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Re: [StrongED] MiniTime on Virtual Acorn



In message <b22673f255.fjgraute@xxxxxxxxx>
          Fred Graute <fjgraute@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> In message <55f26e1494brian.jordan9@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>           Brian Jordan <brian.jordan9@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>> In article <mpro.oil0rl003lsvn0346.pittdj@xxxxxxxxxxxx>,
>>    David Pitt <pittdj@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> 
>> [Snip]
>> 
>>> OTOH, CTRL-click does not seem to be copying to the clipboard, on both
>>> VRPC and OS5.
>> I can confirm that is the case on this VRPC too.

> Thanks guys for confirming that MiniTime runs okay on VPRC. I can
> reproduce the error message by changing the year up/down until it fails.

> So it looks like the user is trying to insert a date by clicking on the
> adjusters for month/year instead of clicking on a day in the days grid.

> Ctrl-click fails here too. In v1.04 I'd used a hex number (&6E000) to
> call SWI XClipboard_Put as the module might not be loaded at assemble
> time so can't use the SWI name.

> In an attempt to make this a bit more readable I'd created a variable:
> XClipboard_Put% = 1<<17 + &4E000. BASIC however interprets this as
> 1<<(17 + &4E000) where I was intending (1<<17) + &4E000.

> Putting parenthesis around 1<<17 and a rebuild fixed it.

Generally I find I need to control the execution order for << >> ! ? 
AND OR etc. Not doing so tends to produce unexpected results as above.

> Cheers,
> Fred.



-- 
Alan Adams, from Northamptonshire
alan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
http://www.nckc.org.uk/

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