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Elite on the BBC Micro

Text: ee3 [Master version]

Name: ee3 [Show more] Type: Subroutine Category: Text Summary: Print the hyperspace countdown in the top-left of the screen
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: * TT102 calls ee3 * TTX662 calls ee3 * wW calls ee3

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 LDA #RED \ Switch to colour 2, which is red in the space view STA COL LDA #1 \ Move the text cursor to column 1 STA XC STA YC \ Move the text cursor to row 1 LDY #0 \ Set Y = 0 for the high byte in pr6 CLC \ Call TT11 to print X to 3 digits with no decimal point LDA #3 \ and return from the subroutine using a tail call JMP TT11