8-Bit Software Online Conversion

                                                                   20/03/97             Issue 56 is to be a DOUBLE DFS issue. ADFS users send one disc, DFS users send TWO discs.              Issue 56 is due out on   8th May 1997     The issue 56 deadline is   24th April 1997     Please ensure that all   submissions for issue 56 reach   8BS by this date.     Send your formatted discs, 50p's   and return postage and packing   to:                       EMAIL:chris@8bs.karoo.co.uk   The 8BS home pages:   8bs.com                              To find out how to use the menu and how to obtain the various 'Text Viewing' options, press the red key marked f0 when viewing the Main Menu.              I make minor changes to TBI-00, the Catalogue/Information disc just about every day. To keep abreast of all new additions to the catalogue, charges and utility updates, send your copy of TBI-00 and return postage to 8BS for a free update. TBI-00 has recently had a total re-write of the info and it is very important that you all read the new info.            The response to my request for photos to be scanned in has been excellent. TBI-99 is available as a 2DA disc which is filling with digitised pictures of the membership. If you want to be included in this edifice, send in your photo. Larger, matt, black and white are best. Tell me if you want the photo back.          Please send in your completed questionnaire (available on TBI-00). This is not compulsory, but it helps me a great deal.  On this issue, Jonathan Harston has updated his 80 column text file reader 'Scroll'. Please see the Program Documentation articles for info.                                       This menu contains all the info for the software on this issue.     Messages to you Messages asking for and offering help General Messages Comments on Programs     Editorial (actually in the main menu) Suggested Contacts Test File For Witz Games Reviewers Wanted. Free Games Oh Woe is me! Viewstore Benchmarks From K2O Humour and Pun Tests     8BS Advert For Sale And Wanted Messages Superior Software Offer Other Individual Adverts                                          Title 8BS Messaging System 2.10 Author S.Flintham Use Message all or one File Name SendMes Language Basic/Assembler This is a new version of the messaging system. Please read both info files available from the Program Info Menu. Included this time are the messaging system utilities. ASCII to Message and Check message           Title Spell Checker From Paul Clucas (K6X) File Name Witz Language Machine Code Please see the message from Paul Clucas in General Messages and the info in the Program Documentation Collection.           Title Font Saver From J.Looyenga (L1M) File Name BFSave MFSave Language BASIC Please see the info in the Program Documentation Collection.Saves the font from the BBC or Master to disc.           Title Colour Printer Dump From A.Adams (K8C) File Name Citcode Ctzcode Language Machine Code Arthur has put a lot of work into this dump program. I hope it is of use to a few people. Arthur has sent me a printout of the manual including example dumps. If anyone wishes to borrow it, please send `1 to cover postage to 8BS. The colour printer dump programs were written for a Citizen Swift 240C 24 pin colour printer. Arthur says that the programs should work with any 24 pin machine using ESC P2 or EPSON emulation. Please read the info from Arthur in the Program Documentation Menu.  Title Prime Numbers From Jonathan Harston (K8G) File Name Primes Language Basic Due to an error probably on my part, the info for this program was corrupt when this was originally published in 8BS. Jonathan has submitted it again. Please read the info from Jonathan in the Program Documentation Menu.  Title Teletext in all Modes From B.Raw (K6N) File Name Demotxt Rcodbas Language Basic Two Programs from Brian to demonstrate mode 7 graphics in all modes. Info in the Program Documentation Collection.  Title String Utilities From Sprow (D6G) File Name Usefuls Language Basic Please see the Program Documentation collection for info. Three short utilities that must be incorporated in your own programs before they will work. Raise a string to upper case, force a string to a fixed length. Check a string for valid characters.  Title Detect a Clock From Sprow (D6G) File Name OSWdtct Language Basic Run this program to see if Sprow's year 2000 Rom will work on your machine. Info in the Program Documentation collection.         Title Jim Downie's Pools From F.Price (3WU) File Name Pools Language BASIC A story from Fred. REMEMBER TO HAVE YOUR PRINTER SWITCHED ON!                   Title Countdown From J.Davis (K2F) File Name CDown CD/Info Info within the program.                             