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Re: FutureOS corner
« Reply #650 on: 16:59, 04 April 19 »
Here you go!
Put the ROM with the Joan-Wallpaper at position 14 (=&0E) and it will autostart the wallpaper.
FutureOS is expected to be at 10,11,12 and 13.

If you need another ROM select then use ROManager to install it. Because it adapts the ROM numbers.  :)
(Or let me know, then I will adapt the ROM number).  :)
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Re: FutureOS corner
« Reply #651 on: 18:26, 04 April 19 »
Yeah, thanks much!



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Re: FutureOS corner
« Reply #652 on: 22:45, 05 April 19 »
Hi GUNHED,
       I was messing about with FutureOS while fixing a ROMBoard tonight and was wondering. Would it be possible to add two commands to the desktop. It would be really cool if you could have a "Send" and "Receive" button, that would allow you to send a file chosen from a drive to whatever Bluetooth/RS232/SPI port you've set up as your "Network" or receive and save a file arriving on the Network port. Obviously it would mean some sort of modular drivers for each configuration, but it would be a really handy thing to have.

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Re: FutureOS corner
« Reply #653 on: 14:10, 07 April 19 »
Actually, that's a great idea. For a longer time things like serial expansion cards were hard to get for the CPCs. Recently (= during the last few years) we got the CPC/Mini-Booster, the M4, the USIfAC and soon the SF3. Now they are available for everybody.
Therefore it makes more and more sense to go that way. Will keep you updated and add your idea to my "2 DO" list on top.  :)
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Re: FutureOS corner
« Reply #654 on: 23:04, 08 April 19 »
Cool. You may even convert me and maybe even others to FutureOS users with this feature. :)

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Re: FutureOS corner
« Reply #655 on: 00:04, 09 April 19 »
Ah, no. Ain't that easy. And it will take lots of time. Because I know nothing about WiFi. So I would first of all go with the USIfAC (because it's cheap and available). Later other communication devices could be added.

The idea of a "network XROM" I had before, but like usual time is scarce. But maybe one can do something small and working till summer.
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Re: FutureOS corner
« Reply #656 on: 14:30, 11 April 19 »
Well, I thought a bit more about the topics Networking and Point to Point file transfer. Would it be ok for you (all) to have an extra ROM to manage all that (hopefully one day comfortably)? Or would you prefer to have it all in the base OS?

Aside of sending / receiving files; which functions would be the most desired?
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Re: FutureOS corner
« Reply #657 on: 19:11, 11 April 19 »
As far as I know, all CPC WiFi options up to now are via an SPI bus, so other than the package size and delays between them you shouldn't need any further information from your side.

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