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QUESTIONS & ANSWERS by Richard Karsmakers

This  time,  you'll  note that there are very few  questions  nor 
answers.  This  is not only due to the fact that people  seem  to 
know everything they want to know at the moment, but also because 
some  of the GfA Basic questions have been tranfered to the  "GfA 
Basic Tips & Tricks" column.

We've got one really tough question.  We program quite a lot, but 
we  still have not found out how we can move the mousepointer  on 
the screen (without moving the desk or mouse itself).  It is sure 
that this can be done (it is done in e.g.  "N-Vision" and  "Music 
Studio"). Please help us to find it out!
                                   The "Strike-a-Light" group

I  also have one question,  that is still left  unanswered:  What 
does  VDIBASE stand for?  How long is this area  of  memory?  Are 
there some interesting POKEs? Which memory location does what?
                                   Richard Karsmakers

How do I use "Music Studio" songs in self-written programs?
                                   The "Strike-a-Light" group and
                                   Richard Karsmakers

How  do I use smooth scrolling animation or 100% transparent  PUT 
modi?
                                   Gerard van Dalen

I  fear  you'll have to wait for the next issue of  ST  NEWS,  in 
which these problems will both be tackled (at least,  so we hope) 
in the "GfA Basic Tips & Tricks" column. See you then!
                                   Richard Karsmakers


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