Acorn User - January 1985

NEW USERS
 
Hints & Tips
Moveing objects around the screen, drawing shapes, shuffling cards and accessing wordwise text from Basic
 
Letters
Software for education
CP/M
Frustrations with Basic II
Weather dumps from our issue on satellite communications
Views from Scotland and Australia
Robot kits
BBType
 
Dear kitty
Montors versus TVs and problems with typing in listings without making mistakes
 
FEATURES
 
Computers on the high seas
BBC Micros are taking part in the four-year Operation raleigh adventure.  A converted trawler, renamed Sir Walter raleigh, will be the nerve-centre of the project and it is equipped with BBC Micros and satelite communications
Joe's jottings
Set up your own teletext database or magazine complete with linked frames and animation
 
Second processor power
There are several ways of taking advantage of the extra processing power and some are better than others
 
BUSINESS
 
Wordprocessor choice
Wordporcessing is the first task most small businesses tackle
Beebpen, Edword, the Kansas Wordprocessor, Scribe View and Wordwise
 
EDUCATION
 
Activity board revisited
For teaching children at home and at school
 
Teletext emulator on Econet
If you want to set up a teletext database or magazine on the lines of Ceefax, this is your chance
 
Education news
Teachers are 'blundering in the dark
 
REGULARS
 
News
Series C computers - Curry spills the beans.  The Times reveals its network for schools.  Atari comes the heavy with arcade game 'copies'
The true story of the Palace Prestel break-in
 
Noticeboard
 
Beeb Forum
Top 20 software chart
 
Acorn Abuser's Diary
 
Bar Code reader offer
 
Back issuese
 
Acorn Usersoftware
 
GAMES SPECIALS
 
Quadline
Just get four of your own counters in a row
 
Picture Puzzle
Put the blocks back in the correct place to re-assemble the picture
 
Musical tunes
How games can play tunes as you hammer away on the keys
 
Painting your graphics
Colour shapes drawn on the screen using any of 24 dot patterns
 
REVIEWS
 
Follow the stars
Three packages from Mirrorsoft, Century and BBCSoft designed to appeal to budding star gazers
 
Software for lightpens
 
Software and games
 
Books
three offerings on business, women in computing and lots of uses for dead cats computers
 


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