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Elite on the BBC Micro

Dashboard: BULB [Disc version, Flight]

Name: BULB [Show more] Type: Subroutine Category: Dashboard Summary: Draw an indicator bulb on the dashboard
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: * ECBLB calls entry point BULB-2

Arguments: A The y-coordinate of the bulb as a low-byte screen address offset within screen page &7D (as both bulbs are on this character row in the dashboard) (Y X) The address of the character definition of the bulb to be drawn (i.e. ECBT for the E.C.M. bulb, or SPBT for the space station bulb) Other entry points: BULB-2 Set the Y screen address
.BULB STA SC \ Store the low byte of the screen address in SC STX P+1 \ Set P(2 1) = (Y X) STY P+2 LDA #&7D \ Set A to the high byte of the screen address, which is \ &7D as the bulbs are both in the character row from \ &7D00 to &7DFF JMP RREN \ Call RREN to print the character definition pointed to \ by P(2 1) at the screen address pointed to by (A SC), \ returning from the subroutine using a tail call