QBasic Forum BASIC Discussion Board


[QB FAQ] [QB Archives, Links and Downloads] [Subforums and Chat Room] [Search]

Run QBasic Code on Modern Systems:  QB64   Post Code or Ask for Help:  Post Code   Homework Policy

Post New Topic


Message TitleAuthor and Date
Playing music files?Brian on Jun 4
 I think so, butGarry Ricketson on Jun 8
 In QBasic, you pretty much have to shell out to the wave file.Pete on Jun 8
  That would workGarry Ricketson on Jun 9
My fireGarry Ricketson on Jun 4
 Looks good...TheBOB on Jun 4
  TYPE Rectangle is just the start and end coordinates of the image.Clippy on Jun 4
saving as an 8-bit bmp in paint.netBrian on Jun 4
 There should be an option...TheBOB on Jun 4
  Re: There should be an option...Brian on Jun 4
 I have Paint.net, and I can save png or bmp files as 8-bit.Pete on Jun 4
  ...but does it have a "system" option...TheBOB on Jun 4
   Photo Studio 6Brian on Jun 4
    I think the writing is on the wall...TheBOB on Jun 4
   No. Not that I am aware of.Pete on Jun 4
    * Isn't fireworks like an animation creator?Brian on Jun 4
     It does just about anything, if you have time to learn it, and about a grand to buy it.Pete on Jun 4
 If you are using 24 bit bitmaps you will always lose colors in an 8 bit paletteClippy on Jun 4
 Image Magick software provides command line tools for converting anything to anything imagBen on Jun 4
Pete: Update on QBG in QB64...TheBOB on Jun 4
 N54 I think has a 2MB limit for Premire AccountsPete on Jun 4
  *...and that's what he did. THE END. (see my post to Ted just below).TheBOB on Jun 4
   I think that works out the best.Pete on Jun 4
    *Will send you the link soon. BTW, my shoes might be a bit warm for California (mukluks).TheBOB on Jun 4
     * Mcklucks? I was hoping for tennis rackets!Pete on Jun 4
 Drop Box is a good solutionGarry Ricketson on Jun 4
 The DLL files add a lot to the download too. I'll invite you to Drop BoxClippy on Jun 4
  Thanks for the invite, Ted...TheBOB on Jun 4
   Refer people and you too can have 5.8 Gigabytes like I haveClippy on Jun 4
    I should have sent him a invitation,...Garry Ricketson on Jun 4
     * You got beat out by that evil greedy Liberal, Clippy!Pete on Jun 4
      *Somehow, all of this reminds me of Storage WarsKewbie on Jun 6
    *5.8 Gigabytes and growing? Clippy, are you sure you're not a closet Republican??TheBOB on Jun 4
 3 things that you can do to make it smaller.Michael Calkins on Jun 4
  Bob will probably ignore your advertisement...Pete on Jun 4
   *lol, I was lost until I reread his titlePhyloGenesis on Jun 4
  *Thanks, Michael. You're right, libstdc++-6.dll is huge! Never noticed.TheBOB on Jun 4
   For Garry, regarding the above...TheBOB on Jun 4
    ok thanksGarry Ricketson on Jun 4
     * You might be able to consult DSMan about stripping the Linux executable.Michael Calkins on Jun 4
MSDN FunctionsZack on Jun 2
 Pointers need to be _OFFSETClippy on Jun 2
 Re: MSDN FunctionsMichael Calkins on Jun 2
  That appears to work, but why is MOUSEINPUT commented out?Clippy on Jun 3
   * he isn't using mouse input, only keyboard input.Michael Calkins on Jun 3
    So you can just comment it out?Clippy on Jun 3
     Sure you can comment it out.Pete on Jun 3
      I know how commenting worksClippy on Jun 3
       Dammit!Pete on Jun 3
       It uses a union.Michael Calkins on Jun 3
        ROFL - See once agin proof we are better off without unions!Pete on Jun 3
         * I would come to the opposite conclusion.Michael Calkins on Jun 3
         You forgot the star there Anti-Union guyClippy on Jun 3
          Well, anti government unions, that's for sure.Pete on Jun 3
           * LOL, I did not think that courtesy was your strong point...Clippy on Jun 3
            * No problem. You're excused for not thinking.Pete on Jun 3
        LSETMichael Calkins on Jun 3
        * In other words, the members of a union overlap in memory.Michael Calkins on Jun 3
reading key input from portdavid on Jun 2
 You mean with INP?Clippy on Jun 2
  yes inp(&h60)david on Jun 3
   What you just described is why I gave up on INP.Pete on Jun 3
    way to getter better speed with inkey$?david on Jun 3
     You can post all or part of the code.Pete on Jun 3
      There it isDavid on Jun 3
       You're repeating _DISPLAY when you don't need to...Pete on Jun 3
        makes sense...david on Jun 3
         You only need to update _DISPLAY when a change happens,Pete on Jun 3
          gotcha, i will implement thatdavid on Jun 3
     In QB64, INP is emulated.Michael Calkins on Jun 3
      QB64 fixed the problems with INP ikeyboard reads. Use an arrayClippy on Jun 3
       thanks clippy great infodavid on Jun 4
Does QB45 have mouse support?Brian on Jun 1
 Yes, Chapter 15 of my Qbasics DemoClippy on Jun 1
  do you happen to have a text or HTML version of it?Jim on Jun 5
 I use CALL INTERRUPT mouse routines in QB and QB64.Pete on Jun 1
  Yeah, but functions over 3 don't workClippy on Jun 1
   Only Liberals need to restrict movements.Pete on Jun 1
Loading sprites with default palette?Brian on May 31
 One possibility...TheBOB on May 31
  * Paint.net and GIMPPete on Jun 1
  Re: One possibility...Brian on Jun 1
   Not JUST as a 256 color bitmap, but as a SYSTEM 256 color bitmap...TheBOB on Jun 1
    I've seen worse. The old Paint had no options...:-)Clippy on Jun 1
     Windows Paint (mspaint) has its uses...TheBOB on Jun 1
      Hmmm, what is taking you so long?Clippy on Jun 1
       converted it to ?Garry Ricketson on Jun 1
        It's the same QBG graphics tutorial, Garry...TheBOB on Jun 1
         Sounds great,..Garry Ricketson on Jun 1
          The source won't be included in the zip...TheBOB on Jun 1
           * CHAIN does not work in Linus yetClippy on Jun 1
            *No problem, the CHAIN's are all gone thanks to QB64's mega-capacity.TheBOB on Jun 1
           Sounds good,Garry Ricketson on Jun 1
           Re: The source won't be included in the zip...Garry Ricketson on Jun 4
            Bob here is a list of the QB64 keywords that won't work in Linus or Mac.Clippy on Jun 4
             *Thanks, Ted. QBG doesn't use any of those :-)TheBOB on Jun 4
            Garry: regarding your email...TheBOB on Jun 4
             *ok thanksGarry Ricketson on Jun 4
             500mb is fine,Garry Ricketson on Jun 4
        Bat files not neededGarry Ricketson on Jun 1
       Mostly the mouse is holding things up, Clippy...TheBOB on Jun 1
        Don't forget _LIMITClippy on Jun 1
         *Good to know. I was using a loop, so I guess that's why it didn't check for releases.TheBOB on Jun 1
   Note that Paint.net is not Windows..Pete on Jun 1
Delays?Brian on May 31
 Blah, blah, blahClippy on May 31
  Your program crashes.Ed Asner on Jun 1
   Try this with qb64Garry Ricketson on Jun 1
Game help (gem swap)david on May 30
 Three tiles the same colorPete on May 30
  im used to baby counters! loldavid on May 30
Just when I thought everything was perfect...Brian on May 30
 BSAVER / BLOADER ProgramsBrian on May 30
 Every bitmap has its own color palette set using OUTClippy on May 30
  Default palette?Brian on May 31
A couple of questions (Clippy, Pete) regarding QBG in QB64...TheBOB on May 30
 First of all, it's Pete, Clippy...Pete on May 30
  lol - Usually Clippy is first to respond, sorry...TheBOB on May 30
   QB64-GLPete on May 30
    *Thanks! (Sorry Clipster - the early bird... well, you know, is usually a Republican.).TheBOB on May 30
     Oh Clippy was here first...Pete on May 30
      WoooowBrian on May 30
       No, I'm an imposter.Pete on May 30
        Re: No, I'm an imposter.Brian on May 30
         *I never kid about my good looks.And that's the Stoned Age, circa 1970sPete on May 30
          * Handsome QUACK!Clippy on May 30
       Straight answer Brian: no, our Pete is not the Pete from petesqbsite...TheBOB on May 30
        * Screw you... Bruce!Superman on May 30
         *Wow! Not THE Superman!?TheBOB on May 30
          *Nope, it wasn't me. Must be an imposter as I'm the only Superman here...SMcNeill on Jun 2
           Superman gets his butt kicked all the time...Perry the Platypus on Jun 2
    GL may not be ready for it. Here's the DLL ZIP file linkClippy on May 30
Any way to load a BMP and save it to a BSV? (@TheBOB) v2Brian on May 29
 In that case, there's no problem...TheBOB on May 29
  QBG2.EXE runs fine on my XPClippy on May 29
   You must have XP 32-bit...TheBOB on May 29
  YupBrian on May 29
   Sounds good...TheBOB on May 29
    * Drink less and code more...Clippy on May 29
     I'm pretty proud of Clippy for being able to stop drinking.Pete on May 29
   You will need to use QB64. Windows 64 bit has no DOS.Clippy on May 29
    ThanksBrian on May 29
     Use the code any way you wantClippy on May 29
      Simple BLOADer doesn't work with your files?Brian on May 29
       Image is the GET and PUT arrayClippy on May 29
        Re: Image is the GET and PUT arrayBrian on May 29
         Add thisClippy on May 29
          Subscript out of range?Brian on May 29
           DIM SHARED Image(0 TO 26000) AS INTEGERClippy on May 29
            * Dimmit! You beat me to it!Pete on May 29
             LOLClippy on May 29
            Another errorBrian on May 29
             Try thisClippy on May 29
              AwesomeBrian on May 29
               The files can be located anywhere, but...Pete on May 29
               I would not reference them on an external driveClippy on May 29
                Thank you allBrian on May 29
                 Yes, PUT with AND can make white clearClippy on May 29
                  Re: Yes, PUT with AND can make white clearBrian on May 30
  24bit BMPs on QBasicBen on May 29
   Ildurest made a 24 bit simulator that gave some of the colorsClippy on May 30
Any way to load a BMP and save it to a BSV? (@TheBOB)Brian on May 28
 Look in the downloads sectionClippy on May 28
  He did. He's asking Bob here because...Pete on May 28
   Well he can't load 24 bit bitmaps in Qbasic. Need QB64 to do that.Clippy on May 28
 Sorry you can't run the tutorials...TheBOB on May 29
  Bob. Ever thought about re-compiling tuts into QB64?Pete on May 29
   As a matter of fact...TheBOB on May 29
    Better stock up! You will need to fix the mouse.Clippy on May 29
     Yeah...TheBOB on May 29
      Or you could switch it to call interrupt.Pete on May 29
       Possible, but sooner or later I have to get used to QB64's mouse routines...TheBOB on May 29
        You turned 30, I remember that day...Pete on May 29
       * In QB64, Interrupt and Absolute only work up to function 3Clippy on May 29
        * I'd know that, if only we had a WIKI on this site!Pete on May 29
    That sure would be niceGarry Ricketson on May 29
How to Send Display to Text File?Clueless in Seattle on May 25
 Experiment with these....Pete on May 25
 SHELL "cmd /c start notepad /p file.txt" to use USB printerClippy on May 25

9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 

<< Prev Next >>

 Copyright © 1999-2014 Network54. All rights reserved.   Terms of Use   Privacy Statement