qDSed

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qDSed
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General
AuthorQRT 071015
Last Updated2007/10/16
TypeUtilities
Version0.4
LicenseMixed
Links
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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

Download and extract file.

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

Options

  • 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.

Limitations

  • Fixed tab size is 4 spaces.
  • Maximum file and font filename length is 64 characters.
  • Maximum path + filename length 256 characters.
  • Maximum text filesize is 2 GB.

Controls

L - Flip screens

Control with Stylus. Double taps on emulators.

Scrollbars:

Drag slider - Navigate text

Tap up/downside - Move page

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:

Stylus - scroll vertical or horizontal

Tap on control elements - Show functions (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.

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