[Ql-Users] EXEP_W

2017-08-16 Thread Michael Bulford via Ql-Users
Hi, I am wanting to use EXEP some_turbo_task; arg$, "i", "u" and then wait until that job completes before continuing. Is there such a command that does this? If not, then how can this be implemented? Any ideas please Michael ___ QL-Users Mailing List

[Ql-Users] Function type error

2017-08-10 Thread Michael Bulford via Ql-Users
Hi all, I've no idea whether this has been mentioned before, but consider this … 100 :110 PRINT #0, Min_Int%(330.7, 440.7)120 PAUSE -1130 STOP140 :150 DEFine FuNction Min_Int%(x%,i)160  IF x% < i : RETurn x% : ELSE : RETurn i170  END DEFine The correct result should be 331, sincethis is an

Re: [Ql-Users] Function type error

2017-08-10 Thread Michael Bulford via Ql-Users
Thanks for your explanations. This is all specific to SBASIC. Tobias gives an example with a LOCal name the same as the function name. Although this is possible, it cannot be recommended. You will not be able to call the function recursively. And it won't compile with either QLiberator or

[Ql-Users] Turbo Parser

2017-07-17 Thread Michael Bulford via Ql-Users
I’ve been working on a new proposed update to the Turbo parser. Here is what it can do: Warn of duplicated parameters/locals, locals overwriting parameters, names used again in nested FOR/REPeat loops; locals not used - or used but not assigned. If MANIFEST or IMPLICIT statements are made too

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

2017-07-22 Thread Michael Bulford via Ql-Users
Hi, Wolf wrote: > In the boot all file separators are "." (eg. "tk.bin"), but when > dezipped, the file separators are "_" as they should be, so the boot > can't find them. There is the -Q1 option in unzip to reverse the "_" <-> "." Eg. EX unzip,#1; "-Q1 dos7_PCBDesign752.zip -d ram6_" and

Re: [Ql-Users] Quanta Magazine

2017-07-23 Thread Michael Bulford via Ql-Users
I've received two issues this year, up to the Feb/March issue. None received since then. I did email John Gilpin last week, but no reply as yet. Michael Dilwyn wrote: > I've forwarded this to committee members (don't know the answer myself), > hopefully a reply soon. > > Dilwyn > >

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

2017-07-30 Thread Michael Bulford via Ql-Users
Whenever I try to run any new SBASIC code, there is this overlapping problem of some variable names used are possibly already installed as resident procedures. The code then either does not work as intended, or can stop with an error message. In these circumstances, I usually have to go

Re: [Ql-Users] EXEP_W

2017-08-16 Thread Michael Bulford via Ql-Users
On Wed, 16 Aug 2017, Duncan wrote: Question : are you using QDOS or smsqe? with smsqe it should be possible to create a wrapper basic executable program that will EXEP "task; parameters" then continue to run and check the jobs list (you will know the task name) until the task it EXEP has

Re: [Ql-Users] TURBO and testing it exists

2017-08-19 Thread Michael Bulford via Ql-Users
On Thu, 17 Aug 2017 21:08:31, Per Witte wrote: > Thats a nice solution. Not sufficient for all manner of keywords, though. A > more general solution for checking for relevant toolkits in boot programs, > without having to load a toolkit to do so can be found

Re: [Ql-Users] Lear PCB Design v7.55

2017-09-19 Thread Michael Bulford via Ql-Users
On Mon, 18 Sep 2017 at 14:26, Dilwyn Jones wrote: > A new update of Malcolm Lear's PCB Design is available from the Graphics page > on my website. Details of the little bug fix in the REVISIONS.TXT file. > > version 7.55 Fixed 1 mil offset correction for snake shape with

Re: [Ql-Users] Lear PCB Design v7.55

2017-09-19 Thread Michael Bulford via Ql-Users
On Mon, 18 Sep 2017 at 14:26, Dilwyn Jones wrote: > A new update of Malcolm Lear's PCB Design is available from the Graphics page > on my website. Details of the little bug fix in the REVISIONS.TXT file. > > version 7.55 Fixed 1 mil offset correction for snake shape with

Re: [Ql-Users] TYPE_IN

2017-10-04 Thread Michael Bulford via Ql-Users
Hi all, I am hoping now to explain what is going on. First, here is some code that does work .. 100 DIM Top$ (100) : Top$ = "REMark " & FILL$( "*" ,20) 110 DIM Final$(100) : Final$ = "REMark " & FILL$("text",20) 120 An = 2 1920 TYPE_IN An&":"$(10) 1930 TYPE_IN (An+1)$$(10) 1932

Re: [Ql-Users] Function type error

2017-09-09 Thread Michael Bulford via Ql-Users
> > On 7 Sep 2017 at 15:15, George Gwilt <ql-us...@q-v-d.com> wrote: > > > > Subject: Re: [Ql-Users] Function type error > > > > On 10 Aug 2017, at 22:49, Michael Bulford via Ql-Users > > <ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > > > > T

Re: [Ql-Users] TYPE_IN

2017-09-30 Thread Michael Bulford via Ql-Users
> Fellow QL'ers > > I have a slight problem with TYPE_IN > > Using it to put some commands in #0, works well in an instance until I > reach what appears to be a maximum set of characters, where the QL just > hangs. > > e.g. > > 1920 TYPE_IN An&":"$(10) > 1930 TYPE_IN

Re: [Ql-Users] CPORT

2017-11-01 Thread Michael Bulford via Ql-Users
Hi Norman, I have both CPORT and CFIX. I find that CFIX doesn't work correctly in QPC2, so to get around that problem, I use Q-emulator for that one. CPORT does work well in QPC2, provided that memory is limited to 16M. There's also some other related files. I'll dig them out. How can I get

Re: [Ql-Users] EXT_PROC

2017-11-09 Thread Michael Bulford via Ql-Users
On Wed, 8 Nov 2017 21:05:55, Per Witte wrote: > 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 about, but should like to see >

Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 4.04 BUG (RWAP Software)

2018-04-23 Thread Michael Bulford 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.>> I also found some of the character combinations were not > working in > v4.04 (eg CTRL

Re: [Ql-Users] QED v2.01 released!

2018-09-25 Thread Michael Bulford via Ql-Users
* TAB compression and expansion supported * Raw and cooked LOADing and SAVing of files for CR/LF conversion Hi Jan, Many thanks, this is highly welcome.I use your software quite a lot. Michael ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] Select on

2020-06-21 Thread Michael Bulford via Ql-Users
If we are talking about Selecting on single-character strings, such as when coding actions depending on some keypress, I would like to tell you about how I get around this problem. At the very beginning, I would declare some constants of the codes of all the alphabetical characters, all 52 of

Re: [Ql-Users] Select on

2020-06-21 Thread Michael Bulford via Ql-Users
If we are talking about Selecting on single-character strings, such as when coding actions depending on some keypress, I would like to tell you about how I get around this problem.  At the very beginning, I would declare some constants of the codes of all the alphabetical characters, all 52 of