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by j_milton
May 23, 2011 17:30
Forum: Projects
Topic: visual sorts
Replies: 5
Views: 1359

more info please

Throws lots of errors when I attempt to compile, could you please post your compiler command line?

Thanks
by j_milton
Feb 20, 2011 14:50
Forum: Community Discussion
Topic: Off Topic / Religion -> Bible chat rooms? [Closed]
Replies: 149
Views: 13340

@ j_milton On slaves: [snip] A slave is merely a name for a subordinate. Have you never tried to please a superior? Of course you have, it is inbuilt in us, you may kick yourself at the thought of it, but it is not a fault, it is survival, we are all slaves of one kind or another. The word "slave" ...
by j_milton
Feb 20, 2011 14:10
Forum: Community Discussion
Topic: Off Topic / Religion -> Bible chat rooms? [Closed]
Replies: 149
Views: 13340

@Relsoft:

Latchie & I do no more than quote chapter and verse from the bible and that makes us "self-proclaimed geniuses" looking to stoke our egos?

That's your response, so be it, but I must say it comes off as sounding a bit over the top to me.
by j_milton
Feb 20, 2011 5:54
Forum: Community Discussion
Topic: Off Topic / Religion -> Bible chat rooms? [Closed]
Replies: 149
Views: 13340

2 Kings: (2:23) "As he was going up by the way, there came forth little children out of the city, and mocked him, and said unto him, Go up, thou bald head; go up, thou bald head." (2:24) "And he turned back, and looked on them, and cursed them in the name of the LORD. And there came forth two she b...
by j_milton
Jan 09, 2011 15:36
Forum: General
Topic: help: shell, or running external program
Replies: 3
Views: 1141

in windows you can use shell with the "start" command to do this, but I don't know of a linux equivalent, but you could try "&", not sure...
shell ("./some_executable &")
by j_milton
Dec 13, 2010 19:55
Forum: Beginners
Topic: NEED MORE HELP WITH UNIT COVERSION SOFTWARE
Replies: 2
Views: 568

When you get stuck on a thing like this something to try is to forget for a while that you have a computer. Solve the problem manually; pen, paper, and calculator. Do this 2 or 3 times until you get correct answers and find the best method. Then write down step by step, in English (or whatever your ...
by j_milton
Dec 13, 2010 5:01
Forum: Beginners
Topic: help me! need help with mass conversion calc im makin
Replies: 5
Views: 634

Sub grams_to_ounces() Dim As Single grams, ounces Dim As Integer pounds Print "you can convert grams to ounces and pounds here" Input "how many grams";grams ounces = grams / 28.3495 If ounces < 16.0 Then pounds = 0 Else pounds = Fix(ounces / 16.0) ounces = ounces...
by j_milton
Dec 08, 2010 16:04
Forum: DOS
Topic: Compling for DOS Error message - not a clue what it means -
Replies: 27
Views: 7036

OK folks it now complies BUT I am getting this message at the end of the build C:\FBC_WIN\fbc -target dos "NPoS.bas" c:/fbc_win/bin/dos/as.exe: NPoS.o: .text: reloc overflow: 0x109cf > 0xffff NPoS.o: File truncated NPoS.asm: Assembler messages: NPoS.asm:269318: FATAL: can't close NPoS.o : File trun...
by j_milton
Dec 08, 2010 13:11
Forum: DOS
Topic: Compling for DOS Error message - not a clue what it means -
Replies: 27
Views: 7036

ok I tried it with the -target DOS option and now I am getting the following error C:\FBC_WIN\fbc -target dos "NPoS.bas" C:\FBC_WIN\inc\crt\sys\types.bi(17) error 24: File not found, "crt/sys/dos/types.bi" in '#include once "crt/sys/dos/types.bi"' Build error(s) Any idea's? change the forward slash...
by j_milton
Dec 08, 2010 0:28
Forum: Beginners
Topic: this program crashes and i don't know how to prevent it.
Replies: 11
Views: 973

I attempted to handle the error but when i tried it the program closed itself when it's supposed to print "number too large" and prompt for another number. try it like this On Error GoTo etrap GoTo mainline etrap: Print "Number must be less than 10, press any key to continue" sleep GoTo m...
by j_milton
Dec 08, 2010 0:01
Forum: Beginners
Topic: this program crashes and i don't know how to prevent it.
Replies: 11
Views: 973

it crashes when the input is greater than the type can carry.(ie.9387543857394857394857) compiler version .2 FBIde window xp pro ver 2002 sp3 this line in your program: if a > 18446744073709551615 then error 2 tells the program to throw an error and end if the value entered by the user is greater t...
by j_milton
Dec 06, 2010 17:07
Forum: General
Topic: Catching A Crash
Replies: 4
Views: 813

At the risk of being patronizing Google search on your error msg reveals extensive discussions about instability issues between 3rd party device drivers and win7. Mostly network adaptors, but also graphics and usb. Also bios issues on some mother boards that predate win7. Collective wisdom seems to ...
by j_milton
Dec 06, 2010 16:44
Forum: General
Topic: Catching A Crash
Replies: 4
Views: 813

Is there anything consistant about the crashes i.e. amount of time the program has been running, time of day that it crashes, etc? In general terms what does the application do? for example is it dependant on external hardware inputs or is is it just running some huge computation
by j_milton
Nov 29, 2010 17:28
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Help with printing out the total, average and the difference
Replies: 6
Views: 729

Re: Help with printing out the total, average and the differ

One more question: When do you know when to use double instead of single or integer? Barb If the numbers you are dealing with have fractional components, say 5.7 or 3.14 rather than 6 or 2 then you need to use a floating point type (single or double) to store that information. The significant advan...
by j_milton
Nov 25, 2010 17:36
Forum: General
Topic: UDT Comparison, confused [solved]
Replies: 5
Views: 969

@edit: Is there a 'memory compare' function that just compares all the bits in the 2 UDTs? Here is one: Function memcompare(ByVal a As Any Ptr, ByVal b As Any Ptr, ByVal n As Integer) As Integer 'returns "true" if memory pointed to by a and b contains same data, else false 'n is n...

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