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by charles
Wed Oct 31, 2018 1:10 am
Forum: Other BASIC
Topic: Hisoft Basic 2
Replies: 20
Views: 4556

Re: Hisoft Basic 2

some reason my computer is crippled
that page wont show /load????...

no compiller..
wheres that hiding ,

much like fast basic
where is its compillier??? no where to be found.
by charles
Wed Oct 31, 2018 12:43 am
Forum: Other BASIC
Topic: Hisoft Basic 2
Replies: 20
Views: 4556

Re: Hisoft Basic 2

I just wanted to know what aspect drew him into hb2. its easy to use but takes a lot of space once u write a whole program. I personally feel hb2 is mid level among basics....... gfa omikron..ldw..fast basic .. these are some of my preferred basics over hb2. wouldnt mind finding "true basic &qu...
by charles
Tue Oct 30, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: For sale / Wanted
Topic: WTD: Atari ST games + FAST BASIC
Replies: 2
Views: 666

Re: WTD: Atari ST games + FAST BASIC

hi I have fast basic with manual im in canada
by charles
Tue Oct 30, 2018 3:35 am
Forum: MIDI Software and Hardware
Topic: MidiShare
Replies: 14
Views: 8656

Re: MidiShare

yes
by charles
Sat Oct 27, 2018 3:24 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: 2" Disks
Replies: 10
Views: 966

Re: 2" Disks

it does remind me of those 2.8" music disks known as
roland QD
quik disk

but they are not ......
odd teenie little disks .......what is main use for these?
by charles
Fri Oct 26, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Supra 20 MB Hard Drive
Replies: 7
Views: 1121

Re: Supra 20 MB Hard Drive

ok ill make a list of what I have ,,couple are supras and the others are the Atari mega files
by charles
Sun Oct 21, 2018 2:24 am
Forum: For sale / Wanted
Topic: For sale boxed 1040 megafile 30 loads other stuff
Replies: 3
Views: 837

Re: For sale boxed 1040 megafile 30 loads other stuff

how much for the ste ? and spare disk drives?
by charles
Sat Oct 20, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Atari SLM 804 Laserprinter and Panasonic Drum kit?
Replies: 6
Views: 870

Re: Atari SLM 804 Laserprinter and Panasonic Drum kit?

hi
as to which model
mine is a sm804 laser
ill try anything , never had this functioning , came in a lot purchase

stationary stores sell toner and delevoper ?
or better to buy online?

Charles
by charles
Sat Oct 20, 2018 1:01 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Atari SLM 804 Laserprinter and Panasonic Drum kit?
Replies: 6
Views: 870

Re: Atari SLM 804 Laserprinter and Panasonic Drum kit?

how many to spare chandler ? needed one kit
I have a laser printer which I don't know its status (work/nowork?)
charles
by charles
Sun Oct 14, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: MIDI Software and Hardware
Topic: MidiShare
Replies: 14
Views: 8656

Re: MidiShare

I fished up the original files ,,,
hope someone can make use of this ,,
and I took the hyp and made into a text ,,,
but 4 hrs later
I found one on the net ,,
mine is smaller ,,hehehe

Charles
by charles
Sun Oct 14, 2018 7:16 am
Forum: GFA BASIC
Topic: windows on a multi task machine vs single task
Replies: 13
Views: 1565

Re: windows on a multi task machine vs single task

even in a multi task environment ..ok ill trust it don't : )
by charles
Sun Oct 14, 2018 2:32 am
Forum: GFA BASIC
Topic: windows on a multi task machine vs single task
Replies: 13
Views: 1565

Re: windows on a multi task machine vs single task

wongck= it is now that im more fluent in deciphering c than I have been in the past , as for my citations ive been using an assortment of books -vdi ref and gem ref computes guide -Atari compendium v1 -gfa manuals and -that resource from gfa v2 windows demo (which is pretty much a gfa v3 demo now th...
by charles
Sun Oct 14, 2018 1:24 am
Forum: GFA BASIC
Topic: windows on a multi task machine vs single task
Replies: 13
Views: 1565

Re: windows on a multi task machine vs single task

any specialties or rarities , source?
so I can adopt some knacks?
you mainily do c if I remember.......
by charles
Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: GFA BASIC
Topic: windows on a multi task machine vs single task
Replies: 13
Views: 1565

Re: windows on a multi task machine vs single task

btw wongck , do u have any of your software on the forum ?
by charles
Sat Oct 13, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: GFA BASIC
Topic: windows on a multi task machine vs single task
Replies: 13
Views: 1565

Re: windows on a multi task machine vs single task

cold boot or warm boot ?
by charles
Sat Oct 13, 2018 1:54 am
Forum: GFA BASIC
Topic: windows on a multi task machine vs single task
Replies: 13
Views: 1565

Re: windows on a multi task machine vs single task

Thorsten I thank you for your answer ive got one more in a multi task senerio ,, multiple windows , multiple programs... does the closing/deleting of a window in a "lower archy" program , cause the entire following windows handle # to shift down (does gem automatically resituate/reassisgn ...
by charles
Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: GFA BASIC
Topic: windows on a multi task machine vs single task
Replies: 13
Views: 1565

windows on a multi task machine vs single task

so im reacquainting myself to the gem windows call... over the years ive managed to brutalize some code to use a window if I needed one and then just hard coded some command when the program finished to clean up the rendered window . if not multitask compliant then it didn't matter , but now ive fur...
by charles
Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: C / PASCAL etc.
Topic: Pure C examples
Replies: 29
Views: 6455

Re: Pure C examples

I love any code that shows techniques or displays modified application.. keep it up I can speak many programming languages however c is the only one I find difficult to use .... so I abandon it ,, but these src codes reveal a good amount and can assist anyone using any language. many thanks !!!!
by charles
Tue Oct 09, 2018 1:44 am
Forum: Coding
Topic: atari compendium book is this an error?
Replies: 1
Views: 435

Re: atari compendium book is this an error?

never mind ... lol
its already been corrected in the second edition of the compendium
false alarm ........
by charles
Tue Oct 09, 2018 1:10 am
Forum: 680x0
Topic: Atari Compendium Errata
Replies: 5
Views: 3368

Re: Atari Compendium Errata

bumping , but sure prey they found this ,,,, ----------------------- Date Entered 08-Oct-18 Error Type: Content Page Number: 6.153 Error Description: The WF_CURRXYWH structure member reserved has the wrong value. Error Correction: Utilize the value from WIND_GET's WF_CURRXYWH(it contains the correct...
by charles
Tue Oct 09, 2018 12:56 am
Forum: Coding
Topic: atari compendium book is this an error?
Replies: 1
Views: 435

atari compendium book is this an error?

hi would just like to report an error I believe I found in my Atari compendium declares the const WF_CURRXYWH as 5 and WF_PREVXYWH as 6 for the WIND_GET description ...however for WIND_SET description it declares WF_CURRXYWH as 6 it is value 5 for both commands correct? WF_CURRXYWH = 5 Charles
by charles
Mon Oct 08, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: GFA BASIC
Topic: WINDTAB AND THE AES WIND_xxx FUNCTION
Replies: 9
Views: 802

Re: WINDTAB AND THE AES WIND_xxx FUNCTION

desktop is known as window 0 I open four windows ,desktop is present below the four I open . 0+(1to4)=5 or 0,1,2,3,4 =5 but mfro you have struck upon one element I wish to discuss , the gfa code closew can execute even if no windows are open regardless... if you use the aes wind_close on a non assig...
by charles
Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:27 pm
Forum: GFA BASIC
Topic: WINDTAB AND THE AES WIND_xxx FUNCTION
Replies: 9
Views: 802

Re: WINDTAB AND THE AES WIND_xxx FUNCTION

I never even mentioned CLEARW lonny ???? but thanks for mentioning ... what is the clip offset in the windtab do and how come its internally references by the vdi in the redraw2 routine... basically sets a clipping offset into clip without using offset x,y ?????? is it drawing the whole picture just...
by charles
Sun Oct 07, 2018 12:13 am
Forum: GFA BASIC
Topic: WINDTAB AND THE AES WIND_xxx FUNCTION
Replies: 9
Views: 802

Re: WINDTAB AND THE AES WIND_xxx FUNCTION

yes forgot about him I think its in c but will look into ,,, .. .heres that demo from gfa , rewritten using the internal library in gfa 3.6tt ..only three areas of difficulties arose.... the openw closew and wintab -in redraw2 procedure ,,,(if its excluded it wont scroll)...... ive got some clever f...
by charles
Sat Oct 06, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: GFA BASIC
Topic: WINDTAB AND THE AES WIND_xxx FUNCTION
Replies: 9
Views: 802

Re: WINDTAB AND THE AES WIND_xxx FUNCTION

sorry about that deletew.. it was frantic typing to get my ideal out . but would this mean that wind_XXXX() funcs have an internal wintab array they manage themselves with ? a demo using windows uses a clipping offset its stored in the windtab......if not used you are left with a inoperable window s...

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