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by MystikShadows
Aug 14, 2005 14:20
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Mouse and Keyboard Event simultaneously.
Replies: 18
Views: 4192

It seems I need the screenres function needs to be there...but I thought FB 0.14b supported GetMouse in Text and Graphics modes (screen 0) alike now?

Is there a reason?
by MystikShadows
Aug 14, 2005 13:48
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Mouse and Keyboard Event simultaneously.
Replies: 18
Views: 4192

As a BASIC dialect is expected, it's simple and very basic like ;-). THanks VonGodric. I figured I'd just rather get the right way to do it instead of sitting down and trying to create it (which could have taken me longer, probably ;-). I hate VB cause everything is just so direct that one forgets t...
by MystikShadows
Aug 14, 2005 13:21
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Mouse and Keyboard Event simultaneously.
Replies: 18
Views: 4192

Mouse and Keyboard Event simultaneously.

The subject says all.. I'm writing a project that will expects either or both keyboard and mouse input. and I would like to know how FreeBasic can do that. if I do A$ = INKEY$ that will wait for a keypress so I can't poll the mouse for events until a key is press...so what's the Freebasic proper way...
by MystikShadows
Aug 13, 2005 13:27
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Little harder question this time...
Replies: 6
Views: 1586

Hi Aerthe, Yes, saving data can be that easy. really depends on what you need the data for and how often you need to get access to that data. I've written 3 tutorials on file manulation for the QB Express magazine. you can read them here: Sequential Files http://www.petesqbsite.com/sections/express/...
by MystikShadows
Aug 10, 2005 19:27
Forum: DOS
Topic: MP3?
Replies: 7
Views: 4960

huh? what? DrV I'll hold him, and you hit him until MY face is full of blood...next time he'll let us know before this ;-) hehehe.
by MystikShadows
Aug 10, 2005 15:49
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Development Forum access?
Replies: 28
Views: 6496

Thulefoth, Welcome to the forum :-). FB is exciting in itself. There's no two ways about that. What it offers and what it promises are definitaly exciting. Let me explain Vic's reply using the following metaphore. When you see a hot babe on the street (Errm I'm assuming you're a guy from this point ...
by MystikShadows
Aug 03, 2005 15:35
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Square Root
Replies: 29
Views: 4780

It should be

SQR(VariableName)
by MystikShadows
Aug 01, 2005 15:33
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Scripting... i think...
Replies: 23
Views: 5976

Yup...and that is called scripting as long as you code it's execution. The step after is to make a compile that makes an EXE our of that script...and check for any syntax inconsistencies etc etc... But like you described it kjust now, it's a scripting engine. if you want the program to look like FB ...
by MystikShadows
Jul 26, 2005 0:41
Forum: General
Topic: One for the Console Gurus :-)
Replies: 7
Views: 1485

Windows XP SP2 American version. It could be an internal setting to XP itself. But in my case, if my screen is 80x50 and I change it to 132x60 the console screen doesn't resize itself automatically to the new 132x60 width. Instead it shows scrollbars to show that the screen is bigger. then I have to...
by MystikShadows
Jul 26, 2005 0:25
Forum: General
Topic: One for the Console Gurus :-)
Replies: 7
Views: 1485

Oh I do plan to use Print....I want the console functions to set the size of the console buffer and the console window....nothing else...the rest is standard FB commands :-)
by MystikShadows
Jul 25, 2005 21:50
Forum: General
Topic: One for the Console Gurus :-)
Replies: 7
Views: 1485

ok I did some searches in the windows API and noticed that this and other console related functions are in kerner32.bi

Do I need to specifically include that or is this one of the libs that will get added no matter what?
by MystikShadows
Jul 25, 2005 20:39
Forum: General
Topic: One for the Console Gurus :-)
Replies: 7
Views: 1485

One for the Console Gurus :-)

Ok. Say I start a screen at 80x50 Then I decide, in code, to set the with to say 132x60 The screen buffer is changed and you can see scrollbars appear on the bottom and right side. What I'd like to do is, resize the console window to the right size so that the window doesn't need scrollbars to appea...
by MystikShadows
Jul 25, 2005 15:37
Forum: General
Topic: Getting Console Info.
Replies: 9
Views: 1477

Use the source huh? lol

I'm a trekkie, sorry LOL
by MystikShadows
Jul 25, 2005 15:36
Forum: General
Topic: Getting Console Info.
Replies: 9
Views: 1477

LOL Jofers, It's kewl man :-). Thanks for pointing that MSDN website though. I'm learning more about a few things I might find VERY useful.
by MystikShadows
Jul 25, 2005 15:13
Forum: General
Topic: Getting Console Info.
Replies: 9
Views: 1477

Ahhh :-) I had a hunch it had to be bit shifted and such, I just didn't know what to bit shift by how many bytes blah blah blah ..

Thanks Dr_V :-). Just exactly what I needed ;-).

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