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by Zaphod
Sat 19 Jan 2019, 15:42
Forum: Graphics and Games
Topic: The power of GPU shaders
Replies: 16
Views: 8878

Re: The power of GPU shaders

You will note that this thread only mentions BBCSDL. I suspect you were trying the program on BB4W which does not have the same libraries or support for graphics chips that the SDL version offers.

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by Zaphod
Wed 19 Dec 2018, 19:41
Forum: Communication & Input/Output
Topic: Serial IO on Raspberry Pi with BBCSDL
Replies: 2
Views: 2480

Re: Serial IO on Raspberry Pi with BBCSDL

To expand on Richard's comments it looks like you are a newcomer to BBC BASIC and many of the programming methods that are available to you. So here are a few hints. The 'Code' insert command is the 5th icon on the toolbar. That makes the code look like this below if you just paste your code between...
by Zaphod
Wed 19 Dec 2018, 17:59
Forum: User Interface
Topic: Tree View routine
Replies: 27
Views: 12199

Re: Tree View routine

I have just given the GUI part a run through reading a BB4W issued rpt file. That is pretty impressive Svein. Thank you for all that effort.

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by Zaphod
Mon 03 Dec 2018, 19:39
Forum: Announcements
Topic: BBC BASIC for SDL 2.0 v0.27a released
Replies: 7
Views: 2925

Re: BBC BASIC for SDL 2.0 v0.27a released

I have looked at this for the first time, and it is pretty impressive. I have a question though, that is where does the experimental 64 bit Windows version stand.

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by Zaphod
Fri 30 Nov 2018, 23:04
Forum: Libraries
Topic: UTF-8 String functions.
Replies: 5
Views: 2981

Re: UTF-8 String functions.

I think they probably do work in 32-bit versions but not in 64-bit versions I am sure you are right. Those 64 bit versions have 64 bit memory addresses which I had not allowed for. I'll try to remember in future. So here is the only one of possible interest that I hope will work on 64 bit platforms...
by Zaphod
Fri 30 Nov 2018, 19:02
Forum: Libraries
Topic: UTF-8 String functions.
Replies: 5
Views: 2981

Re: UTF-8 String functions.

I see that new program releases now have an included equivalent library of these UTF-8 string functions. While this makes my versions largely irrelevant, my version of FN_uright() is considerably faster if you are looking for a small number of characters to be selected. This is because the search st...
by Zaphod
Fri 30 Nov 2018, 15:58
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Leaving the forum (again)?
Replies: 27
Views: 9976

Re: Leaving the forum (again)?

Richard is correct and I did express that I was my preference that he did not return to one of the Conforums groups. I was mystified that he had suddenly absented himself to start with. At the time there were two groups and Richard was active in the other newer group whilst a few of us stuck with th...
by Zaphod
Thu 29 Nov 2018, 20:44
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Leaving the forum (again)?
Replies: 27
Views: 9976

Re: Leaving the forum (again)?

I would then agree to leave permanently and without fuss.
Good grief, your permanent leaving would make me less happy but do what is right for you.
I wish you peace of mind in your troubled times.

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by Zaphod
Thu 29 Nov 2018, 17:04
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Leaving the forum (again)?
Replies: 27
Views: 9976

Re: Leaving the forum (again)?

I have never forgotten the lengthy criticism of me written way back (probably well over a decade ago) by 'Zaphod' If I remember it was a response to you asking what needed to be done to improve the forum. It was certainly not the personal attack that you took it to be as several people pointed out ...
by Zaphod
Wed 28 Nov 2018, 17:32
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Leaving the forum (again)?
Replies: 27
Views: 9976

Re: Leaving the forum (again)?

Richard, I would very much like you to continue as you have been since your return and as long as you are able. Any technical input is useful especially with BBC SDL. I tend to work on Windows business applications and so have tended to stick with the old BB4W but perhaps one rainy day I might branc...