[Coco] CoCo programs from the "Color Computer Disk System" user manual
robert.gault at att.net
Mon Mar 7 19:42:30 EST 2016
Tony Cappellini wrote:
> Does anyone know if the DEB programs from the "Color Computer Disk System"
> user manual exist on an DSK image?
> I want to play around with these, but don't want to type them in from
> scratch. (to minimize a flare up of my repetitive motion injury (precursor
> to carpal tunnel).
> For that matter, the same goes for the BASIC program in the Color BASIC and
> Extended Color BASIC manuals.
> If they are online and in DSK format, what are the names of the DSK images?
Probably there is no such disk but I could be wrong. However, you have another
way of creating such a disk without typing in the programs.
The http://www.colorcomputerarchive.com/coco/Documents/Manuals/Hardware/ has two
entries that seem to be what you want.
The emulator MESS offers the possibility of pasting programs into Coco memory.
The result is identical to you typing in such a program.
So, obtain a .pdf of the Disk Sytem manual, copy a program listing, paste it
into MESS with Coco emulation running, and save the program to a .dsk image. You
can run the programs from MESS, VCC, or mount the .dsk image in Drivewire and
run the programs on a real Coco.
Hope the above helps.
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