Acorn User - October 1988

EDITORIAL
 
Manuals are  a source of continual problems.  For the technically minded, today's printer documentation is much better.  Today's graphically controlled software needs clear, simple instructions and you can't do this easily without pictures.
 
NEWS
 
Euro TV Database
Subsidy scheme causes concern, secrets of the PC show
 
Comms Column
Noticeboard
Reader Service
Competition Results
Blunderbox
Education news
 
FEATURES
 
Polyominoes
Puzzle out Don Scales' three dimensional challenge
 
Joe's Jottings
An 'ideas processor' is a word processor to organise your thoughts and help you plan more effectively
 
Arthur's Menus
Tutorial on the Archimedes WIMP system with a look at menus
 
Just Imagine
Peter Voke's Imagen interactive adventure game generator
 
In the Begining
The early years at Acorn Computers
 
REVIEWS
 
Games Page
 
Games Reviews
Tynesoft's Saigon Time and Magik from Mandarin, and Audiogenic's Shark
 
Arc Games
Dab's Alerion, Go-Dax's Fireball and Minerva's Hoverbod
 
Masterpiece
Healthdata sysop Chris Dobbing tries out the long awaited new Beebug internal modem for the Master 128
 
Pipedream
The Arc's all-in-one  wordprocessor spreadsheet database
 
EDUCATION
 
News
Graphs on the Arc, Snatch
 
Key Ideas
The ready-made datafiles for ITV's low priced Key databse manager
 
Silence is Golden
4Mation's latest, World without Words
 
Naval Archaelogy
The latest Mary Rose package
 
REGULARS
 
Hints & Tips
Help and advice on colour printing, ADFS, Electron keywords and STRINGS
 
Arc Agora
A FIND utility, advice on podule software, and a giant clock
 
Desktop Publishing
Typefaces and how they're measured
 
Music
Hints, tips and news on the BBC Micro music scene
 


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This exhibit has a reference ID of CH4626. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.
 

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