From: firstname.lastname@example.org (richard seymour) Well, one of your Spanish fans (Jose L. Chinchilla) requested a way to enter lowercase and punctuation via the Autostar keypad. Sounded like fun, so I worked out a patch. After applying it, when you scroll down, you pass through these characters: Space ! " # $ % & ' ( ) * + , - . / 0...9 : ; < = > ? @ A...Z [ Yen ] ^ _ ` a...z then wrap to 0...9 Here are two patch streams. One will do it for v2.0h and v2.0i, the other for v21ek. Both only for the 497 Autostar. As well as printing them here, they're attached as files, and i'll gradually get them into the web-accessible patch area. They are AllChars20h.txt and AllChars21ek.txt The patcher itself is at: http://www.weasner.com/etx/autostar/as_patches.html have fun (boy, does your finger get -tired-!) --dick ======== 497 === v 20.h ======= > This Patch will allow access to almost all ascii > characters for Object Names, etc. via the scroll up/down keys > Dick Seymour 1/23/2001 > V2.0h and v2.0i, 497 Autostar: (9 changes) > locat old new R 4c58c 41 21 R 4c590 5A 7a R 4c59a 5A 7a R 4c5a2 41 21 R 4c5be 5A 7a R 4c5c4 41 21 R 4c5c8 5A 7a R 4c5d2 41 21 R 4c5da 41 21 ======== 497 === v21ek ======= > This Patch will allow access to almost all ascii > characters for Object Names, etc. via the scroll up/down keys > Dick Seymour 1/23/2001 > > v21ek, 497 Autostar (10 changes) > loc old new R 591af 41 21 R 591b3 5A 7a R 591c7 5A 7a R 591D9 41 21 R 591f5 39 7a R 591fb 41 21 R 591ff 5A 7a R 59217 5A 7a R 5921d 41 21 R 59225 41 21
Mike here: You can also download the ZIP file (675 bytes) containing both patches.
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