Little Orphan Eighty

Over the last couple of months, several of our new subscribers have expressed an interest in a program called BOOT5 CMD. This little gem was written by Adam Rubin, and allows almost instant change from Model 4 LS-DOS to Model 3 mode and LDOS. The problem with BOOT5 CMD is that it was written explicitly for LDOS 5.3.0. When LDOS was upgraded from 5.3.0 to 5.3.1, BOOT5 CMD refused to work on the later version of DOS. In our Jan Feb 1992 issue of TRSTimes, Roy Beck wrote an article called 'Boot...

Hints Tips

Typing in SCROLDEM BAS, I couldn't help myself to jazz it up a bit. Below is my version of the program with the changes bolded. 4' nevertheless jazzed up by H3 10 GOTO 100 62 CBH INT CB 256 CBL CB-CBH 256 63 POKE amp HB95,CBL POKE amp HB96.CBH POKE amp HC06,CBL POKE amp HC07.CBH POKE amp HC24,CBL POKE amp HC25.CBH POKE amp HCD4,CBL POKE amp HCD5.CBH POKE amp HD75,CBL POKE amp HD76.CBH 64 CS 1920-R 80 CSH INT CS 256 CSL CS-CSH 256 65 POKE amp HCD7.CSLPOKE amp HCD8.CSH POKE amp HDA8,CSL POKE amp...

Phone

King, Electrical amp General Contractor Since I use the Model 4P in my business, and I primarily like to write and collect applications software, I have always had plenty to interest and occupy my time on the computer without dialing up bulletin boards. However, when Roy amp Lance whopped up their new TRSuretrove BBS, I decided that now was the time. Lance said that he bought a modem at a local computer swap meet for 52 for Roy, and I got the model and the name of the manufacturer...

Programming Tidbits

Copyright 1993 by Chris Fara Microdex Raise your hands, please how many have used the basic imp Do I see a hand back there Oh, you never heard of a basic imp You know, a small devil, one of the six logical operators in Mod-4 BASIC, used mainly in IF commands to bind two or more comparisons into a true or false expression. If you are like the majority of BASIC programmers including yours truly you probably rarely use the IMP. Most of the time we do just fine with AND, OR, plus possibly NOT, the...