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Re: Vertical Text Sprites
« Reply #45 on: May 09, 2012, 08:32:50 pm »
Even storing to Ans takes memory, but you could also hardcode it in a way that it still used loops, which would eliminate the extra memory used by storing to a variable, as well as the extra memory used by repeating the Text() function and newlines and so on

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Re: Vertical Text Sprites
« Reply #46 on: May 09, 2012, 09:14:52 pm »
I tried to come up with a possible way to use For( and not storing string to ans, but I couldn't find a good way to do so (if all the rows had same length it's possible but then not all the row characters are same so I need to use inString, which, if you want to use it in combination with sub(, you need to save Str to some place else you'll have to hardcode the whole string twice which is worse)


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Re: Vertical Text Sprites
« Reply #47 on: May 09, 2012, 09:24:14 pm »
Of course, the best way to deal with the screen problem is to just use drawing commands if the title screen is simple enough.
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Re: Vertical Text Sprites
« Reply #48 on: May 09, 2012, 09:40:06 pm »
If it is simple enough, yes. I've used drawing commands to draw my title screen.

http://ourl.ca/3609/79471

But if it has a lot of black spaces, like ztrumpet's Elmgon title screen, vertical text sprite is fastest way to draw all of them other than using pic var :)


Spoiler For funny life mathematics:
1. ROMANCE MATHEMATICS
Smart man + smart woman = romance
Smart man + dumb woman = affair
Dumb man + smart woman = marriage
Dumb man + dumb woman = pregnancy
2. OFFICE ARITHMETIC
Smart boss + smart employee = profit
Smart boss + dumb employee = production
Dumb boss + smart employee = promotion
Dumb boss + dumb employee = overtime
3. SHOPPING MATH
A man will pay $2 for a $1 item he needs.
A woman will pay $1 for a $2 item that she doesn't need.
4. GENERAL EQUATIONS & STATISTICS
A woman worries about the future until she gets a husband.
A man never worries about the future until he gets a wife.
A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend.
A successful woman is one who can find such a man.
5. HAPPINESS
To be happy with a man, you must understand him a lot and love him a little.
To be happy with a woman, you must love her a lot and not try to understand her at all.
6. LONGEVITY
Married men live longer than single men do, but married men are a lot more willing to die.
7. PROPENSITY TO CHANGE
A woman marries a man expecting he will change, but he doesn't.
A man marries a woman expecting that she won't change, and she does.
8. DISCUSSION TECHNIQUE
A woman has the last word in any argument.
Anything a man says after that is the beginning of a new argument.

Girls = Time * Money (Girls are a combination of time and money)
Time = Money (Time is money)
Girls = Money squared (So, girls are money squared)
Money = sqrt(Evil) (Money is also the root of all evil)
Girls = sqrt(Evil) squared (So, girls are the root of all evil squared)
Girls = Evil (Thus, girls are evil)
*Girls=Evil credit goes to Compynerd255*