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Elite on the BBC Micro

Dashboard: write_pod [Elite-A, I/O processor]

Name: write_pod [Show more] Type: Subroutine Category: Dashboard Summary: Implement the write_pod command (show the correct palette for the dashboard and hyperspace tunnel)
Context: See this subroutine in context in the source code References: This subroutine is called as follows: * tube_table calls write_pod

This routine is run when the parasite sends a write_pod command. It sets the I/O processor's ESCP and HFX flags to ensure that the correct palette is shown for the dashboard and hyperspace tunnel (ESCP affects the dashboard and HFX affects the hyperspace tunnel).
.write_pod JSR tube_get \ Get the parameters from the parasite for the command: STA ESCP \ JSR tube_get \ write_pod(escp, hfx) STA HFX \ \ and store them as follows: \ \ * ESCP = the new value of ESCP \ \ * HFX = the new value of HFX RTS \ Return from the subroutine