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Topics - Payton Byrd
OK, what is it? It's a Norton-Commander-like file manager for the c64 and c128 (has separate binaries for each platform). You can read all the details as well as download the D64 release and all the source code at:
I'm looking for any and all feedback. This is a VERY rough first public alpha version. At best it's a toy right now, but it's been growing by leaps and bounds over the last two weeks and I'm sure will grow a lot more over the coming weeks.
Thanks for your time!
A common question is "How does it work." Well, since I cannot tell you to RTFM as there isn't one, I'll let you know here.
To bring up the menus, you use the C= key in conjunction with the first letter of the menu, such as C= F for the file menu.
Docs will be forthcoming, it was late last night when I posted and I just didn't think that it might not be the most intuitive thing in the world.
How do you determine at runtime whether a program was started in 40 or 80 column screen mode? I don't want to force the user to pick one or the other, just adapt to what they were using. I'm writing a prototype in basic, but will be porting it to C. I need to dynamically size some screen elements to fit on 40 columns, but I don't want to force the limited screen layout on 80 column users.