[Ql-Users] Assembly eComic - Issue 11 now available.

2022-04-12 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
the arrow to open the list if it's not already open. https://github.com/NormanDunbar/QLAssemblyLanguageMagazine/releases/tag/Issue_11 Cheers, Norm. -- Norman Dunbar Dunbar IT Consultants Ltd Registered address: 27a Lidget Hill Pudsey West Yorkshire United Kingdom LS28 7LG Company Number

Re: [Ql-Users] Stuart Honeyball

2022-03-19 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
> One > night in the local pub he redrew the > entire Spectrum Issue 1 PCB from > memory on a napkin, while quite drunk. > I was stupidly impressed by that. I'd have been seriously impressed by that! Cheers, Norm. -- Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity.

[Ql-Users] Assembly Programming Issue 10 now on release!

2022-01-29 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
A new year, a new issue. Issue 10 of the somewhat irregular eMagazine on Assembly Programming is now available. https://github.com/NormanDunbar/QLAssemblyLanguageMagazine/releases/latest Enjoy! Cheers, Norm. -- Norman Dunbar Dunbar IT Consultants Ltd Registered address: 27a Lidget Hill

[Ql-Users] Assembly eComic - Issue 9, Now available

2021-11-14 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
separately. This is the link to the release: https://github.com/NormanDunbar/QLAssemblyLanguageMagazine/releases/tag/Issue_9 Cheers, Norm. -- Norman Dunbar Dunbar IT Consultants Ltd Registered address: 27a Lidget Hill Pudsey West Yorkshire United Kingdom LS28 7LG Company Number: 05132767

[Ql-Users] Free Pascal (Cross) Compiler for the QL

2021-04-29 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
tly writing/building/testing (and repeat!) the SysUtils unit to get that working. Cheers, Norm. -- Norman Dunbar Dunbar IT Consultants Ltd Registered address: 27a Lidget Hill Pudsey West Yorkshire United Kingdom LS28 7LG Company Number: 05132767

Re: [Ql-Users] Richard Alexander (CGH Services) and the QL Wiki

2021-01-17 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
Sorted, thanks Darren -- contact has been made! Cheers, norm. -- Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity. ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] Richard Alexander (CGH Services) and the QL Wiki

2021-01-16 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
us.net <http://mx.avasin.plus.net/>. the mail is being handled by a valid host, it seems. Frankly, otis ___ QL-Users Mailing List -- Norman Dunbar Dunbar IT Consultants Ltd Registered address: 27a Lidget Hill Pudsey West Yorkshire United Kingdom LS28 7LG Compan

Re: [Ql-Users] Richard Alexander (CGH Services) and the QL Wiki

2021-01-16 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
On 16/01/2021 15:18, Darren Branagh via Ql-Users wrote: Hi Darren, much obliged to you Sir, thanks. I shall do the admin bit and give Richard write access. The only problem is, his email probably won't work as the domain isn't (or doesn't appear) registered: norman@Hubble:~$ whois

[Ql-Users] Richard Alexander (CGH Services) and the QL Wiki

2021-01-16 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
chard Alexander, my apologies! Cheers, Norm. -- Norman Dunbar Dunbar IT Consultants Ltd Registered address: 27a Lidget Hill Pudsey West Yorkshire United Kingdom LS28 7LG Company Number: 05132767 ___ QL-Users Mailing List

[Ql-Users] Assembly eMagazine - Issue 8 now available

2021-01-13 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
been implemented. * Reversing the bits in a register. * Finding the next power of two. * Some stuff on randomisation and generating random integers. The download is at https://github.com/NormanDunbar/QLAssemblyLanguageMagazine/releases/tag/Issue_8. Enjoy. Cheers, Norm. -- Norman Dunbar

[Ql-Users] Norm's Assembly Language Book - Updated again

2020-08-06 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
anguageBook/releases/latest if you want to update your PDF copy. Only the PDF is required, you can ignore the source code stuff - that refers to the book's source code (LaTeX files) as opposed to any example programs in the book. I suspect that there will be more changes coming soon - for cert

[Ql-Users] Assembly Language eComic - Issue 5 Correction.

2020-07-16 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
. Cheers, Norm. PS. Issue 8 is well under way. For certain values of "well"! -- Norman Dunbar Dunbar IT Consultants Ltd Registered address: 27a Lidget Hill Pudsey West Yorkshire United Kingdom LS28 7LG Company Number: 05132767 ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] Select on

2020-06-21 Thread 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. Something like that. Maybe useful? Cheers, Norm. -- Sent from my Android device

Re: [Ql-Users] QL Today Assembly Language Book.

2020-06-20 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
Nothing worse! On 20 June 2020 13:02:21 BST, Dave Park via Ql-Users wrote: >Norman, > >At your age you want to watch it. You might show your MSB, and the >nurse >might think it's your LSB. > >Dave > >On Sat, Jun 20, 2020 at 4:16 AM Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users < &g

Re: [Ql-Users] QL Today Assembly Language Book.

2020-06-20 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
:-) I'll have the nurses check! Cheers, Norm. -- Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity. On 20 June 2020 10:05:33 BST, Dilwyn Jones via Ql-Users wrote: >> format of data in registers as having the most significant bit at the >right end >I do certainly hope your

[Ql-Users] QL Today Assembly Language Book.

2020-06-20 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
A bug was recently found in section 1.2.1 where I described the format of data in registers as having the most significant bit at the right end. Duh! That has been corrected. If you need a corrected copy, it's the June 2020 release at

Re: [Ql-Users] Maximum size of a file

2020-04-23 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
deal in signed or unsigned numbers. 2^^32 - is big! 4,096 Mb or 4 Gb. HTH Cheers, Norm. -- Norman Dunbar Dunbar IT Consultants Ltd Registered address: 27a Lidget Hill Pudsey West Yorkshire United Kingdom LS28 7LG Company Number: 05132767 ___ QL

Re: [Ql-Users] 16th Italian Sinclair QL meeting (virtual) - Report

2020-04-14 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
on the virtual teleconferencing platform Jitsi. Twenty people have attended the teleconference including Marcel Kilgus, Dilwyn Jones and Urs Keonig as welcome international guests. Sounds incredible, and I flipping well missed it, work! Pah! Cheers, Norm. -- Norman Dunbar Dunbar IT Consultants

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQ/E 3.35

2020-02-09 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
Try the download again, but change the URL to something like: https://your_file_path.zip?garbage=1 That should get you around the caching. Change the numbers if you have to try again. HTH Cheers, Norm. -- Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity.

Re: [Ql-Users] E-mail etiquette: New subject, new message

2020-02-08 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
Hi Marcus, +1. I raised this some time ago too. It made no difference sadly, however, your point about some web mail browsers using the subject to group messages makes sense. I hadn't thoughtbabout that. I use Thunderbird and it uses the message id, and the problem you mention drives me

[Ql-Users] Free circuit analysis software

2020-02-03 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
Slightly off topic but there are electronics gurus on here who might be interested. Spectrum Soft (no relation) are giving away Micro-Cap 12 software. Free, no source, no support, just the previous release CD. And it's all legal. A quick check of prices seems to indicate that this used to cost

Re: [Ql-Users] QL-VGA

2020-01-10 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
;would like to see the hardware been rather than a S/W program to run on >the H/W. >Sounds so pedantic doesn't it ;-)JA > >On Thursday, 9 January 2020, 22:11:31 GMT, Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users > wrote: > > See! I said I knew nothing! ;-) > >On 9 January 2020 16:29:50 GMT

Re: [Ql-Users] QL-VGA

2020-01-09 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
See! I said I knew nothing! ;-) On 9 January 2020 16:29:50 GMT, Peter Graf via Ql-Users wrote: >Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users wrote: >> I get that it's a software description of some hardware. > >Not software. It is simply a hardware description, and the result is >pure hardwa

Re: [Ql-Users] QL-VGA

2020-01-09 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
Thanks John. I get that it's a software description of some hardware. This is the first time I've come across it. I might spend some time looking into it - if/when MrsD allows - just to satisfy my own curiosity. Not that I'll be doing any hardware design though. Cheers, Norm. -- Sent from my

Re: [Ql-Users] QL-VGA

2020-01-09 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
ook at the link. Interesting. I don't understand most of it, but I recognise some words! -- Norman Dunbar Dunbar IT Consultants Ltd Registered address: 27a Lidget Hill Pudsey West Yorkshire United Kingdom LS28 7LG Company Number: 05132767 ___ QL-Users Mail

Re: [Ql-Users] QL-VGA

2020-01-08 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
I'm still here Marcel. ;-) I'll never have a facebook account. But I do use the Forum. I've read your article. It looks interesting. I'm not clued up on FPGAs - although I know what the initials stand for - so, I would be interested in knowing a bit more about how you did the converter. If

Re: [Ql-Users] Assembly language eComic, issue 7, out now!

2019-10-03 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
e". Fun times indeed. Apparently, I am a pedant's baddest nightmare. :o) Cheers, Norm -- Norman Dunbar Dunbar IT Consultants Ltd Registered address: 27a Lidget Hill Pudsey West Yorkshire United Kingdom LS28 7LG Company Number: 05132767 ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] Assembly language eComic, issue 7, out now!

2019-10-02 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
Hi Dave, strangely enough, I read that the 8th bit allowed parity as, the then, top notch paper tapes could cope with an extra (8th) bit and it was put to good use for a parity bit. I haven't read the various standards though, so willing to be corrected. (Again!) Cheers, Norm. -- Sent from

Re: [Ql-Users] Assembly language eComic, issue 7, out now!

2019-10-02 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
feedback in the next issue please? Thanks (in advance) if so. Cheers, Norm. On 02/10/2019 10:49, Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users wrote: Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users wrote: In this issue there is an article by Tobias on the Q68, plus exciting stuff about the UTF8 character set encoding and how it can be used

Re: [Ql-Users] Assembly language eComic, issue 7, out now!

2019-10-01 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
Hi Wolf. Thanks. I use eComic, eMagazine, ePeriodical etc interchangeably. My wife calls all magazines comics, so it sort of stuck. Cheers, Norm. -- Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity. On 1 October 2019 06:46:03 BST, Wolf via Ql-Users wrote: >Hi Norman, >

Re: [Ql-Users] Assembly language eComic, issue 7, out now!

2019-09-30 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
Oh hum. The URL got butchered. Try this one: https://github.com/NormanDunbar/QLAssemblyLanguageMagazine/releases/tag/Issue_7 and hopefully, that will work better. Sorry. Cherrs, Norm. On 30 September 2019 20:48:41 BST, Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users wrote: >Hello to all (both?) my faith

[Ql-Users] Assembly language eComic, issue 7, out now!

2019-09-30 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
Hello to all (both?) my faithful readers. The latest edition of the somewhat irregular eComic about QL Assembly Language Programming is out now. Get it from: https://github.com/NormanDunbar/QLAssem ... ag/Issue_7 You only need the PDF (to read) and the Code.zip file, to save you typing. Enjoy.

Re: [Ql-Users] The Editor

2019-07-04 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
/vscodium.com/ for Mac, Windows and Linux - many flavours thereof. HTH Cheers, Norm. -- Norman Dunbar Dunbar IT Consultants Ltd Registered address: 27a Lidget Hill Pudsey West Yorkshire United Kingdom LS28 7LG Company Number: 05132767 ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] QLTools - 2.15.5 available

2019-02-05 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
uck, I might be able to get proper qxl.win files created soon. :) Cheers, Norm. -- Norman Dunbar Dunbar IT Consultants Ltd Registered address: 27a Lidget Hill Pudsey West Yorkshire United Kingdom LS28 7LG Company Number: 05132767 ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] QLTools - 2.15.5 available

2019-02-05 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
do - there are still quite a few compilation warnings I need to get rid of first. Cheers, Norm. -- Norman Dunbar Dunbar IT Consultants Ltd Registered address: 27a Lidget Hill Pudsey West Yorkshire United Kingdom LS28 7LG Company Number: 05132767

Re: [Ql-Users] QLTools - 2.15.5 available

2019-02-05 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
with no problems. (So far!) Cheers, Norm. -- Norman Dunbar Dunbar IT Consultants Ltd Registered address: 27a Lidget Hill Pudsey West Yorkshire United Kingdom LS28 7LG Company Number: 05132767 ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] QLTools - 2.15.5 available

2019-02-02 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
n! Cheers, Norm. On 2 February 2019 08:28:53 GMT+00:00, Peter Graf via Ql-Users wrote: >Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users wrote: >> Revision 2.15.5 >> >> [...] >> >> If you enjoy using this half as much as I've enjoyed amending it, >then >> I've had twice as

[Ql-Users] QLTools - 2.15.5 available

2019-02-01 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
as much as I've enjoyed amending it, then I've had twice as much fun as you! :o) Cheers, Norm. -- Norman Dunbar Dunbar IT Consultants Ltd Registered address: 27a Lidget Hill Pudsey West Yorkshire United Kingdom LS28 7LG Company Number: 05132767 ___ QL

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQ/E and SBASIC manual v1.06

2019-01-31 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
nts list on the left of the screen - that advert pays for us to have the documentation hosted for "free" - it's not too intrusive. HTH Cheers, Norm. -- Norman Dunbar Dunbar IT Consultants Ltd Registered address: 27a Lidget Hill Pudsey West Yorkshire United Kingdom LS28

Re: [Ql-Users] QXL.WIN corrupted

2019-01-02 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
!). Strange. Does anyone know why the above could result in a corrupted MAP for a hard disc? Cheers, Norm. -- Norman Dunbar Dunbar IT Consultants Ltd Registered address: 27a Lidget Hill Pudsey West Yorkshire United Kingdom LS28 7LG Company Number: 05132767

Re: [Ql-Users] QXL.WIN corrupted

2019-01-02 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
Evening Renato. Are there any errors displayed? Cheers, Norm. -- Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity. ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] QLFoum is down.

2018-12-17 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
It appears to be back. Please ignore my previous email. On 17/12/2018 20:25, Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users wrote: I'm attempting to get into the QL Forum and I'm getting an error 508 that states: Resource Limit Is Reached Cheers, Norm. -- Norman Dunbar Dunbar IT Consultants Ltd Registered

[Ql-Users] QLFoum is down.

2018-12-17 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
a private message via the Forum. Same problem for the qlwiki sub-domain - in case anyone is trying that as well. Cheers, Norm. -- Norman Dunbar Dunbar IT Consultants Ltd Registered address: 27a Lidget Hill Pudsey West Yorkshire United Kingdom LS28 7LG Company Number: 05132767

[Ql-Users] QL Assembly eComic - Issue 6 Out Now.

2018-12-15 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
Issue 6 of the QL Assembly eMagazine is now, finally, available for download. Just in time for Christmas too! :-) Things are a little different now. I'm hosting all the code in the eMagazine, as well as the source (LaTeX) for the eMagazine itself on GitHUb. Each issue is available as a

Re: [Ql-Users] Proposal about the file system

2018-10-11 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
day/evening, happy birthday/Christmas, "two lemon ice creams please" and "two large glasses of white wine please". And my (late) step father was from San Remo too! Cheers, Norm. -- Norman Dunbar Dunbar IT Consultants Ltd Registered address: 27a Lidget Hill Pudsey West Yo

Re: [Ql-Users] Proposal about the file system

2018-10-10 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
Hi Giorgio, but the applications can change any part of the header, especially if the user has DJToolkit, Turbo Toolkit, TK2 etc. So should we stop using file lengths, data space, file types etc? Not once has my own backup system been compimised by any application writing to the header, nor

Re: [Ql-Users] QD 2018

2018-08-15 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
On 15/08/18 17:06, Jochen Merz via Ql-Users wrote: 1988 + 20 = ???  ;-) Many thanks Jochen. Hope you are well. Cheers, Norm. -- Norman Dunbar Dunbar IT Consultants Ltd Registered address: 27a Lidget Hill Pudsey West Yorkshire United Kingdom LS28 7LG Company Number: 05132767

Re: [Ql-Users] return values QPC2 <>SMSQMULATOR

2018-08-04 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
On 03/08/18 12:01, François Van Emelen via Ql-Users wrote: Hi all, (if there is still someone listening, of course.) I'm listening, but unfortunately, I don't know the answer. Sorry. :( Cheers, Norm. -- Norman Dunbar Dunbar IT Consultants Ltd Registered address: 27a Lidget Hill Pudsey West

Re: [Ql-Users] QL-SD progress

2018-04-29 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
Looking good Marcel. Cheers, Norm. -- Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity. ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] QL wikis and information

2018-04-16 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
Qdosmsq is mine, and is nostly software as I am most definitely not a hardware guru, nor do I play one on tv. I helped convert and set up qlwiki.qlforum.co.uk too. We could create a hardware namespace, separate from the existing qlwiki namespace for these things? Comments? Cheers, Norm. On

[Ql-Users] Fancy editing the QLWiki? Here's a helpful manual for beginners

2018-03-18 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
I've created a manual for beginners at editing the new QL Wiki, and for people like me, who occasionally have trouble remembering stuff! You can read about it on the wiki itself at http://qlwiki.qlforum.co.uk/doku.php#editing_manual. Cheers, Norm. -- Norman Dunbar Dunbar IT Consultants Ltd

[Ql-Users] Shock! Horror! Assembly Language eComic, Issue 5, Yes 5, Available now!

2018-03-08 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
, except issue 1, are now on GitHub at: https://github.com/NormanDunbar/QLAssemblyLanguageMagazine. See the latest issue for details. Cheers, Norm. -- Norman Dunbar Dunbar IT Consultants Ltd Registered address: 27a Lidget Hill Pudsey West Yorkshire United Kingdom LS28 7LG Company Number

Re: [Ql-Users] Source code availability for Minerva v1.92 or v1.89?

2018-02-27 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
What Martin says about Qmon! If/when you come to sell it, I'll have a copy please. I'm using QPC's 68020 and Gwass these days for the somrwhat irregular assembly eMagazine and Qmon2, standard, doesn't cope well with 68020 instructions. Obviously, that's exactly what I'm debugging now! Cheers,

Re: [Ql-Users] A polite request

2018-02-15 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
on here, in my opinion. Cheers, Norm. -- Norman Dunbar Dunbar IT Consultants Ltd Registered address: 27a Lidget Hill Pudsey West Yorkshire United Kingdom LS28 7LG Company Number: 05132767 ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] A polite request

2018-02-14 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
On 14/02/18 20:22, Dave Park via Ql-Users wrote: Also, have you guys been following my new hardware releases on the forums recently? I see what you did there Dave! ;-) And, yes, I have been following. Cheers, Norm. -- Norman Dunbar Dunbar IT Consultants Ltd Registered address: 27a Lidget

Re: [Ql-Users] A polite request

2018-02-14 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
, they still do it. I'm currently scoffing a hot, decaf latte, one wine a night midweek is enough, I need to be up early tomorrow and at work by 7AM. Cheers, Norm. -- Norman Dunbar Dunbar IT Consultants Ltd Registered address: 27a Lidget Hill Pudsey West Yorkshire United Kingdom LS28 7LG

[Ql-Users] A polite request

2018-02-14 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
large glass of crisp white wine tonight! ;-) -- Norman Dunbar Dunbar IT Consultants Ltd Registered address: 27a Lidget Hill Pudsey West Yorkshire United Kingdom LS28 7LG Company Number: 05132767 ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] Assembly Language ePeriodical Issue 4 - Available Now!

2018-02-12 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
Email problem resolved, and emails are working again now. It seems that my MX records were mysteriously changed to point at a non-existing mail server. Hmmm. I shall be having words with 1 and 1 as this happened with my 'A' record a wee while back too. Cheers, Norm. -- Norman Dunbar Dunbar

Re: [Ql-Users] Assembly Language ePeriodical Issue 4 - Available Now!

2018-02-11 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
and wants to send feedback, try: assembly (at) dunbar-it (dot) co (dot) uk and I'll get it. Cheers, Norm. -- Norman Dunbar Dunbar IT Consultants Ltd Registered address: 27a Lidget Hill Pudsey West Yorkshire United Kingdom LS28 7LG Company Number: 05132767

Re: [Ql-Users] Assembly Language ePeriodical Issue 4 - Available Now!

2018-02-06 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
, rightfully, a hard time! ;) Have fun. Cheers, Norm. -- Norman Dunbar Dunbar IT Consultants Ltd Registered address: 27a Lidget Hill Pudsey West Yorkshire United Kingdom LS28 7LG Company Number: 05132767 ___ QL-Users Mailing List

[Ql-Users] Assembly Language ePeriodical Issue 4 - Available Now!

2018-02-04 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
) including an article on the many new addressing modes available on the MC68020 processor. Oh, and the cover and chapter heading pages have been 'tarted up' a little too. Happy reading and hopefully, the next issue will be out much quicker than this one! Cheers, Norm. -- Norman Dunbar Dunbar

Re: [Ql-Users] Ql-Users Digest, Vol 167, Issue 2

2018-01-05 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
I haven't found any information about, if you can help me I'll be happy Happy GNU Year 2018 Paolo Del Bene iw0fzw -- Norman Dunbar Dunbar IT Consultants Ltd Registered address: 27a Lidget Hill Pudsey West Yorkshire United Kingdom LS28 7LG Company Number

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

2017-12-31 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
Happy New Year one and all. I started pcb design a while back too. I use Fritzing and/or Kicad for mine. Manually routing a pcb can seriously use up a good few hours of your life! But it's [still] fun. I will probably live to regret this but, let me know how/where to get the DISA source and I

Re: [Ql-Users] EXT_PROC

2017-11-10 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
Already done by me. Dilwyn has the documents and should be uploading soon. Cheers, Norm. On 10 November 2017 01:27:04 GMT+00:00, Per Witte via Ql-Users wrote: >Thanks Dilwyn. It seems Jon S is already on the case of appending it. > >Per > >On 9 November 2017 at 20:19,

Re: [Ql-Users] CPORT

2017-11-02 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
didn't put the source code etc out there when he "opened" his other stuff, and two, I have the DP collection and CPORT_zip is on disc 03. So I have it already. Thanks again though for your offer. Cheers, Norm. -- Norman Dunbar Dunbar IT Consultants Ltd Registered address: 27a Lidget H

[Ql-Users] CPORT???

2017-11-01 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
and if there is the slightest chance that it will be made available? I suspect the odds are slim, but you never know if you don't ask. Cheers, Norm -- Norman Dunbar Dunbar IT Consultants Ltd Registered address: 27a Lidget Hill Pudsey West Yorkshire United Kingdom LS28 7LG Company Number: 05132767

Re: [Ql-Users] Possible bug in smsqmulator.

2017-10-12 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
Ok, thanks Wolf. Cheers, Norm. On 12 October 2017 04:41:36 BST, Wolf via Ql-Users <ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: >Hi, > >thanks for your warning but no bug. The comment mentions what the >SMSQ/E >format routine gets, not the java side. > >Cheers > >Wolfga

[Ql-Users] Possible bug in smsqmulator.

2017-10-11 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
Evening All, I was nosing around in the latest source for Smsqmulator and I might have found a bug in the floppy driver code. Mind you, it's Java, so all bets are off! In formatDrive() it has a comment that d0 is the format type, 0=sd, 1=dd, 2=hd or 3=ed etc. However the code looks to be

[Ql-Users] QL Wiki - How to subscribe to page change alerts.

2017-09-09 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
The new wiki allows you to subscribe to a page, or pages, and receive an email either every time that the page changes, or, one email, every day that the page changes, with details of all the changes made that day. So, for example, you want to know when changes happen to the C68 page: * Open

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

2017-09-08 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
This might be handy too then, it's the official 68000 programmers manual, covering all the cpus: http://www.nxp.com/docs/en/reference-manual/M68000PRM.pdf Have fun. Cheers, Norm. -- Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity.

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

2017-09-08 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
Evening Daniel, Re assembly language and writing extensions, my eBook has a few chapters on that. Help yourself to http://qdosmsq.dunbar-it.co.uk/downloads/QLToday/QL_Assembly.pdf. If you need to return two values, or four, then take a look at the DJTOOLKIT sources at

Re: [Ql-Users] Returning to the QL

2017-08-28 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
mming since I wrote this will enable me to overcome the problems >that >I was obviously having then. > >Rgds, > >Daniel > > >On Mon, Aug 28, 2017 at 10:34 AM, Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users < >ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > >> Dilwyn asked: "...has huge prob

Re: [Ql-Users] Returning to the QL

2017-08-28 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
Indeed Dilwyn, apologies, I was wondering about you having said it! However, the problem is simply my own apparent inability to read properly! Cheers, Norm. On 28 August 2017 09:40:20 BST, Dilwyn Jones via Ql-Users wrote: >Err, except it wasn't me wot wrote that,

Re: [Ql-Users] Returning to the QL

2017-08-28 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
Dilwyn asked: "...has huge problems with local variables, which seem 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. " Could you explain, for the old and infirm (me), how you mean "goes out

Re: [Ql-Users] PCB Design v7.52

2017-07-28 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
Thanks Dave. I have tried the Web based EasyEDA tool and I liked it. Unfortunately it barfs for me, regardless of my browser, chrome, Firefox, opera, so I haven't got anything done with it yet. I'll try again as it has been a while. Time permitting of course. I will give their board

Re: [Ql-Users] PCB Design v7.52

2017-07-27 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
Interesting, indeed. My boards were fine, so far, but I'll keep an eye out in future. If I ever get time to finish my design! (I can't do it at work in my lunch break!) Who does your boards now? Cheers, Norm. -- Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity.

Re: [Ql-Users] R: R: R: QxlwinReader

2017-06-17 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
Dd is a Linux utility that comes with all unix/Linux systems built in. RawWrite would be one equivalent for Windows users. On Mac,I think you have dd as well. Hth Cheers, Norm. -- Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity.

Re: [Ql-Users] QxlwinReader

2017-06-10 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
Oh well, that's my next project screwed then! Never mind, I'll have to do something else instead ;-) Cheers, Norm. On 10 June 2017 18:56:24 BST, Wolf via Ql-Users wrote: >Hi all, > >I've released QxlwinReader, a small java program that allows you to >read/write

[Ql-Users] QStripper 1.13 Now Available.

2017-05-03 Thread Norman Dunbar
https://sourceforge.net/projects/qstripper/files is the main download site. Apologies to all who just downloaded the 1.12 version, but I've had a good lunch hour coding today, and I've fixed a long running bug, and added another new feature, so 1.13 is now available. The bug first, the Euro

[Ql-Users] Q STRIPPER 1.12 released.

2017-05-02 Thread Norman Dunbar
https://sourceforge.net/projects/qstripper/files is the main download site. I put the windows files up on Friday, if you downloaded the executable, not the support files, since then, then please download again. I found a foibles in the export RST feature. It was not escaping asterisks, which

Re: [Ql-Users] QStripper v1.10 released into the wild.

2017-04-08 Thread Norman Dunbar
Linux 32bit executable just uploaded to https://sourceforge.net/projects/qstripper/files/Linux_32bit/qStripper_1.10/. Have fun. -- Norman Dunbar Dunbar IT Consultants Ltd Registered address: 27a Lidget Hill Pudsey West Yorkshire United Kingdom LS28 7LG Company Number: 05132767

[Ql-Users] QStripper v1.10 released into the wild.

2017-04-07 Thread Norman Dunbar
Qstripper has been updated in windows 32 and 64bit, plus Linux 64 bit, to version 1.10. You'll know if you have the latest as the opened files have a delicate yellow background! I've fixed a problem with 'rogue' formatting. It took a while to track down, but basically the current formatting

Re: [Ql-Users] toolkit-ii-the-sequel

2017-03-23 Thread Norman Dunbar
Evening Michael, The following is blatantly copied from Marcel's Web page, as linked below. The ALTKEY code, too, is included in SMSQ/E without seeing any usage. I didn’t want to include it at first, because with the Hotkey System II it’s very much obsolete. But when tinkering with my QL

Re: [Ql-Users] Stella

2017-03-16 Thread Norman Dunbar
Sorry Dave, I seem to have an inability to use a tablet! The url was supposed to be: https://web.archive.org/web/20050914114333/http://thgodef.nerim.net/qdos/stella/intro.html but I suspect it's Arnauld's page on Thierry's site which you mentioned. Cheers, Norm. -- Sent from my Android

Re: [Ql-Users] Stella

2017-03-16 Thread Norman Dunbar
You might have seen this, perhaps? https://web.archive.org/web/20050914114333/http Cheers, Norm. -- Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity. ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] QPTR

2017-03-15 Thread Norman Dunbar
Morning Wolf, You mention,on the Web page, a readme.txt file for the qptr sources, but the zip file doesn't appear to have one in it. Probably a minor oversight, but I thought you better know, just in case. Cheers, Norm. On 15 March 2017 07:04:26 GMT+00:00, Wolf wrote: >Hi

Re: [Ql-Users] QXLDump utility.

2017-03-14 Thread Norman Dunbar
ssing >qxl.win drives. There are 4 classes (windriver, windrive, winfile and >windir). You could just port those to C++, without too much trouble, I >guess. > >Have fun! > >Wolfgang > >On 14/03/2017 14:55, Norman Dunbar wrote: >> Thanks Marcel. I had help though,

Re: [Ql-Users] QXLDump utility.

2017-03-14 Thread Norman Dunbar
Thanks Marcel. I had help though, it's not all my own work, John Hall and Daniele Terdina pointed me in various correct directions when I was confused! Cheers, Norm. On 14 March 2017 13:43:17 GMT+00:00, Marcel Kilgus <ql-us...@mail.kilgus.net> wrote: >Norman Dunbar wrote: >&

Re: [Ql-Users] QXLDump utility.

2017-03-14 Thread Norman Dunbar
Mar 2017 at 12:24, Norman Dunbar wrote: > >> I'm playing with QXL.WIN files, again! >> [Snip] > >I hope write access also becomes part of the playground ;) > >Peter > >___ >QL-Users Mailing List -- Sent from my Android

[Ql-Users] QXLDump utility.

2017-03-14 Thread Norman Dunbar
I'm playing with QXL.WIN files, again! As part of something I'm working on, I needed a simple way to examine the internals of a qxl.win file in an easy manner. To this end, QXLDump was born. At the moment I have a download for 64 bit Linux and 32/64 bit Windows only. You can see a sample of my

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

2017-03-13 Thread Norman Dunbar
Sorry. Full stop after "Marcel" and not a comma! Cheers, Norm. On 13 March 2017 13:58:06 GMT+00:00, Norman Dunbar <nor...@dunbar-it.co.uk> wrote: >Afternoon Urs, > >I'm in full agreement with Marcel, I have not yet looked at any of your >QL/E offerings *in any dept

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

2017-03-13 Thread Norman Dunbar
Afternoon Urs, I'm in full agreement with Marcel, I have not yet looked at any of your QL/E offerings *in any depth* , not because of any lack of interest, but because I have my system running how I prefer it. As for feedback, after many years of writing stuff in various QL magazines, and

Re: [Ql-Users] German Minerva ROM

2017-03-06 Thread Norman Dunbar
I'm rather fond of the AtTiny85 myself, I have to admit. :-) Cheers, Norm. On 6 March 2017 13:26:59 GMT+00:00, Marcel Kilgus wrote: >Derek Stewart wrote: >> I have had a Minipro TL866CS for a long time and works very well. >> >> It does have problems with very old

Re: [Ql-Users] WXQT2 alternative?

2017-02-21 Thread Norman Dunbar
Hi Peter, Maybe! My original intent was just to explore the qxl.win file. Then it got updated to extract files. I never intended it to do any updating on the grounds that a small error in my code could destroy someone's work. However, if and when I get time, I will look into it. Cheers,

Re: [Ql-Users] WXQT2 alternative?

2017-02-21 Thread Norman Dunbar
Afternoon all, The QXLWIN tool never updates a qxl.win file. It can read and extract files from a qxl.win, to Windows or Linux (or Mac?) But not the other way around. Cheers, Norm. -- Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity.

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

2017-02-02 Thread Norman Dunbar
And a couple of the pages have some hand written notes, mine! They may or may not be accurate, I can't remember, so take care if you follow them. As far as I remember, they refer to loading an index file, which the manual mentions, but doesn't explain. An index file us what the application

Re: [Ql-Users] Email attachments

2017-01-13 Thread Norman Dunbar
Evening Christopher, On a Windows pc? Never open anything attached that you are suspicious of etc. In a QL, just have fun. I wrote a QL virus many many years ago when all viruses spread by floppy disc. I never released it into the wild. Many viruses, trojans or whatever they are called this

Re: [Ql-Users] Archive Database Internals - analyser and extractor

2016-12-06 Thread Norman Dunbar
Well, it seems that the 8 byte floats are not IEEE doubles then! Cheers, Norm. -- Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity. ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] Archive Database Internals - analyser and extractor

2016-12-05 Thread Norman Dunbar
-precision_floating-point_format. We shall see. Cheers, Norm. On 5 December 2016 19:46:55 GMT+00:00, jms1 <j...@supanet.com> wrote: >On 2016-12-04 19:25, Norman Dunbar wrote: >> https://github.com/NormanDunbar/ArchiveExtractor is all I'm saying! >> >> Except that the docs (Tex

[Ql-Users] Archive Database Internals - analyser and extractor

2016-12-04 Thread Norman Dunbar
with the Borland C++ compiler and there's a link to get you a copy, legally, for free too. Cheers, Norm. -- Norman Dunbar Dunbar IT Consultants Ltd Registered address: 27a Lidget Hill Pudsey West Yorkshire United Kingdom LS28 7LG Company Number: 05132767

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