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by ngcard
Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: vDrive QL Menu
Replies: 10
Views: 648

Re: vDrive QL Menu

MENU.JPG

Yes, another iteration. The IFs have been replaced with SELect. This version also supports multiple pages, you can navigate with the cursor keys, or use CTRL + Left and Right to jump between pages.
by ngcard
Mon Sep 02, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: vDrive QL Menu
Replies: 10
Views: 648

Re: vDrive QL Menu

OK, another iteration. This one has much improved performance when navigating - only the new and previous selections are updated on the screen instead of the whole menu. Also, the left and right arrow keys now allow you to move to the next or previous columns.
by ngcard
Sun Sep 01, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: vDrive QL Menu
Replies: 10
Views: 648

Re: vDrive QL Menu

Here's the next iteration. All the GOTOs and duplicate lines are gone. The list of banks are loaded into an array from DATA lines. The menu can handle up to 39 entries split into 3 columns. The next task is to stop the menu from re-drawing everything when a cursor key is pressed, but only update the...
by ngcard
Tue Aug 27, 2019 4:06 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: vDrive QL Menu
Replies: 10
Views: 648

Re: vDrive QL Menu

Agreed. I just tweeked what was already there. Yes, the SB keyword selects a virtual Microdrive bank.
by ngcard
Sun Aug 25, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: vDrive QL Menu
Replies: 10
Views: 648

vDrive QL Menu

I've been messing with the QL Games Cartridge menu to come up with a menu I can use to launch applications from different banks. Seems to be working pretty well. So far I have a single column menu which supports 13 selections. I should be able to tweak this to support 3 columns. Anyway, the Superbas...
by ngcard
Thu Aug 22, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Tankbusters by Sellasoft
Replies: 7
Views: 368

Tankbusters by Sellasoft

I owned this back in the 80's. Seems to be particularly hard to find now.
by ngcard
Wed Aug 21, 2019 2:07 am
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: QL Dream'n
Replies: 2
Views: 501

Re: QL Dream'n

by ngcard
Wed Aug 21, 2019 1:48 am
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: Hey it works!
Replies: 5
Views: 578

Re: Hey it works!

Nice! I didn't see the QL version. It's amazing they came up with the model based on an ad for an unreleased product.
by ngcard
Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: Hey it works!
Replies: 5
Views: 578

Hey it works!

I received a vDrive QL all the way from New Zealand, found a Microdrive enclose on Thingiverse to put it in (https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3287032). I had it printed for about $40 online. Looks pretty good I think.
by ngcard
Tue Aug 06, 2019 12:31 am
Forum: The Welcome Area
Topic: Hello from Venice, Florida
Replies: 7
Views: 553

Re: Hello from Venice, Florida

Thanks Norm!