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Forum: support.Hardware 12 November 2017, 15:07
Replies: 1
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Posted By chocsplease
Reducing the power from the A1200's Led headr to use the Leds in a 'standard' PC case

Hi,

Looking at the A1200 schismatic on AmigaWiki (http://www.amigawiki.de/dnl/schematics/A1200_R1.pdf ) - page 10. Has got me rather confused as to the voltage ratings of the the HD,Power and...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 November 2017, 14:34
Replies: 2
Views: 179
Posted By chocsplease
Question Almost certainly stupid question on power supplies time :)

Hi,

I have just taken delivery of a Corsair RM550x modular power supply to replace the ageing 'd'know make' one in my A1200's tower case.

It comes with lots of cables which plug into...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 November 2017, 13:15
Replies: 17
Views: 785
Posted By chocsplease
Hi thanks for the reply, The TV I use is...

Hi thanks for the reply,

The TV I use is 1080p so fine as a monitor and has a scart socket, which is where the Amiga is currently plugged in. It also, I have just discovered has a somewhat hidden...
Forum: Amiga scene 31 October 2017, 18:26
Replies: 17
Views: 785
Posted By chocsplease
Have to admit I have never heard of the Ratte...

Have to admit I have never heard of the Ratte (and my soldering skills are just not good enough to make one) and the Indivision kind of defeats the point of having a graphics card (or am I missing...
Forum: Amiga scene 31 October 2017, 14:55
Replies: 17
Views: 785
Posted By chocsplease
Thanks for the reply. A quick look on Amazon...

Thanks for the reply.

A quick look on Amazon etc appears to show that there aren't any RGB PCI capture cards available now, no idea if they existed in the past.

So it looks like I'll either...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 30 October 2017, 23:29
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By chocsplease
Hi Thomas, Many thanks for the code and...

Hi Thomas,

Many thanks for the code and sorry for not replying sooner. You are correct though without comments I'm doing a lot of head scratching. Is it OK if I come back asking about the bits I'm...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 October 2017, 23:25
Replies: 17
Views: 785
Posted By chocsplease
Hi, Well the Mediator is here, odd looking...

Hi,

Well the Mediator is here, odd looking beast, and I'm wondering how best to get things talking. I read on 'another site' that someone had had success plugging the A1200's TV out into a TV card...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 October 2017, 23:20
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By chocsplease
Phew! many thanks for confirming I thought I...

Phew! many thanks for confirming I thought I would be having 'Fun with a soldering iron' (again!)
Forum: support.Hardware 29 October 2017, 16:02
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By chocsplease
Question Are Amiga floppy power cables the same as PC ones?

Hi,

While fiddling around in my towered A1200 case today I found out that one of the wires connecting the floppy drive to the motherboard had broken at the floppy end.

A standard length floppy...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 October 2017, 15:31
Replies: 17
Views: 785
Posted By chocsplease
Many thanks for the reply. I don't as yet have...

Many thanks for the reply. I don't as yet have the Mediator - or a graphics card so my Amiga is running at a basic over scanned AGA res - which for the life of me I cannot remember at present as I'm...
Forum: Amiga scene 09 October 2017, 15:53
Replies: 17
Views: 785
Posted By chocsplease
Many thanks for the link, it is however somewhat...

Many thanks for the link, it is however somewhat confusing as it states that Warp3d works on Radeon 7000 cards, which have a Southern Island chipset and yet the Elbox driver page only mentions Radeon...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 October 2017, 15:31
Replies: 17
Views: 785
Posted By chocsplease
Question Mediator (4 slot) graphics cards and 3D question

Hi,

I have the chance of getting hold of a 4 slot Mediator card, which having looked at the Elbox website can be upgraded to the latest firmware found in the 6 slot version.

Given that the 4...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 24 September 2017, 15:46
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By chocsplease
How do you get scrollbars to work in C?

Dear all,

As you probably know by now I am trying to build an app to output some info to a window. I have got to the stage where I can put the text into the window and allow the user to resize and...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 24 September 2017, 15:38
Replies: 29
Views: 1,725
Posted By chocsplease
Ok I think I've fixed it by adding called to...

Ok I think I've fixed it by adding called to WindowsLimits at the start of the update routine (setting the limits to the current window size) and at the end (setting them to the old values).
...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 21 September 2017, 01:41
Replies: 29
Views: 1,725
Posted By chocsplease
Well that was unexpected. For some reason...

Well that was unexpected.

For some reason the test code I have posted is not crashing with the printfs removed from the write_win function - I tried with Printfs and it still crashed. I'm baffled...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 20 September 2017, 19:37
Replies: 29
Views: 1,725
Posted By chocsplease
Many thanks - I've had it still crash in the past...

Many thanks - I've had it still crash in the past - but randomly since it appears to depend on if you adjust the window while the the write win function is writing - I was adding the printfs partly...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 20 September 2017, 18:11
Replies: 29
Views: 1,725
Posted By chocsplease
Hi and many thanks for the suggestion. I...

Hi and many thanks for the suggestion.

I have built a framework of code that runs the function(s) that crash, though I confess I do not know what you are referring to when you say it should be...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 12 September 2017, 12:54
Replies: 29
Views: 1,725
Posted By chocsplease
Hi Many thanks for the reply and sorry its taken...

Hi Many thanks for the reply and sorry its taken a while to get back.

I'm not sure I can use IDCMP_SIZEVERIFY as having read up on it there is a warning about using AmigaDos functions inside a...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 03 September 2017, 21:04
Replies: 29
Views: 1,725
Posted By chocsplease
OK I've found out how to reproduce the crash...

OK I've found out how to reproduce the crash consistently. It happens if you move or resize the window while its in the update code (win_write). What I don't know is how to prevent this. It looks...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 01 September 2017, 01:09
Replies: 29
Views: 1,725
Posted By chocsplease
Hi, Many thanks for the explanation, I'll...

Hi,

Many thanks for the explanation, I'll read the link.

At the moment my code sort of works but somehow kills Intuition, or I suspect it does.

Everything is fine the 1st time through and...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 31 August 2017, 13:52
Replies: 29
Views: 1,725
Posted By chocsplease
Well not just that but it is my current problem...

Well not just that but it is my current problem :).

I had no idea that you could set up a clip region like this, though it will take me a while to read though and understand the code you've so...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 29 August 2017, 03:31
Replies: 29
Views: 1,725
Posted By chocsplease
Hi All, Well almost there but not quite. I...

Hi All,

Well almost there but not quite. I am having an odd problem when lining up columns in a window. I am basically outputting an updated version of the info command but things are not quite...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 23 August 2017, 13:57
Replies: 29
Views: 1,725
Posted By chocsplease
OOOkay, I am (I think) almost there. ...

OOOkay,

I am (I think) almost there.


I now have a linked list of the text, line by line I want to display.
I know the length (in characters of each line)
I know the width and height of...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 13 August 2017, 16:46
Replies: 29
Views: 1,725
Posted By chocsplease
Many thanks for the replies. I wanted to try...

Many thanks for the replies.

I wanted to try and keep the executable small, and using fprintf (with fopen, fclose etc) gave one that was over 10k. The Amiga version I posted gave 2.9k however I...
Forum: support.Apps 12 August 2017, 14:22
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By chocsplease
Many thanks that works! I then had a thought...

Many thanks that works!

I then had a thought and simply swapped the dongle in the NAS with the one in the PC (the Amiga does not need to see the NAS, but its got a fixed IP in any case so would...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 12 August 2017, 14:09
Replies: 29
Views: 1,725
Posted By chocsplease
Many thanks for the suggestion, it may be a...

Many thanks for the suggestion, it may be a hack(ish) but it works. the only problem I have is that the resulting executable is 7.7K for something that is tiny. So I tried to 'Amigaise' it - this is...
Forum: support.Apps 09 August 2017, 20:13
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By chocsplease
Hi Thomas, Many thanks for the suggestion,...

Hi Thomas,

Many thanks for the suggestion, sadly resetting the router has not fixed it.
Prior to the reset I was getting unknown error when I tried to ping the pc from the Amiga using the PC's...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 08 August 2017, 13:09
Replies: 29
Views: 1,725
Posted By chocsplease
Many thanks for the replies, I'll look into...

Many thanks for the replies, I'll look into TextLength.



count_chars takes a format string, similar to that used in printf and counts all the characters plus any from numbers and additional...
Forum: support.Apps 08 August 2017, 12:50
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By chocsplease
Odd DNS issue using RoadShow

Hi,

I have the latest Roadshow stack on my Amiga and have set it up for DNS. All works except trying to connect to my PC on the same WIFI network.

From the Amiga I can ping the router, external...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 03 August 2017, 17:31
Replies: 29
Views: 1,725
Posted By chocsplease
Many thanks for the reply - I'll check out the...

Many thanks for the reply - I'll check out the gzz option. I have been working on the 3rd, and wrote a function to count the number of chars I was going to output in preparation. Thing is it doesn't...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 01 August 2017, 13:34
Replies: 29
Views: 1,725
Posted By chocsplease
Question [Solved] Problems trying to output text to a simple window

Hello all,

I am trying to output text to a window and have run into a number of issues.

I had assumed that the Amiga would be nice and if I set up a window with drag bars and resize etc gadgets...
Forum: support.WinUAE 26 July 2017, 13:41
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By chocsplease
Question Guru when booting a real wb image form an real Amiga.

Hi,

I've been trying to get WinUae to boot using a copy of my PFS3 workbench disk I copied using Amiga explorer but all I am getting is a Guru - 8000 0008 on start. This is the config file.
...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 23 July 2017, 20:07
Replies: 28
Views: 1,448
Posted By chocsplease
I'll give you three guesses and the first 2 don't...

I'll give you three guesses and the first 2 don't count....

It's 9 - why I did't even think of checking this is beyond me

Many thanks for saving my sanity once again a/b. (Wish there was a...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 23 July 2017, 17:21
Replies: 28
Views: 1,448
Posted By chocsplease
Oh well so much for *that* idea. :banghead ...

Oh well so much for *that* idea. :banghead

Having added SCRIPT/S to my template I am now getting a software failure when the app exits of #80000004. Its not a Guru, but one of the suspend/Reboot...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 22 July 2017, 14:44
Replies: 28
Views: 1,448
Posted By chocsplease
Hi, To be honest I hadn't even thought about...

Hi,

To be honest I hadn't even thought about scripts! However I've fixed it by simply adding the switch; script. If this is included in the command line then the app uses the the default English...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 18 July 2017, 13:06
Replies: 28
Views: 1,448
Posted By chocsplease
Oh. I didn't know that! Having never used an...

Oh. I didn't know that! Having never used an Amiga in any language other than English I had assumed that commands etc would be in the native language. When I got a set of blank disks from the folks...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 17 July 2017, 13:42
Replies: 28
Views: 1,448
Posted By chocsplease
Hi a/b, Many thanks for yet another...

Hi a/b,

Many thanks for yet another extremely helpful and useful post.

Regarding the *ptr=((char)((STRPTR*)clparams[0])[i][0]); line.

I was trying to get the pointer to point *at* the 1st...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 16 July 2017, 17:33
Replies: 28
Views: 1,448
Posted By chocsplease
Sorry I was trying to nail the line that was...

Sorry I was trying to nail the line that was causing the problem.

I've now found them and its almost certainly because I still can't get my head around multiple arguments and am somehow...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 16 July 2017, 15:03
Replies: 28
Views: 1,448
Posted By chocsplease
Thanks, I'd forgotten about that thread entirely....

Thanks, I'd forgotten about that thread entirely. I just wish programming on the Amiga was a bit easier!

For example I am now getting a recoverable alert - 0100 000F if I enter args but not if I...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 July 2017, 13:43
Replies: 5,566
Views: 790,063
Posted By chocsplease
Well done for grabbing them when they were...

Well done for grabbing them when they were available, I came back to the Amiga just too late to get one, and the eu folks are out of stock. I requested an alert for when they are back (if they ever...
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