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by dilwyn
Tue Jun 28, 2022 11:19 am
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: Advanced QL User Guide
Replies: 36
Views: 1097

Re: Advanced QL User Guide

I tried to download it from the WOS site, but just couldn't get it working. The PDF would not download at all, the "Flipbook" just hung the browser when I tried, and although the zip file would download and unzip, none of the 17 files would open - here's the error I got in Adobe Acrobat R...
by dilwyn
Tue Jun 28, 2022 10:33 am
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: Advanced QL User Guide
Replies: 36
Views: 1097

Re: Advanced QL User Guide

The QL Advanced User Guide is already available here , or are we talking about a different book or edition here? Derek: thanks for all your work with this, sounds like it's approaching fruition. Xelalex: Although Derek's work is based on the original book, he has updated and corrected some of the c...
by dilwyn
Sat Jun 25, 2022 10:38 am
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: Advanced QL User Guide
Replies: 36
Views: 1097

Re: Advanced QL User Guide

Thank you Derek. Good luck with your efforts.
by dilwyn
Fri Jun 24, 2022 12:32 pm
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: Advanced QL User Guide
Replies: 36
Views: 1097

Re: Advanced QL User Guide

When I was at work and needed to shut down a system, we used to ask if it was still used. We never got replies, so couldn't shut it down willy-nilly. After a few occasions of net getting anywhere, we simply sent an email around everyone saying "Application XXXX is obviously, no longer used, an...
by dilwyn
Fri Jun 24, 2022 10:23 am
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: Advanced QL User Guide
Replies: 36
Views: 1097

Re: Advanced QL User Guide

... if I want information, I make a deliberate "mistake" when asking. Human nature being human nature (and it applies to some extent on the QL scene too) they will be unable to resist the temptation to correct you, ... Tee hee! I like your deviousness here, using people against themselves...
by dilwyn
Thu Jun 23, 2022 3:32 pm
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: Advanced QL User Guide
Replies: 36
Views: 1097

Re: Advanced QL User Guide

And I agree. But experience has often shown me that if I want information, I make a deliberate "mistake" when asking. Human nature being human nature (and it applies to some extent on the QL scene too) they will be unable to resist the temptation to correct you, and so you will have usuall...
by dilwyn
Thu Jun 23, 2022 2:00 pm
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: Advanced QL User Guide
Replies: 36
Views: 1097

Re: Advanced QL User Guide

Probably precisely why Derek should threaten to go ahead. If it's the only way to provoke a reply from them (although granted it might not be the response he wants).
by dilwyn
Sat Jun 18, 2022 11:01 pm
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: Advanced QL User Guide
Replies: 36
Views: 1097

Re: Advanced QL User Guide

Have amended that and a few other scanning glitches in the QL Technical Guide on the Replacement Manuals page.
by dilwyn
Wed Jun 08, 2022 7:05 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Dynamic Sprites
Replies: 37
Views: 4435

Re: Dynamic Sprites

Thanks Per. Although I didn't look in the sources, your observation tally with what I observed during my tinkering with the sprites.

The 64x48 (4:3 ratio) refers to QDOS pointer environment as far as I can tell.
by dilwyn
Wed Jun 01, 2022 9:44 pm
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: Online Chat
Replies: 7
Views: 350

Re: Online Chat

I was using Edge in Win10.