Software for “Micro File - Spread the Word”
This is the BBC Micro software used in the programme. The programs can be run in your browser. Select one and then follow the on-screen instructions.
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Runs a thermometer program which was used in our computer speech item
This program loads without need for user input, although pressing <Space> will animate the temperature displayed. What you see is all you get! Sorry, no speech output is available without the speech chip the program was intended for
Loads and runs an on-screen analog clock which can be turned into a digital clock and have its displayed time adjusted. Sorry, no speech output is available without the speech chip the program was intended for
This program loads and runs without need for user input. However, if you press <escape> you are presented with a menu screen providing a choice of analog or digital displays AND the option to set the time
Runs a program that displays some code in the programming language BASIC, to be compared with PASCAL
This program self-runs to display a programme listing in BASIC. Press <Space> to progress to the listing of equivalent PASCAL commands, and to highlight particular lines in both these listing, before moving on to illustrate Pascal's variable types, and the command 'CASE', all revealed by pressing <Space>