SKY Index Pro v5.1 SP1

This service pack addresses a compatibility issue with the Windows 2000 and Windows XP operating systems. It also fixes several other issues listed below.

You must have the SKY Index Professional v5.1 "Final Release Diskette" in order to install this service pack. If you purchased SKY Index Professional on or after January 1st, 2000, your program probably came with this disk. If you are not certain if you have the Final Release Disk, simply check to see that the modified date of the SETUP.EXE file on your program installation disk is 12/03/1999. If it is not, you will need to order the Final Release Disk. It cannot be downloaded.

Download Instructions for SKY Index Professional v5.1 SP1

Download the file sip51sp1.exe to the folder of your choice on your computer. After downloading double click the sip51sp1 icon and follow the on-screen instructions to install the service pack.

You may want to copy this file to a floppy should you need to apply it again sometime in the future.

To download Service Pack 1 now click here.

Issues fixed in Service Pack 1

  • Under Windows 2000 and Windows XP, cutting and pasting of records and associated internal functions failed with an error message indicating that a particular file could not be found. The program closed after this error.

  • Import of MACREX .MBK files has been improved

  • Export of MACREX .MBK format files has been improved.

  • Import of CINDEX .DAT files has been improved.

  • Sorting issues with certain characters including single quotes has been resolved when using the "Letter-by-letter (CMS)" sorting method.

  • When using the All Caps and Bold attributes from the Index Options Font tab, formatting codes were revealed rather than translated. This no longer happens.

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