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EZ-PnF Version 2.31 Specifications/Features:
EZ-PnF Version 2.31 is a Point and Figure stock
charting program with an easy to use interface having pull-down menus,
info screens, context-sensitive help, mouse, and printer support. EZ-PnF
is DOS-based, but does not require the user to have any DOS knowledge
order to either install or run EZ-PnF on systems running Windows.
EZ-PnF generates point and figure charts that feature
'Traditional' box value scaling (as used by Chartcraft), User-specified
fixed value per box scaling, or User specified logarithmic (fixed percentage
change) box value scaling.
EZ-PnF can generate charts with 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 box reversals.
The EZ-PnF 1 box reversal algorithm is as described by
and by Wyckoff.
EZ-PnF charts can be based on daily high/low, daily close
or daily average stock price.
EZ-PnF displays the dates that chart columns start and
REGISTERED versions of EZ-PnF support the creation of
point and figure charts, based on indexes or issues of
the user's choice.
The Relative Strength 'Scale Factor' can be AutoScaled
or User Selected.
EZ-PnF charts can be displayed/printed with 'full grid'
ie graph paper, or
with Tick Marks.
EZ-PnF charts may be printed on any DOS compatible printer
supports either the IBM* PDDS*/ASCII, EPSON* ESC/P* or
data streams and is attached to the LPT1 printer port.
Most printers can
support one or more of the built-in printer data streams.
EZ-PnF also automatically creates a Windows BITMAP of
each chart print image. The Bitmap can be selected, using Windows
Explorer, to view/edit/print/paste into any Windows program that supports
This allows ALL Windows users to view/edit/print the automatically
created bitmaps using any Windows program that accepts Windows Bitmaps
and prints on a printer supported by Windows.
EZ-PnF has a line drawing capability that allows the user
to draw support and resistance lines and points.
EZ-PnF can directly read stock price information from
popular stock analysis programs: MetaStock*, CompuTrac*,
ChartPro*, MegaTech*, Maximizer*, $tokTrax*, Telechart
(TC2K V4's Databank V3 data export feature required),
FastTrack*, QuotesPlus2 (ascii export data), and EZ-PnF
Registered versions of EZ-PnF can directly read the downloaded
Free historic price data files available from MSN MoneyCentral, or Yahoo!Finance
EZ-PnF can also read over 1580 forms of User-specified
ASCII, 'plain-text', comma delimited data files. Most database, spreadsheet,
or stock analysis program have comma separated variable (CSV) as a data
export option. Another feature of the EZ-PnF ASCII WIZARD allows
EZ-PnF to 'skip over/ignore' a user-specified number of lines at the beginning
of an ascii data file.
EZPNFUTL, the 'ASCII Data Utilities' package is
included FREE with registered versions of EZ-PnF. Read EZPNFUTL.TXT
for descriptions of the FREE ASCII data utilities included.
The EZPNFUTL package description/readme file EZPNFUTL.TXT
is included in EZPNF23U, the SHAREWARE version of EZ-PnF.
(Click here to read EZPNFUTL.TXT
The SHAREWARE version of EZ-PnF V2.31 EZPNF23U.EXE is
a full function program, with the following exceptions: saving user options,
creating Relative Strength charts, directly accessing internet data files,
and the EZPNFUTL programs are not included.
EZ-PnF V2.31U operates on 8088 -> 6x86, K6, Pentium processors.
Performance varies with processor power.
Video support is VGA video mode.
IBM PDDS/ASCII, HP PCL, or EPSON ESC/P data stream DOS
printers attached to LPT1:.
EZ-PnF Version 2.31U is a DOS based program that runs
under: PC-DOS* or MS-DOS* versions 3.0, 3.3, 4.0, 5.0,
5.1, 6.0, 7.0;
EZ-PnF also operates in the DOS boxes of: Microsoft*
Windows* 3.1, 3.11,
Windows95*/98*/ME*/NT*/2000*/XP*, IBM OS/2* WARP* versions
Included in the package are EZ-PnF icons for OS/2 and
Windows. EZ-PnF.ICO is for OS/2 and EZ-PnFW.ICO is for Windows.
*Registered Trademark(s) of the trademark owner(s).
EZ-PnF V2.31U SHAREWARE package:
EZ-PnF comes in three unique installation packages. One for DOS,
one for Windows 3.X and one for Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP. The
EZ-PnF V2.31U DOS-Based program that gets installed and all the data
files are identical, only the installation/setup programs are customized.
The WINDOWS installation/setup programs are a One-Step installation, creating
folders, Icons and Uninstall functions. No DOS knowledge is required to
install or run EZ-PnF V2.30U on Windows systems.
Make a new directory for EZ-PnF to reside in
Copy the EZ-PnF V2.31U self extracting package EZPNF23U.EXE to the
Change to the C:\ezpnf directory.
Expand the package by entering EZPNF23U at the command prompt in
To run EZ-PnF, enter ezpnf on the DOS command line.
To remove EZ-PnF, erase all the files in the C:\ezpnf directory and
then remove the C:\ezpnf directory.
Copy the EZ-PnF V2.31U installation program EZPNF23U.EXE into
any directory. (The c:\temp directory is recommended)
Start the File Manager program.
Locate and then double-click on the entry for EZPNF23U.EXE to begin
the setup program.
EZPNF23U.exe creates an EZ-PnF group with icons in Program Manager.
If you want to save a copy of EZPNF23U.EXE, move it from c:\temp
into the c:\ezpnf directory using File Manager.
To run EZ-PnF, click on the EZ-PnF Icon in the EZ-PnF group in Program
To remove EZ-PnF, click on the UnInstall icon in the EZ-PnF group.
Copy the EZ-PnF V2.31U installation program EZPNF23U.EXE into any
folder. (The c:\temp folder is recommended)
Using Windows Explorer, find and then double-click on the entry
for EZPNF23U.exe to begin the installation program.
EZPNF23U.exe creates an EZ-PnF desktop icon and an EZ-PnF entry
in Start Programs.
If you want to save a copy of EZPNF23U.EXE, move it from the
temp folder into the c:\ezpnf folder with Windows Explorer.
To run EZ-PnF, click on the EZ-PnF Icon on the Desktop.
To remove EZ-PnF, use the Uninstall EZ-PnF function or the Add/Remove
Programs feature of the Control Panel.
When EZPNF23U.exe expands you will find the following
ezpnf.exe <=> EZ-PnF program
UNREGED.rez <=> EZ-PnF support file
ezpnf22u.hlp <=> EZ-PnF on-line help file
sample stock price file
sunw.ezp <=> sample
stock price file
djia.ezp <=> sample
ez-pnf.ico <=> OS/2 EZ-PnF icon
ez-pnfw.ico <=> Windows EZ-PnF icon
ezpnf23u.txt <=> EZ-PnF description, terms
ezpnfutl.txt <=> EZPNFUTL ASCII data file
utility package description.
tc2ktips.txt <=> Tips for Using TC2000
data with EZ-PnF
(EZPNFUTL is included with REGISTERED versions)
NOTE: Any time EZ-PnF is running you can press
F1 to access the extensive, on-line, context sensitive Help system provided
Terms and Conditions of Use
You may use the UNREGISTERED copy of EZ-PnF.
You may freely copy the UNREGISTERED V2.31U version of
EZ-PnF and give it to any other party as long as you distribute the entire
EZPNF23U.EXE package contents and do not charge any fees or monies for
EZ-PnF, other than reasonable media and duplication costs, and make NO
MODIFICATIONS to the package contents. This request is consistent with
the nature of Shareware software generation and distribution.
Please Note: EZ-PnF is only a tool. The user assumes all
responsibility for use and interpretation of the point and figure charts
produced by EZ-PnF. While all care was taken in the writing of EZ-PnF:
EZ-PnF IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF
ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED
TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF ERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
Support is no longer is provided after 10/01/2008.
How to Order/Register
You cannot order EZ-PnF after 10/01/2008
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