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MacGeek117
08-24-2005, 06:46 AM
I have tried saving my BS2 files to a floppy, but no dice. I get to the example program NAP.BS2 and then my computer says it can't copy the next program. Help?·· http://forums.parallax.com/images/smilies/confused.gif
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Newzed
08-24-2005, 06:49 AM
You can't save to a floppy but you can copy to a floppy.

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Sid Weaver
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MacGeek117
08-24-2005, 06:54 AM
What I have been doing is: File>>Send To>>3.5 Floppy.
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Newzed
08-24-2005, 06:56 AM
Why can't you save to a floppy?· My computer doesn't have a floppy drive but I can save to anyone of my four removable drives or to the CD in Drive E.· What windows version do you hve?

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Sid Weaver
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MacGeek117
08-24-2005, 07:00 AM
98.

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Newzed
08-24-2005, 07:01 AM
In the Stamp Editor, click on File/Save AS, then·at the top of the window scroll down to the·the drive you want to save it to.

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Sid Weaver
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MacGeek117
08-24-2005, 07:05 AM
Did that too. No dice.
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Newzed
08-24-2005, 07:08 AM
Can you save the program to another folder, say My Documents?

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Sid Weaver
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Jon Williams
08-24-2005, 07:13 AM
This dicussion really should be in the Sandbox as it seems an OS issue, not a BASIC Stamp programming/interfacing problem

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Newzed
08-24-2005, 07:16 AM
Agreed, but it appears to be an interface problem between the Stamp Editor and the floppy drive so I left it where it was.· If he can save to My Documents then we will move it to the Sandbox.



Sid

Jon Williams
08-24-2005, 07:41 AM
FWIW, I opened my editor, opened a file, clicked "Save As" and inserted "A:\" at the beginning of the file name and it worked fine. Chances are that the write-protect on the floppy is enabled.· Yes, I also did the right-click, Send To > 3.5 Inch Floppy and that worked too.

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MacGeek117
08-25-2005, 04:52 AM
I'll try that.
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MacGeek117
08-30-2005, 05:12 AM
I can save to My Documents and Desktop, but not to floppy.
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Chris Savage
08-30-2005, 05:36 AM
bugg,

·· With the age of the machine you mentioned, the floppy drive might not work at all.

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MacGeek117
09-02-2005, 11:15 PM
It works, I can save other files, but not BS2 files. If this helps any, the computer did have a virus before I put the BASIC Stamp Editor on it.
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Post Edited (bugg) : 9/2/2005 4:15:22 PM GMT

Chris Savage
09-02-2005, 11:23 PM
Well bugg,

·· Then it looks like you have bigger problems than saving your code on floppy.

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MacGeek117
09-02-2005, 11:35 PM
I'm going to have a guy I know 'whack' the hard drive and start from scratch, but I need all the programs saved on floppies before that. See my dilema?
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dandreae
09-02-2005, 11:45 PM
Bugg, try saving all your programs to a Word Doc and then transfer them over to the floppy drive.

Dave

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allanlane5
09-03-2005, 12:04 AM
Bugg:

Save your files to the hard disk, then use Explorer to copy them to the floppy. What is this insistence that you use the IDE to save to floppy?

MacGeek117
09-04-2005, 02:39 AM
allanlane5 said...
Bugg:

Save your files to the hard disk, then use Explorer to copy them to the floppy.

Done that.

Dave Andreae said...

Bugg, try saving all your programs to a Word Doc and then transfer them over to the floppy drive.http://forums.parallax.com/images/smilies/blush.gif Duh! Thanks Dave. I'll let you know if that works.
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those that know binary and those that don't.
www.goldmine-elec.com (http://www.goldmine-elec.com)
www.parallax.com (http://www.parallax.com)
www.expresspcb.com (http://www.expresspcb.com)
www.startrek.com (http://www.startrek.com)

Manuel
09-04-2005, 07:57 AM
Hey:
If u have an internet conection, send them to your mail. Yahoo, hotmail or gmail. I've done that.

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