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Forum: request.Apps 22 February 2021, 13:32
Replies: 9
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Posted By thomas
How can that be, I wrote this one only yesterday...

How can that be, I wrote this one only yesterday :)

You probably mean that one: https://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?p=1375953#post1375953
Forum: support.Apps 21 February 2021, 15:03
Replies: 4
Views: 110
Posted By thomas
It might be possible to do this more easily with...

It might be possible to do this more easily with a paint program like PersonalPaint. You can then save the icon as a brush and import it into IconEditor.
Forum: support.Apps 21 February 2021, 14:27
Replies: 4
Views: 110
Posted By thomas
Each of these drawers has its own icon, it's not...

Each of these drawers has its own icon, it's not taken from Envarc.

Action has Action.info, AntiWord has AntiWord.info, Clock has Clock.info and so on.

You can load AIBB.info into IconEdit and...
Forum: request.Apps 21 February 2021, 14:16
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By thomas
VoilĂ  ! 1> GetScreenMode PAL:HighRes...

VoilĂ  !


1> GetScreenMode
PAL:HighRes Interlace
1> GetScreenMode id
167940
1> GetScreenMode id hex
29004
1>
Forum: support.Apps 21 February 2021, 11:23
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By thomas
Firstly you need a separate license for each...

Firstly you need a separate license for each Amiga, so you need a second copy of 3.1.4 anyway.

As long as you run with Kick 3.1 you need the modules disk for the specific Amiga model. So for the...
Forum: support.Apps 20 February 2021, 17:36
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By thomas
The MapROM function will copy the ROM to FastRAM...

The MapROM function will copy the ROM to FastRAM and use the code from there. This should gain some speed. But it also eats 0.5 MB of RAM.

You can also use this to map a different ROM if you...
Forum: support.WinUAE 20 February 2021, 15:07
Replies: 13
Views: 536
Posted By thomas
The Amiga RDSK block can be in any of the first...

The Amiga RDSK block can be in any of the first 16 sectors of the HDD. So you can have an MBR in sector 0 and an RDB in sector 1. This way you can make PC partitions visible on the Amiga...
Forum: support.Apps 20 February 2021, 11:24
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By thomas
You have to remove the floppy disk from the drive...

You have to remove the floppy disk from the drive to boot from HDD. The floppy drive (emulated or real) has a higher boot priority than the HDD. Only if the floppy drive is empty, the HDD boots.
Forum: support.WinUAE 20 February 2021, 10:37
Replies: 13
Views: 536
Posted By thomas
Only by chance because the file system writes the...

Only by chance because the file system writes the DOS type into the first sector of the disk. It's not a file format header.

If you format a floppy disk with FloppyPFS you'll read PFS there.
Forum: support.Apps 20 February 2021, 10:29
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By thomas
What does it do when it fails? Show the insert...

What does it do when it fails? Show the insert disk screen? Or gets stuck on a black screen? Or show some error message? What's the message exactly?
Forum: support.WinUAE 20 February 2021, 10:26
Replies: 13
Views: 536
Posted By thomas
HDF is like ADF, it has no format. It's just the...

HDF is like ADF, it has no format. It's just the raw data as read from or written to disk. Whatever is on the disk is also in the HDF. There is no header or footer. And no documentation.
Forum: HOL news 18 February 2021, 17:18
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By thomas
Probably some monitor driver which your monitor...

Probably some monitor driver which your monitor does not support. Move everything except PAL from Devs/Monitors to Storage/Monitors and reboot.
Forum: support.WinUAE 10 February 2021, 18:21
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By thomas
I would start with a wallpaper (wbpattern). Any...

I would start with a wallpaper (wbpattern). Any jpeg image should do.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 10 February 2021, 17:29
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By thomas
Obviously bset in memory is acting on bytes, not...

Obviously bset in memory is acting on bytes, not words. I don't know if seomthing like bset.w exists, probably not. In this case you have to take into account that it acts on bytes and skip the...
Forum: support.Other 08 February 2021, 18:54
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By thomas
https://www.vht-dk.dk/amiga/desc/txt/ebola.htm ...

https://www.vht-dk.dk/amiga/desc/txt/ebola.htm
https://www.vht-dk.dk/amiga/desc/txt/cccp.htm
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 08 February 2021, 14:44
Replies: 21
Views: 862
Posted By thomas
FWIW, you can read the true Kickstart version...

FWIW, you can read the true Kickstart version from $f8000c and the revision from $f8000e.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 07 February 2021, 23:17
Replies: 21
Views: 862
Posted By thomas
He edited his post. When I read it, it said 3.0 =...

He edited his post. When I read it, it said 3.0 = V40 and 3.1 = V41.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 07 February 2021, 16:17
Replies: 21
Views: 862
Posted By thomas
3.0 is V39 3.1 is V40 This method fails on...

3.0 is V39
3.1 is V40

This method fails on anything beyond 3.9, because they replace exec.library without replacing Kickstart.
Forum: support.Apps 04 February 2021, 19:33
Replies: 12
Views: 631
Posted By thomas
It's a side effect, not an intended feature. ...

It's a side effect, not an intended feature.

In WB 1.x you cannot use a different colour for the WB background, so all pixels of an icon drawn in background colour appear transparent although they...
Forum: support.Games 03 February 2021, 12:39
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By thomas
Probably the Zany program cannot be run from...

Probably the Zany program cannot be run from Workbench, but needs a DOS shell environment.

To run it, create a shell script, call it for example Play_Zany and put Zany as the only command in it....
Forum: support.Apps 02 February 2021, 21:08
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By thomas
All proper .info files of type Tool, Project,...

All proper .info files of type Tool, Project, Drawer or Trashcan will show up on Workbench, even if no corresponding file or drawer exists. Only Disk icons will remain invisible.

I don't know what...
Forum: support.Apps 31 January 2021, 17:01
Replies: 12
Views: 631
Posted By thomas
I don't know how Iconian works. Does it allow you...

I don't know how Iconian works. Does it allow you to choose a transparent colour? If so, make sure that you select colour #0.
Forum: support.Hardware 31 January 2021, 12:34
Replies: 9
Views: 806
Posted By thomas
Thanks. I have no idea. There...

Thanks.




I have no idea. There doesn't seem to be any documentation. All I found was a post saying it's undocumented.
Forum: support.Apps 31 January 2021, 12:31
Replies: 12
Views: 631
Posted By thomas
The type of icon you create does not have...

The type of icon you create does not have transparency. And no, the games icon does not have proper transparency. It just uses the same pen as the background for the outer edges. And that's what you...
Forum: support.Apps 29 January 2021, 10:47
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By thomas
Yes, the startup-sequence is correct. ...

Yes, the startup-sequence is correct.

Loadmodule is not run twice. There is If and Else around them.

LoadModule ROMUPDATE is only executed if you have Kickstart 3.1.

With Kickstart 3.1.4...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 January 2021, 17:25
Replies: 8
Views: 955
Posted By thomas
This is for compatibility with old mainboards...

This is for compatibility with old mainboards only. It sums up to 8063 MB or 7.87 GB. That's not what you want.

But it's the limit for unpatched scsi.device, too.




This is the number you...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 January 2021, 14:33
Replies: 36
Views: 1,164
Posted By thomas
I didn't expect you to know it, that's why I...

I didn't expect you to know it, that's why I suggested to read the instructions.

But you are right. I remembered that it said that there is no installation script, just copy fat95 to L and run the...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 January 2021, 13:03
Replies: 36
Views: 1,164
Posted By thomas
An ADF image cannot have read errors. Are you...

An ADF image cannot have read errors. Are you sure it says "read/write error" and not "checksum error"? That's something different. Checksum errors can be caused by Viruses. Lamer Exterminator comes...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 January 2021, 12:52
Replies: 9
Views: 806
Posted By thomas
Can you compress one of the images and upload it...

Can you compress one of the images and upload it somewhere? I'd like to examine the partition table to check why it uses the wrong size.

Or, if the image is too big, run the image creation again...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 January 2021, 13:19
Replies: 9
Views: 806
Posted By thomas
When you select Full Disk Image, what does it...

When you select Full Disk Image, what does it report as size? Should be around 80 MB and that should also be the size of the image.

Of course it does not matter which partition you choose, if you...
Forum: support.Apps 25 January 2021, 12:51
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By thomas
You run it twice. I guess the second run disables...

You run it twice. I guess the second run disables it.
Forum: support.Apps 24 January 2021, 13:28
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By thomas
Use NewIcons or GlowIcons format to save your...

Use NewIcons or GlowIcons format to save your icons. (Also called palette mapped icons.) Then you don't need to care about palette settings, they always look right.

Regarding FullPalette, you...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 19 January 2021, 23:51
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Posted By thomas
You do it like this: ULONG timersig =...

You do it like this:


ULONG timersig = 1L<<timerPort->mp_SigBit;
ULONG sig = Wait(SIGBREAKF_CTRL_C | timersig);

/**
* Signal from the timer
*/
if (sig & timersig)
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 14 January 2021, 00:15
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By thomas
The C language does not know strings. You cannot...

The C language does not know strings. You cannot assign strings using the = operator in C.

A STRPTR is a pointer to an array of characters. By assigning fileName to fib_FileName you let the...
Forum: support.WinUAE 13 January 2021, 11:59
Replies: 11
Views: 623
Posted By thomas
In Prefs/Workbench there is an "enable MagicWB...

In Prefs/Workbench there is an "enable MagicWB colors" checkbox. It will fix the drawers and the order_form icon.

To get the Eric Schwartz icons correctly, there is an icon on the CD which changes...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 January 2021, 17:23
Replies: 9
Views: 806
Posted By thomas
It's simply a bad block on the disk. These old...

It's simply a bad block on the disk. These old harddrives did not have smart firmwares which can mask out bad blocks automatically. They behave like floppy drives with read errors: try to recalibrate...
Forum: support.Other 10 January 2021, 11:40
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By thomas
You shouldn't use duplicate names. Your Storage_2...

You shouldn't use duplicate names. Your Storage_2 partition is not mounted because your Storage_1 partition has the name Storage_2 already taken as a volume name.
(Why did you format Storage_1 as...
Forum: support.Other 10 January 2021, 09:59
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By thomas
Most likely you made a mistake in 3.1 which did...

Most likely you made a mistake in 3.1 which did not show up because of its limitations and the behaviour in 3.9 is correct.

Run this and attach the report here:...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 09 January 2021, 20:48
Replies: 13
Views: 629
Posted By thomas
It belongs to Utilities, not C. Or just replace...

It belongs to Utilities, not C.
Or just replace the old version by the new version, wherever it is.
Forum: support.WinUAE 09 January 2021, 11:01
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By thomas
Make sure to use a Kickstart for A4000D, not for...

Make sure to use a Kickstart for A4000D, not for A4000T. The tower variant needs a special disk set with workbench.library on disk.
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