Aug 282015
 

TFM just released a new version of FutureOS and some other tools and applications. There is a huge changelog, so have a look at it by yourself. You can download the latest software from the FutureOS homepage.

FutureOS
  • Update of the Documentation
  • New expanded automatic installer created:
    • supports choice of number system (hexadecimal or decimal)
    • Allows to select a ROM number for the Dobbertin / dxs RTC
  • New OS functions:  RBB_8, RBB_16, ZEIBI, ZEIBJ, GET_DIR, R_RTC RB_8, RB_16, B8DIN, B16DIN, E2XRAM, FER7F added
  • Enhancements for Monitor TV and LCD TV
  • Bit 0 of config variable KF_CPC decides if UI works in HEX or DEZ
  • IDE Icon disappears in SPARtan mode (when not used)
  • Hot keys for the Desktop added
  • FDC error tolerance increased
  • Expanded TYPE Icon functionality:
    • Added ability to show regular 17 KB and compressed OCP screens
  • Enhanced management of the CPC Mini-Booster and the MultiPlay card
  • Spanish and French language interface improved
  • Some Bugs in format function cured
  • Error message for File-Copy added
  • OS function LADE_N expanded: Set 8. bit of drive number to ignore file header and load according to user data
  • OS functions ICON6ON and ICON3ON expanded
    • They now work with all (MODE 2: 6-104) values for columns
  • RRB0 corrected, generates free E-RAM instead of Short-Time-Memory
  • REName corrected, will save lower RAM
  • Read DIR related bugs fixed
  • Better VN96 support
  • Some more bugs fixed
Wallpapers
  • Automatic display of OK Icon in SPARtan mode added
  • Added a second disc with just a few but nice Wallpapers
CBM – Application Shell
  • Devices can be selected (A-M) and their DIRectories can be read without the need to return to the Desktop. This file overworked Restart restaurates SP save. File selector ESC makes warm start
  • Hot keys added
  • X-Menue added, more functionality
ROManager 2.14
  • Function added to ReRead DIRectories
  • Static display of time and day at menu entry
  • Bugs fixed
  • Support for CP/M Graduate software E-ROMs enhanced
Applications
  • “Little Help” / “Kl.Info-Sys” updated
  • Update of “Konfig OS” / “Config OS”
CP/M Plus ROMs
  • ROMs and documentation on FutureOS homepage now

  One Response to “Updates for FutureOS and tools”

  1. 80% of the changelog are complete nonsense.
    Hopefully the drive file copy now works as expected. But we will see.

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