HELP AND ADVICE
This page gives help and advice about programming, dictionaries and file transfers. It also names some essential QL websites.
If you can program in SuperBasic and have a GD2 system you can program in the new colours. No pointer environment knowledge or skills required!
User Friendly programming
Based on Just Words! practical experience, including mistakes, the complete guide to making your programs user friendly.
Adding public holidays to calendar programs.
All you need to know about transferring Abacus files to a PC.
Line Design files
Yes, it is possible to transfer Line Design pages to a PC graphics format. Just Words! used to prepare its adverts in this way.
A gif image of conversion codes from the QL font to most Windows fonts.
Words and Dictionaries:
It is more difficult to count words by computer than you might think.
Does size matter? How big should a spellcheck dictionary be?
Adding and amending words
All you need to know about adding words to QTYP dictionaries.
Some of the difficulties and decisions of compiling you own dictionary.
How to use QTYP in your own programs.
ESSENTIAL QL WEBSITES:
QL Wiki. A dedicated QL wiki with a detailed software section.
Another Wiki. This is a more technical one of interest to skilled programmers.
General Information and Software downloads. Voted the best and most popular QL site. Includes a dedicated QL search engine.
PC QL emulator. From here you can download the full version of the most popular QL emulator.
QL-Forum. The newest of the QL Forums.
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