The EDITOR.INF file is a drop file that can be created by BBS software to pass information to an external message editor.


The original EDITOR.INF file format comes from WWIV BBS software and its related message editors (e.g. WWIVedit).

The file is just a simple text file with CRLF-terminated lines:

Line Descriptipon WWIV Synchronet
1 Message Title up to 60 characters up to 70 characters
2 Message destination Sub-board name “to” user name or “All”
3 Author's user number
4 Author's name/alias up to 30 characters up to 25 characters or “Anonymous”
5 Author's real name up to 20 characters up to 25 characters
6 Author's security level 0-255 0-99
7 flags (number) not used
8 “TopLine” unsure not used
9 Language not used

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ref/editor.inf.txt · Last modified: 2019/07/23 03:58 by digital man
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