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Elite on the BBC Micro

Keyboard: DOKEY [Disc version, Flight]

Name: DOKEY [Show more] Type: Subroutine Category: Keyboard Summary: Scan for the seven primary flight controls Deep dive: The key logger The docking computer
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: * TT17 calls DOKEY * DKJ1 calls entry point auton

Scan for the seven primary flight controls (or the equivalent on joystick), pause and configuration keys, and secondary flight controls, and update the key logger accordingly. Specifically: * If we are on keyboard configuration, clear the key logger and update it for the seven primary flight controls, and update the pitch and roll rates accordingly. * If we are on joystick configuration, clear the key logger and jump to DKJ1, which reads the joystick equivalents of the primary flight controls. Both options end up at DK4 to scan for other keys, beyond the seven primary flight controls. Other entry points: auton Get the docking computer to "press" the flight keys to dock the ship
.DOKEY JSR U% \ Call U% to clear the key logger LDA JSTK \ If JSTK is non-zero, then we are configured to use BNE DKJ1 \ the joystick rather than keyboard, so jump to DKJ1 \ to read the joystick flight controls, before jumping \ to DK4 to scan for pause, configuration and secondary \ flight keys STA BSTK \ Set BSTK = 0 to disable the Bitstik LDY #7 \ We're going to work our way through the primary flight \ control keys (pitch, roll, speed and laser), so set a \ counter in Y so we can loop through all 7 .DKL2 JSR DKS1 \ Call DKS1 to see if the KYTB key at offset Y is being \ pressed, and set the key logger accordingly DEY \ Decrement the loop counter BNE DKL2 \ Loop back for the next key, working our way from A at \ KYTB+7 down to ? at KYTB+1 LDA auto \ If auto is 0, then the docking computer is not BEQ DK15 \ currently activated, so jump to DK15 to skip the \ docking computer manoeuvring code below .auton JSR ZINF \ Call ZINF to reset the INWK ship workspace LDA #96 \ Set nosev_z_hi = 96 STA INWK+14 ORA #%10000000 \ Set sidev_x_hi = -96 STA INWK+22 STA TYPE \ Set the ship type to -96, so the negative value will \ let us check in the DOCKIT routine whether this is our \ ship that is activating its docking computer, rather \ than an NPC ship docking LDA DELTA \ Set the ship speed to DELTA (our speed) STA INWK+27 JSR DOCKIT \ Call DOCKIT to calculate the docking computer's moves \ and update INWK with the results \ We now "press" the relevant flight keys, depending on \ the results from DOCKIT, starting with the pitch keys LDA INWK+27 \ Fetch the updated ship speed from byte #27 into A CMP #22 \ If A < 22, skip the next instruction BCC P%+4 LDA #22 \ Set A = 22, so the maximum speed during docking is 22 STA DELTA \ Update DELTA to the new value in A LDA #&FF \ Set A = &FF, which we can insert into the key logger \ to "fake" the docking computer working the keyboard LDX #0 \ Set X = 0, so we "press" KY1 below ("?", slow down) LDY INWK+28 \ If the updated acceleration in byte #28 is zero, skip BEQ DK11 \ to DK11 BMI P%+3 \ If the updated acceleration is negative, skip the \ following instruction INX \ The updated acceleration is positive, so increment X \ to 1, so we "press" KY2 below (Space, speed up) STA KY1,X \ Store &FF in either KY1 or KY2 to "press" the relevant \ key, depending on whether the updated acceleration is \ negative (in which case we "press" KY1, "?", to slow \ down) or positive (in which case we "press" KY2, \ Space, to speed up) .DK11 \ We now "press" the relevant roll keys, depending on \ the results from DOCKIT LDA #128 \ Set A = 128, which indicates no change in roll when \ stored in JSTX (i.e. the centre of the roll indicator) LDX #0 \ Set X = 0, so we "press" KY3 below ("<", increase \ roll) ASL INWK+29 \ Shift ship byte #29 left, which shifts bit 7 of the \ updated roll counter (i.e. the roll direction) into \ the C flag BEQ DK12 \ If the remains of byte #29 is zero, then the updated \ roll counter is zero, so jump to DK12 set JSTX to 128, \ to indicate there's no change in the roll BCC P%+3 \ If the C flag is clear, skip the following instruction INX \ The C flag is set, i.e. the direction of the updated \ roll counter is negative, so increment X to 1 so we \ "press" KY4 below (">", decrease roll) BIT INWK+29 \ We shifted the updated roll counter to the left above, BPL DK14 \ so this tests bit 6 of the original value, and if it \ is is clear (i.e. the magnitude is less than 64), jump \ to DK14 to "press" the key and leave JSTX unchanged LDA #64 \ The magnitude of the updated roll is 64 or more, so STA JSTX \ set JSTX to 64 (so the roll decreases at half the \ maximum rate) LDA #0 \ And set A = 0 so we do not "press" any keys (so if the \ docking computer needs to make a serious roll, it does \ so by setting JSTX directly rather than by "pressing" \ a key) .DK14 STA KY3,X \ Store A in either KY3 or KY4, depending on whether \ the updated roll rate is increasing (KY3) or \ decreasing (KY4) LDA JSTX \ Fetch A from JSTX so the next instruction has no \ effect .DK12 STA JSTX \ Store A in JSTX to update the current roll rate \ We now "press" the relevant pitch keys, depending on \ the results from DOCKIT LDA #128 \ Set A = 128, which indicates no change in pitch when \ stored in JSTX (i.e. the centre of the pitch \ indicator) LDX #0 \ Set X = 0, so we "press" KY5 below ("X", decrease \ pitch) ASL INWK+30 \ Shift ship byte #30 left, which shifts bit 7 of the \ updated pitch counter (i.e. the pitch direction) into \ the C flag BEQ DK13 \ If the remains of byte #30 is zero, then the updated \ pitch counter is zero, so jump to DK13 set JSTY to \ 128, to indicate there's no change in the pitch BCS P%+3 \ If the C flag is set, skip the following instruction INX \ The C flag is clear, i.e. the direction of the updated \ pitch counter is positive, so increment X to 1 so we \ "press" KY6 below ("S", increase pitch) STA KY5,X \ Store 128 in either KY5 or KY6 to "press" the relevant \ key, depending on whether the pitch direction is \ negative (in which case we "press" KY5, "X", to \ decrease the pitch) or positive (in which case we \ "press" KY6, "S", to increase the pitch) LDA JSTY \ Fetch A from JSTY so the next instruction has no \ effect .DK13 STA JSTY \ Store A in JSTY to update the current pitch rate .DK15 LDX JSTX \ Set X = JSTX, the current roll rate (as shown in the \ RL indicator on the dashboard) LDA #7 \ Set A to 7, which is the amount we want to alter the \ roll rate by if the roll keys are being pressed LDY KL+3 \ If the "<" key is being pressed, then call the BUMP2 BEQ P%+5 \ routine to increase the roll rate in X by A JSR BUMP2 LDY KL+4 \ If the ">" key is being pressed, then call the REDU2 BEQ P%+5 \ routine to decrease the roll rate in X by A, taking JSR REDU2 \ the keyboard auto re-centre setting into account STX JSTX \ Store the updated roll rate in JSTX ASL A \ Double the value of A, to 14 LDX JSTY \ Set X = JSTY, the current pitch rate (as shown in the \ DC indicator on the dashboard) LDY KL+5 \ If the "X" key is being pressed, then call the REDU2 BEQ P%+5 \ routine to decrease the pitch rate in X by A, taking JSR REDU2 \ the keyboard auto re-centre setting into account LDY KL+6 \ If the "S" key is being pressed, then call the BUMP2 BEQ P%+5 \ routine to increase the pitch rate in X by A JSR BUMP2 STX JSTY \ Store the updated roll rate in JSTY \ Fall through into DK4 to scan for other keys