The Videotex And Office Information System

You'll notice that we've devoted several pages to the new VIS system. This is a tremendous data base system that can be set up and customized to fit information storage, retrieval, and distribution needs. It is a most impressive and forgiving system. It will even accept misspelled words, evaluate them phonetically and return what the user actually meant to ask for in the first place. VIS is a very sophisticated system which demonstrates forcibly the strength of today's TRS-80 microcomputer.

The Assembly Is Getting Out of Hand Call the Supervisor

Jean-Pierre Radley 320 Central Park West New York, NY 10025 Si non e vero, e ben' trovato . . . Italian proverb My first computer was the Radio Shack hand-held PC-1. I learned BASIC on it by brute force. Three months later I decided I was ready for the Model II. Opening its Manual was a bit short of devastating, but I forged ahead on my own in the wee hours. I was soon into Supervisor Calls and assembly language. I had two guides, Barden's TRS-80 Assembly Language Programming RS 62-2006 and...

Model ROM Routines

This is a description of Model 100 ROM routines and addresses. Although not thoroughly tested, the information is correct to the best of our knowledge. It is provided for your convenience. Routines for generating common LCD functions and Escape Codes. These functions have no entry or exit parameters. Routines for generating common LCD functions and Escape Codes. These functions have no entry or exit parameters. Generate a Carriage Return and Line Feed. Reset system line unlock LCD line 8 ....

Corplan Means Business

Radio Shack's new Corplan courseware package is designed to supplement business instruction at the college and advanced secondary level. Corplan puts the player or a role-playing management team in charge of an imaginary corporation for up to 12 quarters, unless bankruptcy comes first. The player or team of players must plan overall business strategy and apply the quarterly decisions for production, sales, investments, and finance needed to make the corporation succeed. This educational program...

In Conclusion

In my opinion, planning your whole Profile system out on paper fields, field lengths, screen, report and label formats is a prerequisite if you want satisfying results. When you've devised a satisfactory data base, you should then test it with a dozen or two dozen sample records. Try out the various sort and select options and your screen and printer formats. Enter extreme numbers to put your math formulas through their paces. Sleep on it a brilliant formatting idea may come to you in the...