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I recently inherited the original instruction manual from the first computer my family ever owned, the Amstrad CPC User Instructions. This will appear on the bottom amsrad only.

This is how keywords appear when a program is LISTed by the computer. These children deserve a space which is engaging and instructive, where they can feel a sense of adventure, exploration and surprise!

The more I got into it, the more I enjoyed it. Join our Mailing List by adding your email address below and be kept up to date with lots of information including:. Consider this startling example of using ‘ the copy cursor ‘ to correct a typo.

Amstrad CPC Manuals

But software quality assurance and refactoring magic aren’t just left up to the wonderous copy cursor. You will notice that line 10 is being re-written on the last line and the main cursor amstrae at the same place as the copy cursor. They lead to ‘structured’ programs, and develop good programming habits. Important When you reach the right hand edge of the screen mahual entering 40 characters on a line, the next character will automatically appear on the following line at the left edge of the screen.


It was sold with quite a good quality monitor monochrome green or color and a built-in 3″ floppy disk drive 2 x KB. Join our Mailing List by adding your email address below and be kept up to date with lots of information including: A space wiil be inserted on the bottom line. The serial number is and this system was kindly donated by Benn Reynolds.

The serial number is and this system was kindly donated by Benn Reynolds Manufacturer: The amount colors available were dependent on the video mode in use. My friend Dr Richard of brisbane parks fame pointed out that by reawakening such old neurons and marking them as new again, the brain is bound to believe that those cpv are of very high importance and mark them as always hot.

I’ve had some recent fun building simple programs on the Amstrad emulators but there’s too much to cover here. It then detaches itself from the main cursor and can then be moved around the screen independently. Just reviewing the book was a joy in itself. Flicking through this magnificent ametrad has sent me on a serious nostalgia trip. These days it’s all “merge this, rebase that, man page if you don’t grok” and the eyes are left spinny.


They only stop adding the word [RETURN] when they get up to teaching you about the return keyword used after a gosubfor awesome fun times. In general it 628 preferable that you type instructions or programs using lower case small letters, since it will help you spot typing mistakes when LISTing the program – because the mis-typed BASIC keyword will NOT be converted to upper case.


You will notice the main cursor has not moved, so there are now two cursors on the screen. I was surprised at how much I’d forgotten, but equally surprised at how ready those memories were to spring back into place.

It wasn’t long before I downloaded an Amstrad emulator or two and began to relive some of the programming fun of Maunal Basic. The trick is to write your code in lowercase and see that the interpreter finds your keywords and shifts them to uppercase:. To correct the mistakes in line 10 and 30, hold down the [SHIFT] key then press the cursor up key until the copy cursor is positioned over the very beginning of line Copy Cursor Method The copy cursor is another cursor in addition to the one already on the screen which comes into view when you majual down [SHIFT] and press one of the cursor keys.

The CPC was launched in Now press the [COPY] key until the whole of line 10 is copied. The CPC also has the following graphic Modes – x pixels, x and x It had almost all the same features as theexcept having k of memory.