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by Ivan
Tue 28 May 2019, 20:04
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: BBC BASIC (86) for MS-DOS
Replies: 8
Views: 4189

Re: BBC BASIC (86) for MS-DOS

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by Ivan
Mon 27 May 2019, 12:44
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: BBC BASIC (86) for MS-DOS
Replies: 8
Views: 4189

Re: BBC BASIC (86) for MS-DOS

You can use the DOS part of Windows 98.

Or you can install DOS from diskettes. Then you will need a USB-diskette drive.
by Ivan
Sun 26 May 2019, 20:26
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: BBC BASIC (86) for MS-DOS
Replies: 8
Views: 4189

Re: BBC BASIC (86) for MS-DOS

Hi Matt, I'm the same kind of guy I run Windows 10 64-bit and use 16- and 8-bit software from the eighties with this free software: https://www.vmware.com/products/workstation-player/workstation-player-evaluation.html If you can get a Windows 98 II install CD and install as you did in the old days. ...
by Ivan
Thu 16 May 2019, 12:18
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: Indention and comments
Replies: 2
Views: 2338

Re: Indention and comments

Hi DDRM, I agree regarding Python. Again Indention in procedures and functions would be nice. If I remember correctly : was also used in the old BBC Model B. I'm ambivalent about : because I can write a line of code e.g. If THEN: something: bla bla It's good when code is fresh in your head, but late...
by Ivan
Tue 14 May 2019, 11:36
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: Indention and comments
Replies: 2
Views: 2338

Indention and comments

Hi, First of all: My English is bad so please forgive me. :) For 35 years ago I had a BBC model B. I programmed in BBC BASIC, 6205 assembler, comal and ansi pascal. In 1987 because of my job then I had to use a Danish programming language UNICOMAL. UNICOMAL was in many ways as BBCBASIC, but with a s...
by Ivan
Wed 08 May 2019, 20:13
Forum: Interpreters & Run-Time Engines
Topic: Compiling to a fixed size window
Replies: 2
Views: 3691

Re: Compiling to a fixed size window

Hi Svein, Thanks. Had just found it on page 656 and in the program "Just a spinning BB4W graphic.bbc". Boiled it down to: SYS "GetWindowLong", @hwnd%, -16 TO ws% SYS "SetWindowLong", @hwnd%, -16, ws% AND NOT &40000 AND NOT &10000 MODE 8 or from "Just a spinning BB4W graphic.bbc" SYS"GetWindowLong",@...
by Ivan
Tue 07 May 2019, 17:00
Forum: Interpreters & Run-Time Engines
Topic: Compiling to a fixed size window
Replies: 2
Views: 3691

Compiling to a fixed size window

Hi all from a newbie,

Can I have a window that cant' be changed in size?

Regards,

Ivan