Re: [Ql-Users] Maximum length of files on QL file-system

2017-07-23 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, there are limits to the QLWA (i.e.qxl.win) file system, but they shouldn't be so small. Basically, a file is limited to the size of the "disk" (it obviously can't be bigger than that) minus some overhead (for the FAT, the root secor and the rot directory). The QLWA system is a FAT type

[Ql-Users] Big files

2017-07-26 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi Andrea I tried the following: - formatted a 400MB qxl.win drive with QPC and - tried to copy a 200MiB file onto it (from a "dos" device). I got an end of file error, too, but parts of the file (about 33MiB) were copied. I then used SMSQmulator with the same drive (not reformatted), deleted

[Ql-Users] QxlwinReader

2017-06-21 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi Davide, ... The DD Unix utility might be of course an interesting option but maybe it could be more useful for SD cards written with the QL-SD interface rather than a Qubide hard disk (especially if it has more than one partition) Whilst it's true that this was written with these cards in

Re: [Ql-Users] QxlwinReader

2017-06-21 Thread 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 disks when they are HD (1.4 MiB) disks, when using he Aurora. Does this need a GOldcard or

Re: [Ql-Users] Stupid AND

2017-09-19 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
On 19/09/2017 22:02, Dilwyn Jones via Ql-Users wrote: I take it Dave means it fits in 48K, don't expect too much. What, I can't expect perfection in 48 K (and SMSQE is much larger)? grin Wolfgang ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] Qbase

2017-09-19 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, the problem is that these parameters are likely to vary from version to version, as they are offsets into the file... Your best bet is probably to adapt your program to the latest version. Wolfgang A question about QBase and QMenu. The menu extensions are used fairly extensively in

[Ql-Users] Stupid AND

2017-09-19 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi all, Just a rant about the SBasic AND operator. Suppose this: 10 a=0 20 b=10 30 if (a<>0 AND b/a=5) 40 do_something 50 end if Run it and what happens? You get an "overflow" error at line 30. You get this error because it is trying to evaluate the second condition (b/a) and failing as

Re: [Ql-Users] Qbase

2017-09-19 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
. Per On 19 September 2017 at 21:15, Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: Hi, the problem is that these parameters are likely to vary from version to version, as they are offsets into the file... Your best bet is probably to adapt your program to the la

Re: [Ql-Users] Stupid AND

2017-09-19 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
On 19/09/2017 21:32, Dave Park via Ql-Users wrote: Your BASIC interpreter fits in 48K. With room to spare. And? (pun intended) Wolfgang On Tue, Sep 19, 2017 at 2:27 PM, Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: Hi all, Just a rant about the SBasic AND op

Re: [Ql-Users] Fw: Stupid AND

2017-09-19 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
/a) is never executed (or am I missing something here?) 10 a=0 20 b=10 30 IF a<>0 35   IF (b/a)=5 40 do_something 50   END IF 60 END IF I agree though, the way you would like it to work would obviously be better. Dilwyn -Original Message- From: Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-User

Re: [Ql-Users] Strange channel bugs?

2017-09-13 Thread 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 stuff? Without knowing what your prog does, I can't really help you beyond that If you send it to me,

Re: [Ql-Users] TYPE_IN

2017-09-30 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, 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 (An+1)$$(10) 1932 TYPE_IN (An+2)$$(10) 1940 TYPE_IN

Re: [Ql-Users] TYPE_IN

2017-09-30 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Or perhaps even directly into channel #0... Wolfgang Hi, Is it possibile to extend the 128 byte QL keyboard buffer. Hi, no once allocated, I don't think you can extend it. Was TYPE_IN an a attempt to do this? I don't know, wasn't it just a keyword to type things into the keyboard queue

Re: [Ql-Users] TYPE_IN

2017-09-30 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Original message From: Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users <ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> Date: 30/09/2017 12:38 (GMT+00:00) To: ql-us...@q-v-d.com Cc: Wolfgang Lenerz <w...@wlenerz.com> Subject: Re: [Ql-Users] TYPE_IN Hi, I have a slight problem with TYPE_IN Using it to put some co

Re: [Ql-Users] Mode 33 to 32

2017-12-15 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
I'd do it this way %ggWbrggg Regards Wolfgang On 15/12/2017 18:51, pjwitte via Ql-Users wrote: I want to convert a mode 33 screen (Qxx) to mode 32 (QPC2) and visa versa. I got this far with 33 to 32, but Im not sure this is the best translation: rem %grbw = mode 33

[Ql-Users] Fwd: Re: Theme file format

2017-11-14 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, >> Theme file format... >> Rethorical question: Is it worthwhile to create a new >> format to save some space (a few bytes, I suppose) >> when we have (QPC2, SMSQmulator) 128MB at our disposal? It's the typical chicken-and-egg problem - if you don't have any standard, nobody is (ever)

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQ/E 3.31 Q40 no boot after configure

2017-11-14 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, yes Jochen told me on sundcay that it's OK to be distributed. Wolfgang > > I'm wondering whether menuconfig is now freeware or not. According to this > thread http://qlforum.co.uk/viewtopic.php?t=1025 it is still commercial > software by Jochen Merz. Does anyone have an idea? > > Jan. >

[Ql-Users] New QLE

2017-11-19 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi Simon, no I think it's better if you learned how to do this. Since you run an a Mac, what Emulator do you use? Wolfgang NB It's probably not a good idea to spread your email address around like that My email isxxx.com ___ QL-Users Mailing

[Ql-Users] outptr

2017-11-19 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi all, there was a bug in my version of outptr. I uploaded a corrected version of the website. Since I included that in several of my programs, over the next few days I'll be upgrading them, too. I started already with "backup" Have fun Wolfgang

Re: [Ql-Users] New QLE

2017-11-19 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, now download "backup" from my website: www.wlenerz.com/qlstuff and try to use it (there is a manual). Come back here with questions if any. Wolfgang On Sunday, 19 November 2017, 11:43, Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users <ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: Hi,

Re: [Ql-Users] New QLE

2017-11-19 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, ok, so first make a backup of your qxl.win files. Wolfgang On Sunday, 19 November 2017, 10:03, Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users <ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: Hi Simon, no I think it's better if you learned how to do this. Since you run an a Mac, what Emulator do y

Re: [Ql-Users] New QLE

2017-11-21 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, now you should copy non-existing files you may have on your old QLE to the new QLE. Have you read the manual for the backup program? If yes, use the "non-existing" tab for that operation. Wolfgang ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] Dock

2017-11-08 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, I'm a bit short of time, will reply to these mails, and others later. Wolfgang Failure or success might probably depend on whether you set an OUTLN on S*Basic in the BOOT or not. Will do some further checks tonight. Tobias Am 08.11.2017 um 14:17 schrieb pgraf--- via Ql-Users

Re: [Ql-Users] GDPR and 25th May

2018-05-04 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, Possibly true - although if an IP address can be classified as personal data or a factor specific to the identity of that natural person, I am sure an email address can be.  I forget all of the mailing list commands, but there used to be one where you could get a list of email

Re: [Ql-Users] GDPR and 25th May

2018-05-04 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, Article 30, section 5: "5. The obligations referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 shall not apply to an enterprise or an organisation employing fewer than 250 persons unless the processing it carries out is likely to result in a risk to the rights and freedoms of data subjects, the processing

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQ/E 3.33

2018-04-30 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, I just re-upped the binary file. Wolfgang ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] Q68 Baud

2018-01-20 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
NB : you would also have to add a new prescale value at label prescale ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] Q68 Baud

2018-01-20 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi Fabrizio, you can find that in smsq_q68_spp_ser_asm. There , if you want, you can extend the little table at label "bauds" beyond 230400. Also change the value of "moveq #8,d3" just above the label bd_lp, probably to 9 if you only add one more value. HTH Wolfgang. Hi all, I have

[Ql-Users] QL-SD new driver

2018-01-22 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi all, I've released a new driver for QL-SD that uses standard qxl.win drives instead of Qubide ones. It's for Minerva only, though. You can download it from www.wlenerz.com/QLSD Have fun. Wolfgang ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] QL-SD new driver

2018-01-22 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, > What is expected to happen if SMSQ/E is loaded on a > GoldCard/Minerva/QL-SD system with this driver at $C000 in ROM? The driver is expected to work as well as it can with GoldCard, i.e. probably not at all. Your comment below says it all! > Remark: This new driver can not be expected to

Re: [Ql-Users] QL-SD new driver

2018-01-23 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, > Re-upped! Been watching The Wire? - The wire? > Well, youre certainly keeping us QL junkies happy! ;) That's an unintended side-effect. Wolfgang ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] Re-upping QL-SD new driver [OT]

2018-01-24 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, Is personal consumption legal in France ? :-) Of a marriage? YES! Wolfgang ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] QA.RESRI - QDOSMSQ eference guide

2018-02-15 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, (Tobias) > Hmm. Are we sure about that? Sorry I'm not sure I understand. Am I sure that, as I said, on SMSQ/E it is not necessary to save the stack pointer in BV_RIP(A6) before calling this vector. Yes, that seems quite clear to me from the code. > When having a glance at the code, it

Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 4.04 BUG

2018-04-22 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, no problem with these commands here. (QPC 4.05; not 4.04) Wolfgang 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. Rich Mellor RWAP Software

[Ql-Users] QLSD Drivers

2018-04-17 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi all, new QL-SD drivers for QXL.WIN style container files are on my site (wlenerz.com/qlsd). These are much improved versions by Marcel Kilgus. They should work with later QDOS versions (e.g. JS, MG), Minerva, SMSQ/E. For reliable use with GC or SGC, an update of the Chip may be necessary.

Re: [Ql-Users] Stuart Honeyball

2018-03-29 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Oh my. What a sad day. Stuart will be missed and remembered. My deepest sympathy to his family. Wolfgang On 29/03/2018 11:40, Dilwyn Jones via Ql-Users wrote: I regret to have to report that I heard this morning of the death of Stuart Honeyball of Miracle Systems. He passed away

Re: [Ql-Users] Buying DATA DESIGN Version 4.12

2018-02-27 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, Datadesign is freeware now, you should be able to get it from Dilwyn's site (perhap in the prowess section). HTH Wolfgang > Hi Everyone can you help me does anyone no where I can Buy DATA DESIGN > Version 4.12 FromOK Thanks > simon629Simon Foster >

Re: [Ql-Users] sBASIC overloading...

2018-06-28 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, I made a small Sbasic testcase (SMSQE, not QDOS). I made a program with procedures all called "abcdefghijklmnopqrt"+ a 5 digit number at the end. The program starts at line 100, is increased by one and very 12th line a new 10 line procedure is created. The first statement therein is

Re: [Ql-Users] sBASIC overloading...

2018-06-28 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, I can't help but wonder whether the time taken to parse all your parameters to check whether they are the right type won't be longer than having several procedures. Wolfgang > I'll make sure to respond right away in future, before I've fully > understood the subtleties and implications of

[Ql-Users] SMSQmulator 2.27

2018-10-14 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi all, A new version of SMSQmulator is out. There is now a version for Java 11. Bugfixes : writing to a qxl.win disk increases the update check number, better handling of NFA write protection. www.wlenerz.com/smsqmulator Have fun! Wolfgang ___

[Ql-Users] SMSQmulator 2.27

2018-10-30 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi all, there was a small bug in SMSQmulator 227 which could hinder IP access at times, due to some debug code. I deleted that and re-released SMSQmulator, still as v. 2.27, you can get it from my site. have fun! Wolfgang ___ QL-Users Mailing

[Ql-Users] FiFi 5.02

2018-10-01 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, I just released version 5.02 of FiFi, just some bugfixes. Have fun! Wolfgang ___ QL-Users Mailing List

[Ql-Users] ProWesS SBasic I/F

2018-12-11 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi all, I put the sources for the Prowess SBasic interface up on my website (wlenerz.com/qlstuff). I'll also be sending them to Dilwyn. Have fun! Wolfgang ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] QPC 2 on Linux

2018-12-27 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, I must have missed something regarding QPC under wine. Here it works as expected (wine --version gives wine-3.7). Wolfgang QPC 2 works here on wine-3.0.4(stable) and wine-4.0-rc2(staging) I'm on Kanotix Steelfire Debian Linux 4.9.0-8 (NVIDIA) and 4.19.0-3 (INTEL) you can get it here

[Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.34

2018-11-30 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi all, SMSQE 3.34 is out. Mostly bugfixes for Q68, but also a new SSJOb command courtesy of Per Witte. Wlenerz.com/smsqe Have fun Wolfgang ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.34

2018-12-01 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, problem solved... Have fun. Wolfgang Hi, I tried to download the binary zip which the web site says temporary unavailable. sorry about that, it's fixed now. I changed the website yesterday so that it would be reachable via https instead of http. Whenever I make a new version of

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.34

2018-11-30 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, I tried to download the binary zip which the web site says temporary unavailable. sorry about that, it's fixed now. I changed the website yesterday so that it would be reachable via https instead of http. Whenever I make a new version of smsqe, I have a small utility that makes an

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.34

2018-11-30 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
On 30/11/2018 19:23, Ralf Reköndt via Ql-Users wrote: Would be good to clarify the Syntax. Same syntax as the other job keywords ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] PWfile and SMSQmulator

2018-12-03 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, where can you get this program? Wolfgang Hi All, Has someone been able to use PWfile (file manager ProWesS/ProForma) with a 'NFA'-device with SMSQmulator ? François Van Emelen ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] Fwd: ProWesS Files

2018-12-07 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi Dilwyn, PWSbasic seem to be the remaining apps to find now. If you mean the Prowess S*Basic interface, that can be found on the Prowess zip file, under the "ext" directory as "pwbasic_rext", so you have it already. I should still have my sources for that. I'll try to find them

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.34

2018-12-03 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
On 03/12/2018 10:24, Jan Bredenbeek via Ql-Users wrote: One small issue for Q68 users: the file Q68_SMSQ.WIN is incorrectly named Q68.SMSQ.WIN. Yes, this wan compiled under linux. Also the SMSQE binary in this container is standard configured for German keyboard layout, which is a bit of a

Re: [Ql-Users] Updates SuQcess2 & QCoCo

2019-02-07 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi Bob, thanks for these! Wolfgang 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

Re: [Ql-Users] QLTools - 2.15.5 available

2019-02-01 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, That's quite a changelog! Wolfgang Revision 2.15.5 1) Now compiles under Windows with Gcc. I used CodeBlocks with the built in 32bit gcc to do the builds. There's also a makefile for shell usage. 2) Fixed 32bit bug in formatting an ed image file. It would segfault on Windows 64bit

Re: [Ql-Users] ice desktop

2019-01-31 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, why shouldn't they be able to fit on the same qxl.win file (provided you make that file big enough)? You could then have a boot prog that allows you to switch between them at boot time. You can't use both simultaneously. Even If they could Co exist, why would you want to... Good

Re: [Ql-Users] QLTools - 2.15.5 available

2019-02-05 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, this is the comment I wrote to myself for SMSQmulator in this respect: " Patch for badly constructed drives, like those built by qxltools. These drives do NOT have cluster entries for the FAT(). They just indicate the number of sectors taken by the FAT. I presume that it can then be

[Ql-Users] Message to Ralf Reköndt

2019-06-01 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, sorry for hijacking this list, but: Hi Ralf, my messages to you, in reply to yours, keep coming back as undeliverable. Do you have another mail address? Wolfgang ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] Announcing availability of a QLNET driver for the Q68 (ND-Q68)

2019-06-17 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Great job! Wolfgang On this Father's Day (in the UK, anyway), I am pleased to announce the availability of driver software that allows you to finally network the Q68 with other QL-compatible machines via the standard QLNET ports. The ready-to-run driver as well as the source code and a

Re: [Ql-Users] QL World scans

2019-05-14 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi Dilwyn, Thanks go to you and Klaus for this! Wolfgang Klaus Frank in Denmark has sent me a disk with further scans of QL World magazines. All of the 1992 and 1993 issues, plus the final five issues from 1994, when the magazine ceased publication. Download them from

Re: [Ql-Users] Knoware.no

2019-05-14 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi Per, this sounds great, I'll be sure to check this out ... soon... I hope. Wolfgang Just to let you know that Knoware is up and running again after ten years or so of being nowhere. While I hope there will be something of interest for anyone interested in the QL and derivatives in

Re: [Ql-Users] PNG <-> SPR

2019-12-13 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
On 12/12/2019 22:13, Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users wrote: Giorgio wrote: It's good news :-) I look forward to the Christmas present :-) Speaking of PNG and SPR, I also have a wish list. :-) Marcel's PNGConv.exe misses support for Colour Mode 4 (GD2), equal to QL MODE 4. Wolfgang's

Re: [Ql-Users] PNG <-> SPR

2019-12-11 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, Actually, I have been working on that, but ATM, my time is very limited, sometime early next year, hopefully... Wolfgang On 11/12/2019 16:22, Giorgio Garabello via Ql-Users wrote: We have 2 software for converting png images to spr (thanks to Wolfgang and Marcel) ... But is there any

Re: [Ql-Users] The Pawn adventure with graphics on the Q68

2019-11-18 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, good news. I remember the Pawn being pretty difficult! Wolfgang just in case not everyone is on the QL forum, there is an exciting new software development underway. "The Pawn" and other "Magnetic Scroll" games are back. And this time not just text but with graphics! The first

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQ/E 3.35

2020-02-08 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, > > Something's wrong, I'm afraid. > yes it definitely is. My local copy unzips OK. I downloaded the file from my site, and indeed, no way you can unzip it, the file has a length that doesn't even correspond to the real length of the file (the real length, in bytes, is actually shown

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQmulator 2.28

2020-03-01 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
t; Wolfgang > > Le 29/02/2020 à 11:41, Kjartan Geble Olsen via Ql-Users a écrit : >> Would it be possible to speed up the keyboard handling? >> It fails to correctly read a barcode scanner. >> Random characters lost on each scan. >> >> Kjartan >> >> On

Re: [Ql-Users] RE QDT Running with 240 MB of RAM

2020-03-02 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, Wow, what ever do you use 240 MB for?? And if we didn't use QLiberator so much (or at least me), we could have even more than that... WOlfgang : it runs Very Good SMSQemulator  thats What I use  I have not Tried LaunchPad Let MEAN DJ LaunchPad  I Hope QPC2 will have 240 MB of Ram

Re: [Ql-Users] RE QDT Running with 240 MB of RAM

2020-03-03 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
more mem. The reason I didn't is lost in time (or rather in my failing memory). Wolfgang Darren Branagh Sent from My Android Phone. On Tue, 3 Mar 2020, 10:22 Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users, < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users wrote: Wow, what ever do you use

Re: [Ql-Users] QLWARZ 02

2020-02-24 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi Dilwyn, Thanks for your efforts to present the one place where one will find everything QL related! Per, Marcel and I have been discussing the 10 character limit for Dmedium_name$, which seems a bit strange given the fact that, whilst floppies can only have a max of 10 characters for

Re: [Ql-Users] FlashBack OS

2020-02-24 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, well at least tell us from where this can be downloaded, so that one may have a chance to check it out. QL is the old black. Wolfgang Hi I have made  FlashBack OS  it is a QLE  THEME it is a Work in Progress I hope you Like The Screen Shot of  The FlashBack OS Theme for QLE

Re: [Ql-Users] P.I.Cole game

2020-02-24 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, ooh, nice. There seems to be a renewed interest for adventure games for the QL, such as those by P. van Peebles and T Froeschle. PI Cole works quite nicely on SMSQmulator in 512*256 mode. QL is the old black. Wolfgang I've added Andrei Tenu's game, P.I.Cole-The Case Of The Missing

[Ql-Users] FiFi 5.03

2020-02-28 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi all, FiFi 5.03 is out, it corrects a bug spotted by Per Witte - when displaying the details of found files, after searching for names only, the filesize was displayed incorrectly. Have fun Wolfgang QL is the old black. ___ QL-Users Mailing

[Ql-Users] SMSQmulator 2.28

2020-02-07 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi all, SMSQmulator 2.28 is out now. (www.wlenerz.com/smsqmulator) Have fun! Wolfgang NB Sorry if this gets double-posted, I haven't had a return yet... ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQmulator 2.28

2020-02-07 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi Dilwyn, thanks a lot for that. I know that I should be on the forum, but I don't agree with their terms of use. (which is also why I'm not on any social media) Wolfgang Thanks Wolfgang. Have copied this and the SMSQ/E update announcement to QL Forum for information. Dilwyn

[Ql-Users] SMSQ/E 3.35

2020-02-06 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi All, SMSQ/E 3.35 is out now (wlenerz.com/smsqe). The sources for the revised QL-SD drivers from Marcel Kilgus are in there now. There are also some bugfixes, including one which could cause the entire acne to crash severely if a string variable was used as a REPeat loop control variable

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQ/E 3.35

2020-02-07 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi Brian, Jan Strangely enough, I can't reproduce the version problem here. To be extras sure, I downloaded the version uploaded yesterday and tested them of Q68 and QPC. All files should have the date of 07.02.2020 06:41 and, at least here, correctly identify as 3.35. Speaking of the Q68,

[Ql-Users] SMSQmulator 2.28

2020-02-07 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
tem? It's not the fault of OpenJDK, as that's what I use here. Wolfgang Thank you for your work. El 7/2/20 a las 11:34, Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users escribió: Hi all, SMSQmulator 2.28 is out now. (www.wlenerz.com/smsqmulator) Have fun! Wolfgang NB Sorry if this gets double-posted, I h

[Ql-Users] FiFi, Backup

2020-03-10 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, there are new versions of FiFi and Backup on my site. For FiFi I corrected a few niggles but mainly there is now also a spanish version. For Backup, I corrected some bugs (thanks for finding them Per) and it can also verify the files that were backed up. Have fun Wolfgang

[Ql-Users] SMSQmulator 2.29

2020-04-18 Thread 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 native drive. wlenerz.com/smsqmulator. Have fun Wolfgang

[Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.36

2020-04-18 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi all, SMSQE 3.36 is out. You can get it as usual on wlenerz.com/smsqe For all machines using qxl.win container style files; there is a better handling of the names of QXL.WIN containers. There are a spanish keyboard format and system messages. Some bugs have been corrected (FDEL works as

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE Source zip

2020-04-21 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, thanks for pointing that out. I had to change the filename - if I call the file smsqe336.zip, it gets corrupted on download, if I call it smsqe336b.zip it doesn't (THE SAME FILE). Incredible. Wolfgang > Hi, > > I have just been trying to look at the new SMSQ/E 3.36 zip file with the >

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQmulator 2.29

2020-04-19 Thread 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 the file and used it under win7 in a VM where it runs OK with java 8. >

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQmulator 2.29

2020-04-19 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
g okay on Linux. > > Maybe it's a Windows problem. > > Regards, > Derek > > On 19 April 2020 13:57:29 BST, "François Van Emelen via Ql-Users" > wrote: >> Op 19/04/2020 om 7:56 schreef Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users: >>> Hi all, >>> >>>

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQmulator 2.29

2020-04-20 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, > Trying "java -version" on my W$7(1), I get: > "java.lang.ExeptionInInitializerError" and a whole page of other messages. OK, so java itself is shot to death... > I probably need to uninstall it and try again. Yes, that's what I'd do. It might be difficult to get ahold of a java 8

[Ql-Users] New version of the QDOS / SMSQE Manual

2020-03-28 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi all, the latest version (4.05) of the QDOS/SMSQE reference manual is on my site. Have fun. Wolfgang ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.36

2020-04-24 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, I'm not sure I follow. Regards Wolfgang > Hi, > > Just to clarify, does SMSQ/E v3.36 mount the QXL.WIN files correctly. > --- > Regards, > > Derek > ___ > QL-Users Mailing List > ___ QL-Users Mailing

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.36

2020-04-23 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, > Especially for sharing with the Q68, the new feature is useless, as it > does not exist there. > Which just means that I'll have to implement it on Q68 as well... Wolfgang ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.36

2020-04-23 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, The Qx0 uses the UV erasable 27c1024. I don't remember whether other types of EPROM, especially EE ones will fit. the programmer you mentioned in your email to me seems OK. > I am finishing my process of updating my Q40 / Q60, I have installed a > new case, a new modular Atx power supply,

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.36

2020-04-23 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi > Sadly, this change totally broke secondary partitions support for Atari > partitioned hard disks. > This is fixed now. I don't feel it necessary to release a new version of SMSQE for this. FTB, if you need/want this rom, contact me by mail, I'll sent it to you. Have fun. Wolfgang

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.36

2020-04-23 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, > Sadly, this change totally broke secondary partitions support for Atari > partitioned hard disks. > Just to make sure, this change broke things in 3.36 only, not in 3.35? Regards Wolfgang ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.36

2020-04-23 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, >> Very interesting, is a common problem using compressed SMSQe Rom with >> normal HD ? It isn't so much the fact that the ROMs are compressed, I just sped up the Qx0 boot time whilst I was at it. >> Could be this a value parametrized ? > > I just coded a (very quick) and (totally) dirty

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.36

2020-04-23 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, > > Thanks in advance for publishing them. Sent via PM. > I can vouch for this fact that, sadly and while implementing a "full IDE" > compatibility mode, the Compact Flash cards (their "reader" is actually > just a controller-less CF connector to PATA IDE connector adapter) are > totally

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

2020-04-23 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, > Sorry for my english, i badly explained myself ... No, it was I who misunderstood! Theoretically, there are limits, in practice, you'll be more limited by the disk size limitation itself than the directory size. Wolfgang ___ QL-Users Mailing

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

2020-04-23 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, I have used a 1GiB file w/o problems. I may be wrong, but I dimly remember somebody telling me they use a 2 GiB long QXL.Win container. The fact to be aware of is that these containers can always, at the most, deals with 65536 clusters, as the number of clusters (called groups in SMSQE

Re: [Ql-Users] Memory cards and the Q60 (was Re: SMSQE 3.36)

2020-05-12 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, (...) > - Same Q60 as before but with SMSQ/e 3.36 on rom..here the situation > is more complex. (...) Just a question - what happens if you re-load (per LRESPR ,not automatically at boot time) 1 - the same version of SMSQ/E as the one in your Eproms? 2 - the same as the one you would

Re: [Ql-Users] Memory cards and the Q60 (was Re: SMSQE 3.36)

2020-05-12 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, Yes, thanks, that will be in the next version of SMSQE. I sent Fabrizio a preview version with that fix already included, I presume that is what Fabrizio is using I'm not sure whether that is his problem, though. Woflgang > >> Just a question - what happens if you re-load (per LRESPR

Re: [Ql-Users] Memory cards and the Q60 (was Re: SMSQE 3.36)

2020-05-12 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, > I could be wrong, and for sure I am, but I noted that smsq/e 3.36b in > eprom boots in an instant and I  suspect that smsq/e 3.36 start so fast > that sometime for unknown reasons hangs before the boot, this explain > the few hangs I have. > Apart from spinning up mechanical drives, I

Re: [Ql-Users] IOB.FLIN strips CR from lines ending in CR/LF

2020-03-23 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi Jan, On what machine? Wolfgang I recently discovered that the IOB.FLIN trap on SMSQ/E, when called to read a line from a file, strips any CR from lines ending in CR/LF. However, this seems to happen ONLY with files on the WINx device! I've tried several versions of SMSQ/E, even ones as old

Re: [Ql-Users] IOB.FLIN strips CR from lines ending in CR/LF

2020-03-24 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, yes, as Marcel says, this is in the SMSQ/E level 3 (DV3) drivers (dv3_dv3_buff_asm), so it applies mostly to WIN or FLP devices, but not, e.g. to the ram device which doesn't use the level 3 drivers. I'm not sure how the various device drivers for QL + floppy interface handle this. I'll

[Ql-Users] SMSQESprites

2020-03-08 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, a new version of SMSQESprites is out. This has been extensively revamped and comes with new features (can be driven by command line , converts to/from pictures or sprites, compression, alpha channel, can process whole directories etc...). wlenerz.com/qlstuff Have fun, Wolfgang QL is

Re: [Ql-Users] Q40i/Q60 board availability

2020-06-12 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, AFAIK, no new boards are being built. Maybe you could look for a Q68. HTH Wolfgang > I realize I'm 19 years late to the party, but does these boards exist > anymore? How hard would it be to get them made again? > > I've been interested in a "Legacy" 68040/68060 based machine, and it >