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by michealey
Tue Sep 16, 2014 7:18 pm
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: Learning QBasic with Books vs. QB64 (Online Documentation)
Replies: 0
Views: 3466

Learning QBasic with Books vs. QB64 (Online Documentation)

One of the important benefits in utilsing QBasic (or QuickBasic) over QB64, initially, or as long as you would like through the developmental and or learning process: is the vast array of excellent textbooks and guides on QBasic , one can pick up these days - very inexpensively. In a world of “On-Li...
by michealey
Tue Sep 16, 2014 10:58 am
Forum: Pete's QB Site News
Topic: Google Bot - Registered User?
Replies: 1
Views: 2455

Google Bot - Registered User?

Hi. I thought it was kinda funny, that the "Google-Bot" is a Registered User. Really? Does it sign in or something? Just curious. ;-) :roll:
by michealey
Thu Sep 11, 2014 6:11 pm
Forum: Pete's QB Site News
Topic: Board Keeps Logging Me OUT...
Replies: 4
Views: 2670

Re: Board Keeps Logging Me OUT...

check the Log me in automatically BOX Hey, thanks very kindly Burger2227, that's an easy solution - to one darn frustrating issue! Umm, It might help to list this solution as a "Sticky Thread" or something - because, I think most seasoned website visitors; they will not choose this option...
by michealey
Thu Sep 11, 2014 7:49 am
Forum: Pete's QB Site News
Topic: Board Keeps Logging Me OUT...
Replies: 4
Views: 2670

Board Keeps Logging Me OUT...

There is something odd going on with this board - at least with my system. I seemed to get logged out after 60 seconds . I can log back in to continue, but is a pretty darn short window, and rather annoying. Is this normal operation for this php BB forum :?: For example, in the two minutes it took m...
by michealey
Thu Sep 11, 2014 7:28 am
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: is there a hot key to break an endless loop which is running
Replies: 8
Views: 5115

Re: is there a hot key to break an endless loop which is run

One point I would like to append to this thread - is that if you are running QBASIC in DOSbox, the CTRL+Break does NOT work. However, there is a simple work-a-round. You can simply use CTRL+SCROLL LOCK - this performs the exact same function. :)

FYI
by michealey
Tue Mar 20, 2007 9:45 am
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: Can you protect BSaved Graphic files with LIB or LINK??
Replies: 2
Views: 3700

Can you protect BSaved Graphic files with LIB or LINK??

-- RePosted from the General Discussion forum -- Posted to General by mistake... Hi Guys, I have been seriously studying QBasic/QuickBasic for more than a year now, I am in the process of writing some programs and I wondered how other folks are protecting\hiding BSAVED graphic files which go along w...
by michealey
Sat Mar 17, 2007 12:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can you Protect BSaved Graphic Files via LIB or LINKING?
Replies: 0
Views: 3003

Can you Protect BSaved Graphic Files via LIB or LINKING?

Hi Guys, I have been seriously studying QBasic/QuickBasic for more than a year now, I am in the process of writing some programs and I wondered how other folks are protecting\hiding BSAVED graphic files which go along with the program that will be distributed. In particular, can you 'link' or otherw...
by michealey
Wed Jan 17, 2007 7:31 pm
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: Formula to Calculate the Cube Root of a Number
Replies: 3
Views: 4205

Formula for Roots

That works great!!!!!!!! Thanks so much for that. So simple too! Very very excellent. Much thanks.


Very Sincerely,

Mic
by michealey
Wed Jan 17, 2007 1:41 pm
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: Formula to Calculate the Cube Root of a Number
Replies: 3
Views: 4205

Formula to Calculate the Cube Root of a Number

Hi Guys,

I was wondering if anyone knew of a simple way to calculate the "cube root" of a number...

(I need it for applying Keplers Third Law in a space game I am building.)


Any help very kindly appreciated.


Kind Regards,

Mic
by michealey
Mon Dec 04, 2006 6:49 pm
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: Changing default colors in Screen 1
Replies: 3
Views: 3699

Changing default colors in Screen 1

Thanks for the reply. Unfortuately, the OUT code listed previously only works under SCREEN 13. I was looking for a port address that would make it work under SCREEN 1 (on a VGA card equipped system of course). CGA is ancient I guess... But, You can still do some pretty neat stuff with CGA if you cha...
by michealey
Sun Dec 03, 2006 8:44 pm
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: Changing default colors in Screen 1
Replies: 3
Views: 3699

Changing default colors in Screen 1

Hi Guys, I was trying to change the default colors for screen one. Now I know you can assigned any of the 16 colors to the 4 CGA colors with the PALETTE COMMAND. Example: SCREEN 1 PALETTE 2, 4 'Turns the Magenta to Red for color 2 However, I was wondering if you could apply the routine as it is used...

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