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Forum: support.Apps Today, 00:49
Replies: 3
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Posted By thomas
That's not true. The 3.1.4 version is a complete...

That's not true. The 3.1.4 version is a complete rewrite. It's more like a modern version of DiskSalv, not comparable to the old DiskDoctor.
Forum: support.Apps Yesterday, 17:33
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Posted By thomas
I think Samurai_Crow's suggestion is worth a try....

I think Samurai_Crow's suggestion is worth a try.

Here is a program which inserts Ctrl-\ into the input stream:
Forum: support.Apps 01 March 2021, 18:15
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Posted By thomas
It's not wise anyway to close a window which you...

It's not wise anyway to close a window which you don't own. The program which opened the window (the console handler in this case) is not aware that the window has gone. If it tries to draw something...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 March 2021, 16:03
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By thomas
You should get a serial number with the ROM....

You should get a serial number with the ROM. After you registered that at hyperion-entertainment.com you get access to the download version which also includes a ROM image.

So no, you cannot do it...
Forum: request.Apps 01 March 2021, 15:59
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By thomas
I added the DEPTH parameter, but I am not sure if...

I added the DEPTH parameter, but I am not sure if it does what you expect.

The ASLSM_MinDepth and ASLSM_MaxDepth tags of asl.library only limit what the user can enter into the Depth field....
Forum: support.Apps 01 March 2021, 10:33
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Posted By thomas
I cannot help with Scout, but I can tell you, for...

I cannot help with Scout, but I can tell you, for this command line to work you'd have to write it like this:

Scout.os3 command="CloseWindow *"AmigaDOS*""
Forum: support.Hardware 28 February 2021, 12:41
Replies: 12
Views: 1,009
Posted By thomas
Yes, sorry that I could not get back to you...

Yes, sorry that I could not get back to you earlier.

I checked the RDB in the image you made and it contains quite some inconsistencies. In fact each place which can hold geometry data holds...
Forum: request.Apps 26 February 2021, 18:52
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By thomas
Maybe you have 113 .otag files?

Maybe you have 113 .otag files?
Forum: request.Apps 22 February 2021, 13:32
Replies: 10
Views: 455
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: 183
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: 183
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: 10
Views: 455
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: 281
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: 270
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: 20
Views: 968
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: 270
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: 20
Views: 968
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: 270
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: 20
Views: 968
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: 313
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: 527
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: 316
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: 524
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: 955
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: 955
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: 955
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: 13
Views: 755
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: 301
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: 394
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: 13
Views: 755
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: 12
Views: 1,009
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: 13
Views: 755
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: 442
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: 972
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: 1,182
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: 1,182
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: 12
Views: 1,009
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: 12
Views: 1,009
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: 735
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: 735
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...
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