpack the Assist archive into the directory of your choice.

You can drag and drop the Assist drawer into any directory you like on your


To enjoy all the feature's of Assist and support further devleopment please
consider registration.

Click the 'Register' link inside the program for further details.


2.0 (07.01.2015)
- Added registration system, click the 'Register' link within Assist for further
- New backdrop image and various button images updated from AISS 4.18
- New layout for applications including a short description, price, licence type
and AmiCygnix or Qt icon if applicable
- Preview images reintroduced into the A to Z, for registered users clicking a
preview image will open the original full size image
- Reworked the A to Z to make browsing faster and added a numbers category (0-9)
- Moving the mouse pointer away from a panel now leaves it highlighted until the
pointer is over another panel
- The button of the currently selected theme is now unclickable
- Log button is now hidden unless logging is switched on and log file contains
- If no downloads directory is found Assist now asks user to choose one rather
than refering to Preferences
- Dependency downloaders updated to use Thoumas Hokka's 'Download'
- Search and currency options added to Preferences, 'Reset' option renamed to
'Reset to defaults' and icon added alongside
- Ringhio notifications are now switched off by default, see Preferences to
switch these on
- Once in fullscreen it is no longer possible to switch back to windowed using
F10, instead you must close and restart Assist
- The 'close gadget hides' option is now ignored when in fullscreen mode
- In fullscreen mode Assist no longer switches back to Workbench automatically
when a file is auto unpacked
- Bug fixed that caused Assist to freeze if Assist attempted to unpack a missing
archive, e.g. if download failed
- Fixed Ringhio notifications image (the image is now copied to T:Assist)
- Fixed AmigaOS wiki search
- Removed the description text from fullscreen mode's close gadget
- Removed 'WINDOW' ARexx command
- Removed getVideo installer
- Removed search engine options pop-up when right clicking the search button
- Added 21 new articles and updated many others
- A few minor updates to tutorials

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