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Aug 5

v0.7 05/08/19

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Edited: Aug 8

A new version is out! It has the wrong date; it says 05/05/19 - Now fixed with 07/07/19 version.

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I've copied the A1200 manifest into it and compiled a program. It's giving a syntax error on an input line:

locate 19,22:input pw$

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It looks like co-ords are working better, as pixel co-ords now match the bob/sprite co-ords. Bobs are now showing much smaller. Possibly too small, but I'll do some testing on that. - Now fixed. The scaling was wrong.

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main.amos:181:18: error: syntax error

main.amos:182:18: error: syntax error

main.amos:184:14: error: syntax error

main.amos:185:47: error: syntax error

for check=1 to bobson a#=abs(x#-(bpos#(check,1)))^2 b#=abs(y#-(bpos#(check,2)))^2 dist#=sqr(a#+b#) area#=63*bz#(check) if (dist#<area# and dist#<>0) and (abs(z#-bz#(check))<0.05) then hit=1 next check

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Not sure if PAL screen should work yet, but I'm still having to use the tiny NTSC 200 pixel high one. I noticed PAL mentioned in the manifest, and I tried changing the screen to 256 high in there. - PAL screen seems to work now

Aug 6Edited: Aug 6

This is giving a type mismatch:

if (k$="." or (mouse zone=5 and mouse key<>0)) and gridzoom<=10

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I also have a bizarre problem where a gosub isn't being done. I've removed a lot of the code and it then works, but I'm trying to work out what is causing it to fail. [update] Found it. It's the Else If problem again. It's the bug that just keeps giving! It used to just fail. Now it causes a gosub near the top of the code to be ignored. Not an easy bug to fix. Who'd have thought that Else If would be so annoying?

This just locks up (though I did get a screen of "u" once, before adding the top two lines):

 

cls print "key...":wait key txt$="u" if txt$="l" print "l" else if txt$="r" print "r" else if txt$="u" print "u" else if txt$="d" print "d" else print "other" end if

 

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main.amos:61:17: warning: variable used without been declared for this line:

if gamepad axe(controller,1)=-1

Aug 6Edited: Aug 6

This gives a type mismatch:

if a=1 and (b$="U" or c=3)

Anything using different types in brackets seems to give the error.

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