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by vanpeebles
Wed Jan 20, 2021 6:05 pm
Forum: The Off-Topic Section
Topic: Presidential Pardon
Replies: 5
Views: 118

Re: Presidential Pardon

dilwyn wrote:pardoned.jpg


:lol: :lol:
by vanpeebles
Wed Jan 20, 2021 8:22 am
Forum: QL Wiki
Topic: Richard Alexander (CGH Services)
Replies: 15
Views: 392

Re: Richard Alexander (CGH Services)

I miss the hours spent testing the adventures - even with a cheat sheet I liked to play them through to see if there was any problems. And then when we'd sold a few I could write some hints for the mag. I wonder if there any adventures we didn't cover and people never managed to finish ? If you sti...
by vanpeebles
Tue Jan 19, 2021 12:21 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Job Lot QL Hardware, Books etc
Replies: 16
Views: 730

Re: Job Lot QL Hardware, Books etc

bwinkel67 wrote:I think it takes a few posts to activate the PM feature...you may already be there with 3.


Yep! He should be working now :)
by vanpeebles
Tue Jan 19, 2021 7:04 am
Forum: The Welcome Area
Topic: Hello from the SouthWest
Replies: 4
Views: 117

Re: Hello from the SouthWest

Welcome! The Z88 is a lovely machine, you connect it to the QL too :)
by vanpeebles
Mon Jan 18, 2021 6:36 am
Forum: QL Wiki
Topic: Richard Alexander (CGH Services)
Replies: 15
Views: 392

Re: Richard Alexander (CGH Services)

Thanks for the CGH Services catalogue. I'd forgotten just how many issues there were of QL Technical Review : 7 ! And so much Public Domain stuff. Looking back I can see how I exhausted myself - editing / publishing 2 zines , running a large Public Domain Library, Publishing and selling a wide rang...
by vanpeebles
Sat Jan 16, 2021 10:28 pm
Forum: The Welcome Area
Topic: Greetings from Wales
Replies: 6
Views: 234

Re: Greetings from Wales

Welcome! I don’t suppose you know of any other old time QL peeps? I’ve been trying to track down Steve Sutton to get ACT released!
by vanpeebles
Wed Jan 13, 2021 10:54 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Can I mount a vDrive internally?
Replies: 8
Views: 252

Re: Can I mount a vDrive internally?

No, the software is the tricky part. An excellent thread on the subject here:

viewtopic.php?f=2&t=3124&start=20&hilit=drive+image+cf
by vanpeebles
Wed Jan 13, 2021 9:31 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: QL Ruins ACT - 1st problem random number within a range of.
Replies: 29
Views: 3240

Re: QL Ruins ACT - 1st problem random number within a range of.

stevepoole wrote:Hi Van,

<< (65535 / 17 for range of 17 locations) >> Is this division done using DIV and/or MOD ? If so you may well have problems...

Steve.


It uses the ACT instruction divide :)
by vanpeebles
Wed Jan 13, 2021 9:14 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Can I mount a vDrive internally?
Replies: 8
Views: 252

Re: Can I mount a vDrive internally?

I think the vdrive will be easier to get files onto. Getting files onto the DOM via a PC is a tricky process.
by vanpeebles
Wed Jan 13, 2021 9:12 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Transform, live right now.
Replies: 29
Views: 2154

Re: Transform, live right now.

Be interesting to see what the cable was, the psion had a comms link adapter with rs232. Dear vanpeebles We had 20 QL's in our 'first' College Construction Department I.T. suite. The Land Surveying students used PSION organisers for optical instrument field data logging. We adapted two Organiser Co...