Post by firstname.lastname@example.org
For convenience and easy editing I use the !Zap Basic facilities for
testing new BASIC programmes. I now have a need for higher precision.
How, if at all can I make Zap use the BASIC64 module rather than BASICV?
Invoking BASIC64 via a star command just presents me with a BASIC prompt
window, which is not what I want.
The easiest thing might be to temporarily change the value of the
Alias$RunType_FFB system variable, so that it invokes Basic64 and not Basic:
*Set Alias$RunType_FFB Basic64 -quit "%0" %*1
or similar. Zap almost certainly just runs the files when launching them.
That said, what version of RISC OS are you talking about, and what hardware?
On recent versions of RISC OS and modern ARM hardware, *Basic might not
necessarily be running vanilla BASIC anyway, AIUI.
Steve Fryatt - Leeds, England