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New file uploaded to BCX

Hello, This email message is a notification to let you know that a file has been uploaded to the Files area of the BCX group. File :
BCX@yahoogroups.com
Sep 2
#44749
 
44748

Re: PACK4 : A better "mouse trap"

Frank: At 82, I find that a lot of the "old stuff" is still better than the new. Don
gsac3
Sep 2
#44748
 
44747

BCX Help Version 7.2.4, September 2 2015

BCX Help Version 7.2.4, September 2 2015 is available as BCXHelp.chm in the directory https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/bcx/files/BCX_Help_Files/ Changes
rwishlaw
Sep 2
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44746

BCX Help Version 7.2.4, September 1 2015

BCX Help Version 7.2.4, September 1 2015 is available as BCXHelp.chm in the directory https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/bcx/files/BCX_Help_Files/ Changes
rwishlaw
Sep 1
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44745

Re: PACK4 : A better "mouse trap"

Don, re “A better mouse trap” - in my advancing years I’m getting lax with internet searches, so I missed the Wikipedia site you mention. I see
fandjlaf
Aug 31
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44744

Re: PACK4 : A better "mouse trap"

f_la_f: Please see: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Build_a_better_mousetrap,_and_the...to_your_door Don
gsac3
Aug 31
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44743

Re: PACK4 : A better "mouse trap"

Robert, your reference to working with random access disk files is most informative. All I need to know. Thanks, Frank From: mailto:BCX@yahoogroups.com Sent:
fandjlaf
Aug 30
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44742

Re: PACK4 : A better "mouse trap"

Hi Frank: Don's Pack4/Unpack4 functions provide the same function as the Microsoft GW-BASIC/QBASIC functions CVI and MKI$. The CVI and MKI$ functions were used
Robert Wishlaw
Aug 30
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44741

Re: PACK4 : A better "mouse trap"

Pardon my ignorance, but what does the mousetrap function do? Frank
f_la_f
Aug 30
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44740

Re: PACK4 : A better "mouse trap"

If you want to avoid using the POW function --- FUNCTION PACK4 (INPT$) AS ULONG LOCAL I,B AS ULONG,OUPT AS ULONG FOR I = 0 TO 3 B = INPT[I] OUPT = OUPT + (B <
gsac3
Aug 26
#44740
 
44739

Re: PACK4 : A better "mouse trap"

Hi Don: Thank you for these snippets. They will be very useful for my C# conversions which will eliminate the need for interop which is not supported in web
Robert Wishlaw
Aug 26
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44738

Re: PACK4 : A better "mouse trap"

Just to be on the safe side --- FUNCTION PACK4 (INPT$) AS ULONG LOCAL I,OUPT AS ULONG FOR I = 0 TO 3 OUPT = OUPT+INPT[I]*(ULONG)(2^(8*I)) NEXT I FUNCTION =
gsac3
Aug 26
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44737

PACK4 : A better "mouse trap"

Robert: Here is a simpler version of PACK4. FUNCTION PACK4 (INPT$) AS ULONG LOCAL I,OUPT AS ULONG FOR I = 0 TO 3 OUPT = OUPT+INPT[I]*(2^(8*I)) NEXT I FUNCTION
gsac3
Aug 26
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44736

New file uploaded to BCX

Hello, This email message is a notification to let you know that a file has been uploaded to the Files area of the BCX group. File :
BCX@yahoogroups.com
Aug 25
#44736
 
44735

Re: New file uploaded to BCX

Robert: Glad it was useful. I had completely forgotten about the existence of the BCX CVL and MKD functions when I wrote PACK4 and UNPK4$. So thank you very
gsac3
Aug 25
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