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    It's Christmas, how about a bit of giving?

    How about sending some Christmas to Les as donations for all the support and continued improvements he has provided throughout the year. You can donate via PayPal to ProtonCompilers
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    Re: Amicus 24 schematic?

    So do I make the request by PM with my details?
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    Re: Amicus 24 schematic?

    Lester, do you have any Amicus24 bare boards left.
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    Re: 3.7.3.1 download will not unzip

    I downloaded it in Windows 10 64 with no issues.
  5. Re: Changes after latest version of the compiler

    I agree but when you are having to alter the stack after an interrupt there is little alternative.
  6. Changes after latest version of the compiler

    I have been attempting to compile one of my programs and have had an error PBP_VAR0 and PBP_VAR1 not found. This is in a bit of assembler where I Push and Pop variables in an interrupt routine. ...
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    Re: Need some help from a VB expert

    Just has a quick look, the code was written in 2003 before .net. I don't think it has a chance in hell to manage that conversion.
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    Re: Need some help from a VB expert

    I'll give it a go. I agree it is horrendously complicated. I have managed to get the app working now and made the changes to make it support PDS syntax.
    Question, is it necessary to configure TX...
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    Need some help from a VB expert

    I have just downloaded Visual Studio 2019 in order to try and modify the PPS Tool app for PDS.
    It's a long, long time since I dabbled in the VB world and it has changed dramatically.
    I tried to...
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    Re: PPS for 8bit Microchip Micocontrollers

    Yes I had a look at the VB code and it looked pretty straight forward to change. Don't have VB installed here and not used VB for years now. Are you offering to make the changes tumbleweed? If we...
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    Re: Post in reverse order?

    I always have newest post at the top and it hasn't changed for me. I do get a loading icon up in the middle of the screen (this is with Firefox) when I load a new page. Is this normal or is my old...
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    Re: PPS for 8bit Microchip Micocontrollers

    Now downloaded the P24/33 device files and the PPS Tool seems to work with them apart from drawing the device outline.
    I don't know if there is another file I need to download, perhaps Evan can...
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    Re: PPS for 8bit Microchip Micocontrollers

    I have now downloaded the P24/dsp33 device files and the PPS Tool picks them up correctly but is can't draw the device outline.
    I don't know if there is another file I should be looking for. ...
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    Re: PPS for 8bit Microchip Micocontrollers

    If Evan is to modify the code to accommodate PDS basic we need to identify exactly what needs changing.
    This is my take on it as far as I can see:

    The Proc Endproc can be handled by simply...
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    Re: PPS for 8bit Microchip Micocontrollers

    I have downloaded the tool from Source Forge and installed it. It requires the devices files which come with MPLAB-X.
    As people in this forum do not use MPLAB-X I have extracted the relevant...
  16. johngb has just uploaded PPS Tool for 8 bit PICs!

    johngb has just uploaded PPS Tool for 8 bit PICs!

    This is the link for the PPS Tool to download from source Forge
    Missing is the XML files defining the devices.
    I have after some difficulty do
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    Re: PPS for 8bit Microchip Micocontrollers

    I agree with JohnD it would be a very nice addition to the PDS stable. The PPS Wizard I developed is much more restricted than the PIC PPSTool and I would be happy to replace it with your tool if it...
  18. Re: johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Update 1.0.2.10!

    First, ensure that you don't have "Use PDS Highlight Colours" checked in Options/Highlighter.
    Then, in Highlighter make sure all the BackColours are set to the same colour as the page colour.
    ...
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    Re: Playing with Procedures

    @Les
    I will add Global to the list of Keywords. I am currently working on a big revamp of Studio which will provide true docking and floating windows. As this might take some time I will try and...
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    Re: Playing with Procedures

    This is exactly the method I used when writing my PRTOS24. I was able to reduce the number of variables need to about 4 which I reused in every procedure by simply aliasing to them. Obviously this...
  21. Re: Unable to get PICKit2 to work from Studio

    PK2DeviceFile.dat device file not found The Device File is a file used by PK2Cmd.exe and the filename you transfer in the command line is for the Hex file to be loaded. Currently, by default the...
  22. Re: johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Update 1.0.2.10!

    Glad it is sorted now. I will await your examples of erroneous syntax highlighting before I release this update.
  23. Re: johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Update 1.0.2.10!

    The new version should allow you to maximise the application in your second screen and thereafter it will open in that screen.
    Just Run the application you pick up from Dropbox, its not an install.
  24. Re: johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Update 1.0.2.10!

    @Frizie Send me a PM with an Email address and I will send you a link to a new version which may sort you dual monitor issue.
    If it doesn't I have another card up my sleeve but I need this version...
  25. Re: johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Update 1.0.2.10!

    @Frizie
    When you place Proton on your second screen, is the Application maximised?
    I am assuming that you have configured Windows so that the monitors are independent.
    Do they both have the same...
  26. Re: johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Update 1.0.2.10!

    I don't have a dual monitor setup just a 34 inch screen so its not easy to check your dual screen problem. I'll do some reading and let you know if I find a solution.

    I don't have any plans to...
  27. Re: johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Update 1.0.2.10!

    I am considering adding a field to enter a string of command lines. At present you can do by adding commands to the end of the exe file name but it would be more elegant to add it allow it to be...
  28. Re: johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Update 1.0.2.10!

    You can add executables, go to Tools, Configure Tools and add them from there. They will appear on the Tools menu.
    I don't have a separate toolbar but I guess I could add one if that would be...
  29. johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Update 1.0.2.10!

    johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Update 1.0.2.10!

    Primary changes in this version relate to Find and Replace. This has been implemented in 2 new dialogs.
    See What's new for information on...
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    Re: Print CLS stopped USB from working

    Does that mean you are working with the old USB Pic Loader I produced?
    Sounds like it was timing problem!
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    Re: Proton Studio with a Dark theme.

    Yes it will offer a light and a dark theme, at present I have just built a dark version to test reactions.
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    Proton Studio with a Dark theme.

    I have built a trial version of Proton Studio with a dark look somewhat like the dark theme of Visual Studio.

    It is not ready for publishing yet but I would like to hear the views of those who...
  33. Re: Unable to get PICKit2 to work from Studio

    If you put the full path (i.e. $Long-FileName$) it should pick up the file in directory the target programmer.
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    Beta Testers for a new version

    I have completely rewritten the Search and Replace dialogs of the editor with new underlying code.
    The Search Dialog will now appear in the status bar of the editor. The replace dialog is...
  35. Re: Proton v.3.7.2.1 created file "c:\full_after.bas" after compiled. Why?

    I think this should be retained as an option. Maybe as a declare. I can see this being useful when you are using the pre-processor. There have been a number of times when I got my pre-processor...
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    Re: TERN accept no expression(s)

    In Pascal there is a similar form for setting a boolean which I use regularly.

    Variable = (Variable1 evaluate Variable2)

    For boolean values I find this form more readable.
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    Re: I have made some highlight syntax for KATE

    Proton Studio does not support skins at present which is what I think Keytapper is referring to. I will look into adding skins at some time but at the moment I am concentrating on fixing a couple of...
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    Re: procedures How do we buy the upgrade?

    To reiterate: read the instructions in the Proton Manual at the end of page 3, you will have to purchase the upgrade!
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    Re: #ELSE has no blue backcolor

    I have had a look at your If Then Else Endif structures and tried to replicate the problem you are seeing.
    Firstly, The block highlighting is there to identify the boundary of a specific command,...
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    Re: #ELSE has no blue backcolor

    I understand now that you were referring to the Block highlighter which attempts to highlight the matching if, endif structures.
    I will have a look at it tomorrow, I might be able to fix it.
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    Re: #ELSE has no blue backcolor

    There does seem to be a problem but not like quite as described.

    It is simply picking up the standard If..Else..EndIf construct. (in your image only the If is being highlighted not the #). The...
  42. Re: Unable to get PICKit2 to work from Studio

    I'm working through the other issues at present I assume the PK2DeviceFile.dat is present and where it should be.
    It sounds like its being called from the wrong directory. Others have used the PIC...
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    Re: #ELSE has no blue backcolor

    #Else is being recognised on my system. I wonder if you have an old version of Database.mcd. This is the file both the Proton Studio and the original IDE use for highlighting proton Keywords.
  44. Re: Changes To Include Files Not Being Saved Before Compile

    Thanks for isolating the issue, just back from holiday so I have some catching up to do.
    I hope to get this sorted in the next release.
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    Re: Access Violation

    The problem is associated with the PDF file viewer. It only happens when more that one PDF file is open in the IDE.
    I am looking into this problem but as part of the viewer is 3rd party software...
  46. Re: Include Files Not showing In Code Explorer

    OK, I will include the fix in the next update.
  47. Re: Include Files Not showing In Code Explorer

    I think I have spotted the problem - can't test it easily from here so PM me asap (I leave tomorrow midday) with an Email address that I can send a file to and I will send you an update.
  48. Re: Include Files Not showing In Code Explorer

    I assume you DoubleClicked!
    I don't think I ever tested for include files on a different drive. I assume you specify the full path in the include statement?
    i.e. Include "D:\PIC...
  49. johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Update 1.0.2.3!

    johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Update 1.0.2.3!

    This version has added a few features
  50. Re: johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio 1.0.2.2!

    I'll add in the option to enable Unused Variable reporting with the option off by default.
    I'll suppress the Cannot find PBE file message unless the file has the BAS extension.
    I'll try and get...
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    Re: Proton Studio or Proton IDE ?

    I'll look at adding this as an option but not in the next release which will be going out shortly.
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    Re: 16-bit HPWM library for devices PIC12F1571 and PIC12F1572

    C:\program files (x86)\ProtonIDE\PDS\Includes\PPI
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    Re: clear and interrupt handler - problem?

    Perhaps we should suggest it is added to the manual and the Hint database
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    Re: clear and interrupt handler - problem?

    Its always good practice to specifically set variables before using them. There was talk at one to set a variable's value in the Dim statement but looking at the manual this does not seem to be the...
  55. Re: Code generated by 3.7.0.8 not fitting in 18F24K22

    Alternatively Proton Studio will report if variables have been declared but not used after a compilation.
  56. Re: Wanted 18F25K22 bootloader for purchase .....

    I was going to suggest that but there is no firmware for the 18F25K22.
    Whilst the source code for other devices is available an new version for that specific chip will have to be coded using the...
  57. johngb has just uploaded Fuse Configurator Plugin Update!

    johngb has just uploaded Fuse Configurator Plugin Update!

    This update corrects a bug where in some cases the fuses shown were for the wrong device.
  58. Re: Compile to HEX from Assembler plugin - HELP

    F9 is compile and assemble.
    F10 is in effect F9 followed by F11.

    I don't know why running MPASM with the modified ASM file didn't work but I am guessing the modifications threw out the relative...
  59. Re: johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio 1.0.2.2!

    Gamboa

    I think I have sorted the PPS problem, at least for the case where there are less inputs than outputs.
    PM me with an email address and I will send you an update for you to test.
  60. Re: johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio 1.0.2.2!

    The problem has occurred because the remappable pins are not consecutive, an assumption I had made at the time.
    The Def files are not in the easiest format to process and I will have to think how I...
  61. Re: johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio 1.0.2.2!

    I think it is a manual job. I believe Les has partially automated the building of the Def files but I don't know how the mapping was extracted but from a comment Les made a while back is that it did...
  62. Re: johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio 1.0.2.2!

    Gamboa

    This is because there is no information on the mapping in the .Def file for that device.
    I will add some code to prevent this from happening and it will be in the next update.
  63. Re: johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio 1.0.2.2!

    I'll take a look at it. Something has gone awry.
  64. johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio 1.0.2.2!

    johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio 1.0.2.2!

    This update necessitated by update of some controls. Mostly affecting hi-res screens.
    Also enhanced Bit Name Viewer and improved layout of ASCII...
  65. Re: johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio - 1.0.2.1!

    Sorry, I uploaded the wrong file. Try again please.
  66. johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio - 1.0.2.1!

    johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio - 1.0.2.1!

    Two changes of significance:
    [LIST]
    Improved Keyword capitalisation - now responds immediately to changes in Options.
    Improved Keyword Hints...
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    Re: Procedures return parameter

    In other languages you might use a different keyword for procedure that return a value. e.g. Function or Method. In Proton a procedure with a return value will have a variable type at the end of...
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    Re: Procedures return parameter

    A ByRef value is not a procedure result. ByRef is actually passing the address of the variable not the value. When you are passing parameter these are normally variable that you have already...
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    Re: Procedures return parameter

    If you pass a parameter by Reference (see Procedures section of manual) you can manipulate the parameter in your routine and when the routine completes the result will be in the parameter you passed...
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    Re: Use of the Proton 3.7.0.3 version

    Read the Whats New - 3rd line line from top.
  71. Re: johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Update 1.0.2.0!

    If Dave is able to produce link files automatically and download them, it would be possible to read them in Proton Studio, without requiring Adobe. If PDF Now ver 2 can be run from the command line...
  72. Re: johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Update 1.0.2.0!

    Well you are lucky, every time I try and download it reports download unsuccessful.
    I cant tell where it is trying to download from so its difficult to debug.
    I have tried downloading and...
  73. Re: johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Update 1.0.2.0!

    I'm coming to the same conclusion...
  74. Re: johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Update 1.0.2.0!

    It looks like Microchip have moved the downloads folder on their site as I can't get PDFNow to download. First time I try it times out reporting that it had failed to download the file. Second time...
  75. Re: johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Update 1.0.2.0!

    I know, I have it installed now and have a reasonably full list of 8 bit devices but no 16 bit devices as far as I could see.
    I'll look to implementing a version of PDF Now in Proton Studio. It...
  76. Re: Having difficulty editing my pages on the Wiki

    Thank you Lester
  77. Re: Having difficulty editing my pages on the Wiki

    I still cannot edit my Wiki pages in WYSIWYG - its all HTML style. How can I get to see it as it should be?
  78. Re: johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Update 1.0.2.0!

    Unless Dave is adding new PICs as they are added by MC, any PIC not in Dave's list will have to have a new link file. I looked in C:\Users\<myPC>\Documents\PIC PDFs on my PC and the directory was...
  79. Re: johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Update 1.0.2.0!

    I would really like to build the PDF now into the application. I need to investigate how Dave S gets into the Microchip site to locate the files.

    Code formatter, not quite sure what you mean by...
  80. Re: johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Update 1.0.2.0!

    Have you tried the project manager? You can create projects and add files to projects and the files can include PDFs or text files. I normally keep the processor Datasheet and Proteus test circuit...
  81. Re: johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Update 1.0.2.0!

    Bob

    The current tab control I am using does not support a buttons on the tab. There is a tool available which supports a button but unfortunately it works in a different way from the current tab...
  82. Re: johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Update 1.0.2.0!

    You just need to right click on the tab and you can choose from the menu to close the page, close all other pages or move to another open page. That last item is useful when you have more windows...
  83. Re: johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Update 1.0.2.0!

    I don't know how that happened, I must have picked up the wrong install file when uploading.
    I have updated it now so please try again.
  84. Having difficulty editing my pages on the Wiki

    When I open http://www.protonbasic.co.uk/content.php/4638-Proton-Studio-IDE to update links to the new download I just get raw HTML
    See below for extract. Its not happened to me before so guess it...
  85. johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Update 1.0.2.0!

    johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Update 1.0.2.0!

    Fixes a number of bugs and provides much better Keyword formatting.
    It's been a big change so its now updated to release 2.
    See What's New...
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    Re: Preview of updated Proton Compiler Manual

    Perhaps we should have 2 Brand styles for the Product, Hobby ( as per current logo ) and Professional ( Branded to look more like Visual Studio, blue and rather bland! )
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    Re: Software to configer Fuses

    I think you mean circumflex ;)
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    Re: Software to configer Fuses

    Fuse Configurator covers all the devices which are supported by the Proton Compiler.
    Download it and install it - Run FuseConfiguratorSetUp.exe. Open the IDE and you will see a new fuse...
  89. Re: johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Update 1.0.1.12!

    I have seen this occasionally but I thought I had eliminated it. I cannot repeat it on my PC. What screen resolution are you running. You could try turning code folding off because I have seen...
  90. Re: johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Update 1.0.1.12!

    When you have a source file open in the IDE there are 4 tabs immediately below the source code they are named Source, Fuses, Assembler and Hex file.
    Click on the assembler tab to see the asm file...
  91. johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Update 1.0.1.12!

    johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Update 1.0.1.12!

    Apologies for this update coming so quickly behind version 1.0.1.11 but I spotted a stupid bug which caused all the Icons on the menus to...
  92. johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Update 1.0.1.11!

    johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Update 1.0.1.11!

    No major enhancements this time but fixed a few bugs which arose in Archiving and added a new menu item under the File Menu.
    This version...
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    Re: I'm over the moon with joy. :-)

    My understanding is that there is no memory management, i.e. local variables are not recycled. So local variables do occupy the ram memory space but they are not visible to other parts of the...
  94. Re: johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Version 1.0.1.10!

    Yes, I know about the ini file support in Delphi, in fact I am using it to load in the Printer info and to handle the .mci files which I now use to carry notes, version number code folding and...
  95. Re: johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Version 1.0.1.10!

    Would you mind opening the registry and going to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\JGBTools\ProtonNewIDE\Tools.
    Under Tools you should see a list of entries Tool0, Tool1 etc. These should correlate with...
  96. Re: johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Version 1.0.1.10!

    Did you Click Update after deleting. This updates the registry otherwise the changes you make are only valid for the current session.
  97. johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Version 1.0.1.10!

    johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Version 1.0.1.10!

    This update covers:
    [LIST]
    Highlighter now recognises the Array#Var notation as well as the more conventional Array [Index] syntax.
    ...
  98. Re: Update on procedures in the Proton BASIC Compiler

    @Les
    I wondered if that might be the case after I sent it but it would be good to keep compatibility between compilers if possible.
  99. Re: Update on procedures in the Proton BASIC Compiler

    Will these changes be fully reflected in the P24 version of the compiler? e.g. BycRef.
    Hopefully once users have had time to work with procedures in the 8 bit environment they may be more inclined...
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    Re: Bug in PROC that begin with T

    Thanks, George has already reported this and I have corrected it. I will be releasing a new version with this and other fixes and enhancements.
  101. Re: johngb has just uploaded New Update to Proton Studio!

    I might add in a mechanism which would allow you to run items such as the USART calculator as a stand alone program. I have just added a Backup archiving function which is compatible with Total...
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    Re: Advertisement on the forum

    Sounds like a bargain, I would be happy to contribute.
  103. Re: johngb has just uploaded New Update to Proton Studio!

    I'm working on improving capitalisation but because of the tools I am using it is not as straight forward. I am going to have to delve into 3rd party software to resolve this. I have already had ...
  104. Re: johngb has just uploaded New Update to Proton Studio!

    Sounds like it was never running properly. AVs seem to cause more trouble than they are worth sometimes.
  105. Re: johngb has just uploaded New Update to Proton Studio!

    It sounds like the installation didn't complete properly. Tried it here again on my PC and it went fine but I'm on Windows 10 64. I tried the 32 bit install and that was went OK as well. I deleted...
  106. Re: johngb has just uploaded New Update to Proton Studio!

    George
    I am guessing you are saying that D_Pbp and Pbp are identifiers to an array, so what you are saying is that I am not recognising the format for addressing arrays using the # syntax.
    I can...
  107. Re: johngb has just uploaded New Update to Proton Studio!

    Its not the first thing AVG has chocked on. Is it the Install its complaining about or the actual application?

    Do you have an alternative AV, I use Kaspersky and it has no issue with it
  108. johngb has just uploaded New Update to Proton Studio!

    johngb has just uploaded New Update to Proton Studio!

    Lots of fixes and a few additional features - See What's New
    32bit and 64bit versions now available.
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    Re: P24 (using Procedures) for 18F Pics??

    Perhaps its time to remind everyone that Les Johnson has set up a donation link.

    www.paypal.me/ProtonCompilers

    If folks want Les to continue supporting the compiler then may be in their best...
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    Re: Access violation

    I have a new version on Dropbox which you might like to try
    If you could PM me with your email address I can give you access to it.
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    Re: Access violation

    I will be issuing a new version shortly which should resolve the access violation. Please bear with me, I hope to get it out by the end of this week.
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    Re: Faults in comment block

    I'll take a look. I have been working on a few other issues some of which might effect the problems you are experiencing.
    Only just come back from a 3 week vacation so its taking a while to get...
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    Re: User Articles not accessible

    Yup, same issue here!
  114. johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Update 1.0.1.7!

    johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Update 1.0.1.7!

    This update fixes a few issues introduces the Proton IDE style bit names and a few other minor changes.
    See Help file, Whats New for more...
  115. Re: johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Ver 1.0.1.6!

    I have looked again at the programming code and can make it operate like ProtonIDE. This is the logic:

    Remove all instances of "$ and $" and replace with $
    Insert " + Actual Hex Filename + " in...
  116. Re: johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Ver 1.0.1.6!

    When I was converting Proton Studio to use the pre-configured file that comes with Proton I noticed that the use of double inverted commas was not consistent for one pre-config to the other. I had...
  117. Re: johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Ver 1.0.1.6!

    That is because I limited it to a few testers before putting it out. Unfortunately the message gets sent to all which rather defeats the point of being able to limit distribution.
    when I have some...
  118. johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Ver 1.0.1.6!

    johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Ver 1.0.1.6!

    Updated Studio with the following.
    Fixed - when opening multiple files on start-up the order now stays same each time
    Added - Colour reset now...
  119. Thread: Proton Studio

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    Re: Proton Studio

    PS does not use Acrobat, but you are probably right about your AV screwing it up.
    Can you now load and edit basic files?
  120. Thread: Proton Studio

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    Re: Proton Studio

    Sounds like a good idea, I have no idea how many are using it but it would be a good idea to move it from the lounge.
    Alternatively you could add a section on IDEs in which you place sub sections...
  121. Thread: Proton Studio

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    Re: Proton Studio

    I have just updated the Proton Studio install.

    It adds a few enhancements and fixes a few issues.

    More details in the Help file.
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    Re: Malware on this website?

    How should we go about finding the issue?
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    [SOLVED !] Re: Fuse configarator

    Look in the Wiki under Plugins, second page.
  124. Thread: Proton Studio

    by johngb
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    Re: Proton Studio

    I'll send you a debug version over the weekend. I meed to see what the application thinks folders are.
  125. Thread: Proton Studio

    by johngb
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    Re: Proton Studio

    Can I assume you had deleted the registry entry for Proton Studio?
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\JGBTools\ProtonNewIDE
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    Re: Malware on this website?

    Lester - I have removed a link from my Proton Studio site which linked to the Studio exe file. Now links through to the zipped version of the program.

    I think it may be a mistaken malware report...
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    Re: Malware on this website?

    Just happened to me this afternoon. This morning it was OK. Had to access this via Edge.Cant get through via Chrome or Firefox
  128. Thread: Proton Studio

    by johngb
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    Re: Proton Studio

    @Henk57

    Could you PM me an email address so I can send you a test version of the Proton Suite which I hope will resolve you current issues. Looking at the screenshot you sent me the IDE had not...
  129. Thread: Proton Studio

    by johngb
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    Re: Proton Studio

    You are probably right about the pdf problem being unassociated with the registry issue. Trouble is I don’t have windows 7 on any of my pcs. Hopefully someone else who has downloaded the app to a...
  130. Thread: Proton Studio

    by johngb
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    Re: Proton Studio

    @Henk

    If you would care to delete the registry entry for Proton Studio (HKCU\software\JGBTools\ProtonNewIDE) and then install the latest version (1.0.1.4) it should pick up the correct location of...
  131. Thread: Proton Studio

    by johngb
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    Re: Proton Studio

    I have now updated Proton Studio to 1.0.1.3

    I have corrected Ctrl-Y to Ctrl-F in Editor context menu
    The ASCII Code Table is now sizeable but new size not saved. Will look to improve later.
    The...
  132. Thread: Proton Studio

    by johngb
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    Re: Proton Studio

    Gamboa

    Thanks for spotting those issues.

    I have corrected Ctrl-Y to Ctrl-F
    For the time being I have made the ASCII Code Table sizeable but new size not saved. Will look to improve later....
  133. Thread: Proton Studio

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    Re: Proton Studio

    Henk

    Regarding PPI files, I will have to make a change to my default setup on initial installation.

    I cannot explain your PDF issues it works on my setup -

    What OS version are you running?...
  134. johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Update!

    johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Update!

    This update resolves the following issues:
    [LIST]
    Cannot save an existing source file to another location unless that file has been changed.
    ...
  135. Thread: Proton Studio

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    Re: Proton Studio

    Henk
    Can you explain exactly what you did?
    I have just tried it here and it worked fine.

    From the File Menu I chose Open, navigated to microchip pdf file on my PC and opened it.
    The PDF...
  136. johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Install!

    johngb has just uploaded Proton Studio Install!

    Proton User Install
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    Re: Drawing lines on CRT screen

    Search for Cartesian to Polar Conversion
    Here is one link which might be useful
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    Re: Which IDE are you all using?

    I know, I have used it and RegExr.com which is a great site for testing out an expression. My trouble is I haven't managed to get one to work which can spot Arrays. Doesn't sound like it should be...
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    Re: Which IDE are you all using?

    While there is some interest in this thread, are there any users out there who are familiar with regular expressions? Used originally in the PERL language and ported to many other languages, it...
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    Re: Which IDE are you all using?

    Not very original, its going to be called Proton Studio unless someone has a better suggestion.
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    Re: Which IDE are you all using?

    It will have Fuse Configurator, the Peripheral Pin Select and ISR wizard built in. I might be able to add an API in the future, I approached David Barker, the original IDE author if he was prepared...
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    Re: Which IDE are you all using?

    I hope Les isn't setting expectations too high, its the first time I have attempted to write an IDE and I don't have Dave Barker's skills.
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    Re: Which IDE are you all using?

    I am developing a new IDE which, I hope will be a more modern twist on the original IDE. It will include code folding, bookmarks etc and more...
    I have been working on this for some months now and...
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    Re: First attempt at using Preprocessor

    Yes its not very obvious but when you want $define to insert code over a number of lines you must finish each line with the comment symbol and you mustn't add any comments to those lines.
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    Question for Delphi programmers

    I am developing an application which I would like to support plugins in the way the Proton' IDE Plugin manager works. I have never build a DLL before and am trying to get an understanding of how it...
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    Re: First attempt at using Preprocessor

    The pre-processor is nothing to do with Library Manager. The preprocessor processes the source prior to compiling. I suggest you read the preprocessor sectiion of the manual, its really not that...
  147. Thread: 18f25k42 pps

    by johngb
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    Re: 18f25k42 pps

    Just saying I didn't read your post before I sent my response.

    However, I have taken a look at the PPI files for the 18F25K42, there is no information about Peripheral Pin Mapping so I cant simple...
  148. Thread: 18f25k42 pps

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    Re: 18f25k42 pps

    NO, I should have looked at the message more closely.
    I'll see if I can add 18Fs to the Wizard.
  149. Thread: 18f25k42 pps

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    Re: 18f25k42 pps

    George - have you tried the PPS Wizard? It does more or less the same as the PPS tool but call Les's macros. and it can place it in your document.
  150. Thread: Macro questions

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    Re: Macro questions

    Its only available as part of the Library Manager Developers pack.
    I don't have time at present to publish it as a separate plugin I am afraid.
  151. johngb has just uploaded Proton Macro Generator Source Code!

    johngb has just uploaded Proton Macro Generator Source Code!

    For Delphi Developers out there, at Les's request, here is the entire source for the Proton Macro Generator.

    I have checked it on...
  152. Thread: Macro questions

    by johngb
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    Re: Macro questions

    I am happy to release it but the code is a bit messy as it was my first attempt at Delphi.

    I'll dig it out and try and publish it in the next few days.
  153. Thread: Macro questions

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    Re: Macro questions

    If you want to play with macros you could try using the MacroGenerator wizard. I wrote it to save the labour of writing out long macros and to make life easier when using Library Manager. (BTW it...
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    Support for Les... a change of heart?

    I don't know how many people watch the Proton Facebook page, I for one don't but I do get the occasional notification when someone has posted. It appears that a PayPal account has been set up to...
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    Re: New error message in fuse configurator MK2

    I don't have time to check at the moment but check the PPI file for 18F46K80
    My guess is that it contains the same data as the 18F66K80. If they are different I will look at it further.
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    Re: New error message in fuse configurator MK2

    Glad you are sorted...
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    Re: Something has changed on the forum....

    George
    As far as I can see it is back to its former glory.
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    Re: Something has changed on the forum....

    Thanks, that looks a lot more familiar now.
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    Re: Something has changed on the forum....

    I assume Lester monitors this thread so hopefully we will get a resolution to these issues. next week.
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    Re: dsPic33FJ128GP802 Rx on portb.11

    Its just not practical to put all plugins on the toolbar.

    You could choose to add it to the toolbar by running the Plugin Editor and navigating to the file you want. Under the Plug Name box...
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    Re: dsPic33FJ128GP802 Rx on portb.11

    if you have installed it correctly you should see a list of plugins.
    Choose View, Plugin, JGB Tools, and you should see the peripheral Pin Select wizard

    Set the device in you active page to...
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    Re: Virtual treeview for Delpi

    This has been around for many years, the protonIDE uses it for the code explorer. Its far quicker and more flexible than tTreeView vcl but it does require quite a lot of code to drive it.
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    Re: UltraEdit adaption.

    Norm - I agree wholeheartedly with you - see my earlier post #16.
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    Re: Something has changed on the forum....

    Also tried on Edge, same result.
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    Re: UltraEdit adaption.

    Saving would be more complex; you would have to un-merge the included text from the open document and save any changes to the include file. Then you can do a straight forward save of the main...
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    Something has changed on the forum....

    Today I have noticed that quite a few people including me and Les have lost their avatars and I now have found I just have a very basic editor for composing with no means to add links or code etc and...
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    Re: UltraEdit adaption.

    That's fine as long you don't write code which has labels within a subroutine. If you have labels within a subroutine you will be collapsing odd bits of code and it will be very confusing top read....
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    Re: UltraEdit adaption.

    I agree, FL is a great IDE and I quite often use it particularly when I have lots of nested loops and if then's.
    Code folding in Basic has its limitations, in a structured language like VB or Pascal...
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    Re: UltraEdit adaption.

    With some work, you could do nearly all your wish list in UE. So far I have only scraped the surface of what you can do with UE. I also have to say that the UE user forum is very good when you need...
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    Re: UltraEdit adaption.

    I haven't noticed speed problems myself. I have Notepad++ which I use sometimes when working with ProtonIDE or Delphi. I use it more as a scratchpad. If you want to try out the new word file all...
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    Re: UltraEdit adaption.

    Now beginning to get to grips with Regular Expressions and have progressed quite a bit further...

    I now have a word file which includes an extended highlighter
    You can now set a Foreground,...
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    Re: Ram Variable Bytes 18F86J55

    I think it is horses for courses - Virtual Com is good for tinkering and development but for a product which connects to a PC I would opt for HID as it would inevitably interact with a custom...
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    Re: New error message in fuse configurator MK2

    If you PM me with an email address I will send you the individual files and you can try manually installing.
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    Re: New error message in fuse configurator MK2

    This is a windows response not a message I generate. I am guessing it must be a permission issue. Perhaps try running as administrator?
    I am running Windows 10 currently and it installs here.
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    Re: dsPic33FJ128GP802 Rx on portb.11

    If you had used the Peripheral Pin Select plugin you would have got it right first time.
    It gets its information from the.def files. I have just checked it and they are correct for this device.
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    Re: UltraEdit adaption.

    Struggling adapting UltraEdit for use with Proton in 2 areas:

    1 Code Folding - Works well with do..loop, while..wend, repeat..until, select..endselect and proc..endproc but if there is a do loop...
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    Re: UltraEdit adaption.

    George

    I have put a word file in your HotMail account if you want to have a play.
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    Re: UltraEdit adaption.

    This is for Les mostly unless others have used Ultra Edit.

    In order to get the SFRs and be able to highlight as per ProtonIDE it looks like I will need to dive into javascript and parse the file...
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    Re: UltraEdit adaption.

    No connection, its just that if I choose to replace the IDE with UE I would like to have fuse config accessible from UE..
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    Re: UltraEdit adaption.

    I am starting off with the keyword files and trying to get it up to close to what the Proton IDE does. Not sure how it will be possible to create a code explorer but I need to understand better the...
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    UltraEdit adaption.

    I didn't know where to post this thread but as I guess this section is one of the most viewed I am posting here.

    After Les mentioned UltraEdit on a recent post, I have downloaded the app and am...
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    Build with UserID

    I have published a plugin to allow you to use the UserID bytes available in 16 Series Extended core and 18 series PICs®. The 16 bit 24/33 devices do not support support UserID bytes.

    This plugin...
  183. Re: Advice on using the mE MikroProg Suite and Programmer with PDS.

    Thanks, I'm going to o give it a go.
  184. Re: Advice on using the mE MikroProg Suite and Programmer with PDS.

    Yes of course, hex file is generic, duh. Shows how little time I spend programming PICs, normally rely on Sim or boot-loading.
    I'll try programming and see what happens.
  185. Advice on using the mE MikroProg Suite and Programmer with PDS.

    I have dug out my old MikroElektronika Programmer and updated the firmware but before I risk connecting it up to a real PIC does anyone have any experience with using this device with PDS (P24)?
    ...
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    Re: What is the fuss about arduino

    So am I for what its worth. However, I don't think it is in Les's nature to accept money this way.
    Considering the frequency of updates and level of support, I think it is only right that we pay...
  187. johngb has just uploaded Build with UserID Setup!

    johngb has just uploaded Build with UserID Setup!

    This is a beta version and a first release.
    Please feed back any issues to JohnGB
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    Re: What is the fuss about arduino

    Les, I am sure there are are forum users whose business could use your talents.
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    Re: Trouble with arrays, lookup

    I have been there but it was only open that day for Colossus. Didn't get to see the other machines.
    Next time I go I will try and look you up.
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    Re: Trouble with arrays, lookup

    I can see this board alongside the original Elliott 802 racks. What a contrast.
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    [SOLVED !] Re: User Id Location ?

    Found another issue after further playing...

    Some of the 18 Series have 16 IDLOC's in the PPI file but if I try and define all 16 I get "Argument out of range (not a valid ID location)" so it...
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    Re: What is the fuss about arduino

    Talking about the Amicus24, is these any news yet Les?
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    [SOLVED !] Re: User Id Location ?

    Sorry I have not been able to show you anything yet, am having a problem with the API in that it seems to be returning rubbish on my first plgGetPage request so the app gets confused and errors. Its...
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    [SOLVED !] Re: User Id Location ?

    I've already added that, not quite your words but the end result is the same. I am just putting up the warning and proceeding on to compiling the untouched source.
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    [SOLVED !] Re: User Id Location ?

    Isn't that what you want my app to do, why are you talking about modifying the hex file manually?
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    [SOLVED !] Re: User Id Location ?

    I'm confused, are you saying that simply adding


    'UserID Settings
    Asm
    __IDLOCS 0x200000,0x1
    __IDLOCS 0x200001,0x2
    __IDLOCS 0x200002,0x3
    __IDLOCS 0x200003,0x4
    __IDLOCS 0x200004,0x18
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    [SOLVED !] Re: User Id Location ?

    George - The version number I am referring to is the version number of the users program under development, not the IDE or the compiler's version number.
    John - I am not excluding EEPROM but I would...
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    [SOLVED !] Re: User Id Location ?

    Looking at the PPI files the number DeviceID bytes varies significantly from device to device from 4 bytes to 16 bytes
    I can't see how you can get all the info you want into 4 bytes.

    Here is a...
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    [SOLVED !] Re: User Id Location ?

    A lot of the P24 devices don't have EEPROM so such options will have to be conditional on the device.
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    [SOLVED !] Re: User Id Location ?

    George, I will make one if a few more express an interest. It doesn't look difficult but as I have found from experience to make apps like this universal one needs to do some research, e.g. in this...
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