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Forum: support.Apps 19 January 2018, 21:21
Replies: 17
Views: 241
Posted By thomas
Do not press cursor keys, help, F-keys or...

Do not press cursor keys, help, F-keys or anything else which translates into an escape sequence rather than a single ASCII character.

The cursor-up key for example translates into CSI A ($9b...
Forum: support.Apps 16 January 2018, 23:26
Replies: 38
Views: 844
Posted By thomas
The link does work. But indeed it is not the one...

The link does work. But indeed it is not the one I intended to post. I hate it if people post direct download links. This is the link to the description: http://aminet.net/package/util/misc/snapvol
Forum: support.Apps 16 January 2018, 20:23
Replies: 38
Views: 844
Posted By thomas
I once made a program which makes a real...

I once made a program which makes a real disk.info in RAM and maintains a copy of it on harddisk: http://aminet.net/util/misc/snapvol.lha

With this you don't have an object which is listed as a...
Forum: support.Apps 16 January 2018, 09:54
Replies: 38
Views: 844
Posted By thomas
What happens if the user drags the icon somewhere...

What happens if the user drags the icon somewhere or resizes the window and tries to snapshot it? Does your library save the changes to the def icon?

The link allows just that. The icon behaves...
Forum: support.Other 13 January 2018, 11:04
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By thomas
SetEnv and GetEnv do exist in WB 1.3. $name...

SetEnv and GetEnv do exist in WB 1.3.

$name only works in the Shell, not the CLI.
Forum: support.Apps 11 January 2018, 23:13
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By thomas
No, there isn't, unless the program implements...

No, there isn't, unless the program implements its own way.
Forum: support.Hardware 09 January 2018, 23:11
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By thomas
Add some RAM. FFS needs quite a lot of memory to...

Add some RAM. FFS needs quite a lot of memory to build its bitmap. As a rule of thumb add 1 MB RAM per GB partition size.

Oh and make sure that you use FFS and not OFS.
Forum: support.Hardware 04 January 2018, 10:15
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By thomas
Was this when you saw the CD drive or not? The...

Was this when you saw the CD drive or not? The report does not show it. Would be interesting to see if the report shows the same differences as HDToolbox.

It would also be interesting to run the...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 January 2018, 00:06
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By thomas
Please run this on your Amiga:...

Please run this on your Amiga: http://thomas-rapp.homepage.t-online.de/downloads/hddreport.lha
and attach the hddreport.txt file here.
Forum: support.Apps 02 January 2018, 00:42
Replies: 12
Views: 321
Posted By thomas
If DirOpus allows to snapshot app icons, then it...

If DirOpus allows to snapshot app icons, then it is a DirOpus thing. In real Workbench, these menu items interface with the app and only if the app allows it. And it only works on WB 3.5 and above....
Forum: support.Apps 01 January 2018, 12:01
Replies: 12
Views: 321
Posted By thomas
These menus are enabled/disabled by the app the...

These menus are enabled/disabled by the app the appicon belongs to. So you have to ask the author of GlobalTrash to add support to the program.
Forum: support.Apps 31 December 2017, 18:49
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By thomas
SetKeyboard should do the same. Don't know if it...

SetKeyboard should do the same. Don't know if it works without IPrefs.
Forum: support.Apps 29 December 2017, 18:09
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By thomas
I guess that "anymemory" is 0x7ffffffff, "32bit"...

I guess that "anymemory" is 0x7ffffffff, "32bit" is 0xffffffff and 24bit is 0x00ffffff.

anymemory 31bit vs. 32bit does not make a difference for OS 3, but OS 4 might be able to handle memory with...
Forum: support.WinUAE 28 December 2017, 17:59
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By thomas
http://thomas-rapp.homepage.t-online.de/downloads/...

http://thomas-rapp.homepage.t-online.de/downloads/tsgui.lha
Forum: Coders. System 25 December 2017, 16:38
Replies: 23
Views: 11,150
Posted By thomas
This must be a custom version of the Ask command....

This must be a custom version of the Ask command. The one which comes with the OS does not have these options.


1> ask ?
PROMPT/A:
Forum: Coders. System 24 December 2017, 17:40
Replies: 23
Views: 11,150
Posted By thomas
I am quite sure that one of the very first things...

I am quite sure that one of the very first things explained in the AmigaDOS manual is that you get a template of the command's parameters if you enter a question mark and it then waits for input so...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 December 2017, 11:28
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By thomas
A white screen with silhouettes of the Amiga...

A white screen with silhouettes of the Amiga screen can also be a symptom of the display not switching into RGB mode. You know that the Scart plug can use Composite, S-Video and RGB, all sharing the...
Forum: request.Music 16 December 2017, 16:04
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By thomas
ST-xx disks don't contain IFF files, only raw...

ST-xx disks don't contain IFF files, only raw sample data without header.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 10 December 2017, 11:10
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By thomas
I suppose it uses fopen(filename,"w"). This means...

I suppose it uses fopen(filename,"w"). This means that the contents is treated as text and on a DOS/Windows machine each newline character ($0a) gets a carriage return ($0d) added to it.

Change...
Forum: support.Other 09 December 2017, 10:54
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By thomas
HDToolbox works fine, just point it to the right...

HDToolbox works fine, just point it to the right driver. Check SCSI_DEVICE_NAME in the tool types (icon information).
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 03 December 2017, 18:26
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By thomas
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=88434

http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=88434
Forum: Coders. System 29 November 2017, 09:18
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By thomas
Normally you would start the process, send a...

Normally you would start the process, send a message with the pointer to its pr_MsgPort and wait for the reply. The new process would first wait for its pr_MsgPort, get the message, read the pointer...
Forum: Coders. System 28 November 2017, 23:43
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By thomas
You are mixing open and close. If open...

You are mixing open and close.

If open fails, then nothing happens. You have to ensure yourself that everything you allocated before you detect the failure is freed.

Close will only be called...
Forum: Coders. System 28 November 2017, 09:06
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By thomas
You don't need to call Permit. Every Wait call...

You don't need to call Permit. Every Wait call pauses the Forbid state until it returns.

And of course signals work everywhere. Just make sure that the signal you want to wait for is allocated to...
Forum: support.WinUAE 27 November 2017, 09:43
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Posted By thomas
http://webwood.de/winuae_1/av.html

http://webwood.de/winuae_1/av.html
Forum: support.FS-UAE 26 November 2017, 11:17
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By thomas
Boing Bag 1 & 2 do not install new files, they...

Boing Bag 1 & 2 do not install new files, they update existing files.

Select About from the Workbench menu and check the Workbench version: originally it's 45.1, with BB1 it's 45.2 and with BB2 it...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 November 2017, 09:31
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By thomas
You must have done something wrong. Every card...

You must have done something wrong. Every card which can be used by Windows can also be used in WinUAE.
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 17 November 2017, 09:15
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By thomas
As long as you put the chips into the sockets...

As long as you put the chips into the sockets with the right orientation, it does not hurt if you mix them up. So just put them in as you think is correct and if the Amiga does not start, swap them...
Forum: project.ClassicWB 16 November 2017, 23:22
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By thomas
Run this when the drives have disappeared (i.e....

Run this when the drives have disappeared (i.e. from the 3.1 disk, but with only a reset, not power off/on):
http://thomas-rapp.homepage.t-online.de/downloads/hddreport.lha
Forum: project.ClassicWB 16 November 2017, 09:33
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By thomas
Not enough information but it might be that you...

Not enough information but it might be that you enabled a scsi.device patch for the wrong Amiga model.
Forum: support.FS-UAE 15 November 2017, 00:42
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By thomas
Change joystick settings to use another key...

Change joystick settings to use another key mapping. If the up key is mapped as joystick-up it cannot be used as cursor-up at the same time.

(common issue with UAE, not specific to FS-UAE)
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 15 November 2017, 00:38
Replies: 1
Views: 386
Posted By thomas
You should first check HDToolbox on the real...

You should first check HDToolbox on the real Amiga to see if the card really is not recognised. Then do that "reboot a few times" thing and check HDToolbox again. Only if it's still not recognised...
Forum: support.Apps 11 November 2017, 17:32
Replies: 14
Views: 630
Posted By thomas
A4000, Deneb USB, Poseidon 4.4, cheap 100 MBit...

A4000, Deneb USB, Poseidon 4.4, cheap 100 MBit USB adapter, usbmoschipeth.device, Roadshow 1.9. Works perfectly.
Forum: request.Apps 08 November 2017, 23:29
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By thomas
No, it's not. You just shouldn't ignore replies...

No, it's not. You just shouldn't ignore replies to your posts: http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?p=1045059#post1045059
Forum: support.Hardware 03 November 2017, 16:12
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By thomas
Am I right that this is the mouse you bought: ...

Am I right that this is the mouse you bought:
http://amigakit.amiga.store/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=1259

The required driver can be downloaded from that page....
Forum: Coders. General 03 November 2017, 11:25
Replies: 10
Views: 728
Posted By thomas
There are two kinds of HDF files: the traditional...

There are two kinds of HDF files: the traditional HDF is a large floppy disk and a HDF in RDB mode is a real harddrive which contains a RDB and possbily more than one partition.

Just click on "RDB...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 31 October 2017, 15:54
Replies: 4
Views: 694
Posted By thomas
I added comments to the source code already some...

I added comments to the source code already some time ago. But without any feedback from you I didn't bother to upload it.

Of course you are welcome to ask about anything you don't understand.
...
Forum: support.WinUAE 31 October 2017, 15:48
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By thomas
There are two places in WinUAE where you can...

There are two places in WinUAE where you can disable all *uae* hardware:

On the lower part of the the ROM page you can select the board type. If it is set to "ROM disabled", you won't be able to...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 October 2017, 10:26
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By thomas
Add Activate = 1 to the mountlist.

Add

Activate = 1

to the mountlist.
Forum: support.Hardware 28 October 2017, 23:21
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By thomas
Fat95 comes with a very detailed guide which...

Fat95 comes with a very detailed guide which tells you step by step how to build a mountlist or dosdriver for your PC harddisk resp. CF card.

You can even use the CF0 file which comes with...
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