New DCAL Routines added to version 9
Several new routines have been added to DCAL for DataCAD 9. These routines will only work in versions 9 or later. Here is a text file describing the new routines. This include file will help you with working with the new Message Dialog routines and finally this zip file contains the two files .html above plus sample macros and source code to show how the new functions work. In addition to these new routines the Beep procedure has been fixed. If you have any problems with the new routines or ideas for further improvements to DCAL let us know.
Online DCAL Manual
A DCAL Primer by Bill D'Amico
Here is an older Reference Point article written by Bill D'Amico. It covers the basics of setting up and working with DCAL. Read through this primer to get up and running quickly with DCAL. Bear in mind that you will need to adjust the paths .html in this article to reflect your own setup. If you have problems with the link above, download the zipped file.
DCAL Discrepancies between DOS & Windows
DCAL Updates & Corrections
Look at the latest updates or corrections to the DCAL documentation.
Undocumented DCAL Stuff
Check here for the list of features not documented in the DCAL manuals.
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