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I find something adorable in their vociferous way of describing the technique.

Copy Cursor Method The copy cursor is another cursor in addition to the one already on the screen which comes into view when you hold down [SHIFT] and press one of the cursor keys. Web Design by Pure Energy. Please be assured that any amount you feel able to donate will make an immediate and significant impact. The computer does this automatically for you, and will react to an unwanted [RETURN] by printing an error message – usually a Syntax erroreither there and then, or when the program is run.

Join our Mailing List by adding your email address below and be kept up to date with lots of information including: My friend Dr Richard of brisbane parks fame pointed out that by reawakening such old neurons and marking them as new again, the brain is bound to believe that those memories are of very high importance and mark them as always hot.

Amstrad CPC6128 Manuel de l’utilisateur (1985)(AMSOFT)(FR)

The modern age is all too brief in its belting-around-the-headedness-about-the-simple-things. You will notice the main cursor has not moved, so there are now two cursors on the screen.


There were 3 text modes, 80 characters x 25 lines – 40 x 25 and 20 x This exhibit has a reference ID of CH The CPC also has the following graphic Modes – x pixels, x and x They only stop adding the word [RETURN] when they get up to teaching you about the return keyword used after a gosubfor awesome fun times. Consider this startling example of using ‘ the copy cursor ‘ to correct a typo.

Important When you reach the right hand edge of the screen by entering 40 characters on a line, the next character will automatically appear on the following line at the left edge of the screen. Like theonly 42 Kb could be accessed, the upper 64 Kb were used as a RAM disk or to store data. A sub-routine written from lines to can be called by: The book takes you through every aspect of the computer, the hardware, the operating system, and two programming languages BASIC and Logo.


The CPC was launched in To correct the mistakes in line amstrav and 30, hold down the [SHIFT] key then press the cursor up key until the copy cursor is positioned over the very beginning of line Always bear in mind when writing sub-routines, that you do not necessarily have to Jump into’ the sub-routine at the same point, i.

The amount colors available were amatrad on the video mode in use. Now press the [COPY] key until the whole of line 10 is copied. And it amstrda from absolute beginner level, in a way that no modern set of instructions ever needs to. You will notice that line 10 is being re-written on the last line and the main cursor stops at the same place as the copy cursor. I’ve had some recent fun building simple programs on the Amstrad emulators but there’s too much to cover here.


The more I got into it, the more I enjoyed it. This is how keywords appear when a program is LISTed by the computer.

I recently inherited the original instruction manual from the first computer my mnaual ever owned, the Amstrad CPC User Instructions.

See how much tedious typing we’ve saved ourselves? But software quality assurance and refactoring magic aren’t just left up to the wonderous copy cursor.

It had almost all the same features as theexcept having k of memory. Press [COPY] until the copy cursor is positioned over the quotation marks next to say. Our unit is complete with software and manual. These children deserve a space which is engaging and instructive, where they can feel a sense of adventure, exploration and surprise! Well designed subroutines are a principal part of computing.

Whoever said “nostalgia isn’t what it used to be” must’ve been one of those filthy Commodore 64 programmers, I guess. Flicking through this magnificent compendium has sent me on a serious nostalgia trip.

AMSTRAD cpc 6128 User Instruction

Now press the space bar once. I’d like to write a little about it, if I find the time, but that’s enough for now. This will appear on the bottom line only.