Acorn User - January 1985

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Hints & Tips
Moveing objects around the screen, drawing shapes, shuffling cards and accessing wordwise text from Basic
Software for education
Frustrations with Basic II
Weather dumps from our issue on satellite communications
Views from Scotland and Australia
Robot kits
Dear kitty
Montors versus TVs and problems with typing in listings without making mistakes
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
Wordprocessor choice
Wordporcessing is the first task most small businesses tackle
Beebpen, Edword, the Kansas Wordprocessor, Scribe View and Wordwise
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
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
Beeb Forum
Top 20 software chart
Acorn Abuser's Diary
Bar Code reader offer
Back issuese
Acorn Usersoftware
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
Follow the stars
Three packages from Mirrorsoft, Century and BBCSoft designed to appeal to budding star gazers
Software for lightpens
Software and games
three offerings on business, women in computing and lots of uses for dead cats computers

Publication Date : 1st April 2009

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH3987. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

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