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by dden
Sat Mar 24, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Unpickable Window
Replies: 3
Views: 1015

Unpickable Window

Anyone know how to make an unpickable window for display of a logo?

A bit like wallpaper or a BGIMAGE in SMSQ/E, but part screen only (i.e. a window).

David
by dden
Sat Dec 09, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Boxing Game
Replies: 8
Views: 1574

Re: Boxing Game

Hi, I have over 80 MS Basic games supporting the BASIC Computer Games book to convert, which includes the Boxing game. I have only converted 2 games, as I have been a little busy. When I get time I will finish the conversion and post them on the QL Homepage. With 78 games to convert, wouldnt it be ...
by dden
Fri Dec 08, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Boxing Game
Replies: 8
Views: 1574

Boxing Game

Apparently there was a request on the Online Chat last week for someone to write a boxing game for QL. Although I didn't write it, here is a conversion of a Boxing listing from Creative Computing to QL Superbasic. I think it appeared in the book Basic Computer Games by David Ahl. No frills - it runs...
by dden
Wed Nov 08, 2017 12:24 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: TCP IP
Replies: 1
Views: 673

TCP IP

I've been reading an article about using TCP IP from Basic http://www.dilwyn.me.uk/docs/uqlx_tcp/tcp.pdf.

To save me time working out by trial and error, anyone know if these new OPEN etc commands can be compiled with Qliberator or Turbo?
by dden
Fri Jun 16, 2017 10:25 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: q-liberator
Replies: 41
Views: 9068

Re: q-liberator

Downloaded and used both Qliberator and QREF. Thank you to everyone who helped make this available.

David
by dden
Wed Mar 15, 2017 10:31 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Sorting And Searching
Replies: 12
Views: 2740

Re: Sorting And Searching

Hi Dden, How long a list of words do you wish to sort? My 'ROOT' SuperBasic stringsort program can handle lists of 32766 words, which it sorts in 13 seconds under QPC2 at 1.8Ghz. Compiled it is much faster. It could be compiled with its IMPLICIT% pointer array to run faster still. I am currently op...
by dden
Thu Mar 09, 2017 5:09 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Sorting And Searching
Replies: 12
Views: 2740

Re: Sorting And Searching

Hi, I usually fancy coding something simple myself. Depending on the size of an array, if the number of elements is fixed or variable, also if you keep the array sorted. Fast algorithms may work with `halving' the search range, while you always get the middle index first, and then you look for the ...
by dden
Wed Mar 08, 2017 2:15 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Sorting And Searching
Replies: 12
Views: 2740

Sorting And Searching

I am looking for basic extensions for sorting and searching string arrays.

And (just to push my luck) wildcard string searches using * and ? or equivalent.

David
by dden
Mon Jan 23, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: The Welcome Area
Topic: Hello from South Coast
Replies: 8
Views: 2989

Re: Hello from South Coast

Thank you Mr_Navigator.
I was never really away from "The Fold" as such. Just preferred "hard copy" to electronic media. Finally taken the plunge and glad I did.
I'm not a member of Quanta.

David
by dden
Sat Jan 21, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: q-liberator
Replies: 41
Views: 9068

q-liberator

Does anyone know if q-liberator compiler is free nowadays? I've not seen it on the QL websites, so probably not.