Sitenotice: 11/29/2018: The wiki is back. It turns out, some anti-virus product on my web server had an issue with the latest version of PHP. My server techs have resolved this issue, and things should be working again. During the investigation, I did restore to a backup from September. There is a chance that any changes done since then were lost, but I do not recall any edits. --OS-9 Al
8/30/2016: Massive re-work is being done on the InfoBox Templates. Read that page to keep up with the plan for that, and adding better keyword tags (categories) to all the pages. --OS-9 Al (talk) 15:28, 31 August 2016 (CDT)
M & N Decoded (Rainbow 1981-07)
|Looking for CoCo help? If you are trying to do something with your old Color Computer, read this quick reference. Want to contribute to this wiki? Be sure to read this first. This CoCo wiki project was started on October 29, 2004. --OS-9 Al|
This page was last updated on 05/1/2019. Total Pages: 647. Total Files: 937.
Have you tried that little message board program in the Extended Color Basic manual that lets you print what sort of appear to be text letter on the graphics screen?
Since you cannot mix graphics and text on the same screen, some things can be really confusing without a label. We suggest you create a subroutine with all 26 graphics letters and then just execute the letters on the graphics screen when you want to label something.
Actually, that's not what this is all about, since that seems pretty easy to figure out. But we were less than happy with the wav two of the letters looked. A quick call to Ft. Worth brought the information that the customer service People at Radio Shack thought one of their programmers was just trying to get a bit too fancy with some of the letters.
Those letters in question are the "M" and the "W"...and they do look messy. Here's a suggestion for a way to draw them that's a little more clear'
We hope you'll like these!