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Elite on the BBC Micro

Text: ee3 [6502SP version]

Name: ee3 [Show more] Type: Subroutine Category: Text Summary: Print the hyperspace countdown in the top-left of the screen
Context: See this subroutine in context in the source code Variations: See code variations for this subroutine in the different versions References: This subroutine is called as follows: * TT102 calls ee3 * TTX66 calls ee3 * wW calls ee3

Print the 8-bit number in X at text location (1, 1). Print the number to 5 digits, left-padding with spaces for numbers with fewer than 3 digits (so numbers < 10000 are right-aligned), with no decimal point. Arguments: X The number to print
.ee3 LDA #RED \ Send a #SETCOL RED command to the I/O processor to JSR DOCOL \ switch to colour 2, which is red in the space view LDA #1 \ Move the text cursor to column 1 on row 1 JSR DOXC JSR DOYC LDY #0 \ Set Y = 0 for the high byte in pr6 \ Fall through into pr6 to print X to 5 digits, as the \ high byte in Y is 0