Re: [Ql-Users] Select on

2020-06-19 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
What about doing something like this. In languages like c# the equivalent of the "select on: command is hardly ever used and if .. else if ... else is much more common: 100 INPUT a$ 110 IF a$="a" THEN 115 PRINT "hello a" 120 ELSE 130 IF a$="b" 135 PRINT "hello b" 150 ELSE 155

Re: [Ql-Users] FGPA Anyone (Mister)

2020-01-18 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
at 12:50 AM Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > Daniel Baum via Ql-Users wrote: > > You seem to have done an outstanding job with the Mister core. It runs > very > > nicely, and ,at least under SMSQ/E at full speed and 4MB of memory, seems > >

Re: [Ql-Users] FGPA Anyone (Mister)

2020-01-14 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
Hi Marcel, You seem to have done an outstanding job with the Mister core. It runs very nicely, and ,at least under SMSQ/E at full speed and 4MB of memory, seems very stable. It was a bit of a puzzle how to write a boot file that starts in Minerva, loads SMSQ/E and then runs, but I got it after a

Re: [Ql-Users] FGPA Anyone (Mister)

2020-01-13 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
Wow, that's fast I'll test it this evening and let you know. Rgds, D. On Tue, Jan 14, 2020 at 1:16 AM Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > Peter Graf via Ql-Users wrote: > >> When I did this thing there were no 128MB cards, so this could very > >> well be it,

Re: [Ql-Users] FGPA Anyone (Mister)

2020-01-13 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
e a rock and speed index (Test909) report a > speed 13 times of a BBQL (@ full speed), 10 times when Gold Card (24MHZ) > selected > > So, most probably your problem should be with the new 128Mb sdram. > > fabrizio > > On 13/01/2020 18:51, Daniel Baum via Ql-Users wrote: > >

Re: [Ql-Users] FGPA Anyone (Mister)

2020-01-13 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
ers@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > Daniel Baum via Ql-Users wrote: > > I'm afraid your core doesn't seem to work on my Mister (or I've messed up > > somehow). I get a black screen with a white Minerva logo in the bottom > > right corner, which appears to be gradually overwritten w

Re: [Ql-Users] FGPA Anyone (Mister)

2020-01-13 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
SDRAM cards? Rgds, Daniel On Mon, Jan 13, 2020 at 11:52 AM Daniel Baum wrote: > Great :) > > D. > > On Mon, Jan 13, 2020 at 11:23 AM Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users < > ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > >> Daniel Baum via Ql-Users wrote: >> > I'm looking

Re: [Ql-Users] FGPA Anyone (Mister)

2020-01-13 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
Great :) D. On Mon, Jan 13, 2020 at 11:23 AM Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > Daniel Baum via Ql-Users wrote: > > I'm looking forward to testing this. > > > > Are you going to send it to the main Mister repository? >

Re: [Ql-Users] FGPA Anyone (Mister)

2020-01-12 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
Hi Thanks for replying (although I sent the question to the forum). I have since got the Mister core to work with the second SD card. My problem was that I was using a new SDXC card, which apparently is not supported. The problem now is that it constantly locks up. It is MUCH less stable

Re: [Ql-Users] New QL Adventure Game Released

2020-01-12 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
To add to my previous message, EXing the main executable on QPC2 seemingly allows it to run at any resolution, but without graphics. D. On Sun, Jan 12, 2020 at 12:50 PM Daniel Baum wrote: > Hello, > > Thanks for your effort - I'm looking forward to playing the game. Text > adventure games have

Re: [Ql-Users] New QL Adventure Game Released

2020-01-12 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
Hello, Thanks for your effort - I'm looking forward to playing the game. Text adventure games have become extinct in recent years, and I kind of miss them. As for SMSQ/E, the game appears to work well on the Q68 at 512x256 in four colours. In other solutions, the graphics are corrupted. On QPC2

Re: [Ql-Users] Computer One Pascal

2018-04-13 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
I tried running it once or twice and had exactly that problem. D. On Fri, Apr 13, 2018 at 6:47 PM, Dilwyn Jones via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > Has anyone managed to use the Computer One Pascal from my website > successfully on QPC2? > > It seems to unzip OK, but someone has

[Ql-Users] Qbase version 1.0

2017-09-22 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
Hi all, After nearly 20 years, here is version 1.00 of QBase. The (hopefully) full list of changes since the 1998 version is in the README file in the zip. Since v0.99, the only new feature is that the page size and scroll size of the tabular view are now CONFIGurable. Other than that, I have

Re: [Ql-Users] Qbase

2017-09-21 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
d some sort of clash. D On Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 2:03 AM, Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > Daniel Baum via Ql-Users wrote: > > Yes, but if the API has changed from version to version, then it WILL > fail > > for some users who are using a diff

Re: [Ql-Users] Qbase

2017-09-19 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
t; a > >>>> bit faster if anyone is interested. I hadn't remembered just how much > >>>> faster QPC is than a real QL until I started using Q-Emulator. > >>>> > >>>> Download the new QBase here: > >>>> https://www.dropbox.com/s/4s3

Re: [Ql-Users] Qbase

2017-09-19 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
t;> D. >> >> >> On Mon, Sep 11, 2017 at 9:29 PM, Darren Branagh via Ql-Users < >> ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: >> >>> Hi Daniel, >>> >>> Have you released any of your updates yet? >>> >>> Just wondering if they

Re: [Ql-Users] Qbase

2017-09-14 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
t; > On Mon, Sep 11, 2017 at 9:29 PM, Darren Branagh via Ql-Users < > ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > >> Hi Daniel, >> >> Have you released any of your updates yet? >> >> Just wondering if they can be tested. >> >> Darren Branagh >> >

Re: [Ql-Users] Qbase

2017-09-14 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
, Sep 11, 2017 at 9:29 PM, Darren Branagh via Ql-Users < > ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > >> Hi Daniel, >> >> Have you released any of your updates yet? >> >> Just wondering if they can be tested. >> >> Darren Branagh >> >> Sent from

Re: [Ql-Users] Qbase

2017-09-14 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
our updates yet? > > Just wondering if they can be tested. > > Darren Branagh > > Sent from My Android Phone. > > On 10 Sep 2017 23:18, "Bob Spelten via Ql-Users" <ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com > > > wrote: > > > Op Sun, 10 Sep 2017 20:19:22 +020

Re: [Ql-Users] Qbase

2017-09-11 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
lten via Ql-Users" <ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com > > > wrote: > > > Op Sun, 10 Sep 2017 20:19:22 +0200 schreef Daniel Baum via Ql-Users < > > ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com>: > > > > One more thing: > >> > >> I should add that limiting t

Re: [Ql-Users] Qbase

2017-09-10 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
> I'm not sure what's going on here. It seems to be both an array size > limit, which produces the first result, and a possible problem in EasyPtr > itself, which produces the second one. > > Thanks, > > D. > > On Sun, Sep 10, 2017 at 1:07 PM, Bob Spelten via Ql-Users < &

Re: [Ql-Users] Qbase

2017-09-10 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
06:06 +0200 schreef Daniel Baum via Ql-Users < > ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com>: > > Hi all, >> >> Latest pictures. >> >> Qbase is now rescalable. It starts at 512x256: >> >> https://www.dropbox.com/s/exexw4s5ppexyi4/qbaseTab512x256.jpg?dl=0

Re: [Ql-Users] Qbase

2017-09-10 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
:07 PM, Bob Spelten via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > Op Sat, 09 Sep 2017 15:06:06 +0200 schreef Daniel Baum via Ql-Users < > ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com>: > > Hi all, >> >> Latest pictures. >> >> Qbase is now rescalable. It st

Re: [Ql-Users] Qbase

2017-09-09 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
at 6:22 PM, Giorgio Garabello via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > Good > > 2017-09-09 15:06 GMT+02:00 Daniel Baum via Ql-Users < > ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com>: > > > Hi all, > > > > Latest pictures. > > > > Qbase is now

Re: [Ql-Users] EasyPtr and rescalable windows.

2017-09-09 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
Thanks to everyone for your help. I got it to work, D. On Sat, Sep 9, 2017 at 1:15 PM, Bob Spelten via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > Op Fri, 08 Sep 2017 19:59:28 +0200 schreef Daniel Baum via Ql-Users < > ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com>: > > Hi all, >>

Re: [Ql-Users] Qbase

2017-09-09 Thread 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: https://www.dropbox.com/s/o9yi56lqms4ppg3/qbaseTabBig.jpg?dl=0 These pictures show the automatic proportional column

Re: [Ql-Users] EasyPtr and rescalable windows.

2017-09-08 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
Hi Norman, I am familiar with your excellent Assembly Language book. I will take a look at the toolkit that you mention; it certainly sounds as if it could be used as a template for what I am looking for. Come to think of it, I have actually never written any assembly language on the QL, as far

Re: [Ql-Users] EasyPtr and rescalable windows.

2017-09-08 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
exist somewhere. Rgds, Daniel On Fri, Sep 8, 2017 at 9:32 PM, Fran├žois Van Emelen via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > Op 8/09/2017 om 19:59 schreef Daniel Baum via Ql-Users: > >> Hi all, >> >> I am trying to get my head around EasyPtr (again). >>

[Ql-Users] EasyPtr and rescalable windows.

2017-09-08 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
Hi all, I am trying to get my head around EasyPtr (again). I have been playing with the new ability to create resizable windows. This turns out to be not terribly difficult, and I was able to create a resizable version of the calculator from Norman Dunbar's tutorial without suffering too much.

Re: [Ql-Users] Qbase

2017-09-05 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
Thanks Dilwyn. D. On Tue, Sep 5, 2017 at 8:04 PM, Dilwyn Jones via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > you can use the system palette :-D >> > Indeed, thanks to the work of the operating system people (Marcel and > Wolfgang), the System Palette makes it easy for programs to follow a

Re: [Ql-Users] Qbase

2017-09-05 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
Yes :) I also want to try the scalable menus. D. On Tue, Sep 5, 2017 at 7:57 PM, Giorgio Garabello via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > you can use the system palette :-D > > 2017-09-05 18:54 GMT+02:00 Daniel Baum via Ql-Users < > ql-users@lists.q-v-d.

Re: [Ql-Users] Qbase

2017-09-05 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
EasyPtr 4. D. On Tue, Sep 5, 2017 at 7:51 PM, Giorgio Garabello via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > Are you using EASYPTR 3 or 4? > > Il 05 set 2017 18:50, "Giorgio Garabello" <g.garabe...@gmail.com> ha > scritto: > > > WOW > > &g

Re: [Ql-Users] Qbase

2017-09-05 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
Derek via Ql-Users <ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com>: > > > > > > > Hi David, > > I produced the Q60 in 2002 and put Qbase on the the software distribution > > on all cased Q60 machines. > > Qbase I thought was really good piece of software. > > > > >

Re: [Ql-Users] Returning to the QL

2017-09-04 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
Wow, I took that site down about 10 years ago... I didn't remember there was so much on it. It makes interesting reading after all this time. Tks, Daniel On Sun, Sep 3, 2017 at 11:54 PM, Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > Daniel Baum via Ql-Users wrot

Re: [Ql-Users] Qbase

2017-09-03 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
. > > > > > > Regards, > > Derek > > > > Original message > > From: Daniel Baum via Ql-Users <ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> > > Date: 03/09/2017 17:42 (GMT+00:00) > > To: ql-us...@q-v-d.com > > Cc: Daniel Baum <dm

Re: [Ql-Users] Returning to the QL

2017-09-03 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
> Hi Marcel, > > > I remember your name and that you reviewed QPC2 back then, actually I > think I still link to an archived version of it ;) Anyway, welcome > back. > Did I? I hope I liked it... > > > Outside the QL World I am actually a professional programmer and also a > > linguist and

Re: [Ql-Users] Black Phoenix 1.4.3

2017-09-03 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
Thanks Giorgio. It looks gorgeous and it seems that a huge amount of work has gone into integrating everything. I also had a look at your site for the first time, which seems to have lots of interesting content on it too. I also noticed that my Qbase is in your download section :) Since it

Re: [Ql-Users] Returning to the QL

2017-08-30 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
stake, as usual, only > when my post went public. Sigh! No worries! > > > Cheers, > Norm. > > On 28 August 2017 09:32:38 BST, Daniel Baum via Ql-Users < > ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > >Hi Norman, > > > >I (apparently) wrote this about 20 years

Re: [Ql-Users] Returning to the QL

2017-08-28 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
Hi Norman, I (apparently) wrote this about 20 years ago. This has reminded me that the idea was to write some kind of debugger for superbasic, but I really don't remember how it worked. You're right of course about local variables. Perhaps my experience with programming since I wrote this will

Re: [Ql-Users] Returning to the QL

2017-08-27 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
em > to lose their names when out of scope. If anyone knows how to reconnect > local variables to their names when they are out of scope, please let me > know. Also only runs on SMSQ/E. > > Dilwyn > > -----Original Message- From: Daniel Baum via Ql-Users > Sent: Sunday, Augu

Re: [Ql-Users] Easyptr question

2017-08-27 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
n trying to load it outside the main programme (saying > something to the effect that it was too large for the space available!) but > it was a long time ago and we are all getting older!! > > HTH > > Kind Regards, > > John Gilpin. > > > > > > > On 27/08/2

[Ql-Users] Easyptr question

2017-08-27 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
Hi all, Almost 20 years ago I wrote a program called Qbase, and now I am trying to run and compile the source code. There are two versions, the older one is mostly text based, with a few added menus. This version runs and compiles without any problems. The newer version was written with

Re: [Ql-Users] Returning to the QL

2017-08-27 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
em in a hard disk > crash some years ago. I still have two zip files called 'snooper' and > 'clock' - would it be OK to make them available on my site now I have found > them again? > > If I find any more of your QL software I'll ask about those too. > > Dilwyn > > -

[Ql-Users] Returning to the QL

2017-08-26 Thread Daniel Baum via Ql-Users
Hello, I originally bought a Sinclair QL some time in the mid 1980s. It was my main computer for a while, but I eventually replaced it with an Atari ST and it went into the attic. A few years later I got back into the QL. I used QPC1 and then QPC2 on whatever PC I had at the time. I gradually