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by Andrew
Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: What are my Joystick options for stock QL?
Replies: 6
Views: 201

Re: What are my Joystick options for stock QL?

Can you provide a link ? I have never seen any for sale on ebay - only serial to DB9 adaptors. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Sinclair-QL-CTL-Joystick-Adaptor-Cable-Light-Grey-Cable-/173807531157 Auction is now active (ends 24 Mar 2019). But will be sold soon :D Unfortunately he doesn't deliver to Roma...
by Andrew
Sun Mar 17, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: What are my Joystick options for stock QL?
Replies: 6
Views: 201

Re: What are my Joystick options for stock QL?

Derek_Stewart wrote:QL to Atari Joystick (DB9) can be purchased on ebay.

Can you provide a link ?
I have never seen any for sale on ebay - only serial to DB9 adaptors. And the BT connector is different, so it would not work for joystick port.
by Andrew
Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Check if BASIC is running
Replies: 6
Views: 349

Re: Check if BASIC is running

Thank you EmBee

IF CHBASE(0,0) <> -1 : RETurn 2 : REMark no #0 cursor
No matter what (program running or not running), on QEmulator I always get that CHBASE(0,0) = -1
by Andrew
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Help for New Users
Topic: External Microdrives work on QL
Replies: 8
Views: 280

Re: External Microdrives work on QL

tofro wrote: It just looks so odd you simply have to[/list]

I looks great ! retro :) I use a vDrive in a ZX microdrive case :)
by Andrew
Mon Mar 11, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: QLCOMMANDER - testers and help needed
Replies: 91
Views: 5366

Re: QLCOMMANDER - testers and help needed

Hi - version 1.1 is here https://www.qlforum.co.uk/viewtopic.php ... =60#p26474
If you send me your email by pm I can send you the version 2 - this is still in development as I want to add a few new features before releasing it.
by Andrew
Fri Mar 08, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Check if BASIC is running
Replies: 6
Views: 349

Re: Check if BASIC is running

Thank you Norman !
I did not knew your site - but it is great ! Full of info I was looking for ! thank you !!
by Andrew
Fri Mar 08, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Check if BASIC is running
Replies: 6
Views: 349

Check if BASIC is running

How can I check if BASIC is running ? A function like this 100 DEFine FuNction isBasicRunning 110 RETurn NOT BASIC_B%(111) 120 END DEFine isBasicRunning will return 1 (aka Basic is running) if either: ⋅ a BASIC program is running ⋅ a BASIC program was running but execution was in...
by Andrew
Sat Mar 02, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Help for New Users
Topic: Doubleblock game - problem
Replies: 21
Views: 564

Re: Doubleblock game - problem

Jack_Free wrote:I'm confused, I just DEV does not want to cooperate, it does not matter if they used quotation marks, or name, or FLP1_ or FLP, nothing leads to the goal

For dev_use driver v2.05 the correct syntax is:
DEV_USE flp
OR
DEV_USE "flp"

tested on QEmulator and it works
by Andrew
Fri Mar 01, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: Help for New Users
Topic: Doubleblock game - problem
Replies: 21
Views: 564

Re: Doubleblock game - problem

Yes, that's how you write. So why am I wondering why the game is not in the emulator? On second thought ... are you using in drive 1 the QXL_WIN drive I created for you ? I created it on QPC - and on SMSQ/E the DEV_USE command is included in the operating system (I used it to configure The voyage o...

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