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by Derek_Stewart
Thu Sep 12, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Schon keyboard
Replies: 9
Views: 489

Re: Schon keyboard

Hi Andrew, The Schon Keyboard to QL connection uses a custom PCB, which may of been OK when the Keyboard was designed, but 20 years on, the QL membrane connector spring steel has become not very "springy" The solution is to fit similar connector, which are hard to find, Molex do not supply...
by Derek_Stewart
Wed Sep 11, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Schon keyboard
Replies: 9
Views: 489

Re: Schon keyboard

Hi, I have one in bits, because I was gonna copy it. But I did not think it was very good, so I had a go at designing my own. I just have to do the PCB layout. The main problem with the Schon keyboard is the connection to the QL board, the Schon connectors expand the keyboard connectors. So that the...
by Derek_Stewart
Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Programs from QL advanced User Guide
Replies: 16
Views: 534

Re: Programs from QL advanced User Guide

Hi,

Sorry for the confusion.

I can not remember a support disk or cartridge for the book.

I suppose sinceitis aprogramming book, the code examples are to typed in by the programmer.
by Derek_Stewart
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Programs from QL advanced User Guide
Replies: 16
Views: 534

Re: Programs from QL advanced User Guide

Hi Bill,

I have a copy of the book by Adrian Dickens.

I will post a photo later today.
by Derek_Stewart
Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: How to unzip
Replies: 4
Views: 242

Re: How to unzip

Hi, I made a slight error in my previous post. The -d option allows definition of the extract device. So to extract a zip file to ram1_ using QL SCReen channel as the console output would be: EX mdv1_unzip,#1;"-dram1_ mdv1_q_zip" There does not require a space in the command option for -d ...
by Derek_Stewart
Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: How to unzip
Replies: 4
Views: 242

Re: How to unzip

-x does not extracts files from archive - it eXcludes files from extracting Use: EX mdv1_unzip to see the help screen To extract: DATA_USE win2_ : REM set the device/directory to extract to EX mdv1_unzip -d; "mdv1_q_zip" : REM extract to the data directory Hi, Infounzip does not have a -d...
by Derek_Stewart
Mon Sep 02, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: vDrive QL Menu
Replies: 10
Views: 642

Re: vDrive QL Menu

Hi,

The new version looks good.

You could use SELect statements instead of multiple IF statements.

You might want to look at the Toolkit 2 FOPEN function, so that the next available channel number is used.
by Derek_Stewart
Fri Aug 30, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: MDV1 and MDV2
Replies: 9
Views: 428

Re: MDV1 and MDV2

Hi,

It is an RF Shield.
by Derek_Stewart
Sun Aug 25, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: vDrive QL Menu
Replies: 10
Views: 642

Re: vDrive QL Menu

Hi,

I did a similiar selection menu for the Q68 software distro. But the Games boot programme was very badly written. Lots of GOTOs. I removed all that and used REPeat loops.
by Derek_Stewart
Fri Aug 23, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: QL machine free of charge
Replies: 3
Views: 329

Re: QL machine free of charge

Keith wrote:I'm glad someone has replied. I can box it up okay. I await your further instructions - offline perhaps?

Hi Keith,

Sent you a Private message...