8-Bit Software Online Conversion

    M.Lightfoot(8ZT)= Typing *FX151,78,127 before pressing BREAK will completely reset the computer except for the random number seed. CALL !-4 or CALL !FFFC will "press" the BREAK key for you. Instead of typing *TAPE, pressing DELETE and BREAK together will select the tape option. Many people know VDU23;8202;0;0;0; turns off the cursor, but VDU23;29194;0;0;0; to turn it back on is not well known. M.Dawson(14E)= The Issue 9 SWR utility does work on a Model B with 1770 DFS, possibly not with an 8271, but it should also work on a Master. *

    S.Bodman(Y2J)= Has anybody written an envelope editor which draws a graph and so on where you can alter the parameters to suit yourself and obtain the sound of your dreams? D.Webster(105), R.Pashby(2GJ), H.S.Williams(709)= Anyone else wish to become involved in the Urban War Play by mail game? It is still not too late to register- write in now if you are interested. Do not write in again if you already have. *

    M.Smith(6JE)= Anyone have any astromonical programs on P.D.? Or is there a commercial piece? See this month's disc for the Astronomical Observations Database. C.Ince(994)= I have been sent a complete AIRWOLF solution from the above member, but it is from the Feb.1988 Micro User, so cannot be printed. J.Brook(72B)= RE= Notepad ROM(Issue 9). Once the program is in Sideways RAM it can be called up from any program that allows * commands. You can then enter or read any text and return to the original *

    program without really leaving it. A.Black(722)= Has anybody got an original copy of Spy Hunter for the BBC that they would be willing to sell? A.Snodgrass(YJ2)= To save the information you have on the Notepad ROM on a Master to disc, type= *SRSAVE <filename> 8000+4000 N M.Needham(6EE)= Large collection of tape games for sale or exchange. Can supply list. Wanted= Beta Base Utilities disc and AMX extra. *

    (74Q)= The above user has enquired where to buy Sideways RAM for his ROM board. What will it cost, and exactly what does he ask for. How does he fit it, and how does he load someting like the INFORMANT ROM. Anybody want to do an article? R.Pashby(2GJ)= Seeing as a lot of the Issue 8 questionaires came back with the !WWplus utilities table torn away I assume a lot of you are using the facility by Roger Pashby. As a compliment, here are some new printer codes you can add to the boot file= *

    OC27,77 ELITE OC27,80 PICA OC27,69 EMPHASISED ON OC27,70 EMPHASISED OFF OC27,82,3 PRINT # AS £ OC27,82,0 PRINT # AS # OC27,112,1 PROPORTIONAL ON OC27,112,0 PROPORTIONAL OFF OC27,120,1 NLQ ON OC27,120,0 NLQ OFF OC27,83,49,15 TINY ON OC27,84,18 TINY OFF OC27,51,18 HALF LINE SPACING OC27,51,36 NORMAL LINE SPACING OC27,126,50,1 REVERSE PRINT OC27,126,50,0 REVERSE PRINT OFF OC27,83,48 SUPERSCRIPT OC27,83,49 SUBSCRIPT OC27,84 SUPER/SUBSCRIPT OFF *

    C.J.Richardson(2J3)= Is there anyone in the Hull area with a modem who is interested in chatting to and helping a newcomer to communications? A.Snodgrass(YJ2)= Does anybody know how ViewStore works? I didn't get any instructions with it. C.Ince(994)= The above user has said that an article on sound samples with a circuit can be found in the May 1987 Micro User Body Building section. (There is also an advert from EMR in a recent Micro User that mentions Sound Samples...Duncan).