Windows software to convert txt to .sta /sts format and back

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Windows software to convert txt to .sta /sts format and back

Post by black5f » Fri 22 Feb , 2013 19:34 pm

Hi
Wrote this years ago but recently updated. Old version crashed at 255 lines or more. This version should be safe up to 32767 lines although the general feeling is that Starturns will accept up to 480 lines unless you know better!
It's main purpose is to produce text files of sta files for backup purposes but also allows you to write txt files and convert them to sta binaries. It can also shove out the sts file.
It doesn't check compatibility! Use at own risk! It's free! There's no instant support but I'm always interested in anybody who's interested in this project.
Source is in pascal, that's also free if you pm me, as is help, when my life allows!

List of apparent starturn g/m codes
alist.txt
List of starturn compatible g/m codes
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I don't seem to be able to upload and exe file so here's a link, maybe a kind moderator would like to get the file and make it permanently available to the forum?

http://homepage.ntlworld.com/tombayes/t ... n_read.exe

Original link was wrong link, try again duh!

Have fun!

EDIT: link now dead, download below.

Tom
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Re: Windows software to convert txt to .sta /sts format and

Post by Denford Admin » Mon 25 Feb , 2013 9:53 am

Hi, .exe files are blocked by most browsers and virus checkers so you just need to .zip them up...

Thanks for sharing!
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black5f
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Re: Windows software to convert txt to .sta /sts format and

Post by black5f » Mon 25 Feb , 2013 19:35 pm

Denford Admin wrote:Hi, .exe files are blocked by most browsers and virus checkers so you just need to .zip them up...

Thanks for sharing!
Hi Mr Admin

Yes of course, I seem to be getting thicker as I get older!

Thanks for zipping up and posting.

Tom

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