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Forum: Coders. C/C++ 27 July 2021, 23:09
Replies: 6
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Posted By thomas
Probably the only way to do this is to sub-class...

Probably the only way to do this is to sub-class STRGCLASS and overload its GM_HANDLEINPUT method. When STRGCLASS decides to let go, change the return value to keep focus.
Forum: support.WinUAE 26 July 2021, 20:47
Replies: 1
Views: 173
Posted By thomas
Disable "show GUI on startup" on the misc page...

Disable "show GUI on startup" on the misc page and save the config as default.uae.

Or save it with a different name and then launch the config instead of winuae.exe.
Forum: support.WinUAE 26 July 2021, 08:26
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By thomas
Go to the Input tab. On the top left select...

Go to the Input tab. On the top left select Configuration #1. On the bottom right click on Remap. Press the key you want to remap. From the menu which appears select the function you want to assign...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 24 July 2021, 09:29
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By thomas
graphics.library/TextLength ...

graphics.library/TextLength
intuition.library/IntuiTextLength

There are also

graphics.library/TextExtent
graphics.library/TextFit

The former tells you more details about the space your...
Forum: support.Apps 23 July 2021, 17:33
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By thomas
The issue with Roadshow is that it does not...

The issue with Roadshow is that it does not support "offline". When you switch Genesis to offline, it is still running, just does not have a network connection.

The only way to stop Roadshow from...
Forum: Coders. System 20 July 2021, 11:26
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By thomas
The thread title mentions GetDeviceProc which...

The thread title mentions GetDeviceProc which exists only in Kick 2.0+, so your target is not Kick 1.3, right?

In this case you should not peek DosBase for the top of the device list but rather...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 July 2021, 16:16
Replies: 16
Views: 921
Posted By thomas
You should read my and Daedalus' posts more...

You should read my and Daedalus' posts more carefully.
Forum: Amiga scene 16 July 2021, 15:02
Replies: 16
Views: 921
Posted By thomas
You don't need two kickstarts and you don't need...

You don't need two kickstarts and you don't need to mess with 3.1. As Daedalus pointed out, if the 3.2 partition is available, it will find the libs there, even if it boots from the 3.1 partition.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 July 2021, 10:00
Replies: 16
Views: 921
Posted By thomas
Technically a true boot selector is not possible....

Technically a true boot selector is not possible. If something starts to boot, the boot drive has already been selected and cannot be changed any more. All you can do is to use a series of Assign...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 16 July 2021, 09:44
Replies: 7
Views: 830
Posted By thomas
This information is misleading....

This information is misleading. Devs/Monitors/uaegfx is of course needed. But it's not UAE-specific, it never was. You can just rename any of the other drivers and change the tooltypes to...
Forum: support.Other 14 July 2021, 13:59
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By thomas
I remember when upgrading my A4000 from 3.0 to...

I remember when upgrading my A4000 from 3.0 to 3.1 back in the 1990's, the new drivers had the border blank feature enabled by default. Maybe it's the same here and the black border confuses the...
Forum: support.WinUAE 12 July 2021, 23:51
Replies: 9
Views: 1,692
Posted By thomas
When you say, you cannot see it on the Workbench,...

When you say, you cannot see it on the Workbench, does that mean you can see it elsewhere, for example in the DOS Info command?

Is the card brand new? Could be the "no disk in drive" issue....
Forum: support.WinUAE 12 July 2021, 16:36
Replies: 9
Views: 1,692
Posted By thomas
If other harddrives in the list are shown as...

If other harddrives in the list are shown as changed, you have to save changes on them first.

The best is to add the SD card first and all other harddrives behind it.
Forum: support.Apps 11 July 2021, 21:30
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By thomas
PFS is faster, FFS has better recovery options.

PFS is faster, FFS has better recovery options.
Forum: support.Apps 11 July 2021, 19:34
Replies: 24
Views: 1,511
Posted By thomas
Because you want to run the script, don't you? ...

Because you want to run the script, don't you?

If you use Arexx as default tool, then Arexx is called with the Reko file as argument. And what should happen then? Arexx does not know what to do...
Forum: support.Apps 11 July 2021, 18:17
Replies: 24
Views: 1,511
Posted By thomas
As I said there are examples in OS 3.9. Check...

As I said there are examples in OS 3.9. Check envarc:sys/def_avi.info or def_mp3.info.

The script is the default tool. It gets the file name as argument.
Forum: support.Apps 09 July 2021, 16:04
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By thomas
You can also install FreeWheel. It allows to...

You can also install FreeWheel. It allows to accelerate the mouse up to another 300% over the prefs settings.
Forum: support.Hardware 08 July 2021, 20:12
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By thomas
You don't need a ROM for WB 3.2. The CD32 will...

You don't need a ROM for WB 3.2. The CD32 will boot from the 3.2 CD into what they call the pre-installation environment. From there you can partition the harddrive and install the OS.

On first...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 08 July 2021, 18:06
Replies: 12
Views: 759
Posted By thomas
The h_Entry entry point of a hook receives...

The h_Entry entry point of a hook receives arguments in registers (A0, A2, A1). Your hook function however seems to expect arguments on the stack.

To continue doing so you should initialize...
Forum: support.Other 06 July 2021, 16:39
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By thomas
You have to sort this out first. If the card does...

You have to sort this out first. If the card does not work on the real Amiga, there is nothing you can do in WinUAE to make it work.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 06 July 2021, 16:34
Replies: 12
Views: 759
Posted By thomas
Each window.class object knows which Intuition...

Each window.class object knows which Intuition window it opened and it handles messages only from that window.

When working with objects, you should never poke into the returned memory. Always...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 05 July 2021, 22:14
Replies: 12
Views: 759
Posted By thomas
Interesting. ReAction is available since more...

Interesting. ReAction is available since more than 20 years. ClassAct is even longer.




Window.class has a WINDOW_SharedPort attribute.
Forum: support.WinUAE 04 July 2021, 01:10
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By thomas
There's nothing wrong and no, it has nothing to...

There's nothing wrong and no, it has nothing to do with UAE version, it's always been like this.

AmigaDOS does not determine the boot device from the mount point as you call it, but from the boot...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 June 2021, 08:42
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By thomas
It doesn't work like that. The Modules disk...

It doesn't work like that. The Modules disk installs resident modules in memory. They don't go away by a reboot. You have to switch power off to remove 3.2 modules from memory.

But the sequence...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 June 2021, 22:59
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By thomas
Because the Modules disk updates scsi.device and...

Because the Modules disk updates scsi.device and the updated scsi.device does not have the MaxTransfer issue.



You can change it. But whether it helps depends on how you installed the OS. If...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 June 2021, 14:29
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By thomas
Where is the HDD connected to, IDE or SCSI? ...

Where is the HDD connected to, IDE or SCSI?

If IDE, how did you set MaxTransfer for the partitions? As you first boot with Kick 3.1, MaxTransfer does matter.
Forum: support.Apps 28 June 2021, 20:00
Replies: 7
Views: 795
Posted By thomas
Just copy it to where the previous version was. ...

Just copy it to where the previous version was.

SYS:Locale/Help/deutsch/Sys/FAQ.readme
Forum: support.Apps 28 June 2021, 17:27
Replies: 7
Views: 795
Posted By thomas
There are no downloads for OS 3.2 yet. The...

There are no downloads for OS 3.2 yet.

The latest version of the FAQ is available on Aminet: http://aminet.net/package/docs/help/AmigaOS_3.2-FAQ
Forum: Coders. System 27 June 2021, 22:49
Replies: 1
Views: 840
Posted By thomas
I've seen similar things happen, with a...

I've seen similar things happen, with a horizontal scroll bar, though.

Check with Kick 3.1. If it works better there, then it's a bug in 1.3.
Forum: support.Hardware 24 June 2021, 20:09
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By thomas
I wouldn't be so sure about that. The manual is...

I wouldn't be so sure about that. The manual is not very clear what the jumper means to third-party software. It only says what the card does if the jumper is closed or removed.

In WinUAE Blizkick...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 June 2021, 17:49
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By thomas
This message appears if you installed with 3.2...

This message appears if you installed with 3.2 ROM and then downgraded to 3.1 ROM.

If you run on a 3.1 ROM it tries to load modules with loadmodule. But if you installed with 3.2 ROM the...
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 20 June 2021, 22:40
Replies: 8
Views: 1,982
Posted By thomas
That's a bad name because it is also the name of...

That's a bad name because it is also the name of one of the installation floppy disks.

You should name your boot partition System3.2 or WB3.2 or Workbench32 or so. But not Workbench3.2.
Forum: support.Hardware 19 June 2021, 21:52
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By thomas
CF cards sometimes just die. Check with...

CF cards sometimes just die.

Check with HDToolbox if it is still found. If it is, then it might be a software issue. Maybe the card is larger than 4GB and you didn't have the drivers for >4GB...
Forum: support.Other 19 June 2021, 21:47
Replies: 8
Views: 723
Posted By thomas
Prefs files are IFF files. If you are a coder you...

Prefs files are IFF files. If you are a coder you can use iffparse.library to read or write prefs files. The format is described in include files in the NDK.
Forum: support.Apps 18 June 2021, 23:07
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By thomas
Yes: Surfaces, BlocksPerTrack and HighCyl I...

Yes: Surfaces, BlocksPerTrack and HighCyl

I guess you can set them all to 1. But the Mount command requires them, as it told you.

And Mount and Activate are synonyms. You need only one of them.
Forum: support.Hardware 17 June 2021, 17:12
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By thomas
I don't know how it works technically. But I...

I don't know how it works technically. But I remember from when I tried it on my A500 that it didn't feel like slow motion but rather like stuttering. As if it puts the CPU on halt in regular short...
Forum: support.Apps 16 June 2021, 13:54
Replies: 24
Views: 1,511
Posted By thomas
It should be possible to run a Rexx script from...

It should be possible to run a Rexx script from the def icon. The script can then call Multiview with specific options. I think there is even an example included with OS 3.9.
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 16 June 2021, 10:41
Replies: 18
Views: 1,704
Posted By thomas
I thought that I own all AF releases since 4.0,...

I thought that I own all AF releases since 4.0, but apparently I skipped 2005. In 6.0 there is indeed only the WB disk for 3.1. In 2006 there are all six disks.
Forum: News 15 June 2021, 18:57
Replies: 48
Views: 12,200
Posted By thomas
You cannot set the size explicitely. It is ...

You cannot set the size explicitely.

It is
- fixed in ToolManager style
- derived from the icon sizes in AmiDock style
- derived from the template brush in MagicWB style
- I don't remember how...
Forum: support.Other 13 June 2021, 12:09
Replies: 8
Views: 1,016
Posted By thomas
Yes, that's the one.

Yes, that's the one.
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