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Elite on the BBC Micro

Text: tal [Elite-A, Flight]

Name: tal [Show more] Type: Subroutine Category: Text Summary: Print the current galaxy number
Context: See this subroutine in context in the source code References: This subroutine is called as follows: * TT27 calls tal

Print control code 1 (the current galaxy number, right-aligned to width 3).
.tal \ --- Mod: Original Acornsoft code removed: -----------> \ CLC \ We don't want to print the galaxy number with a \ \ decimal point, so clear the C flag for pr2 to take as \ \ an argument \ --- End of removed code -----------------------------> LDX GCNT \ Load the current galaxy number from GCNT into X INX \ Add 1 to the galaxy number, as the galaxy numbers \ are 0-7 internally, but we want to display them as \ galaxy 1 through 8 \ --- Mod: Original Acornsoft code removed: -----------> \ JMP pr2 \ Jump to pr2, which prints the number in X to a width \ \ of 3 figures, left-padding with spaces to a width of \ \ 3, and return from the subroutine using a tail call \ --- And replaced by: --------------------------------> JMP pr2-1 \ Jump to pr2-1, which prints the number in X to a width \ of 3 figures, left-padding with spaces to a width of \ 3 and without a decimal point, and return from the \ subroutine using a tail call \ --- End of replacement ------------------------------>