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QL Menu Generator

Postby RWAP » Mon Oct 21, 2019 8:37 pm

I must have been asked about QL Menu Generator by BusyBee Software back in May.

I found the author - Wolfgang Vogel in Germany, and he has now replied to provide his permission for this formerly commercial software to be released as public domain.

I just need to find the message / email where it was mentioned as someone must have had the original software......


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Re: QL Menu Generator

Postby Ralf R. » Tue Oct 22, 2019 5:18 am

I think, this is "QLmg", I have an original disk once bought at an user meeting in Ibbenbüren. I hope, there will be a manual on the disk, as all my printed ones are lost long ago.


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Re: QL Menu Generator

Postby RWAP » Tue Oct 22, 2019 6:14 am

Ah - I have found my message - this is "QMR" - Detlef Obermann has a printed manual, but no software....


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Re: QL Menu Generator

Postby RWAP » Tue Oct 22, 2019 7:54 am

The German manual is attached - this is indeed QMG :)
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Re: QL Menu Generator

Postby Derek_Stewart » Tue Oct 22, 2019 9:46 am

Hi Rich,

I never used QL Menu Generator, is the source code the programme available?

I have been cleaning up badly scanned manuals and OCRing the image files, using GIMP, Tesseract and Gscan2PDF, all seem to do a good job and feel an open source.

I have just finished the QL Advanced User Guide, which is a big file to do , but the OCR software did most of the manual without error. But I think this is still copyright.

I will add the QL Menu Generator Manual to my list of manual to do.


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Re: QL Menu Generator

Postby pjw » Tue Oct 22, 2019 10:30 am

RWAP wrote:The German manual is attached - this is indeed QMG :)
Looks interesting! Does anyone have any experience with QMG? Was it any good?


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Re: QL Menu Generator

Postby Ralf R. » Tue Oct 22, 2019 1:06 pm

I once bought it, but never used it seriously, just to scan other programs to look at their sprites. The sources, which Markus has put in the mail group is just a product of the program, not the program itself.

I fear, if Wolfgang does not have the SB source, no chance, as the program is compiled with QLiberator.


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Re: QL Menu Generator

Postby Derek_Stewart » Tue Oct 22, 2019 2:14 pm

Hi,

I have cleaned the msnual up and translated it to English, just got to reformat the translation.


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Re: QL Menu Generator

Postby Ralf R. » Tue Oct 22, 2019 4:33 pm

Ok, I have found my disk. Yet to zip the files. The label was printed on an Atari ST....such a shame :D .
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Re: QL Menu Generator

Postby Ralf R. » Tue Oct 22, 2019 5:02 pm

So here is the ZIP of my QMG V2. Good luck. The main program does not include the QLiberator runtimes, so may work with 3.36. QPTR perhaps is an old version, so if the recent one does not work, take the supplied one.

I am lucky to have an USB floppy with NEC chip, as it reads all of my 25 years disks without any problems.
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