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Petscii Editor 4.6   [2015]

Petscii Editor 4.6 Released by :
Abyss Connection [web]

Release Date :
11 April 2015

Type :
C64 Tool

AKA :
Petscii Editor

User rating:**********  9.9/10 (10 votes)   See votestatistics
**********  10/10 (6 votes) - Public votes only.

Credits :
Code .... fieserWolf of Abyss Connection
Music .... fieserWolf of Abyss Connection
  Rob Hubbard
Graphics .... Mermaid of Genesis Project, Vision


SIDs used in this release :
Deus(/MUSICIANS/F/FieserWolF/Deus.sid)
Formula 1 Simulator(/MUSICIANS/H/Hubbard_Rob/Formula_1_Simulator.sid)
Marco(/MUSICIANS/F/FieserWolF/Marco.sid)
N0rdl1cht 2013(/MUSICIANS/F/FieserWolF/N0rdl1cht_2013.sid)
Rox0r(/MUSICIANS/F/FieserWolF/Rox0r.sid)
The Waitress on Roller Skates(/MUSICIANS/F/FieserWolF/Waitress_on_Roller_Skates.sid)
Valerio(/MUSICIANS/F/FieserWolF/Valerio.sid)

Download :
http://csdb.dk/getinternalfile.php/137563/petscii-edi4-6.d64 (downloads: 616)

Look for downloads on external sites:
 Pokefinder.org


Summary
Submitted by fieserWolF on 11 April 2015
see "readme.prg" on disk for proper documentation.

IMPROVEMENTS in version 4.6

- menu system: rewritten from scratch

- eight (!) buffers for you multi-
screen petscii maniacs out there...

- for basic users:
sequential basic petscii file export
(basic example on disk)
;

- disk operations: device numbers are
kept and not fixed to drive 8 any more

- fullscreen preview (without sprites)

- multiscreen preview (ugly but usable)
horizontal or vertical scrolling
or animation

- multiscreen viewer demo on disk
(smooth) vertical and horizontal scroll

- load/save dialogue:
rewritten from scratch

- lower/uppercase switching via keyboard
disabled (but available in menu)

- feature: selected block invert

- bug fix: all petsciis are saved to
$3000 again (like it should be)

- fixed too fast cursor movement




f1 help screen
f2 warp mode config
f3/f4 frame colour: next/previous
f5/f6 background colour: next/previous
f7 select block: begin (menu: copy &
f8 select block: end clear)
shift+space: next buffer (workspace)
shift+return: change mode (see below)
other keys: home, reverse on/off,
insert, delete

press the stop key to open the menu.

menu: stop key=on/off, return=select
---- cursor keys, f1/f7, f2/f8 to choose

normal colour keys are always usable.
in paint mode: use 0-f to pick a colour.


description of the editor:
==========================
with this screen editor you can edit
characters and colours separately.
so, you can first do a black&white pic,
then colourize it afterwards.

information on the -warp- mode:
this is the direction the cursor moves
to when you set a character.
config: cursor keys or return=off

single petscii file format:
$3000-$33e7:chars / $3400-$37e7:colours
$33e8:border colour / $33e9: bg colour
$33ea:$d018 value ($14 or $16)

you can also load a custom font:
$2800-$2fff:font data

if annoyed, load another music:
$1000-$27ff:sid music data
init: lda #$0, tax, tay, jsr $1000
play: jsr $1003
(on disk: some of my sids as examples)

press shift+return to change the modes:
set = character set mode
paint = colourize mode (0-f)
both = set and colourize

you may also use joystick in port 2.
(especially useful for 4x4 drawing mode)
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