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util/rexx/YARSelector.lha

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Short:WB-Pic random selector (shows really all pics!)
Author:a.boerner at bbrandes.berlinet.de (Andreas Boerner)
Uploader:sysop bbrandes berlinet de (Bernd Brandes)
Type:util/rexx
Architecture:m68k-amigaos
Date:1997-04-02
Download:http://aminet.net/util/rexx/YARSelector.lha - View contents
Readme:http://aminet.net/util/rexx/YARSelector.readme
Downloads:231

                             YARSelector
                             -----------

Yet Another Random Selector
---------------------------

Yes, this is also a random selector for Workbench background pictures.
It is simple, it is ARexx but it has one feature most of the other
'pseudo-random' selectors don't have:

It randomly shows *all* your Pictures in a given dir and you don't get
bored of viewing the same picture every third startup, while
discovering some of them two times a year.


How it works?
-------------

YARSelector saves a list with the shown pictures in the picture
directory on every startup. Next startup, it reads this list and
excludes all pictures, appearing in this list, from the random
selection. Then the new list is saved.

So the program random-selects a picture only if it was not shown
before until all pictures in the dir have been shown one time and so
on.

---

Let me say, that this script took about three hours of my life and I
hope it takes no further minute - it should work and hopefully that's
all.

I published YARSelector, because I think, it maybe useful for some
people, but I will never publish an update for it. If you want to use
the script and it doesn't work, email me and I help you to get the
script working, but that's it.

So, if you want, download the script, use it, change it, get inspired
from it or whatever you want.


Have fun!


Contents of util/rexx/YARSelector.lha
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[generic]                 2626    5672  46.3% -lh5- afde Feb 25  1997 YARSelector.doc
[generic]                 1106    2851  38.8% -lh5- f545 Feb 25  1997 YARSelector.rexx
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 Total         2 files    3732    8523  43.8%            Apr  2  1997

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