SUPER EXPLODE V5.0 reference guide ©1990

SUPER EXPLODE V5.0 reference guide ©1990
SUPER EXPLODE V5.0 reference guide
©1990
To CAPTURE ALL SCREENS do the following:
(1) With cartridge plugged in and power on, PRESS RETURN.
(2) Load up and run your program using the (: key + run/stop
(3) When the screen you want is displayed, press the button located at the back
of Explode. Border will change color.
(4) If the screen looks like it did when you pressed the button, then HIT RETURN.
If the screen looks funny, use the SPACE BAR to hunt for the screen, then hit
return. If the screen looks SPLIT or GARBLED see CONVERT section located
on the Explode utility disk.
To PRINT a SCREEN in COLOR! or B/W do the following:
First off.. .if your using and interface, set it to TRANSPARENT MODE. If your
using a RAINBOW 1000-C printer, TURN OFF your AUTOMATIC LINE FEED (dip
switch #1 located inside printer). Turn interface/printer power off then on.
(1) After SCREEN CAPTURE, hit the M KEY and RETURN to go to Explode! V5's
menu's. Use the F7 KEY to enter MENU 02.
(2) COLOR PRINTING ONLY! inside MENU #2, do a SHIFTED 1 to ingage color
mode (a white star appears next to COLOR).
(3) Inside MENU #2 use the M,H or T KEY (located at bottom of MENU).
Pressing the M (multi color), H (hi res) or T (text type) will DETERMINE and
DISPLAY the CORRECT SCREEN. WITH THE SCREEN DISPLAYED, your ready
to start printing.
(4) PRINTING. Use the P KEY for all printers that use and interface, or the
C KEY for all printers that DO NOT use and interface. Pressing P or C key inside
MENU #2 while screen is displayed, begins all printing. NOTE... Not doing item
#(2) above, will cause all printing to default to standard... 16 GRAY SCALE BLACK
& WHITE PRINTING on ALL PRINTERS.
TO LEARN MORE ABOUT YOUR EXPLODE! V5.0
(1) Load and run the first program on your utility disk.
(2) Select PRINT MANUAL from screen menu. Hit return key.
(3) Follow screen instructions inside the PRINT MANUAL PROGRAM. (DO NOT
use PRINT MANUAL to load PRINT MANUAL)
(4) Load ONLY THOSE SEQ. FILES WHICH BEGAN with PAGE...
(5) ALL PAGE FILES are SECTS (look at bottom of screen for message lines).
Follow all screen instructions, ie. P = Print.
IF YOU HAVE PROBLEMS, PLEASE CALL OUR TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE
HOTLINE AT 708-851-6667 Monday - Friday between 7P.M.-1QP.M. £§.T.
1KB SOFT GROUP
SUPER EXPLODE! V5.0
QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE
POWER-ON-RESET
|F7J
NON-DESTRUCTIVE RESET
[RETURN] .. .CAPTURE SCREEN THEN RESET.
TAP ANY OTHER KEY TO FIND SCREEN FOR CAPTURING...
IFll
COPY LOW RAM FROM $0000-$08FF TO $6000-$6BFF THEN RESET.
DISPLAY DIRECTORY
[$] -> SCROLL DIRECTORY ...
(ANY KEY)
-> PAUSE
...
(RUN/STOP)
-> HALT DISPLAY.
TEXT SCREEN DUMP
[SH P)
- TEXT SCREEN DUMP...NON PRINTABLE CHARACTERS ARE REPLACED BY AN
[•].
FILE COMMANDS
(LOOO+RUN/STOPJ - LOAD FIRST FILE & RUN IT
(LEFT ARROW)NAKE - SAVE"NAME",8
CURSOR-UP" TO DIRECTORY LISTING OR ENTER DIRECTLY:
(/)NAME - LOAD"FILENAME",8
(%)NAMB - LOAD"FILENAME",8,1
(SH L1NAME - LOAD ANY FILE 6 RUN IT
[SH A]NAME - READ TEXT (ASCII) TO SCREEN
(SH RJNAME - READ ANY FILE TO SCREEN
(SH SJNAME - READ FILE'S START ADDRESS
EOS WEDGE
[@1 - C JRRENT DRIVE STATUS
[010) - INITIALIZE CURRENT DRIVE
[@U; j - SOFTWARE RESET OF CURRENT DRIVE
[(3U:) - RESET 1571 DRIVE
IN ADDITION... [@COMMANDJ WILL SEND ANY VALID DISK COMMAND TO CURRENT DRIVE
JM)
KEY - TO MENU...[F7)
KEY TOGGLES MENU ——=-————=
*•• ACCESS THE UTILITY AND GRAPHIC POWERS OF EXPLODE!
(
(
••*
] RENAME, SCRATCH, LOCK & UNLOCK FILES...TAG BOOT FILES BY "LOCKING" THEM
] FAST COPY PROGRAM (PRG) AMD SEQUENTIAL (SEQ) FILES, FAST FORMAT DISKS.
I j EXIT TO BASIC WITH DEFAULT COLORS OR [•] FOR ALTERNATE COLORS
( ] UN-NEW BASIC PROGRAM...EG: AFTER A RESET.
[PJ EPSON - EPSON COMPATIBLE (BLACK/WHITE)
(P) COLOR - STAR RAINBOW COMPATIBLES
[C) NORMAL - COMMODORE COMPATIBLE
{C) COLOR
= OKIMATE COMPATIBLE
THE FOLLOWING DISPLAY THE DIRECTORY AUTOMATICALLY
ENTER NAME OR CURSOR UP TO NAME...AUTO LOAD & DISPLAY FILE
[K| DISPLAY KOALA(TM) PIC
[FJ
(D) DISPLAY DOODLE{TM) PIC
DISPLAY FLEXIDRAW(TM) OR
(B/W)
PIC
(X)
DISPLAY WHITE ON BLACK PIC
(9) DISPLAY TEXT SCREEN (TT...) FILES
TO DISPLAY A SCREEN
M),
[HJ,
[T)
MJULTI COLOR,
"BLUE" KEYS...DISPLAY A "CAPTURED" SCREEN.
BIT-MAPPED GRAPHIC DISPLAY -
KOALA FORMAT.
HJI-RESOLUTION, BIT-MAPPED GRAPHIC DISPLAY - DOODLE FORMAT.
TJEXT DISPLAY,
STANDARD COMMODORE ASCII.
MULE A SCREEN IS DISPLAYED
1234) - CHANGE SCREEN COLORS FOUR WAYS
(BACK ARROW] - MIRROR IMAGE
R, B, Wj...REDISPLAY AS LOADED OR STRIP COLOR TO A BLACK-ON-WHITE OR REVERSED
VIDEO SCREEN...ACTIVE WHILE PIC IS DISPLAYED OR
S1AVE...TO SAVE SCREEN MENU.
FROM MENU.
KOALA 6 DOODLE FILE NAKE SYNTAX MUST BE FOLLOWED
IF THEY ARE TO BE LOADED INTO THE APPLICATION PROGRAM!
DON'T EXPAND OR
DELETE THE DEFAULT FILE NAME CHARACTERS.
P) OR
(Cj . . .BIT-MAPPED OR TEXT SCREEN DUMP -
[C]
FOR CBM PRINTERS.
BIT-MAPPED
DUMPS ARE FULL PAGE, GRAY SCALE OR COLOR REPLICAS OF THE DISPLAY.
„„—_„„_„-_.„-
SPECIAL
FUNCTION
COMMANDS
-—————.-————
J TO "VIDEO BYTE" - THE DIGITIZER OPTION FROM THE SOFT GROUP
J CONVERT...CALLS THE SPECIAL GRAPHIC CONVERSION ROUTINE.. .TEXT TO DOODLE,
CUSTOM CHARACTER TEXT OR GRAPHICS. ALSO CONVERTS SPLIT SCREENS AT ROW "N".
] CONVERT DOODLE TO A KOALA AND KOALA TO DOODLE.. . RESULTS VARY...
1 SYS 57194...AN ALTERNATIVE TO THE RESET METHOD OF RE-ACTIVATING EXPLODE.
ENGLISH POUND] KEY.. .CONFIRMS THAT EXPLODE CARTRIDGE IS ACTIVE.
THIS KEY ALSO CONDITIONS THE CURRENT DRIVE TO SAVE FILES FOR OPTIMUM FAST
LOADING. THIS FUNCTION IS AUTOMATICALLY PERFORMED UPON RESET AND MAY BE
TURNED OFF USING THE [@U;] COMMAND.
SH 8)
NOTE: 1571 DRIVES DEFAULT TO THIS CONDITION.
=> DEVICE EIGHT
SH O]
- OPEN 4,4,2:CMD4:LIST
[SH V)
PRINT#4:CLOSE4
|+] - SYS 49152
($C00O)
[SH 91
=> DEVICE NINE
- POKE 53280,6...TYPE OVER AS RBQ'D
(=j - MOVE CURSOR TO BOTTOM OF SCREEN
[-)
- SYS 32768 ($8000)
[•]
- SYS 2061
($0B0D)
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