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QDSed

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qDSed
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General
Author(s)QRT 071015
TypeUtilities
Version0.4
LicenceMixed
Links
Download
Website
Source
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qDSed is a text reader for the Nintendo DS.

Features

  • Reader for ascii text or source code
  • Virtual wide screen
  • Smooth scroll
  • Quick changing for three texts
  • Truetype font format support (ttf)
  • Three types of font rendering
  • Wordwrap & linecombine
  • Quick start with cached system- & textfont

Installation

  1. Download and extract file
  2. Copy the content to the flash card as below:
Root qDSed.nds
Font sys.qds, txt.qds, prefs.qds
your trueType fonts
Text doc.txt
your ascii texts

User guide

Change font: set font parameters with controls.

Exit: stores settings on card (crashes emulators).

Low buffer warning: partly rendered text pages may occur if this warning is shown. To avoid it reduce screen width, switch off line combine or wordwrap or increase font size.

Controls

L - flip screens

Control with Stylus. Double taps on emulators.

Scrollbars:

drag slider - navigate text
tap up/downside - move page wise

Load text:

double tap file name - load
double tap free space/headline or L - exit without loading

Change font:

double tap font name - load
double tap free space or headline or L - exit without loading

Pen:

use pen - scroll vertical or horizontal
tapping on control elements - shows their function, some of them will change step size

Status field:

tap status field switches between four lines - long messages

Compatibility

Tested on SuperCard SD and SuperCard One. Tested well with trueType fonts.

Works on 'DeSmuME 0.7.2' but only FAT reading is implemented in this emulator version.

Changelog

0.4

  • viewer for ascii text or source code
  • quick changing for three texts
  • trueType font format support (ttf)
  • quick start with cached system- & textfont
  • max file- & fontfilename len 64 chars
  • max path + filenamelen 256 chars
  • max text filesize 2 GB
  • fixed tab size 4 spaces

Credits

FreeType project at Sourceforge.net

Rick Wong (Lick) for rebootlib 1.1

Michael Chisholm for load.bin

Simon for testing