[Coco] FW: VCC Keys
luis46coco at hotmail.com
Sat Feb 25 20:11:12 EST 2012
very good explanationthanks
> Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2012 17:25:00 -0500
> From: robert.gault at att.net
> To: coco at maltedmedia.com
> Subject: Re: [Coco] FW: VCC Keys
> Luis Fernández wrote:
> > I've found some keys to vcc, and if somebody needs
> > PC CC
> > ------------------------------
> > Alt -> @
> > SHIFT+2->@
> > Shift-Alt -> Shift-@ =PAUSE
> > Ctrl -> =
> > END -> BREAK
> > HOME -> CLS
> > SHIFT HOME -> \ UNDER RGBDOS SHIFT HOME+SHIFT HOME -> \
> > NUMPAD
> > 8 -> FL-UP
> I might as well set the record straight. While there may be some strange key
> combos in VCC, RGDBDOS incorporates "FlexiKey" by Colin J. Stearman (c) 1984.
> FlexiKey has the following unusual functions.
> 1) Once a command line has been entered, it can be recalled character by
> character with the right arrow.
> 2) Once a command line has been entered, it can be completely recalled with
> Shift Right Arrow.
> Recalled characters will acts as normal on ENTER.
> 3) Recalled characters may be edited before execution with ENTER.
> 3a) Shift Up Arrow - starts insertion.
> 3b) Down Arrow - deletes the next character.
> 3c) Right Arrow - recalls a single character after editing is finished.
> 3d) Shift Right Arrow - recalls the rest of the line after editing is finished.
> 4) Shift Down Arrow - returns to the beginning of the line for further editing
> without execution with ENTER.
> 5) Shift Clear - turns off FlexiKey so that special characters normally printed
> with the arrow keys will work. FlexiKey will automatically restart after the
> 'special' key has been entered.
> 6) FlexiKey does not function when the Basic line editor is in use. The buffer
> can hold 250 characters.
> The above explains why VCC with RGBDOS active prints \ after a Shift Home Shift
> Home. VCC uses Home for the Clear key and with DOS1.0 or DOS1.1, the Shift Clear
> combo prints \ .
> There are other 'useful' VCC keys with FlexiKey turned off or RGBDOS deselected.
> combo printed
> shift up left arrow
> shift right ]
> shift down [
> [ and ] actually work
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