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by dilwyn
Sun Aug 20, 2017 9:22 pm
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: The Future of the QL Wiki
Replies: 108
Views: 8786

Re: The Future of the QL Wiki

It's a test version and still looks good. Yes, the wrapping around pictures needs improving, and some spacing between pictures and text, but given that it's a first trial, very impressive.
by dilwyn
Sat Aug 19, 2017 11:30 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Launchpad now freeware
Replies: 1
Views: 132

Launchpad now freeware

My Launchpad software is now available to download as freeware from my website. Both version 1 (for older systems) and Launchpad 2 (for WMAN 2 systems) are available. Go to the Launchpad page to download it - read the description then clickon the link to the Download page. http://www.dilwyn.me.uk/ge...
by dilwyn
Sat Aug 19, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Q-Dock now freeware
Replies: 1
Views: 126

Q-Dock now freeware

I'm pleased to announce that my Q-Dock docking station software for Window Manager 2 systems has now been made freeware and is available to download from its own page on my website, where you can find a lot of information about it, screen dumps, and downloads. The manual is also available as a Word ...
by dilwyn
Thu Aug 17, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: URGENT / IMPORTANT: BANDERSNATCH (MIA)
Replies: 52
Views: 3460

Re: URGENT / IMPORTANT: BANDERSNATCH (MIA)

RWAP wrote:Someone on Twitter appears to have found another copy and loaded it successfully on their QL - they are sending the cartridges for dumping soon :D

https://twitter.com/billysastard1/statu ... 9695558656

Great news :)
by dilwyn
Tue Aug 15, 2017 2:55 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Sinclair QL - blank screen.... HeLp!
Replies: 18
Views: 591

Re: Sinclair QL - blank screen.... HeLp!

I don't know whether there is anything in the QL service manual which might help
http://www.dilwyn.me.uk/docs/ebooks/index.html
by dilwyn
Mon Aug 07, 2017 11:10 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Best QL UK ROM
Replies: 6
Views: 453

Re: Best QL UK ROM

In order of preference, best to worst: JS, JM, AH. I only ever saw one MG QL. So JS is the best ;) Thanks!!! MG is more recent, right? Of the British ROMs, yes, JS is probably best if you wish to use QDOS. MG was generally only for overseas markets as has already been said, and was a little later t...
by dilwyn
Sun Aug 06, 2017 5:04 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: More MIA software titles
Replies: 10
Views: 826

Re: More MIA software titles

In the 80s I played a game called "sub commander" on the QL. Anyone heard of or seen that? You'd sail your sub, watching fuel, air, crew morale, and patrol this 512x256 mile patch of Atlantic ocean. Sometimes there's be ships, but usually it was just avoiding mutiny or hitting the bottom ...
by dilwyn
Thu Aug 03, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: QL Backup
Replies: 8
Views: 584

Re: QL Backup

tofro wrote:
Derek_Stewart wrote:there are many good backup problems that will do this.


Nice Freudian slip - A program is a problem :)

Tobias

Auto correct strikes again? :?
by dilwyn
Sun Jul 30, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: QL Snapshots
Replies: 14
Views: 730

Re: QL Snapshots

vanpeebles wrote:Done :D I nearly made a right bog of that :oops:

:D
by dilwyn
Sat Jul 29, 2017 12:41 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: QL Snapshots
Replies: 14
Views: 730

Re: Issue 8 and WiFi

A very interesting discussion - thank you guys. I hope this comes to some sort of fruition!

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