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The following are sections of a typical Shark configuration file (the "CNF" file):

SET NETWORK off
SET DATE TO 'YYYYMMDD'
CLS
:USER=99
:COLOR=31
:RETRY=15000
:DATE=DATE(8)
:UNDOC=PIC(DATE(8),"XXXX.XX.XX")
:TITLE='DEBUG=N'

The FILES section tells Shark where to find/store its inputs & outputs

FILES
*.TXT,C:\TXTFILES\
*.BAK,c:\BAK\
*.MSG,c:\MSG\
*.ERR,c:\ERR\
*.LOC,C:\LOC\
*.MEM,C:\MEM\
*.SCR,C:\SCR\
*.PRG,c:\PRGa\
*.FRM,C:\FRMa\
*.DTA,C:\DTAa\
*.CPL,C:\CPLa\
*.DBF,C:\DBFa\
*.NDX,C:\NDXa\
ENDFILES

Shark may be configured to stop and start as you like:

SET EXECUTE OFF
set end off

The Function Keys may be configured

:F1="QUIT;"
:F2=" "
:F3=" "
:F4=" "
:F5=" "
:F6=" "
:F7=" "
:F8=" "
:F9=" "
:F10=" "

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