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  Topic: Backing up
LitusSaxonicum

Replies: 8
Views: 220

PostForum: General   Posted: Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:04 am   Subject:
As far as 3.5" floppies goes, I have a USB version (complete with memory card reader) but the plain version is available for under GBP10 on the web, as well as some old computers that can read th ...
  Topic: Backing up
LitusSaxonicum

Replies: 8
Views: 220

PostForum: General   Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 5:46 pm   Subject:
Many thanks for your observations I will try some of the suggestions. I wrote the original post as an appendix really to my post on the topic about doing clean installs, and I realise that there are ...
  Topic: Browse_for_folder1@ is failing to create a user-named folder
LitusSaxonicum

Replies: 33
Views: 945

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:48 pm   Subject:
Wow, that was quick!

Laptops are a big issue, as they don't normally have space for spare disks, and the solution there is to partition the single hard drive so that you have a boot partition and a ...
  Topic: Backing up
LitusSaxonicum

Replies: 8
Views: 220

PostForum: General   Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:50 am   Subject: Backing up
Backing up: this post relates to my other post regarding the clean install of Windows as a mechanism to solve some intractable software issues.

it came as a bit of a shock to me with my first PC to ...
  Topic: Browse_for_folder1@ is failing to create a user-named folder
LitusSaxonicum

Replies: 33
Views: 945

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:44 am   Subject:
(Continued) My own particular history has left me with rather a lot of hard drives that I have simply replaced. Had I been smarter, and indeed had I had a quickport dock in the past, then I might have ...
  Topic: Browse_for_folder1@ is failing to create a user-named folder
LitusSaxonicum

Replies: 33
Views: 945

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:33 am   Subject:
A problem such as this might have three possible causes:
1. an issue with FTN95
2. an issue with Windows
3. a hardware problem

I think it is fair to say that if it does not occur on every comput ...
  Topic: Clearwin colors
LitusSaxonicum

Replies: 7
Views: 172

PostForum: ClearWin+   Posted: Thu Mar 07, 2019 9:52 pm   Subject:
Because the code contains:

call set_rgb_colours_default@(0)

Zero means 'False' and 1 means 'True'

Eddie
  Topic: Numerical difference Silverfrost v8 vs Salford 2.54
LitusSaxonicum

Replies: 22
Views: 482

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Mar 06, 2019 5:09 pm   Subject:
You don't need a completely standard way of doing anything once you locked yourself into FTNxx by using Clearwin+ - you just need a way that works, and tells you explicitly just in case SF changes the ...
  Topic: Clearwin colors
LitusSaxonicum

Replies: 7
Views: 172

PostForum: ClearWin+   Posted: Wed Mar 06, 2019 11:27 am   Subject:
Hi Joost,

Black is RGB@(0,0,0) and white is RGB@(255,255,255). Silver and grey have the three colours in the same anounts (less for grey, more for silver). Lime is (0,255,0), red (255,0,0) and blue ...
  Topic: Clearwin colors
LitusSaxonicum

Replies: 7
Views: 172

PostForum: ClearWin+   Posted: Tue Mar 05, 2019 3:34 pm   Subject:
Joost,

For a very long time, CW+ had the original 16 colour VGA setup as its default. Some versions ago, Paul realised that the world had moved on, and changed the default to the RGB mode where you ...
  Topic: %ww[casts_shadow]
LitusSaxonicum

Replies: 17
Views: 2464

PostForum: ClearWin+   Posted: Sun Mar 03, 2019 11:30 am   Subject:
Thanks for the effort Paul.

Some differentiation is required if a window is captionless and volatile, but unnecessary for standard dialogs.

I started using drop_shadow for such things when pop-u ...
  Topic: Error in NINT(), 32-bit FTN95
LitusSaxonicum

Replies: 7
Views: 256

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Mar 01, 2019 1:40 pm   Subject:
For what it's worth, the same answer comes out if you use IDNINT instead of NINT.

I did a search of several codes I have written, and discovered that NINT is not something I use, as 'nearest intege ...
  Topic: Numerical difference Silverfrost v8 vs Salford 2.54
LitusSaxonicum

Replies: 22
Views: 482

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Mar 01, 2019 10:40 am   Subject:
John_C,

I'm something of a fan of static allocation, but SAVE in all its guises is an abomination, and it is the job of the programmer, not the compiler to initialise variables before first use. It ...
  Topic: cannot link GET_PROCESS_ID@
LitusSaxonicum

Replies: 6
Views: 197

PostForum: ClearWin+   Posted: Tue Feb 19, 2019 11:52 am   Subject:
Bill,

Paul has the answer. In cases where I don't know the answer, I sometimes know what the answer isn't. In this case, the answer isn't to INCLUDE <CLEARWIN.INS>, because <WINDOWS.INS> ...
  Topic: cannot link GET_PROCESS_ID@
LitusSaxonicum

Replies: 6
Views: 197

PostForum: ClearWin+   Posted: Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:23 am   Subject:
Bill,

WINDOWS.INS has the 3 following lines:

INCLUDE <CLEARWIN.INS>
INCLUDE <WIN32API.INS>
INCLUDE <WIN32PRM.INS>

so INCLUDE <WINDOWS.INS> contains ...
 
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