IBM DISPLAYWRITE 4 AVAILABLE
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Announcement Letter Number 286-491 dated October 21, 1986
US - Last Revised on October 21, 1986



Brief Description of Announcement, Charges, and Availability

       IBM DisplayWrite 4 is a full-function text processing program
for IBM Personal Computers.  IBM DisplayWrite 4 contains all the
functions provided by the IBM Personal Computer DisplayWrite 3
Version 1.1 Licensed Program (6280845).  A new, streamlined user
interface is featured with an extensive Help facility, enhanced
document creation, revision and editing capabilities, and enhanced
data import, voice/audio support, document interchange and print
support.
       Current licensees of IBM DisplayWrite 3, Version 1.0 and
Version 1.1 will be offered an upgrade to IBM DisplayWrite 4 for an
upgrade charge.
       For additional information, refer to Programming Announcement
286-291, dated June 16, 1986.
       One-time Charge:  $495
       Planned Availability Date:  October 31, 1986


Customer Letter Section


ORDERING INFORMATION
       Orders for any quantity may be taken by IBM marketing
representatives.  Order IBM DisplayWrite 4 as follows:
                           PROGRAM        ORDERING    FEATURE
DESCRIPTION                NUMBER         VEHICLE     CODE
IBM DisplayWrite 4         74X9904        5875-MMA    9904
   5.25-inch
   diskette version
   (for IBM Personal
   Computers other
   than the IBM PC
   Convertible)
IBM DisplayWrite 4         74X9913        5875-MMA    9913
   3.5-inch
   diskette version
   (for the IBM PC
   Convertible only)
UPGRADE
An upgrade option is offered that allows licensed users of IBM
DisplayWrite 3 Version 1.0 or Version 1.1 to obtain IBM DisplayWrite
4 for an upgrade charge.  The upgrade will be available in a
5.25-inch diskette version and a 3.5-inch diskette version.  The
upgrade offer will expire nine months after the date of initial
availability of the upgrade.
       Customers who wish to upgrade to IBM DisplayWrite 4 should use
the Program Upgrade Order Form included with this announcement.
       The completed Program Upgrade Order Form, proof of license
(the blue inside front cover of the IBM DisplayWrite 3 User's Guide
Volume 1) and appropriate payment should be mailed to the following
address:
  IBM Corporation
  P.O. Box 3160
  Wallingford, CT  06494
       Payment for the upgrade kit is to be made in the form of a
check or money order payable to the IBM Corporation.  Applicable
state and local taxes are to be paid by the licensee.  The IBM update
service will process the order and send the upgrade kit to the
appropriate address.
       Customers may also order upgrades through the IBM branch
office, eliminating the requirement to prepay and mail in proof of
license.  To order through the branch office, customers must use the
IBM Personal Computer Licensed Program NCMD/SWMD Upgrade and
Certification Order Form included with this announcement.  The form
must be signed and submitted to the branch office for order entry.
Upgrades to IBM DisplayWrite 4 may be ordered through the IBM branch
office as follows.  The form may be reproduced locally.
                                                            SINGLE
                                                            UNIT
                           PROGRAM        ORDERING    FEATURONE-TIME
DESCRIPTION                NUMBER         VEHICLE     CODE  CHARGE
IBM DisplayWrite 4 Upgrade 74X9905        5875-UPG    9905   $ 75
   (5.25-inch diskette version for current
   users of IBM DisplayWrite 3 Version 1.1)
IBM DisplayWrite 4 Upgrade 74X9914        5875-UPG    9914     75
   (3.5-inch diskette version for current
   users of IBM DisplayWrite 3 Version 1.1)
IBM DisplayWrite 4 Upgrade 74X9918        5875-UPG    9918    175
   (5.25-inch diskette version for current
   users of IBM DisplayWrite 3 Version 1.0)
IBM DisplayWrite 4 Upgrade 74X9919        5875-UPG    9919    175
   (3.5-inch diskette version for current
   users of IBM DisplayWrite 3 Version 1.0)
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
       Refer to the terms and conditions stated in Programming
Announcement 286-291, dated June 16, 1986.
WARRANTED:  Program:  Yes; Media:  90 days.
PROGRAM SERVICES:  Central Service will be available during the first
90 days following the date of delivery to the customer by IBM, but
not later than March 31, 1988.  The statement of service included in
the program package describes this service.

                         IBM DISPLAYWRITE 4
                     PROGRAM UPGRADE ORDER FORM
       This form, when accompanied by proof of license of IBM
DisplayWrite 3 and payment for each upgrade requested, entitles you
to obtain the upgrade (software and documentation) to IBM
DisplayWrite 4.  Proof of license is the original blue front cover
page (first page inside hard binder) of the IBM DisplayWrite 3 User's
Guide Volume 1.  No photocopies will be accepted.
UPGRADE TO BE DELIVERED TO:
Name      __________________________________________________________
Company   ______________________________Dept  ________ Loc ______
Address   __________________________________________________________
City      ______________________________State ________ Zip ______
County    ______________________________
       Indicate quantity:
_____    IBM DisplayWrite 3 current licenses to be upgraded.
         (Enclose first page inside hard
         binder -- for each upgrade requested.)
       Compute payment as follows:
_____    $75 for each 5.25-inch diskette version for current users
         of IBM  DisplayWrite 3 Version 1.1 (74X9905)
_____    $75 for each 3.5-inch diskette version for current users
         of IBM DisplayWrite 3 Version 1.1 (74X9914)
_____    $175 for each 5.25-inch diskette version for current users
         of IBM DisplayWrite 3 Version 1.0 (74X9918)
_____    $175 for each 3.5-inch diskette version for current users
         of IBM DisplayWrite 3 Version 1.0 (74X9919)
_____    Applicable State and local sales tax (or Tax Exemption ID
         Number)
_____    Total enclosed
PAYMENT:  (U.S. Currency Only.  No Purchase Orders Accepted.)
(  ) Check    (  ) Money Order
Make payment payable to the IBM Corporation.
       TO  RECEIVE  UPGRADE MATERIALS, SEND THIS ORDER FORM, PROOF OF
LICENSE (BLUE FRONT COVER PAGE -- FIRST PAGE INSIDE HARD  BINDER)  OF
IBM DISPLAYWRITE 3 USER'S GUIDE VOLUME 1, TAX EXEMPTION ID NUMBER, IF
APPLICABLE, AND PAYMENT TO:
IBM Corporation
P.O. Box 3160
Wallingford, CT  06494
(PLEASE ALLOW 4 TO 6 WEEKS FOR DELIVERY.  FAILURE TO ENCLOSE THE
ABOVE REQUIRED ITEMS WILL DELAY YOUR ORDER.)
       IBM EXTENDS THIS OFFER ONLY TO LICENSEES OF IBM DISPLAYWRITE 3
RESIDING IN THE UNITED STATES OR PUERTO RICO.  IBM WILL FILL REQUESTS
FOR UPGRADES TO IBM DISPLAYWRITE 4 POSTMARKED ON OR BEFORE JULY 31,
1987.
       WITHIN 30 DAYS OF RECEIPT OF THE IBM DISPLAYWRITE 4 UPGRADE
(74X9905, 74X9914, 74X9918 OR 74X9919), I AGREE TO PROMPTLY DESTROY
THE ORIGINAL PROGRAM DISKETTES AND ALL COPIES OF THE IBM DISPLAYWRITE
3, IF I HAVE NOT ALREADY DONE SO.
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