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Elite on the BBC Micro

Text: ee3 (Cassette version)

Name: ee3 [View in context] Type: Subroutine [Compare versions] Category: Text Summary: Print the hyperspace countdown in the top-left of the screen
Print the 8-bit number in X at text location (0, 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 LDY #1 \ Move the text cursor to row 1 STY YC DEY \ Decrement Y to 0 for the high byte in pr6 STY XC \ Move the text cursor to column 0 \ Fall through into pr6 to print X to 5 digits, as the \ high byte in Y is 0