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by Harry Potter
Wed Jul 11, 2012 12:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: DOS-based IDE?
Replies: 2
Views: 3910

A very good IDE in dos already exists
I checked the site. RHIDE seems to have a limited scope (i.e. only for DJGPP and some Linux systems. I'd be better off in Win32 rather than DOS, though.
by Harry Potter
Wed Jul 11, 2012 8:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: DOS-based IDE?
Replies: 2
Views: 3910

DOS-based IDE?

Give me your honest opinion: * Is there a calling for a DOS-based IDE? I want to do one for one or more cross-platform C compilers. * If so, I'm working under VBDOS Pro 1.0. I can use and exit to batch files to run the compilers and emulators, but how do I create the edit control? I'd also like to g...
by Harry Potter
Tue May 15, 2012 11:39 am
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: VBDOS executable size?
Replies: 3
Views: 4497

JohnWatson : you're right. I noticed the bugs and other flaws with VBDOS. I honestly don't know why I'm using it. :( I guess because it's fun. I've been using UPX for the compression, but I wanted a pre-compression method. angros47 : you're right, too. I'm still working on floppy. To not totally be...
by Harry Potter
Fri May 04, 2012 10:11 am
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: VBDOS executable size?
Replies: 3
Views: 4497

VBDOS executable size?

Other than by using the opimization switches at compile time and resorting to an executable compressor, how can I significantly reduce the size of a VBDOS Pro 1.0 program? The sorce code is small and has one start-up BASIC module and a form. Unfortunately, the executable is ~170k long and I want to ...
by Harry Potter
Mon Mar 05, 2012 2:01 pm
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: VBDOS Pro 1.0: Remembering last dir. in a File|Save dialog?
Replies: 5
Views: 5148

I guess I didn't make myself clear: I'm using Visual Basic for DOS Professional 1.0.
by Harry Potter
Mon Mar 05, 2012 11:59 am
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: VBDOS Pro 1.0: Remembering last dir. in a File|Save dialog?
Replies: 5
Views: 5148

In VB you would look in the Dialog Box properties list and set InitDir. ".\" sets it to always be the current directory.
Okay, now how do I do that? I want to preserve the directory without changing the current system directory if possible even when the user hits Cancel.
by Harry Potter
Mon Mar 05, 2012 9:02 am
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: VBDOS Pro 1.0: Remembering last dir. in a File|Save dialog?
Replies: 5
Views: 5148

VBDOS Pro 1.0: Remembering last dir. in a File|Save dialog?

I have a Visual Basic program that uses the File|Open and File|SaveAs dialg boxes and want to peserve the last directoy usd by such dialog boxes--even if the use clicks Cancel. How do I do that? Or do I need to create my own?
by Harry Potter
Thu Nov 10, 2011 9:20 am
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: Calling function by reference for QB4.5/VBDOS 1.0?
Replies: 2
Views: 4034

Thank you.
by Harry Potter
Mon Nov 07, 2011 10:02 am
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: Calling function by reference for QB4.5/VBDOS 1.0?
Replies: 2
Views: 4034

Calling function by reference for QB4.5/VBDOS 1.0?

I want to experiment with AI in BASIC and might want to create self-editing code. I want to provide code to handle each neuron. The problem is that I need to be able to "attach" a function to each neuron such that the code runs when the neuron is "fired." In an OOPS, I can simply refer to the functi...
by Harry Potter
Fri Jul 01, 2011 5:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Uploading problems...
Replies: 3
Views: 4913

Uploading problems...

I tried to upload two programs to this site but got an error message. It wasn't even a clear message: it was the source code of a HTML page. :( Can anybody help me?
by Harry Potter
Fri Jul 01, 2011 4:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: VBDOS Pro 1.0 Custom Text Control: How To?
Replies: 1
Views: 3606

VBDOS Pro 1.0 Custom Text Control: How To?

I need to create a custom control with a top text limit of at least 256k, tab-processing, color-coded text, a cursor, scroll bars and a status bar. Where can I find the necessary information?
by Harry Potter
Fri Jul 01, 2011 4:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: QB4.5/VBDOS 1.0 External TYPE variable
Replies: 0
Views: 5068

QB4.5/VBDOS 1.0 External TYPE variable

In ANSI/ISO C, I can use a pointer to access a variable that is external to the program. I am working on an IDE in VBDOS with a stub written in C. I could simply store environment data in a file on the hard drive and load it after each IDE command, but doing it would be slow. I could use POKE/PEEK t...
by Harry Potter
Thu Aug 27, 2009 11:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: VBDOS 1.0 Uploads?
Replies: 2
Views: 3804

Thank you. :)
by Harry Potter
Mon Aug 24, 2009 11:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: VBDOS 1.0 Uploads?
Replies: 2
Views: 3804

VBDOS 1.0 Uploads?

Where can I find and upload useful Visual Basic for DOS 1.0 software?
by Harry Potter
Fri Aug 21, 2009 11:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 'Program generator of sentences random simplify
Replies: 34
Views: 23381

I can't run this program because I don't have my own internet acess, and where I have it I don't have access to a programming language. What does it do?
by Harry Potter
Tue Aug 18, 2009 11:40 am
Forum: News and Announcements
Topic: .Ini Reader Update
Replies: 3
Views: 5732

what's it do?
It reads and writes .INI files in Microsoft Windows' settings file format.
by Harry Potter
Mon Aug 17, 2009 11:46 am
Forum: News and Announcements
Topic: .Ini Reader Update
Replies: 3
Views: 5732

The .INI reader is almost ready. The adding of a comment to the .INI file is untested, but everything else is working.
by Harry Potter
Mon Aug 17, 2009 11:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Speeding up the coding process
Replies: 21
Views: 14437

Can you use USB ports? Almost all computers buit after 1998 have one (or you have an older computer? Those computers don't. However, I am going to another program which has WinXP computers and is guaranteed to have USB ports. Also, I can bring disks there. It starts this Friday. :) And I should be ...
by Harry Potter
Fri Aug 14, 2009 11:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Speeding up the coding process
Replies: 21
Views: 14437

I don't live with my mother, but she gives me plenty of computer time whenever I go there
I forgot to mention: I haven't seen my mother in several months. :(
by Harry Potter
Fri Aug 14, 2009 11:49 am
Forum: News and Announcements
Topic: .Ini Reader Update
Replies: 3
Views: 5732

.Ini Reader Update

I am working on TempC , and am working for it a .Ini reader. The .Ini reader will be published as a stand-alone module to be included in other people's programs. It is written for VBDOS but should work on QB4.5 and PDS. I am debugging a routine to write a key to a module in the file. I am making pro...