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 | Classification:​ | Disk Utility | | Classification:​ | Disk Utility |
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 | Publisher: | Loadstar 128 (Softdisk Inc.) | | Publisher: | Loadstar 128 (Softdisk Inc.) |
 | Year: | 1989 | | Year: | 1989 |
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-Here is a small, but useful application,​ to help you with your floppy disk housekeeping duties, on your C128.  It was published in Loadstar 128, issue #2, and utilized the C128's VDC video chip (a.k.a. 80 column mode). ​ It is fully compatible with the three standard Commodore disk formats, the 1541, 1571, and 1581, and allows you to connect up to four of these disk drives.+{{ :​reviews:​diskwhiz1a.png?​nolink&​350|}} ​Here is a small, but useful application,​ to help you with your floppy disk housekeeping duties, on your C128.  It was published in Loadstar 128, issue #2, and utilized the C128's VDC video chip (a.k.a. 80 column mode). ​ It is fully compatible with the three standard Commodore disk formats, the 1541, 1571, and 1581, and allows you to connect up to four of these disk drives.
  
 The purpose of Disk Whiz is to provide you with a GUI interface for the execution of common C128 disk commands, helping you with the management of your files and programs stored on floppy disks. The purpose of Disk Whiz is to provide you with a GUI interface for the execution of common C128 disk commands, helping you with the management of your files and programs stored on floppy disks.
  
 The interface is divided into three sections. ​ Section 1 contains the command menu, displaying the disk commands available to you.  Section 2 displays the disk directory navigation commands, which you can execute via the C128's numeric keypad. ​ And Section 3 is the active disk's file directory, which lists the content of the disk you currently have in your floppy disk drive. The interface is divided into three sections. ​ Section 1 contains the command menu, displaying the disk commands available to you.  Section 2 displays the disk directory navigation commands, which you can execute via the C128's numeric keypad. ​ And Section 3 is the active disk's file directory, which lists the content of the disk you currently have in your floppy disk drive.
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 Using Disk Whiz is easy to master, as the command menu is pretty self explanatory. ​ However, if you do need further, more detailed instructions,​ the Help Menu is accessed by pressing the C128's ''​HELP''​ key.  In a nutshell, the most common disk commands are executed via the functions keys ''​F1''​ thru ''​F8''​ and are as follows: Using Disk Whiz is easy to master, as the command menu is pretty self explanatory. ​ However, if you do need further, more detailed instructions,​ the Help Menu is accessed by pressing the C128's ''​HELP''​ key.  In a nutshell, the most common disk commands are executed via the functions keys ''​F1''​ thru ''​F8''​ and are as follows:
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 In lines 100 and 820, change the ''​COLOR6,​16''​ commands to ''​COLOR6,​2''​. ​ This will change the screen colours to something more compatible for the composite signal. In lines 100 and 820, change the ''​COLOR6,​16''​ commands to ''​COLOR6,​2''​. ​ This will change the screen colours to something more compatible for the composite signal.
  
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