[Coco] VCC 1.40 or "other mechanism" question
diegoba at adinet.com.uy
Sun Dec 28 08:47:05 EST 2008
What I do is use Wimgtool or file2dsk to put the windows file into a dsk.
Ed Orbea wrote:
> I have a BASIC program (saved as ascii text on my windows system) that
> I want to run on my CoCo3 (real or emulated). I have VCC 1.4 loaded on
> a USB drive (so I can play CoCo games anywhere), as well as a real
> CoCo3 (Disto controller, 3.5 and 5.25 floppy drives, MPI, 512 memory
> upgrade) I am also a registered user of Drivewire and Roger Taylor's
> excellent Rainbow IDE.
> Obviously the easiest way would be to copy & paste the BASIC program
> from Windows Notepad into VCC, but as you all know, Windows shortcuts
> don't work in VCC, so what process do the members of this list recommend?
> Would it be best to do "everything" in Rainbow IDE (even to making a
> DSK file with the BASIC program on it)
> Or to use an RS-DOS editor to "copy & paste"
> Or to use Wimgtool.exe to paste the ascii file onto a DSK
> Thanks, and since I have a Disto SCII, I am looking forward to
> obtaining a CoCoNet eprom (more stuff to play with <grin>)
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