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by Derek_Stewart
Sun Jul 26, 2020 10:45 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Fileinfo2
Replies: 1
Views: 262

Fileinfo2

Hi, I have just found a problem with Fileinfo2 and SuQcess database manager, runnjng on SMSQ/E v3.36 I was previousily using Fileinfo2 v3.40 and defined the Dbas data file in Fileinfo2 to load SuQcess v2.07E with the Dbas data file name on the Job Stack, so excuting the Dbas file should of loaded th...
by Derek_Stewart
Sun Jul 26, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: QL Emulation
Topic: How to enlarge the Emacs editor window under uQLx emulator
Replies: 9
Views: 614

Re: How to enlarge the Emacs editor window under uQLx emulator

Hi, I have had another look at the EMACS_HLP file, which I made an error in stating the variable name of EMACS_ROWS, when the help file states EMACS_LINES The section of EMACS_HLP relating to this is definition is: The following three additional variables are scanned at MicroEMACS startup only (and ...
by Derek_Stewart
Sat Jul 25, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: QNET to USB adapter
Replies: 10
Views: 904

Re: QNET to USB adapter

Hi,

I have reading this thread with interest.

But the ability to network BBQL QL Net to Q68 via Sernet QPC2

The Q68 acts as a Network connection to both system, so the QPC2 can access the microdrives of the BBQL.
by Derek_Stewart
Fri Jul 24, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: QL Emulation
Topic: How to enlarge the Emacs editor window under uQLx emulator
Replies: 9
Views: 614

Re: How to enlarge the Emacs editor window under uQLx emulator

Hi, Microemacs can be configured by setting environmenral variables, which ENV_BIN is required. This not included in the Microemacs archive zio file, but can be downliaded at: http://www.dilwyn.me.uk/tk/env.zip The size of the emacs windows can controlled by defining the environmental variables: EMA...
by Derek_Stewart
Sun Jul 19, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: Compatibles Corner
Topic: new Q68 user, already some questions :-)
Replies: 14
Views: 1397

Re: new Q68 user, already some questions :-)

When I boot QL/E, It take forever to load the desktop wallpaper (there is a message in the center of the screen telling "Photon-heron-1024x768.jpg" for almost 1 minute) It is normal inasmuch Photon is a slow piece of software when it comes to JPG conversion. (And the colour result is not ...
by Derek_Stewart
Sun Jul 19, 2020 12:20 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Moire (aka bouncing lines)
Replies: 9
Views: 1063

Re: Moire (aka bouncing lines)

Hi, The CHARGE command uses DEFAULT_DEVICE command to point to the location of the Turbo compiler directory. So if Turbo Compiler is located on WIN8_turbo_ Use the command: DEFAULT_DEVICE "win8_turbo_" With reference to the Turbo Toolkit Manual, Section 7, outlines all this . Also DEFAULT_...
by Derek_Stewart
Fri Jul 17, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: QL Wiki
Topic: Added Hyper Help for BASIC (and question).
Replies: 2
Views: 418

Re: Added Hyper Help for BASIC (and question).

Hi Chr$, Hyperhelp is a help system for programming in BASIC or assembler. Please the QD2018 manual for more info. QD needs to be resident and when a basjc programme is loaded , pressing F1 or Help over a keyword will load the basic syntax in a separate QD. This assumes the HyperHelp system us confi...
by Derek_Stewart
Fri Jul 17, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: QL Emulation
Topic: sQLux Foibles
Replies: 12
Views: 996

Re: sQLux Foibles

I've got sQLux installed on a little netbook ( Intel Atom @ 1.44 Ghz) and it runs just fine. I thought it was an under powered system. I guess the PI is really under powered. Tim Hi Tim, I have sQLux running on a Pi 3B+ runs okay, I have a Pi 2B+ which runs RISCOS very nicely, I will try running sQ...
by Derek_Stewart
Fri Jul 17, 2020 9:48 pm
Forum: Compatibles Corner
Topic: new Q68 user, already some questions :-)
Replies: 14
Views: 1397

Re: new Q68 user, already some questions :-)

Hi, Nice video, the KM USB-PS2 converter looks like it worjs really well. But the price per unig is really restrictive. I will search for less expensive altenatives. I also noted from the video, that I have forgotten to set the Q68 Real Time Clock (RTC). The Q68 clock can be set by the SDATE command...
by Derek_Stewart
Fri Jul 17, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: QL Emulation
Topic: sQLux Foibles
Replies: 12
Views: 996

Re: sQLux Foibles

Hi Norm,

I installed SDL2 and compiled sQLux on a Raspberry Pi 3B+, I guess the extra horse power is required.

I was hoping to try all this on my Pi Zero v1.2, with no WiFi or Camera port. But it only does 700Mhz maybe too slow.