These files are a special class of Desk Accessory which reside in
PREVIEW subdirectory relative to
DESKTOP2 (next to
These DAs will be invoked automatically for certain file types when
File > Open is run or the files are double-clicked.
- Handles text files (TXT $04)
- Handles image files (FOT $08)
- 8k Hires or 16k Double Hires images are supported
- Handles MGTK font files (FNT $07)
The files can optionally be copied into the
DESK.ACC directory to
allow direct invocation from the Apple menu. This can be useful to
preview files of different file types e.g. image files saved as BIN
See API.md for programming details.
See the DA README.md for build and installation details.
NOTE: ProDOS file type FNT $07 is reserved for Apple /// SOS font files, but given their scarcity the type is re-used here.