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KeyCHW is a DOS Console program. When you download it, you should save it to your windows folder, or some folder within your PATH environment. To run it, you need to start up a DOS box, switch to the folder containing the CHW file or files you want to compress and type "KeyCHW" followed by the names of the CHW files to compress. If you want to compress all the CHW files in that folder, simply type "KeyCHW *.chw".
Compression can take a long time, so don't be surprised if you don't see any activity for quite awhile. For example, to compress the 35 megabyte CHW file that ships with Visual Studio 6, it will take around 2 and a half minutes on a P450 (but you will end up with a file 1/10th the size!).
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Date Last Updated: May 17, 1999