[Coladam] CP/M Full Screen Editor

SacNews - Joe Blenkle jblenkle at sacnews.net
Sun Mar 4 05:08:01 CET 2012


No, I didn't mean you used your PC....LBR is used on the ADAM or other CP/M 
computers...I meant it's just like .ZIP on a PC...it compresses multiple 
files into one files and you have to extract them with an UNLIB.COM program.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tommy Scott" <tscott at magiqueproductions.com>
To: <coladam at adamcon.org>
Sent: Saturday, March 03, 2012 7:56 PM
Subject: Re: [Coladam] CP/M Full Screen Editor


> OK. Well, if it isn't on an Adam data pack then I probably can't use it.
> I'm not using my PC for any Adam stuff. I'm just using the Adam itself.
>
> Tommy
>
> On 3/3/2012 7:41 PM, SacNews - Joe Blenkle wrote:
>> .LBR files are like CP/M's version of .ZIP files for a PC...
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Tommy Scott"
>> <tscott at magiqueproductions.com>
>> To: <coladam at adamcon.org>
>> Sent: Saturday, March 03, 2012 7:34 PM
>> Subject: Re: [Coladam] CP/M Full Screen Editor
>>
>>
>>> That sounds great, but how would I get it on a data pack? What are .LBR
>>> files? Forgive me for not knowing much. I just have my Adam computer
>>> as-is and haven't spent much time doing anything other than a few test
>>> BASIC programs and playing some old games.
>>>
>>> Tommy
>>>
>>> On 3/3/2012 5:14 PM, Ron Mitchell wrote:
>>>> You can do a Google search for VDE266.COM. It's a nice little editor
>>>> for CP/M, and runs in all of about 18k. If you're familiar with
>>>> Wordstar, you'll feel right at home. You can prepare your source
>>>> code with VDE which provides a non-document mode, and is a
>>>> full-screen editor.
>>>>
>>>> How are at handling .LBR files and uncrunching files from libraries?
>>>> I have here an ADAMEM disk that has VDE patched especially for the
>>>> ADAM (i.e. a 32 column screen). There is also another library with
>>>> some help files. If I send it to you, would you be able to open it all?
>>>>
>>>> Also, have you ever used T-DOS ?  It's a more friendly and versatile
>>>> version of CP/M written especially for ADAM.
>>>>
>>>> Let me know.
>>>>
>>>> Ron Mitchell
>>>>
>>>> On 2012-03-02, at 3:07 PM, tscott at magiqueproductions.com wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> I'm thinking about someday writing some assembler apps in cp/m on
>>>>> my Adam,
>>>>> but I really, really hate the EDIT program that comes with it. I don't
>>>>> think I've ever seen a less intuitive editing program in my life. Even
>>>>> with the documentation, I can't seem to get it to do some of the weird
>>>>> commands that it requires. Anyway, that made me think that I'd like to
>>>>> write a fullscreen editor to replace it. However, I don't want to
>>>>> re-invent the wheel. Does anyone know if something exists out there
>>>>> already?
>>>>>
>>>>> The only thing I dread about this project is having to use EDIT to
>>>>> write
>>>>> the new editor. That'll be a pain.
>>>>>
>>>>> Tommy
>>>>>
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