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Petscii Editor 4.6 
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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
- 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,
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:
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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About this site:
CSDb (Commodore 64 Scene Database) is a website which goal is to gather as much information and material about the scene
around the commodore 64 computer - the worlds most popular home computer throughout time. Here you can find almost anything which was ever made
for the commodore 64, and more is being added every day. As this website is scene related, you can mostly find demos, music and graphics made by the
people who made the scene (the sceners), but you can also find a lot of the old classic games here.
Try out the search box in the top right corner, or check out the CSDb main page for the latest additions.
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