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Forum: support.Apps 04 August 2015, 00:04
Replies: 30
Views: 3,634
Posted By BigFan
My experience is, Ed will replace <cr> with <lf>....

My experience is, Ed will replace <cr> with <lf>. This creates unwanted empty lines.
I think there are cr-lf converters on aminet. Some editors may offer this function too,
or use an arexx script...
Forum: Hardware mods 02 August 2015, 17:32
Replies: 429
Views: 61,133
Posted By BigFan
longer kickstarter campaign wouldn't drag in more...

longer kickstarter campaign wouldn't drag in more attention or backers. community shrinks every year and the few who are active and interested can't fund bigger projects.
double or triple the price...
Forum: support.Apps 02 August 2015, 17:05
Replies: 30
Views: 3,634
Posted By BigFan
Thread title is weird. You don't add anything to...

Thread title is weird. You don't add anything to default path using assigns. To extend path variable use

c:path foldertobeadded add

With just a crazy amount of wrong typed assigns you probably...
Forum: Coders. Scripting 02 August 2015, 16:34
Replies: 82
Views: 26,846
Posted By BigFan
I doubt it will work any other way than calling...

I doubt it will work any other way than calling or invoking with shell involved. The "`" is interpreted by cli not by Rexx. It forces command interpreter to use returned output.
In :>rx...
Forum: support.Apps 02 August 2015, 00:18
Replies: 5
Views: 1,706
Posted By BigFan
No need to patch anything. Readch() can be called...

No need to patch anything. Readch() can be called as often as you need to read larger strings/files. Content has to be stored in stems or in memory before proceeding.
Forum: Coders. Scripting 01 August 2015, 23:53
Replies: 82
Views: 26,846
Posted By BigFan
That's a clever trick to store DOS results in...

That's a clever trick to store DOS results in global cliplist. :great
AmigaOS isn't case sensitive and you are allowed to use double quotes if readability is a problem.

/**/
ADDRESS COMMAND
cmd...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 July 2015, 18:09
Replies: 43
Views: 6,066
Posted By BigFan
I wrote about stock A1200 with standard OS3.1....

I wrote about stock A1200 with standard OS3.1. Since when has this been sold including alternative filesystems like pfs?

But it seems this is not the problem Iry was talking about. He can't access...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 July 2015, 16:32
Replies: 43
Views: 6,066
Posted By BigFan
yes. and if you use pfs or sfs you get even more....

yes. and if you use pfs or sfs you get even more. but this is not the case if you are using a stock a1200 with os3.1. and you can't boot from a partition bigger 4Gb.
Forum: support.Hardware 23 July 2015, 16:29
Replies: 43
Views: 6,066
Posted By BigFan
My posting was misleading, sorry. Saving changes...

My posting was misleading, sorry. Saving changes almost always changes the text in HDToolbox to "not changed". What i meant was the state after a reboot. As you say that these changes are remembered,...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 July 2015, 11:48
Replies: 43
Views: 6,066
Posted By BigFan
@Smakar No this can't work. Original...

@Smakar
No this can't work. Original scsi.device shipped with standard ROMs on A600/A1200 is limited to 4GB. Without patching it (e.g. using loadmodule in s-s ) you don't see or access any data...
Forum: support.Apps 21 July 2015, 10:54
Replies: 20
Views: 3,035
Posted By BigFan
:crazy From same site you gave link: ...

:crazy
From same site you gave link:


Those adapters are for IDE/SATA drives to attach them to SCSI controllers !!
Forum: project.ClassicWB 21 July 2015, 10:48
Replies: 24
Views: 4,195
Posted By BigFan
Fblit (http://aminet.net/util/boot/fblit.lha) ?...

Fblit (http://aminet.net/util/boot/fblit.lha) ? Sounds like what you need
Forum: News 18 July 2015, 15:54
Replies: 721
Views: 146,341
Posted By BigFan
The Tekmos chips run at 16, 20, 25 and 33 MHz....

The Tekmos chips run at 16, 20, 25 and 33 MHz. Same speed as (Motorola)Freescale

Have you ordered a batch lately? Tell me about pricing :D
Just kidding.
Forum: News 18 July 2015, 15:47
Replies: 721
Views: 146,341
Posted By BigFan
This thread has been derailed completely by...

This thread has been derailed completely by dreamers.
Anyone seeing any big market here is definitly smoking pot. If you all are so whise and talented and gifted then start your own production...
Forum: support.Apps 18 July 2015, 15:25
Replies: 20
Views: 13,398
Posted By BigFan
Never a DOS script can be "executable". Use...

Never a DOS script can be "executable". Use "protect +s" for this. It allows to run them from shell as if they are executable. In WB you need an icon with iconx as default tool (or a similar program...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 July 2015, 15:08
Replies: 7
Views: 855
Posted By BigFan
If there is no ACA installed in your A600 remove...

If there is no ACA installed in your A600 remove the tool from startup-sequence. That's not a big problem, enter early startup and boot without s-s.
Run from shell:> ed startup-sequence (or...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 July 2015, 14:25
Replies: 111
Views: 17,796
Posted By BigFan
68k and cpu32 cores are still used in embedded...

68k and cpu32 cores are still used in embedded market. Why would or should they open source it?

If one thinks all 68k related design has to be opened, then go for a dispute with apollo team.
No,...
Forum: Coders. Scripting 17 July 2015, 14:21
Replies: 82
Views: 26,846
Posted By BigFan
Exercise: Above code translates characters...

Exercise:

Above code translates characters 00 - 1f, but what happens when displaying
values bigger 128 ($80). Add a set of characters to be replaced to avoid unwanted line breaks.
Forum: News 16 July 2015, 15:49
Replies: 721
Views: 146,341
Posted By BigFan
Pardon me? 10k in total. Less than...

Pardon me?



10k in total. Less than 1000 active, interested, possible customers.

And please explain how those, who never heard of amiga, could get a hold of it. And why the heck would they...
Forum: Coders. Scripting 16 July 2015, 15:41
Replies: 82
Views: 26,846
Posted By BigFan
Exercise: Code is sluggish, speed up. ...

Exercise:

Code is sluggish, speed up.

Solution
The loop that slows all down is reading all characters one by one.
This is a bad idea. Larger files will take a long time to load. As said, ...
Forum: Coders. Scripting 16 July 2015, 14:27
Replies: 82
Views: 26,846
Posted By BigFan
Ascii to hex

In a previous example i told you about the problem using Readln in conjuction
with EoF(). The second function to read from a file is Readch(). This function
has less to no problems with file...
Forum: Coders. Scripting 16 July 2015, 14:23
Replies: 82
Views: 26,846
Posted By BigFan
Seek() is very limited. Statef() from...

Seek() is very limited. Statef() from rexxsupport.library gives more information to us.

Syntax
Statef(file | dir) - returns a string containing file information
string looks like "type size...
Forum: Coders. Scripting 16 July 2015, 14:22
Replies: 82
Views: 26,846
Posted By BigFan
File examination With our newly gained...

File examination

With our newly gained knowledge we could examinate files.
A simple method is to seek end of file with Seek().

Of course we have to open a file before we set the file cursor to...
Forum: Hardware mods 16 July 2015, 14:18
Replies: 429
Views: 61,133
Posted By BigFan
Would be much easier to order a complete plate as...

Would be much easier to order a complete plate as inlet from one those 3dmaker companies.

But the space is already used for hxc emulator? including pre-cut holes for buttons to the right?
...
Forum: News 16 July 2015, 14:06
Replies: 721
Views: 146,341
Posted By BigFan
Hope dies last. Have you had a look at amiga...

Hope dies last.
Have you had a look at amiga related kickstarter campaigns lately? Is there any project raising a million dollar fund? or half a million?

You are talking about a market of less...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 July 2015, 12:33
Replies: 111
Views: 17,796
Posted By BigFan
:crazy How is this supposed to work on/in any...

:crazy
How is this supposed to work on/in any amiga model with 68k-only code in ROM ????
It would require to boot the alien cpu from its own boot code. That is, the machine is independant, hampered...
Forum: Coders. Scripting 14 July 2015, 16:21
Replies: 82
Views: 26,846
Posted By BigFan
Running from Workbench

Running REXX programs from Workbench.

The shell is a useful interface during development of rexx programs. Results show
up in current or additional consoles. You have all of the control over the...
Forum: MarketPlace 14 July 2015, 15:09
Replies: 7
Views: 1,003
Posted By BigFan
I don't know what model needs the juice, but any...

I don't know what model needs the juice, but any new or used atx or at power supply will do. I've used and AT psu as replacement for A4000 because it has got a REAL switch ;)

My A500 gets its...
Forum: Hardware mods 14 July 2015, 12:12
Replies: 429
Views: 61,133
Posted By BigFan
http://eab.abime.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=4...

http://eab.abime.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=44708&d=1436868596
Forum: support.Hardware 13 July 2015, 19:22
Replies: 11
Views: 2,547
Posted By BigFan
AFAIR, the corner got grinded to avoid problems...

AFAIR, the corner got grinded to avoid problems on some mainboards. It should not effect the fitting of the socket. Maybe the corner has to be grinded a bit more to make the contact latches snap on?...
Forum: Coders. Scripting 13 July 2015, 19:00
Replies: 82
Views: 26,846
Posted By BigFan
Open your Rexx Port

If you get this far reading here, then you should be able to figure out how to use
Showdir() or Showlist(). No big deal. I save time not to explain basic stuff.

The most intrigueing functions...
Forum: Coders. Scripting 13 July 2015, 18:54
Replies: 82
Views: 26,846
Posted By BigFan
Adding libraries

Libraries

ARexx is a bit limited regarding file system operations or user interaction, and
it lacks a graphical user interface.

One way to add more functions to ARexx is to use additional...
Forum: Hardware mods 13 July 2015, 18:44
Replies: 429
Views: 61,133
Posted By BigFan
:crazy :laughing fantastic

:crazy
:laughing

fantastic
Forum: News 13 July 2015, 18:43
Replies: 721
Views: 146,341
Posted By BigFan
Don't miss the show on this thread...

Don't miss the show on this thread http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=79029
:cheese
Forum: Hardware mods 13 July 2015, 15:48
Replies: 429
Views: 61,133
Posted By BigFan
What next? A branding iron to mark the maverick...

What next?
A branding iron to mark the maverick at home? Heat it in the oven or outside at a camp-fire if you go for country-style.
Forum: Amiga scene 13 July 2015, 15:38
Replies: 381
Views: 64,721
Posted By BigFan
You cannot compare arts to architecture. Music,...

You cannot compare arts to architecture. Music, movies, paintings, all that expresses what the creator wants you to see/hear as his/her vision.
F*ing greedy managers blocked arts that don't fill...
Forum: News 13 July 2015, 15:21
Replies: 721
Views: 146,341
Posted By BigFan
Sir, yes sir! That's the way the cookie...

Sir, yes sir!

That's the way the cookie crumbles ....
Forum: Coders. Scripting 13 July 2015, 15:03
Replies: 82
Views: 26,846
Posted By BigFan
Loopings

Loops

A flow control to repeate same code is called a "loop".
ARexx supplies the Do command with some more or less usefull options. But those
option make a big difference to its default...
Forum: Coders. Scripting 13 July 2015, 14:53
Replies: 82
Views: 26,846
Posted By BigFan
I stick to DO4 too, because DO5 (.9 somethin',...

I stick to DO4 too, because DO5 (.9 somethin', released for free years ago) still has bugs, that drives me away from it.
The command params are sent as string. Hex values don't match and the result...
Forum: Coders. Scripting 13 July 2015, 14:43
Replies: 82
Views: 26,846
Posted By BigFan
@korodny sure, getnextselected does it, all...

@korodny
sure, getnextselected does it, all written in the examples given in this thread. The chapter is about parsing, i was trying to give and example for that. Maybe i stretched the DirOpus...
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