[Coco] Example basic code for screen grid
cwgordon at carolina.rr.com
Thu Feb 23 23:01:44 EST 2012
I ran it on VCC, and it works fine.
From: coco-bounces at maltedmedia.com [mailto:coco-bounces at maltedmedia.com] On
Behalf Of Andrew
Sent: Thursday, February 23, 2012 10:41 PM
To: coco at maltedmedia.com
Subject: Re: [Coco] Example basic code for screen grid
Ok - this is going completely from memory, plus a little help from the
CoCo 3 Extended Basic manual - but it should give you a start:
10 PMODE 4,1
30 SCREEN 1,1
40 FOR Y=0 TO 191 STEP 8
50 FOR X=0 TO 255 STEP 8
60 REM LINE(X,Y)-(X+8,Y+8),PSET,BF: REM FILLED WITH WHITE
70 REM LINE(X,Y)-(X+8,Y+8),PRESET,BF: REM FILLED WITH BLACK
80 LINE(X,Y)-(X+8,Y+8),PSET,B: REM UNFILLED (WHITE GRID)
90 NEXT X
100 NEXT Y
110 GOTO 110
I don't know if it works; I don't have an emulator or my machine set
Andrew L. Ayers
On 02/23/2012 12:54 PM, coco-request at maltedmedia.com wrote:
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> I need some example code in basic for coloring the screen black, then
creating a grid of sorts where I can turn
> some parts of the screen white or back to black...
> Ideally this should work on a coco1,2, or 3 because I may just use a coco2
for this hardware project of sorts.
> I've been away from cocos for very long, so I'm still struggling to get
what I want, which would be small squares
> on a grid of sorts turning from black to white. I need to control the dots
on the grid individually. They would all normally be
> black but white would be "on" for my purposes.
> Any suggestions of advice, I'm all ears... Ideally, I'd like a grid with
24 or so squares I could turn from black to white and vice versa.
> Best regards,
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