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Re: zStart - an app that runs on ram clears
« Reply #1200 on: May 29, 2014, 12:18:38 pm »
I just have a program which contains all characters, and then i scroll to the character i need and i copy paste it into my program
But a function like the ones in the language apps would be very useful indeed
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Re: zStart - an app that runs on ram clears
« Reply #1201 on: May 29, 2014, 01:51:50 pm »
Well I was thinking that with a custom program editor like zStart's, it would be easy to add such a menu. I know that there are alternatives but there are a lot of shortcuts in zStart, like opening a program with ON+num, or compiling it, etc, so I thought "why not this one ?" :)
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Re: zStart - an app that runs on ram clears
« Reply #1202 on: May 29, 2014, 02:53:31 pm »
That said, if anything involves updating ZStart, I noticed that ThePenguin77 is hardly active anymore, so I worry that the latest ZStart update was actually the last ever. D:

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Re: zStart - an app that runs on ram clears
« Reply #1203 on: May 29, 2014, 03:10:54 pm »
The penguin is in college AFAIK. He'll probably get more active this summer. Hopefully.

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Re: zStart - an app that runs on ram clears
« Reply #1204 on: July 07, 2014, 05:02:17 pm »
Hey, sorry I haven't been on here in a while. I've been working on my android projects lately and haven't touched my calculator in a while.


I don't really have the hours of time I used to have to update this stuff. So are there any really critical bugs with zStart that need fixed? I'm not really going to add any new features, at this point I kind of just want to turn zStart into a finished project.


Also, does the small font editor work well enough to merit me fixing all the bugs with it? It'll probably take me around 15 hours, so I don't really want to perfect something that no one's going to use.


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Re: zStart - an app that runs on ram clears
« Reply #1205 on: July 07, 2014, 10:41:57 pm »
Honestly, the one thing I've always wanted is a fixed width small font editor (and Builderboy expressing his desire for one in IRC is what prompted me to vocalize mine). Do you think it would be at all possible, if you finished the small font editor, to shoehorn in a fixed width mode? I don't think it would need to have a special display engine, as it could probably use the variable width one with some kind of font hook. That would of course mean forfeiting the extra speed of making it specially for fixed width, but I'd take whatever I can get. And I've obsessively stared at pixels in the past and designed a fixed-width small font, so I could supply bitmaps for any characters that would need to be visually adjusted.

EDIT: Also, Builderboy raised two other excellent suggestions: getting rid of the title line and removing one pixel from between lines, each of which would add another available line.
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Re: zStart - an app that runs on ram clears
« Reply #1206 on: July 08, 2014, 02:25:35 am »
The only annoying thing I can think of with that editor is that when Axe raises an Error, we can't jump to the line, it opens the editor on the first line.

Other than that, yeah, the small font editor works great as it is, I do use it :)
And I am not disturbed by the fact it is not monospaced font, on the contrary I find it less disturbing to have the "original" small font I am used to see in programs.

If you fear it has bugs that would prevent some people afraid of bugs (:P) from using it, just add an option to disable it :)
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Re: zStart - an app that runs on ram clears
« Reply #1207 on: July 08, 2014, 03:36:01 am »
There were several issues reported with the small font editor. I think fixing these and calling it a day would be a good idea.

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Re: zStart - an app that runs on ram clears
« Reply #1208 on: July 08, 2014, 11:44:42 pm »
Honestly, the one thing I've always wanted is a fixed width small font editor (and Builderboy expressing his desire for one in IRC is what prompted me to vocalize mine). Do you think it would be at all possible, if you finished the small font editor, to shoehorn in a fixed width mode? I don't think it would need to have a special display engine, as it could probably use the variable width one with some kind of font hook. That would of course mean forfeiting the extra speed of making it specially for fixed width, but I'd take whatever I can get. And I've obsessively stared at pixels in the past and designed a fixed-width small font, so I could supply bitmaps for any characters that would need to be visually adjusted.

EDIT: Also, Builderboy raised two other excellent suggestions: getting rid of the title line and removing one pixel from between lines, each of which would add another available line.

I display all of the characters with my own routine, so swapping out the character set would be super simple.

The only annoying thing I can think of with that editor is that when Axe raises an Error, we can't jump to the line, it opens the editor on the first line.

Other than that, yeah, the small font editor works great as it is, I do use it :)
And I am not disturbed by the fact it is not monospaced font, on the contrary I find it less disturbing to have the "original" small font I am used to see in programs.

If you fear it has bugs that would prevent some people afraid of bugs (:P) from using it, just add an option to disable it :)

I think I tried to add error scrolling, but I guess it doesn't work. And I probably don't need to add an option since it will only be in the two page version of zStart.
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Re: zStart - an app that runs on ram clears
« Reply #1209 on: July 09, 2014, 02:07:07 am »
I think I tried to add error scrolling, but I guess it doesn't work. And I probably don't need to add an option since it will only be in the two page version of zStart.
Well if scrolling doesn't work, it's one more reason to add an option since people still need a working scrolling and will temporarily disable your editor to scroll with TI's one to see where the error is ;)
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Re: zStart - an app that runs on ram clears
« Reply #1210 on: July 09, 2014, 11:19:39 am »
Also, the small font editor doesn't work in 2.53MP to me >.<

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Re: zStart - an app that runs on ram clears
« Reply #1211 on: July 09, 2014, 11:22:52 am »
Also, the small font editor doesn't work in 2.53MP to me >.<
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Re: zStart - an app that runs on ram clears
« Reply #1212 on: July 09, 2014, 12:18:21 pm »
Also, the small font editor doesn't work in 2.53MP to me >.<
Use 2.43. :P
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Re: zStart - an app that runs on ram clears
« Reply #1213 on: July 09, 2014, 12:21:07 pm »
Send them your OS. :P

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Re: zStart - an app that runs on ram clears
« Reply #1214 on: July 09, 2014, 12:22:00 pm »
But they want MP :P

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