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Review: Cprint (Rainbow 1981-12)
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CPRINT is a ROM Pack which plugs into the Cart slot on the side of your Color Computer and allows you to control many of the functions you could not control before (without complicated line counting software that you had to write yourself).
Even more important, CPRINT holds on to control even during the LLIST command, which means you can have format control for your line listings. We hope all you readers of the RAINBOW appreciate that, since we try to format our listings to the 32-character screen to make it easier for you to enter programs. CPRINT makes this possible.
CPRINT (available for $49.95 from Micro-Labs, Inc., 902 Pinecrest, Richardson, TX, 75080) also converts your serial output to parallel, which means -- especially in the case of the LP VII — the throughput is faster because you are not tied to the 600 BAUD rate. It can also be used with other printers which use a parallel interface.