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Forum: Coders. AMOS 03 November 2018, 21:48
Replies: 1
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Posted By volvo_0ne
Get Icon size?

Hi
Does anyone know how to get the absolute size (width/height) of an Icon image from the icon bank?

I have several icons from 16x16px up to about 128x64px however I want to put them on screen...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 02 November 2018, 00:39
Replies: 2,321
Views: 346,678
Posted By volvo_0ne
What is it with all these "remakes" of relatively...

What is it with all these "remakes" of relatively recent movies?


TBQH the great majority of them are utter garbage.


with the possible exception of "Dredd" Which was far and above Stallone's...
Forum: Coders. AMOS 02 November 2018, 00:14
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By volvo_0ne
I realise that (now) but I was used to Z80...

I realise that (now) but I was used to Z80 notation (from years back) which must have kicked in automatically :)

It works here just now and it's only for some location data which i'm trialing.
...
Forum: Coders. AMOS 01 November 2018, 22:12
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By volvo_0ne
Thanks, that has solved my problem nicely...

Thanks, that has solved my problem nicely :bowdown

for reference......
I did

Poke address,value and $FF
Poke address+1,(value / 256) and $FF

to enter the values
Forum: Coders. AMOS 28 October 2018, 23:58
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By volvo_0ne
AH! I didn't know that. I am indeed...

AH!

I didn't know that.

I am indeed using an A1200 environment and AMOS 2.00

But even so (leading on to my next question)...........

Sometimes this seems very flaky.
Forum: Coders. AMOS 28 October 2018, 23:01
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By volvo_0ne
Yes, BUT in the manual, it says ..... DEEK...

Yes, BUT in the manual, it says .....

DEEK function: read two bytes from an even address

word=Deek(address)

DEEK reads a two-byte "word" at a specified address.
This address must be even,...
Forum: Coders. AMOS 28 October 2018, 22:48
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By volvo_0ne
Why does this work?

Rem AMOS Pro 2,00

Rem WHY DOES THIS WORK?
Rem AS DEEKS & DOKES are to odd addresses???


Reserve As Data 5,1000

ST=Start(5)+1
Forum: request.Modules 27 October 2018, 01:18
Replies: 5
Views: 2,607
Posted By volvo_0ne
I'd be interested to hear the story behind these...

I'd be interested to hear the story behind these mods (if there is one)

Regards V1
Forum: Coders. AMOS 02 October 2018, 20:55
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By volvo_0ne
Trial & error (I guess I was lucky)

Trial & error (I guess I was lucky)
Forum: Amiga scene 01 October 2018, 01:30
Replies: 601
Views: 81,946
Posted By volvo_0ne
Oh yeah! I forgot about that.............. ...

Oh yeah!

I forgot about that..............

I think I'll forget about it again now.
Forum: Amiga scene 01 October 2018, 01:19
Replies: 601
Views: 81,946
Posted By volvo_0ne
Starquake and/or Wizard's lair Both well...

Starquake and/or Wizard's lair

Both well polished and very fast/playable "collect em ups" on the 8 bit machines, which would benefit from more colours and good sound fx (not that they wern't good...
Forum: Coders. AMOS 01 October 2018, 00:53
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By volvo_0ne
AHA! It's a major error in the...

AHA!

It's a major error in the documentation!!!!!

The correct command is NOT "VU(voice)" it is simply "V(voice)"
so should read.....

1 AM$="Loop: Let RA=V(1);Pause;Jump Loop"
2 Channel 1...
Forum: Coders. AMOS 30 September 2018, 23:39
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By volvo_0ne
AMAL VU problem?

I use & like AMAL a lot, but up until today I have never used it's "VU" function.

The following snippet of code
1 AM$="Loop: Let RA=VU(1);Pause;Jump Loop"
2 Channel 1 To Screen Display 0
3...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 September 2018, 22:12
Replies: 16
Views: 1,318
Posted By volvo_0ne
Ahhhh Gemsoft, they were my first ISP Good...

Ahhhh Gemsoft, they were my first ISP

Good shop that was :)
Forum: OT - General 06 September 2018, 22:27
Replies: 13
Views: 710
Posted By volvo_0ne
Dwarf Shortage.

Dwarf Shortage.
Forum: request.Apps 05 September 2018, 23:06
Replies: 2
Views: 534
Posted By volvo_0ne
ftp://ftp:any@grandis.nu/Commodore_Amiga/App/Disk/...

ftp://ftp:any@grandis.nu/Commodore_Amiga/App/Disk/SoundProbe2.zip
Forum: Coders. AMOS 04 September 2018, 23:34
Replies: 7
Views: 831
Posted By volvo_0ne
Of course .. If you are defining an...

Of course ..

If you are defining an animation string from basic at each turn, you could do ...

a$="Move "+str$(xmoves)+","+str$(ymoves)+","+str$(totalsteps)+"anything else"

where...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 17 August 2018, 23:50
Replies: 2,321
Views: 346,678
Posted By volvo_0ne
It would be nice to have a channel like 123movies...

It would be nice to have a channel like 123movies again, I went to the cinema much more often when I could preview what was worth watching.
Forum: support.Other 04 August 2018, 23:09
Replies: 8
Views: 724
Posted By volvo_0ne
If you suspect a PSU problem, try to remove...

If you suspect a PSU problem, try to remove cards.

If you get a stable system after removing (say) one or maybe two cards, then the PSU is suspect.

But also bear in mind that one of the cards...
Forum: request.Apps 25 July 2018, 00:08
Replies: 1
Views: 595
Posted By volvo_0ne
http://grandis.nu/eabsearch/search.php?_search_=1&...

http://grandis.nu/eabsearch/search.php?_search_=1&search=HiSoft+Basic&category_id=&exclude=&limit=


Hope this helps somewhat
V1
Forum: support.Demos 21 July 2018, 22:26
Replies: 17
Views: 12,181
Posted By volvo_0ne
Real Empathy by Virtual ...

Real Empathy by Virtual
http://www.pouet.net/prod.php?which=65752

The music is original and very very well presented IMHO
Forum: request.Apps 21 July 2018, 21:27
Replies: 7
Views: 1,353
Posted By volvo_0ne
crunch-o-matic seems like an ideal prog for what...

crunch-o-matic seems like an ideal prog for what I want, unfortunately it's severely crippled shareware :-\
Forum: support.Demos 18 July 2018, 00:40
Replies: 8
Views: 953
Posted By volvo_0ne
I appreciate you even doing a WHDLoad for such an...

I appreciate you even doing a WHDLoad for such an obscure & old production StingRay, it is awesome, Thank you!

I was quite late to the Amiga (My first was an A500+ vanilla) Then I had an A1200 and...
Forum: support.Demos 17 July 2018, 23:54
Replies: 8
Views: 953
Posted By volvo_0ne
ok you need 1.2 rom, ocs agnus, 512 chip...

ok you need

1.2 rom, ocs agnus, 512 chip +512k slow ram

BUT the most important thing is set slider to "Best Compatability" or it will not work

Also it *sometimes* doesn't work in UAE if...
Forum: support.Demos 17 July 2018, 23:45
Replies: 8
Views: 953
Posted By volvo_0ne
Hi Stingray It's WinUAE A1200 + 8Mb fastram ...

Hi Stingray
It's WinUAE A1200 + 8Mb fastram 68020 nothing fancy and I hav,n't tried tweaking the WHDload settings either.

I love this demo and thanks for making the WHDLoad

It was always...
Forum: support.Demos 17 July 2018, 23:27
Replies: 8
Views: 953
Posted By volvo_0ne
I have a WHDLoad "fixed" version which may/may...

I have a WHDLoad "fixed" version which may/may not help.

It works on A1200+8Mb Fastram config for me (that's prettymuch all I use), although the first part (chequoured floor & vector objects) ar...
Forum: request.Apps 16 July 2018, 22:21
Replies: 7
Views: 1,353
Posted By volvo_0ne
That could be very handy :)

That could be very handy :)
Forum: support.Hardware 15 July 2018, 23:53
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By volvo_0ne
That's helpful then.............

That's helpful then.............
Forum: Amiga scene 15 July 2018, 23:13
Replies: 67
Views: 4,764
Posted By volvo_0ne
That is fantastic! Very well done, is there...

That is fantastic!

Very well done, is there an IFF of this anywhere?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 July 2018, 20:55
Replies: 137
Views: 15,374
Posted By volvo_0ne
Cobra on the Spectrum :)

Cobra on the Spectrum :)
Forum: support.Demos 09 July 2018, 22:29
Replies: 8
Views: 953
Posted By volvo_0ne
Real Empathy By Virtual has adaptive objects. ...

Real Empathy By Virtual has adaptive objects.
about half the way through (after the 2nd "movie")

http://www.pouet.net/prod.php?which=65752

Not sure if this is the kind of thing you are looking...
Forum: support.Apps 09 July 2018, 21:27
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By volvo_0ne
Please zone it, someone may be able to help

Please zone it, someone may be able to help
Forum: support.Apps 06 July 2018, 00:22
Replies: 76
Views: 21,642
Posted By volvo_0ne
If the product is (to all intents & purposes)...

If the product is (to all intents & purposes) abandoned, then I don't see a problem with it being kept alive for the community, otherwise nobody benefits!
Forum: Coders. Entries 06 July 2018, 00:15
Replies: 8
Views: 1,084
Posted By volvo_0ne
Targeted spec: A500/A1200/Expanded/RTG So...

Targeted spec: A500/A1200/Expanded/RTG

So would (say) ...

Targeted spec: A1200+FastRam be acceptable?
Forum: support.Apps 04 July 2018, 23:30
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By volvo_0ne
LPD79 from the Dejavu Amos Licenseware Library

Just passing this on from another place.....

An extremely Long shot, but worth an ask.
Does anybody happen to have a copy of LPD79 from the Dejavu Amos Licenseware Library
It was called Music...
Forum: OT - Technical 30 June 2018, 00:30
Replies: 49
Views: 2,781
Posted By volvo_0ne
That will probably be the case... ...

That will probably be the case...

Unfortunately, most people wouldn't have realised that the NIC was to blame (as I didn't until I found that "safe mode" worked but "safe mode with networking"...
Forum: OT - Technical 28 June 2018, 21:02
Replies: 49
Views: 2,781
Posted By volvo_0ne
It turns out that (for some reason) W10 does not...

It turns out that (for some reason) W10 does not like my onboard LAN card.

I switched it off in BIOS and switched on wireless, then it booted flawlessly.

Then I installed yet more updates, then...
Forum: OT - Technical 24 June 2018, 00:34
Replies: 49
Views: 2,781
Posted By volvo_0ne
Lucky you! I got the "free upgrade" from W7 at...

Lucky you!
I got the "free upgrade" from W7 at the last minute! which (to be fair) was ok for about 18 months, then one day, it wouldn't boot ... just the cyan window and frozen spinning dots, all...
Forum: OT - Technical 23 June 2018, 00:57
Replies: 49
Views: 2,781
Posted By volvo_0ne
Thanks, I'm looking into it Seems good, but...

Thanks, I'm looking into it

Seems good, but the drivers *could* be an issue?
Forum: OT - Technical 22 June 2018, 23:39
Replies: 49
Views: 2,781
Posted By volvo_0ne
Alternative to Windoze?

I am sick to the back teeth with Miro$oft Windoze, and thinking about going to a unix/linux alternative.

Has anyone got any reccommendations and/or advice regarding such a changeover?

Presently...
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