[Coco] CoCo related question? (From scanner to emulator)
diegoba at adinet.com.uy
Wed Mar 23 11:16:48 EST 2005
What I do is get the file to notepad (or Edit) and save it as a .BAS file.
Then, using PORT.EXE from JV's emu, move it to a DSK file.
Seems to works better than the paste option in mess.
Albert Stinger wrote:
>My questions, but first let. I'll ramble on some. I did a scan from the
>Rainbow magazine and sent it to Note Pad with ORC'd text. I figured
>it would be faster then typing in the whole listing from scratch. (Could
>somebody or anybody please post the Rainbows on disk to a safe
>place on the web. Please!) I went through the listing correcting any
>obvious errors I found. I copied the text to the windows clipboard. I
>then opened mess, and I pasted the clipboard data into it. When I saw
>the listing being pasted into mess, I was ready to fall in love, but mess
>couldn't handle the entire listing and I ended up with only the first part
>of the listing in memory, so not trusting the rest. So much for love. I
>also found that if I saved the listing in ASCII format, I would have
>garbled text and line numbers missing from the listing. I need.
>The listing ended up pretty good after all the edits. What with going
>back and forth between XP and DOS. Yikes! There is still bugs in
>the listing. With no easy way of finding the errors. I found myself with
>questions. Is there a way that the (Rainbow Check Plus) program be
>used to check against the listing or are there any other ways to test for
>logical type errors in a typed listing? Is someone or anyone making a
>slightly better edit for the coco3.rom? Please! Full screen editing to go
>in the wasted rom space would be nice.
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