Re: [Ql-Users] loopy bug

2021-07-06 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
pjwitte via Ql-Users wrote: I dont know if this has been documented anywhere, but Im putting it out here as it caused me some grief. It appears that Q-Liberator zeroes the loop variable on entry to a loop. The following demo, which is acceptable (although perhaps not very elegant) S*BASIC,

Re: [Ql-Users] "RETurn not in procedure or function"

2021-07-01 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users wrote: Hi, in my experience, this is often caused by a Basic extension not resetting the stack correctly. This generally seems to be the case either when a keyword changes the value of an entry parameter, to make it into a return parameter, or when a function

Re: [Ql-Users] "RETurn not in procedure or function"

2021-06-29 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users wrote: Hi, in my experience, this is often caused by a Basic extension not resetting the stack correctly. This generally seems to be the case either when a keyword changes the value of an entry parameter, to make it into a return parameter, or when a function

[Ql-Users] "RETurn not in procedure or function"

2021-06-28 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
"RETurn not in procedure or function" What is causing this error in my Basic? The error has bugged me for weeks now. It even seems able to move around (see below). I have checked for the obvious and didn't find any mismatches. Also XREF, BasicLinker or QLIB did not report any. Below a summary

Re: [Ql-Users] The INSTR function?

2021-05-09 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Wolf via Ql-Users wrote: Hi, actually functions are present in EXTRAS. Things like AND, OR, NOT (and, yes INSTR) are considered to be operators (like + or -), and thus will not show up with EXTRAS. These keywords (and variations thereof) are all included in the the Basic Keywords Index on

Re: [Ql-Users] Select on

2020-06-21 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Op Sun, 21 Jun 2020 09:46:23 +0200 schreef Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users : I have a vague recollection that Simon N Goodwin did something similar, maybe, in the DIY Toolkit. I think it was passed a variable and a list of strings, and returned the position of the variable in the list.

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQmulator 2.29

2020-04-20 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Op Sun, 19 Apr 2020 18:04:04 +0200 schreef Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users : Hi, Thanks again. I reloaded the re-upped version. But under W$7 with most recent Java 8.251 (updated today) nothing happens, not even the black screen or an error message. Strange. Just to be sure, I downloaded

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQmulator 2.29

2020-04-19 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Op Sun, 19 Apr 2020 15:38:27 +0200 schreef Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users : Hi Bob, Per, François, Derek, thanks for letting me know. It seems the version for java 11 is ok, not the one for java 8, though both work ok here. I re-upped the version for java 8 (also changing the version

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQmulator 2.29

2020-04-19 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Op Sun, 19 Apr 2020 07:56:30 +0200 schreef Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users : Hi all, hot on the heels of SMSQE 3.36 comes SMSQmulator 2.29. Win drives can be made removable. NFA drives can handle (exec, save and load) files with an XTcc footer, so that QL files can be EXEC'd directly from a

[Ql-Users] Website move

2020-03-09 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Hi All, As of 1 April 2020 space for my current website, will no longer be available. So anyone with links or bookmarks to this site for SuQcess, SQRview, QCP, QCoCo and more, should change that to the new address below. Bob -- The BSJR QL software

Re: [Ql-Users] WM_move_mode and Easyptr menu

2019-10-20 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Op Sat, 19 Oct 2019 17:05:12 +0200 schreef François Van Emelen via Ql-Users : Op 18/10/2019 om 13:01 schreef Bob Spelten via Ql-Users: op Fri, 18 Oct 2019 11:34:46 +0200 schreef pjwitte via Ql-Users : On 18/10/2019 11:17, François Van Emelen via Ql-Users wrote: (...) (...) According

Re: [Ql-Users] WM_move_mode and Easyptr menu

2019-10-18 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
op Fri, 18 Oct 2019 11:34:46 +0200 schreef pjwitte via Ql-Users : On 18/10/2019 11:17, François Van Emelen via Ql-Users wrote: Hi, Can someone confirm what happens in line 220? In a menu created with Easaymenu (Easyptr) there is a Loose Item to allow the menu to be moved.

Re: [Ql-Users] DISK MATE 5

2019-02-26 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Op Tue, 26 Feb 2019 12:29:17 +0100 schreef simon629--- via Ql-Users : Hi There This morning I installed Disk Mate 5 on MY Version of LaunchPad2 it Runs OK But When you Launch it it comes up with a Red Box with RAC when I Press C key on my Keyboard Runs Like A dream can any on help me

Re: [Ql-Users] Wallpaper program

2019-02-19 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Op Tue, 19 Feb 2019 11:19:19 +0100 schreef Dilwyn Jones via Ql-Users : Wallpaper Program Recent versionsof SMSQ/E from about version 3.00 feature high colour and high resolution screens along with the new Window Manager. This makes them very suitable for displaying colourful and

Re: [Ql-Users] Updates SuQcess2 & QCoCo

2019-02-08 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Op Thu, 07 Feb 2019 17:54:15 +0100 schreef simon629--- via Ql-Users : Thank you Ever so Munch Bob you no where you said about the Startup theme Do mean does it auto adds a Line in the Boot of QDT and or so can you now save your theme in QCoCo or do you still use end boot and save

[Ql-Users] Updates SuQcess2 & QCoCo

2019-02-06 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Hi All, I have updated some programs on my site. SuQcess2 is now version 2.07. Not many new features but lots of internal improvements. The Sort Key can be set from the DATA menu. Bug in locating the edited and sorted record from View is fixed. Better detection of Read-Only media. Updated

Re: [Ql-Users] PWfile and SMSQmulator

2018-12-06 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Op Thu, 06 Dec 2018 15:26:04 +0100 schreef Wolf via Ql-Users : Hi, You are right, there is a problem. But it seems to be PWFile itself. Renaming the device is not recognised, it sticks to the original name. Renaming DOS to NFA under QPC2 presents the same problem. The same is true for

Re: [Ql-Users] PWfile and SMSQmulator

2018-12-04 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Op Tue, 04 Dec 2018 13:18:37 +0100 schreef François Van Emelen via Ql-Users : Op 4/12/2018 om 11:59 schreef Bob Spelten via Ql-Users: Op Tue, 04 Dec 2018 11:20:58 +0100 schreef François Van Emelen via Ql-Users : 1. Launch PWfile (smsqumatator) 2.go to 'directory' and replace 'winx_

Re: [Ql-Users] PWfile and SMSQmulator

2018-12-04 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Op Tue, 04 Dec 2018 11:20:58 +0100 schreef François Van Emelen via Ql-Users : 1. Launch PWfile (smsqumatator) 2.go to 'directory' and replace 'winx_ 'with ''nfax_' All files in that device should be visible now. My question is :Can you see them? I don't see anything in SMSQmulator

Re: [Ql-Users] QD 2018

2018-09-16 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Op Sun, 16 Sep 2018 00:55:45 +0200 schreef Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users : I have just updated QD 2018 to version B.05: ; B.05 Implemented per-extension editor-usage (configurable) (MK) ; Fixed BASIC usage for DEFine FuNction (MK) ; Fixed colours in replacement confirmation dialog

Re: [Ql-Users] QD 2018 colours

2018-08-29 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Op Wed, 29 Aug 2018 00:48:26 +0200 schreef Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users : Bob Spelten via Ql-Users wrote: But setting a custom width, moving the "size" to the left, is where the right side also moves left. OK, now I see what you mean. The size is incremented in 20 chara

Re: [Ql-Users] QD 2018 colours

2018-08-28 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Op Tue, 28 Aug 2018 15:26:22 +0200 schreef Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users : Bob Spelten via Ql-Users wrote: Per already mentions the jumpy resize behaviour. I frankly don't quite see what's jumpy about it? My default QD size is 80 columns by 40 lines, and I like that a size DO makes

Re: [Ql-Users] QD 2018 colours

2018-08-26 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Op Sat, 25 Aug 2018 18:45:31 +0200 schreef pjwitte via Ql-Users : Im having a problem with the latest QD (2018). The 'Replace confirmation sub menu' seems to have its colours mixed up. I cant read that menu in any palette! Since no one else has complained, and I recently made some

Re: [Ql-Users] colour confusion

2018-08-25 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Op Sat, 25 Aug 2018 12:03:03 +0200 schreef pjwitte via Ql-Users : Thank you, guys. The confusion, it appears, was entirely mine. I'll spare you my various excuses; one of the many clues that should have alerted me to the error of my ways was in sp_titletextbg! :) I do wish, however,

Re: [Ql-Users] SuQcess update

2018-07-12 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Oops. If anyone had a problem understanding the config prompts of SuQcess 2.06, he/she should get a new copy of the zip from my site. The English & German prompts have been restored. Bob -- The BSJR QL software site at: "http://members.upc.nl/b.spelten/ql/; --- Deze e-mail is gecontroleerd

[Ql-Users] SuQcess update

2018-07-06 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Hi All, There are three program updates on my site. 1) A new version 2.06 of the SuQcess database program. The viewing order of fields can be set without changing the database. Date display can be set for individual columns instead of global. More update info on the site's page and in the

[Ql-Users] Q68 & QD

2018-06-23 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
There seems to be a problem with QD on my Q68. When running Q68 in high resolution 1024x768 and the QD window is set at 80 characters, editing is fine as long as I stay within this 80 chrs margin. I can move the cursor beyond that but when a character is inserted the whole machine freezes.

Re: [Ql-Users] Stuart Honeyball

2018-06-19 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Op Sun, 17 Jun 2018 14:32:21 +0200 schreef Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users : Derek wrote: I totally agree with Tony, Stuart was a very nice person to know. I talked with him alot when I organised 2 QL workshops in the North East. His product line was excellent quality and I must of bought

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQ/E 3.33

2018-05-13 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Op Sat, 12 May 2018 06:48:27 +0200 schreef Wolf via Ql-Users : Hi all, I re-upped the binaries zip file for SMSQ/E, the Aurora & QXL problems should be gone now. I also used this occasion to correct a bug in the Q68 version due to which the card_create command

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQ/E 3.33

2018-05-11 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Op Fri, 11 May 2018 07:01:33 +0200 schreef Daniele Terdina via Ql-Users : I decided to give a try to the Aurora version on Q-emuLator, but it stops when it encounters some "jsr $FE83" instructions... anybody knows what those are supposed to do? My attempt

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQ/E 3.33

2018-05-01 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Op Tue, 01 May 2018 12:06:00 +0200 schreef Bob Spelten <b...@upcmail.nl>: Op Mon, 30 Apr 2018 20:38:27 +0200 schreef Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users <ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com>: Hi, I just re-upped the binary file. Thanks again Wolfgang, but... The FAT_xxx range of keyword

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQ/E 3.33

2018-05-01 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Op Mon, 30 Apr 2018 20:38:27 +0200 schreef Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users : Hi, I just re-upped the binary file. Thanks again Wolfgang, but... The FAT_xxx range of keywords still seem to be missing and thus produces an "unknown procedure" error on FAT_DRIVE in the

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQ/E 3.33

2018-04-30 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Op Sun, 29 Apr 2018 11:40:57 +0200 schreef Wolf via Ql-Users : Hi all, SMSQ/E 3.33 is out, get it as usual from www.wlenerz.com/smsqe Thanks Wolfgang for the update. But there are some confusing aspects about the Q68 files. Both count 350.000 bytes, one .SYS and

Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 4.04 BUG

2018-04-23 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Op Sun, 22 Apr 2018 18:00:20 +0200 schreef RWAP Software via Ql-Users : Does anyone know why the following in QPC2 reports "Invalid Channel ID" WINDOW 448,200,32,16 PAPER #1,3 In fact, any attempt to change #1 after the WINDOW command reports an invalid channel.

Re: [Ql-Users] Graphic objects and padding

2018-04-14 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Op Sat, 14 Apr 2018 11:23:04 +0200 schreef pjwitte via Ql-Users : (...) Thanks for your replies, most of which agree with my understanding but, unfortunately, not with my recent experience. (Eg see my post on the Forum for one example:

Re: [Ql-Users] Graphic objects and padding

2018-04-13 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Op Fri, 13 Apr 2018 12:12:56 +0200 schreef pjwitte via Ql-Users : Could someone please explain the rules to me regarding the padding of graphics objects for the two main formats: Sprites and Pics/PSA? I thought Id worked it all out, at least for some modes, but my

Re: [Ql-Users] Hermes or SuperHermes, this is the problem! :-D

2018-04-05 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Op Thu, 05 Apr 2018 00:04:19 +0200 schreef Giorgio Garabello via Ql-Users : so: IPCVER$ 0 NON HERMES IPCVER$ 1 HERMES IPCVER$ 3 SUPERHERMES Correct? Almost. 0= non Hermes, 1 or 2= Hermes, 3= SuperHermes. My Hermes is 2.20, my SHermes is 3.5. Bob -- The BSJR

Re: [Ql-Users] FiFi

2018-04-04 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Op Fri, 30 Mar 2018 06:48:09 +0200 schreef Wolf via Ql-Users : Hi all, FiFi, my formerly commercial file finder can now be downloaded from my site. www.wlenerz.com/qlstuff Thanks Wolfgang for the update. One small bug seems to be present though. When I set the

Re: [Ql-Users] Hermes or SuperHermes, this is the problem! :-D

2018-04-04 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Op Wed, 04 Apr 2018 10:55:59 +0200 schreef Giorgio Garabello via Ql-Users : SMSQ / E with the MACHINE command can detect if Hermes / Superhermes is present. Is there a way to distinguish via software if it is hermes or superhermes in order to automatically load the

Re: [Ql-Users] Menu_rext_english

2018-03-11 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Op Sun, 11 Mar 2018 10:25:26 +0100 schreef simon629--- via Ql-Users : Hi Everyone does Menu_rext_english does it work on LaunchPad OK Thankssimon629Simon Foster Menu_rext is not a required extension needed for Launchpad, according to its page on Dilwyn's site.

[Ql-Users] Sjef vd Molengraaf

2018-03-09 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
I am sad to inform you all that Sjef van de Molengraaf passed away earlier this week at the age of 73. As long time secretary of the Dutch SIN_QL_AIR foundation he will be remembered by many international QL'ers. He was the driving force behind many great Eindhoven meetings during the 90's

Re: [Ql-Users] Merry Christmas with SMSQ/E

2017-12-28 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Op Thu, 28 Dec 2017 07:43:13 +0100 schreef Wolf via Ql-Users : Hi, yes that's a bug. Somehow the return stack gets confused/overwitten (stack overflow!), causing a jump to a strange address where you then will get an illegal instruction error. I've checcked that,

Re: [Ql-Users] Strange channel bugs?

2017-11-13 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
d it's windows. The call to my procedure with the END FOR line was even REM'd out but still QLIB got in trouble and messed up the _obj and SMSQE. On 12 November 2017 at 13:54, Bob Spelten via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: Op Tue, 12 Sep 2017 18:47:35 +0200 schreef Bob

Re: [Ql-Users] Strange channel bugs?

2017-11-12 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Op Tue, 12 Sep 2017 18:47:35 +0200 schreef Bob Spelten <b...@upcmail.nl>: What's happening? I have successfully compiled a new version of my program. That's to say, there were no errors reported by BasicLinker or Qlibeator. But when the _obj is executed nothing seems to happen, no menu

Re: [Ql-Users] EXT_PROC

2017-11-08 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Op Wed, 08 Nov 2017 21:05:55 +0100 schreef Per Witte via Ql-Users : I was just made aware of a number of features in Q-Lberator that I havent seen documented anywhere: EXT_PROC, EXT_FN, GLOBAL, and possibly others. I believe I have a general idea of what theyre

Re: [Ql-Users] QMenu v8

2017-09-21 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Op Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:00:45 +0200 schreef Giorgio Garabello via Ql-Users : 7.64 support GD2? No, this was the last mode 4 version. v7.65 is the first attempt at GD2 compatibility. IN v8.xx the Long Words that hold the palette parameter in the low bytes, also use

Re: [Ql-Users] Strange channel bugs?

2017-09-13 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Op Wed, 13 Sep 2017 09:29:26 +0200 schreef Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users : Hi Bob, Looks like something is overwriting part of the OS. Since QPC & SMSQmulator are located at different addresses, this explains the difference. As Marcel wrote, are you Peeking/poking

[Ql-Users] Strange channel bugs?

2017-09-12 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
What's happening? I have successfully compiled a new version of my program. That's to say, there were no errors reported by BasicLinker or Qlibeator. But when the _obj is executed nothing seems to happen, no menu to act on. It's there in the JOBS list but no channels were opened for it. When I

Re: [Ql-Users] Qbase

2017-09-10 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Op Sun, 10 Sep 2017 20:19:22 +0200 schreef Daniel Baum via Ql-Users : One more thing: I should add that limiting the number of displayed records to 1000 works fine, so I could fix the problem by using a paging arrangement. The test _dbs has 3111 records by 6

Re: [Ql-Users] Qbase

2017-09-10 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Op Sat, 09 Sep 2017 15:06:06 +0200 schreef Daniel Baum via Ql-Users : Hi all, Latest pictures. Qbase is now rescalable. It starts at 512x256: https://www.dropbox.com/s/exexw4s5ppexyi4/qbaseTab512x256.jpg?dl=0 and can get as big as you want:

Re: [Ql-Users] QxlwinReader

2017-06-22 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Op Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:34:19 +0200 schreef Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users : Hi Bob, This problem also exists on the HD drive of my Aurora or QXL-PC. If I can find a working DD drive I may test this later. Again just to be clear : yo also cannot read/write/format

Re: [Ql-Users] QxlwinReader

2017-06-21 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Op Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:58:01 +0200 schreef Andrea Carpi via Ql-Users : (...) If it were possible, it would be nice that with QXL, you should not have a QXL.WIN for DOS device (C :, D :, E: etc.), but it would be configurable as with QPC in any subdirectories This

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQ/E bugs: is a fix possible?

2017-06-08 Thread Bob Spelten via Ql-Users
Op Thu, 08 Jun 2017 00:38:56 +0200 schreef via Ql-Users : Hi All (but especially Wolfgang, Tony, Marcel or anybody else involved in SMSQ/E development and/or source maintainance), (...) 1) SMSQ/E for Aurora does not read anymore DD floppy disks. Everything was

Re: [Ql-Users] GoldCard SMSQ/E 3.31 boot problem

2017-04-30 Thread Bob Spelten
Op Sun, 30 Apr 2017 15:18:39 +0200 schreef Andrea Carpi <inkub...@tiscali.it>: Il 30/04/2017 13.27, Bob Spelten ha scritto: Op Sun, 30 Apr 2017 00:57:46 +0200 schreef Peter Graf [1]: Hi, was someone else able to boot GoldCard SMSQ/E 3.31 on a real QL , not Qemulator? Tried two ma

Re: [Ql-Users] GoldCard SMSQ/E 3.31 boot problem

2017-04-30 Thread Bob Spelten
Op Sun, 30 Apr 2017 00:57:46 +0200 schreef Peter Graf : Hi, was someone else able to boot GoldCard SMSQ/E 3.31 on a real QL, not Qemulator? Tried two machines in vain. GoldCard seems to work okay without SMSQ/E. SMSQ/E 3.31 (GoldCard.bin) starts successfully on my QL (issue 6

Re: [Ql-Users] Xchange 3.90N bug?

2017-04-19 Thread Bob Spelten
Op Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:49:27 +0200 schreef tobias.froesc...@t-online.de : Same here, IMHO that is a known bug. (That only occurs in sufficiently large documents you have not saved for a while) Tobias In this case the doc was only 3 pages and it also

[Ql-Users] Xchange 3.90N bug?

2017-04-19 Thread Bob Spelten
Hi all, While I was using the Quill part of Xchange recently, it locked up, twice, when I held down the Up key and my cursor moved past the top line visible on my screen. RJOBs were needed. This Xchange version has been updated for 512x512 pixels, showing 42 lines of text, running in the

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQmulator 2.24

2017-04-10 Thread Bob Spelten
Op Sat, 08 Apr 2017 10:16:55 +0200 schreef Wolf : Hi all, following the release of SMSQE 3.31, a new ersion of SMSQmulator, containing some unrelated bugfixes, is out now. www.wlenerz.com/smsqmulator When I open this site it tells me it's v2.23. Also the filename is

[Ql-Users] SuQcess now freeware

2017-03-13 Thread Bob Spelten
Hi All, I have removed the trail limitation for SuQcess 2.05 on my site. Three language versions can now be downloaded. I have used it almost daily over the past 10 years and am aware of bugs in the program, although nobody else has reported any problems. I am busy testing the fixes and

Re: [Ql-Users] QL/E v3.16 (Codename "Snow white swan", Edition 1702) is out now!

2017-03-13 Thread Bob Spelten
Op Mon, 13 Mar 2017 09:47:47 +0100 schreef Marcel Kilgus : Urs Koenig (QL) wrote: Marcel wrote: Good job, thanks. It just seems to contain so much software that I can only briefly test a small part of it :-o Appreciate. Your feedback is the one and only since it

Re: [Ql-Users] WXQT2 alternative?

2017-02-20 Thread Bob Spelten
Op Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:58:53 +0100 schreef <pg...@q40.de>: On 20 Feb 2017 at 17:28, Bob Spelten wrote: > Are there alternatives to WXQT2, i.e. other graphical frontends to > exchange files between a PC and a QXL.WIN container? > > What is the maximum size of

Re: [Ql-Users] WXQT2 alternative?

2017-02-20 Thread Bob Spelten
Op Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:56:58 +0100 schreef : Hi, during Q68 development, I'm using Jonathan Hudson's WXQT2 to access QXL.WIN container files under Linux/Windows. I experienced problems when writing "large" container files over 8 or 16 MB. Is this a known problem? Are there

Re: [Ql-Users] Problem loading extensions

2017-02-20 Thread Bob Spelten
Op Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:22:16 +0100 schreef Marcel Kilgus : Giorgio Garabello wrote: If I try to load an extension in the usual way (LRESPR filename) and then load the other using the table QPC2 crash Code: Select all 100 WTV 105 LRESPR WIN1_DBAS_sys 110 LAUNCH 120

Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 and a few more surprises

2017-01-25 Thread Bob Spelten
Op Wed, 25 Jan 2017 05:30:14 +0100 schreef Wolf : this is great news indeed! On menu_rext, I seem to have a version 8.02, iss there a significant difference with 7.66 on your website? Wolfgang Thanks Marcel, for giving us the presents. I Hope you did not forget the

Re: [Ql-Users] DM5 upsetting Dates in QPC2

2017-01-13 Thread Bob Spelten
o the same depth, but it appears to match your experience. Martyn. On 12/01/2017 15:35, Bob Spelten wrote: Hi All, I was trying to get DiskMate5 to run in QPC2/QLE but ran into a serious problem. It reported a wrong date but while the suggested date was correct my PC clock had been reset in the backgroun

[Ql-Users] DM5 upsetting Dates in QPC2

2017-01-12 Thread Bob Spelten
Hi All, I was trying to get DiskMate5 to run in QPC2/QLE but ran into a serious problem. It reported a wrong date but while the suggested date was correct my PC clock had been reset in the background to 18-Jan-2053, causing problems on the W$7 side. In my QPC2/QLE this also froze SMSQ/E

Re: [Ql-Users] Behaviour of DIV with negative numbers in SBASIC (QPC2)

2017-01-09 Thread Bob Spelten
Op Mon, 09 Jan 2017 10:37:30 +0100 schreef George Gwilt : On 9 Jan 2017, at 09:29, Jan Bredenbeek wrote: A word of warning! It may be true that SMSQ/E supports Long INTs for DIV/MOD but I do remember that QLIB does not. I tried this in SQRview

Re: [Ql-Users] Behaviour of DIV with negative numbers in SBASIC (QPC2)

2017-01-06 Thread Bob Spelten
Op Thu, 05 Jan 2017 16:49:09 +0100 schreef Tobias Fröschle : Martyn, Integer division for negative numbers is not very well defined. Language designers get to choose if their language will round towards zero, negative infinity, or positive infinity when

Re: [Ql-Users] Another SQRview update

2017-01-02 Thread Bob Spelten
Op Mon, 02 Jan 2017 16:32:05 +0100 schreef desin <de...@vtxmail.ch>: Am 02.01.2017 um 13:53 schrieb Bob Spelten: Happy QLing in the New Year to All. the same from here Thanks for your program Bob some points when using the < (back) button the cursor jumps to the > (next)

[Ql-Users] Wrong dates on DOS & NFA

2017-01-02 Thread Bob Spelten
Hi All, I noticed some inconsistency in the use of emulator dates. When using QPAC2's Backup (v1.46) to copy a file from WIN to DOS or NFA, dates are not always maintained. Under QPC2 v3.40(3.16) the date is kept correct. Under QPC2 v4.04(3.26) the date is cleared to 1.1.1961 Under SMSQ/m

[Ql-Users] Another SQRview update

2017-01-02 Thread Bob Spelten
Happy QLing in the New Year to All. My first small contribution is a fix in SQRview's RLE routine. The bug revealed itself while trying to use RLE2 on mode 4 & 8 sprites. SQRview at the moment doesn't support this but as it was an item on the Forum, I wanted to test if it worked. Now the RLE2

[Ql-Users] SQRview update

2016-11-06 Thread Bob Spelten
Hi All, I have put a new version of my Viewer program on my site. This can now also do fast JPEG, GIF & PNG conversions thanks to David Westbury's phgtk.bin toolkit. Bob -- The BSJR QL software site at:

Re: [Ql-Users] QPAC2 and Buttons

2016-10-17 Thread Bob Spelten
Op Mon, 17 Oct 2016 01:45:41 +0200 schreef pjwitte : There doesnt seem to be an easy way to check the Qpac2 version; at least nothing standard to determin the language. In SBASIC a heuristic approach may be the simplest: 100 IF HOT_TYPE("button_sleep") = 4 THEN 110 EXEP

Re: [Ql-Users] QPAC2 and Buttons

2016-10-16 Thread Bob Spelten
Op Sun, 16 Oct 2016 12:11:10 +0200 schreef pjwitte <pjwi...@online.no>: On 14/10/2016 17:34, Bob Spelten wrote: Op Fri, 14 Oct 2016 12:18:31 +0200 schreef pjwitte <pjwi...@online.no>: Could poeple please tell me what differences there are between the various language versions

Re: [Ql-Users] QPAC2 and Buttons

2016-10-14 Thread Bob Spelten
Op Fri, 14 Oct 2016 12:18:31 +0200 schreef pjwitte : Could poeple please tell me what differences there are between the various language versions of the QPCA2 button utilities or any other QPAC2 component? Starting with BUTTON_SLEEP = BUTTON_SCHLAF in German, does the

Re: [Ql-Users] A feature or a bug?

2016-06-14 Thread Bob Spelten
Op Tue, 14 Jun 2016 15:43:00 +0200 schreef Marcel Kilgus : Marcel Kilgus wrote: François Van Emelen wrote: 10 f$="":REMark empty string 20 if FTEST(f$)=0 30 DIR f$ 40 ELSE 50 PRINT f$," can't be a file name" 60 ENDIF Why is line 30 executed (displaying the

Re: [Ql-Users] Basic Linker

2016-05-21 Thread Bob Spelten
Op Sat, 21 May 2016 14:12:52 +0200 schreef Wolf : Hi all, I've released the Basic Linker, a formely commercial title. I also updated outptr and the basic library. http://wlenerz.com/qlstuff Have fun! Thanks. I was not even aware there was an update for my 1.25, in heavy

Re: [Ql-Users] EASYMENU - Not so easy!

2016-05-10 Thread Bob Spelten
Op Mon, 09 May 2016 19:04:06 +0200 schreef John Gilpin : Some weeks ago, I asked if anyone could assist me with a problem I am having, - The menu I developed about a year ago in EasyMenu, will not go back into the programme giving an error report - "Menu file is

Re: [Ql-Users] Archive file

2016-05-08 Thread Bob Spelten
Op Sun, 08 May 2016 12:44:15 +0200 schreef Renato Barigazzi : Hi I am using QPC II v.4.04, I have expanded the memory to 128 MB, but with the same result. Best regards Renato Archive never dreamed of that much memory. According to the manual this should not happen

Re: [Ql-Users] DBAS source code

2016-04-28 Thread Bob Spelten
Op Thu, 28 Apr 2016 09:20:51 +0200 schreef Derek Stewart : Hi Bob, The main problem with the DBAS package was the lack of source code. I think that bug fixes were done from disassembles of the original code. This is a great pity, as DBAS was one of the best packages around for

Re: [Ql-Users] DBAS source code

2016-04-27 Thread Bob Spelten
Op Wed, 27 Apr 2016 16:05:16 +0200 schreef Norman Dunbar : Thanks Marcel. Sorry Bob, I was of no help whatsoever. :-( Cheers, Norm. On 27 April 2016 14:52:59 BST, Marcel Kilgus wrote: Norman Dunbar wrote: Dilwyn has

[Ql-Users] DBAS source code

2016-04-27 Thread Bob Spelten
Hi All, DBAS is the excellent database engine written by David W. Howells and used in my SuQcess database programs. But recently a problem came to light while using DBAS on SMSQmulator. It appears that field names can go missing when a lot of them are defined. My tests revealed that the

Re: [Ql-Users] EASY POINTER Menu Query

2016-04-19 Thread Bob Spelten
Op Tue, 19 Apr 2016 17:38:47 +0200 schreef John Gilpin : Hi everyone, Some time ago, I developed an EASY POINTER routine for an exercise that my QUANTA Sub-Group were doing and, as part of that exercise, I developed a menu which proved to be very successful.

Re: [Ql-Users] EasyPtr and me

2016-04-07 Thread Bob Spelten
Op Thu, 07 Apr 2016 16:25:29 +0200 schreef Dilwyn Jones : The reason for that fullscreen is that when you View a menu from the list this will most likely be bigger than the Main AppMan window, so the outline is set as big as possible.Some time ago Per Witte

Re: [Ql-Users] EasyPtr and me

2016-04-07 Thread Bob Spelten
Op Thu, 07 Apr 2016 15:31:58 +0200 schreef Dilwyn Jones : It's about time I finish my update for AppMan. Bob Would it be possible for the AppMan program outline to be changed? It seems to cover the whole screen whereas actually using only a small percentage

Re: [Ql-Users] EasyPtr and me

2016-04-07 Thread Bob Spelten
Op Thu, 07 Apr 2016 00:44:35 +0200 schreef Marcel Kilgus : I wrote up a short tale about my life with EasyPtr. Plus there's a gift at the end: http://www.kilgus.net/2016/04/07/easyptr-and-me/ Enjoy! If not the tale, then at least the gift ;) Cheers, Marcel I like

Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 and floppy .img

2016-04-02 Thread Bob Spelten
Op Sat, 02 Apr 2016 15:55:19 +0200 schreef Gerhard Plavec : may be closing the "HD"-hole on the floppy can help -- Am 02/04/2016 um 15:03 schrieb Andrea Carpi Hi all I'm trying to Format a 720K floppy image using QPC2 with these commands: FLP_DRIVE

Re: [Ql-Users] exep files

2016-04-01 Thread Bob Spelten
Op Fri, 01 Apr 2016 16:55:27 +0200 schreef François Van Emelen : (...) Hi Bob, Screen resolution is 1920x1080 The size of 'files' window is about 1880x1042 (measured with MWSsnap 3 (windows) The size of the window where the file is displayed is more or less

Re: [Ql-Users] exep files

2016-04-01 Thread Bob Spelten
Op Fri, 01 Apr 2016 11:14:32 +0200 schreef François Van Emelen : Screen size 1920x1080 QPC2 V4.02 SMSQ V3.24 1. EXEP files 2. F4 to activate 'View' 3. Choose a large file with 'DO' The 'View window' pops up and displays the content of the file 4. a 'HIT'

Re: [Ql-Users] WIN drive gone missing

2016-03-31 Thread Bob Spelten
Op Thu, 24 Mar 2016 20:03:59 +0100 schreef Urs Koenig (QL) : (...) As written and showed in my videos, disabling QDT would help, but this is not the solution because QDT is nice to have it loaded. Changing the position of QPAC2 Files does also help as does changing of the

Re: [Ql-Users] WIN drive gone missing

2016-03-20 Thread Bob Spelten
Op Sun, 20 Mar 2016 12:54:07 +0100 schreef Urs Koenig (QL) : (...) Last Thursday I was repeatedly able to reproduce the freeze using my QL/E v3.13 wip (work-in-progress). I then reduced the steps needed to get the freeze. In the end I can say you can get the freeze when doing

Re: [Ql-Users] WIN drive gone missing

2016-03-20 Thread Bob Spelten
Op Sun, 20 Mar 2016 10:23:27 +0100 schreef Derek Stewart : Hi, This sounds like a Windows Feature or bug? W$ is often very busy in the background, not clear to me what with. Recently I have noticed sometimes a delay when opening Files before the list is produced. Is that W$

Re: [Ql-Users] WIN drive gone missing

2016-03-19 Thread Bob Spelten
Op Fri, 18 Mar 2016 21:17:33 +0100 schreef pjwitte : Sorry Urs, Bob, I cannot confirm this. To my mind the Qpac2 "apps" are some of the most stable programs written for QDOS and SMSQ/E ;) Sometimes stuff just happens, but if it happens a lot Id look elsewhere.. Per Two

Re: [Ql-Users] WIN drive gone missing

2016-03-19 Thread Bob Spelten
Op Fri, 18 Mar 2016 16:29:03 +0100 schreef ql : Just days ago I experienced the same. In my case QPC2 was still in the Windows Task Manager. I killed it there and then a fresh start opened the QXL.win and properly booted up. In my case I got the same problem day by day.

[Ql-Users] WIN drive gone missing

2016-03-18 Thread Bob Spelten
Hi All, Today, while working in QPC2 on my W$7 system, SMSQ/E suddenly froze. No mouse movement, no keys and Sysmon had stopped. I could kill the QPC2 task with the [x] button but it would not restart my boot. QPC2 & SMSQ/E do start but WIN1_ cannot be mounted anymore ("not found"). I then

[Ql-Users] QCoCo update

2016-02-24 Thread Bob Spelten
Hi all, I have done an update for QCoCo to version 1.62 and it can be found on my site. One small bug fix (but could crash the program!) and some minor cosmetic changes. Bob -- The BSJR QL software site at:

Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 <> W10

2016-01-03 Thread Bob Spelten
Op Sat, 02 Jan 2016 16:46:55 +0100 schreef pjwitte : Traditional seasons' greatings implied.. Recently Windoze 10 has started messing with QPC2: When I put my machine to sleep with QPC2 in fullscreen mode in the background it wakes up with QPC2 in a catatonic state: No

Re: [Ql-Users] How to copy a directory tree?

2015-12-31 Thread Bob Spelten
Op Thu, 31 Dec 2015 17:04:51 +0100 schreef Marcos Cruz : I forgot how to copy a directory tree with real directories. I'm using SMSQmulator, and I need to copy the contents of a .win file to a bigger one. But `wcopy` or the QPAC2 tools just copy the files with filename

[Ql-Users] Carlo Delhez

2015-10-29 Thread Bob Spelten
This weekend I came across the sad announcement that Dutch programmer Dr. Ir. Carlo Delhez had died a week before. He was only 48. He was a familiar name among Sinclair users. He wrote programs for ZX & QL computers, both commercial and freeware. Among them Coral Basic - an extension

Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 and Win 8

2015-07-20 Thread Bob Spelten
Op Mon, 20 Jul 2015 12:51:00 +0200 schreef Derek Stewart de...@q40.de: On 20/07/15 11:26, BSJR wrote: Op Sat, 18 Jul 2015 23:40:45 +0200 schreef Marcel Kilgus ql-us...@mail.kilgus.net: jms1 wrote: The real problem is the locations for the win1 to 8 is hard coded in the scource of smsq and

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