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Any way to speed up this code?pmarathe on Jan 3
 you could try using PCOPY... or...mn64 on Jan 3
  Re: you could try using PCOPY... or...pmarathe on Jan 3
Happy New YearGarry Ricketson on Jan 1
My GrandDaughterGarry Ricketson on Jan 1
 She's a real cutie!Pete on Jan 1
  Thanks, and this leads too ..Garry Ricketson on Jan 1
   *Adorable! I'm surprised you could post that lo-o-o-o-o-ong string here!TheBOB on Jan 1
    *That surprised me tooGarry Ricketson on Jan 1
    * Long string capability is one of the few N54 posting perks we have.Pete on Jan 1
     *His string is definitely longer than mine...Clippy on Jan 6
Bright White Background Color in QuickBASIC?Clueless in Seattle on Jan 1
 palette in screen 0mn64 on Jan 1
  and to get white on bright white...mn64 on Jan 1
   sorry, copy didnt copy, heremn64 on Jan 1
    Also...TheBOB on Jan 1
     Hey! That worked! (Sort of)Clueless in Seattle on Jan 1
      For alternating background colors...TheBOB on Jan 1
      You want stripes? Here are stripes...Solitaire on Jan 1
       LSD FlashbacksClueless_in_Seattle on Jan 6
      i've got that tutorial, it's aimed at newbies and will take you farmn64 on Jan 2
       Thanks, menn!Clueless in Seattle on Jan 4
  What does palette 7, 63 do?Clueless in Seattle on Jan 1
   you have to sacrifice an attribute. it doesn't have to be 7.mn64 on Jan 3
    Thanks, menn! That did the trick!Clueless_in_Seattle on Jan 6
     *you're very welcomemn64 on Jan 6
  Speaking of palettes, menno, did you ever...Kewbie on Jan 3
   AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!mn64 on Jan 3
    *Cool! I don't suppose you kept the code for the heart?Kewbie on Jan 4
     i thought you'd get the reference... it was obscure though :)mn64 on Jan 5
 You can only get it in SCREEN 9Solitaire on Jan 1
  you can do it in screen 12, but remember he sometimes uses actual DOSmn64 on Jan 3
   It depends on which version of XP...TheBOB on Jan 3
    *plus there is dosbox, though as ted says it might be "inferior" to qb64mn64 on Jan 5
     Ted's right...TheBOB on Jan 6
      honestly, i've never had a problemmn64 on Jan 6
       DosBoxQB,LinuxGarry Ricketson on Jan 6
        qb64 is a windows programmn64 on Jan 6
* Happy New Year!Pete on Jan 1
 Note to Garry...Pete on Jan 1
  Thank youGarry Ricketson on Jan 1
 Hey, Pete and everyone, yes, Happy New Year...TheBOB on Jan 1
  * lolMichael Calkins on Jan 1
  Us old dudesGarry Ricketson on Jan 1
  Us old dudes, reduxClueless in Seattle on Jan 1
   Happy New Year one and all!Solitaire on Jan 1
    *Just paste the link to your Photobucket pics in the message box.Pete on Jan 1
     Where do I get the link?Solitaire on Jan 1
      Screen ShotGarry Ricketson on Jan 1
       Photo of myselfSolitaire on Jan 1
        *Looks like you got images figured outGarry Ricketson on Jan 1
         Solitaire is dyslexic...Pete on Jan 1
          *You've got that backwards, Dorian (nice to meet you, Solitaire - very nice picture).TheBOB on Jan 1
         Can you help me figure out how to insert images?Clueless in Seattle on Jan 5
          *i think you just post the urlmn64 on Jan 5
          login account, posting imagesGarry on Jan 5
           login account, posting imagesGarry on Jan 5
            Posting photos,Now I am logged inGarry Ricketson on Jan 5
             My work stationClueless_in_Seattle on Jan 6
              If at first you don't succeed....Clueless_in_Seattle on Jan 6
               Finally!Clueless_in_Seattle on Jan 6
                nice setupmn64 on Jan 6
               CongratulationsGarry Ricketson on Jan 6
   *My pleasure, CIS! Lots of smiles around here :-)TheBOB on Jan 1
  happy new year, thebob... have a quick demomn64 on Jan 1
*whoa... sorry about the front page. michael or solitaire, if you can fix the url theremn64 on Dec 27
Praeludium B-dur (Das Wohltemperierte Klavier Teil 1)J.S. Bach on Dec 27
 *coolMichael Calkins on Dec 28
Merry Christmas - Christmas comes just once a year...Pete on Dec 25
 *and if win8 leaves you maligned, at least free bootloaders are signedmn64 on Dec 25
 Michael, go home!Pete on Dec 25
  *Thanks. (I am home, btw...)Michael Calkins on Dec 25
 ...gopus on Dec 28
there's a bunch of things pitt could do to make his effect work, here's a couple ideasmn64 on Dec 25
I'm trying to recreate lost QBASIC programClueless in Seattle on Dec 24
 You are welcome to start the project here.Pete on Dec 24
  I'm running MS-DOS 6.21Clueless in Seattle on Dec 24
   No need to register.Pete on Dec 24
   ok, don't look at this one if you're trying to do most of it yourself :)mn64 on Dec 24
    I had to look! Now, can we walk through it?Clueless in Seattle on Dec 25
     i can walk you through it, sure.mn64 on Dec 25
      okay, here's a lot of annotation all at once... (raise your umbrella)mn64 on Dec 25
    BASIC handbook recommendations?Clueless in Seattle on Dec 25
     i did one, you can download it here...mn64 on Dec 25
     *QuickBasic by MS Press and Revolutionary Guide to QBasicPete on Dec 25
      Books: Could this be one of them?Clueless in Seattle on Dec 25
       The cover is not the same as the one I have.Pete on Dec 25
        Original MS QuickBasic book that came with QB45,Clueless in Seattle on Dec 26
         Mine has been packed away in storage for years.Pete on Dec 26
          Are "Thank You" Messages tolerated here?Clueless in Seattle on Dec 27
           hahahaha! yes...mn64 on Dec 27
            *wth, "time?" i meant "... the top"mn64 on Dec 27
         Re: Original MS QuickBasic book that came with QB45,Solitaire on Dec 27
          That's right, I remember now...Pete on Dec 27
           There's one on ebaySolitaire on Dec 27
            I found another one on ebay; version 2Solitaire on Dec 27
            That's out of my price rangeClueless in Seattle on Dec 29
          I FOUND IT!!!Solitaire on Dec 27
           while you're there, could you see if you have a copy of "hands-on basic"mn64 on Dec 27
            * http://www.os2museum.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/dos-3.21-basica.pngmn64 on Dec 27
             That was GWBasicSolitaire on Dec 27
              rebranded, to be certainmn64 on Dec 29
               GW-BASIC vs. BASICASolitaire on Dec 29
                gw-basic and basica, the plot thickensmn64 on Dec 29
            My books are somewhere else.Solitaire on Dec 27
             believe it or not it was mostly rhetoricalmn64 on Dec 27
      A bargain at half the price!Clueless in Seattle on Dec 31
     QuickBasic books on ebaySolitaire on Dec 26
      I have purchased Revolutionary guide to QBasicBen on Dec 26
    "WARNING...BINARY MODE" ??!!Clueless in Seattle on Dec 27
     Binary is a read and write mode.Pete on Dec 27
      it's also a read-differently mode, which is why i used itmn64 on Dec 27
       you know will, i'd love to offer a couple "extra safe" ways to run thismn64 on Dec 27
    How about putting a seatbelt in your coupe?Clueless in Seattle on Dec 31
     Open the files with INPUT.Pete on Dec 31
      he's not ASCIIng for very much...mn64 on Dec 31
       he's not ASCIIng for very much...Clueless in Seattle on Dec 31
        ok i lied, but i'll have it to you next yearmn64 on Dec 31
         Take your time, menn!Clueless in Seattle on Jan 1
          That is so true.Solitaire on Jan 1
           Finally hit the wallClueless in Seattle on Jan 1
           actually solitaire wrote an operating system once...mn64 on Jan 1
            *Great stuff (lol@skynet).TheBOB on Jan 1
            what the point of this program wasmn on Oct 4
          all i've got right now is the filter, i'll get to the rest when i canmn64 on Jan 1
           i've written the rest, but i can't find the elusive...mn64 on Jan 2
            ok will, i think this does it. no paging of course, but you can try itmn64 on Jan 3
 are you redoing this in DOS, or in some other OS?mn64 on Dec 24
 EUREKA!Clueless in Seattle on Dec 25
  *congrats! incidentally, if you manage to post it here at some point, i'd be most curiousmn64 on Dec 25
   Here's the code for my old SEEFIRST.BAS programClueless in Seattle on Dec 27
    i could make this program work for me...mn64 on Dec 27
     I'm going to try running SEEFIRST.BAS from QBASICClueless in Seattle on Dec 29
      Error on Line 2: "Advanced feature unavailable"Clueless in Seattle on Dec 29
       Yes, you need QuickBasic AKA QB45 for that.Pete on Dec 29
        you Sort Of need it for thatmn64 on Dec 29
       Installed QuickBASIC 4.5, ran program, found 1st errorClueless in Seattle on Dec 29
        don't forget to use ENDmn64 on Dec 29
         BINGO!!!Clueless in Seattle on Dec 30
          The Eagle has landed!Clueless in Seattle on Dec 30
           first simplification: use /b in your shell commandmn64 on Dec 30
            Re: first simplification: use /b in your shell commandWill on Apr 29
          all statements are commands, in q/basicmn64 on Dec 30
    Debug helpPete on Dec 29
  *What a nice surprise! So glad you found it.Solitaire on Dec 25
  I've forgotten how to run .BAS files!Clueless in Seattle on Dec 27
   Re: I've forgotten how to run .BAS files!Michael Calkins on Dec 27
    Where to store .BAS files?Clueless in Seattle on Dec 27
     dos/qb really doesn't care where your .bas files aremn64 on Dec 27
      Write a batch file to run your programs.Solitaire on Dec 27
       Thanks for those sample BAT files, SolitaireClueless in Seattle on Dec 29
        Hey, Solitaire is no stranger!Pete on Dec 29
message for GARRY from qb64 forummn64 on Dec 23
 Thank youGarry on Dec 23
  registration is mostly optional, and comes with extra benefitsmn64 on Dec 23
  Welcome (again)Michael Calkins on Dec 23
   those weren't the ones i was thinking of, but they'll domn64 on Dec 23
   Late replyGarry Ricketson on Dec 26
    *there's certainly a lot of stuff. 10-15+ years worth? and 99% of it works in qb64, toomn64 on Dec 26
    Well, I'm glad that you're enjoying it.Michael Calkins on Dec 26
     *fun to do an over-the-top job they'd have to work too much to make believable it was themmn64 on Dec 26
     I believe it was AliphaSolitaire on Dec 27
      * I think he was mostly before my time, but I have seen some of his code.Michael Calkins on Dec 29
       Alipha was a genius, only 14 years old when he wrote most of his code.Solitaire on Dec 29
        14? That would make me twice the genius he was...Pete on Dec 29
i've tried to register on the other forum againmn64 on Dec 22
 Re: Knowing him he will crack this place first!mn64 on Dec 22
What?!Matt on Dec 22
 don't hold your breath for an emailmn64 on Dec 22
 Most plausible solutionPete on Dec 22
OPEN CMMDJOE on Dec 21
 Yes, but OPEN for what purpose...TheBOB on Dec 21
 even psychic friends ask for your name, we need code.mn64 on Dec 21
other things you gotta do to post here...mn64 on Dec 17

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