Flambeaux Software. Inc.                            
                        1147 E. Broadway, Suite #56                           
                             Glendale, CA 91205                               
                                                                              
                                                                              
                                                                              
                                                                              
                        Business Offices: 818-500-0044                        
                                FAX line: 818-957-0194                        
                    Toll-free order line: 1-800-833-7355                      
                                                                              
                                                                              
                                                                              

Long before hypertext became an industry buzzword, Flambeaux was marketing
DOS Help! with its unique system of embedded cross-references and had
received awards for excellence from the Computer Press Association.

                                 Chronology                                  
1984   Flambeaux Software is founded by Jack Crone and Dan Rollins
The word "flambeaux" is French -- literally "torches".

1985    DOS Help!  (for DOS 2.0) is introduced

1986   DOS Help! receives a Computer Press Association award for
excellence as an on-line tutorial
   Tech Help!  is introduced

1987   DOS Help! receives a second Computer Press Association award

1988   DOS Help! is designated Editor's Choice by PC Magazine
  Ziff-Davis Publishing commissions Flambeaux to develop "The Best
of Tech Help!" as a subscription premium for PC Tech Journal

1989   Ziff-Davis Publishing commissions Flambeaux to develop "The Best
of DOS Help!" as a subscription premium for PC Computing
  Phoenix Technologies Ltd. is licensed to distribute DOS Help! to
the OEM market

1990    xText , the world's first practical hypertext system, is
introduced
  Multilingual DOS Help! is introduced, as Flambeaux translates
its popular database into French, German, and Spanish editions

1992   xText Version 2.0 is released: major changes to user interface.

1993   The xText viewer is licensed for use by Microsoft in DOS 6.0
(as the help system for Microsoft Anti-Virus).

1994   Flambeaux releases TECH Help! version 6.0
  Flambeaux products are in use by millions of people worldwide

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