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by pjw
Thu Aug 02, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: 8301
Replies: 66
Views: 2440

Re: 8301

Wow! Thanks, Nasta. Even I understood and enjoyed a lot of that :)
Shame theres not a enough of a living in our tiny world to keep you directly involved in projects.
by pjw
Thu Jul 26, 2018 10:50 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Odd behavour of the DIR command?
Replies: 17
Views: 1026

Re: Odd behavour of the DIR command?

This has been a longstanding issue. So when I discovered, on using the DEV device on SMSQ/E, that, for example, RENAME DEV8_abc, DEV8_xyz doest work (invalid name) I was not surprised. Im not sure its the same issue. Ive always just taken it to be a natural limitation of the system.
by pjw
Mon Jul 23, 2018 8:52 am
Forum: The Off-Topic Section
Topic: Computer/shipping/work woes...
Replies: 10
Views: 599

Re: Computer/shipping/work woes...

I shant hog your thread with any more of my issues. Thanks for your help! And good luck with getting back in business :)
by pjw
Sun Jul 22, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: QDOS gcc made easy (docker stylee)
Replies: 15
Views: 1294

Re: QDOS gcc made easy (docker stylee)

Compile qdos zip for linux and zip the exe. Qdos zip recognises the xtcc field and adds the header. If the file is compiled to a foreign file system, zipping it wont help. You are on the right track with SEXEC in a QL environment. Sorry you are wrong, QDOS zip understands the XTcc field discussed e...
by pjw
Sat Jul 21, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: QDOS gcc made easy (docker stylee)
Replies: 15
Views: 1294

Re: QDOS gcc made easy (docker stylee)

XorA wrote:Compile qdos zip for linux and zip the exe. Qdos zip recognises the xtcc field and adds the header.

If the file is compiled to a foreign file system, zipping it wont help. You are on the right track with SEXEC in a QL environment.
by pjw
Sat Jul 21, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: The Off-Topic Section
Topic: Computer/shipping/work woes...
Replies: 10
Views: 599

Re: Computer/shipping/work woes...

My CPU fan started running more, and my kill-a-watt (power consumption monitor that you put between a device and the wall socket) showed power consumption jumped from averaging 115W at idle to 195-200W at "idle". The task utility showed a very low load and low temps, but the EFI/BIOS hard...
by pjw
Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:03 pm
Forum: The Off-Topic Section
Topic: Computer/shipping/work woes...
Replies: 10
Views: 599

Re: Computer/shipping/work woes...

What an interesting life you lead :shock: As a matter of interest, how did you discover the virus problem? Was it obvious, or just a subtle decrease in performance? Or perhaps your anti virus software detected it? I ax because of the issues Im having with my laptop ( See topic ) After cleaning it ou...
by pjw
Thu Jul 12, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: The Off-Topic Section
Topic: World Cup 2018 Including Patio Chair Sweepstakes
Replies: 66
Views: 2544

Re: World Cup 2018 Including Patio Chair Sweepstakes

dilwyn wrote:FB_IMG_1531396885762.jpg
Sorry vanpeebles couldn't resist one more joke... ;)

I sense patio chairs will be flying..
by pjw
Thu Jun 07, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Tumbling QL animation
Replies: 7
Views: 646

Re: Tumbling QL animation

Perhaps the most obvious solution is:

a = 20: print 1/a

or, depending on circumstances, you might be happy with

print 1/20.00001
by pjw
Mon Jun 04, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Wire Frame Graphics
Replies: 10
Views: 749

Re: Wire Frame Graphics

Or use my tiny StuffScrap utilty: <plug> "A utility to stuff the contents of the Scrap Buffer into a keyboard queue. Allows you to copy text from QD editor or other scrap-aware programs into keyboard queues. Copy text from Windows into a QL keyboard queue. Works only on QPC2 or SMSQmulator and ...

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