- on computers and microprocessors
- Published in issue 4/1984 on page 61
IDList - gives the Junior Computer an automatic search procedure to locate identification numbers on magnetic tape
It may seem somewhat unusual, now that the Junior Computer has its own floppy disk interface, to publish a program for the cassette interface. Even though many Junior users do have a DOS on their com- puter there are still others who only use cassettes. And then there are even some who use both systems in parallel, but not without the occasional eloquent excla- mation about the difficulty of remember- ing the exact contents of all the cassettes. This program, like some of our other re- cent software offerings (especially last month"s GET & GO), is a modification of an existing program (certain TM and PM routines) to achieve something new on your familiar computer. It makes a com- plete list of all the identification numbers (ID), complete with start and finish ad- dresses, of all the files stored on a cassette. Each search operation also doubles as a systematic check of the data in a file. To run the program, simply load it and start it at address $0200. Load a cassette into the p...