S4E11 Roy Goldman Daisy Dot – Supplement

This episode features Daisy Dot (1 through 3), originally released from 1987 to 1990 by Roy Goldman.

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Daisy Dot in Action

Booting

Version 1 splash:

 

Version 2 splash:

 

Version 3 splash (on PP load):

 

Daisy Dot 1

Main Menu

 

Main Program

Entering a font name to use:

 

Getting a directory:

 

Loading the font:

 

Entering the name of the file to print:

 

Entering the density:

 

Selecting the character spacing:

 

Get the printer ready:

 

Printing:

 

Starting the cycle again.  Press RETURN to accept previous values:

 

 

Font Editor

Startup and first part of menu:

 

Second part of menu:

 

Getting directory:

 

Clearing cell contents verification prompt:

 

Drawing a character:

 

Goto character:

 

Loading:

 

Printing:

 

Daisy Dot 2

Program selection menu (at boot):

 

Print Processor

Entering font name:

 

Getting directory:

 

Loading the font:

 

Entering the file name to print:

 

Setting the print options:

 

Printing:

 

Font Editor

Menus:

 

Exit verification:

 

Printing message:

 

Changing the cursor speed:

 

Transcribing a character (copy):

 

Font Utilities

Utilities menu:

 

Atari to Daisy-Dot Font Converter

Loading an Atari screen font:

 

Entering options:

 

Enter destination filename:

 

Progress during conversion:

 

Daisy Dot Font Italicizer

Loading a DD font:

 

Enter destination font name:

 

Progress during conversion:

 

Writing new italicized font to file:

 

 

Daisy Dot 3

Print Processor

Loading splash:

 

Entering the font:

 

Entering the document name:

 

Entering the options via simplified global options menu:

 

Printing complete:

 

Font Editor

Loading splash:

 

Base interface with vital shown:

 

Menus:

 

Loading:

 

Editing:

 

Printing message:

 

Print parameters:

 

Exit confirmation:

 

Font Utilities

Loading splash:

 

Menu:

 

Magnify Fonts

Enter source font (using directory mask):

 

Enter destination font name:

 

Enter options:

 

Progress:

 

 

Italicize Fonts

Enter source font name:

 

Enter destination font name:

 

Progress:

 

 

Convert Fonts

Selecting source Atari screen font:

 

Entering destination DD font name:

 

Entering options:

 

Progress:

 

Documentation

Documentation menu:

 

Printing to printer (one page at a time):

 

Printing to screen (one page at a time):

 

Files

Daisy Dot worked with many DOS’s.  The program itself was available from public sources such as CompuServe, Delphi, and Genie, as well as direct from the developer.  It was distributed as ARC files.

Version 1:

 

Version 2:

Side A:

 

Side B:

 

Version 3:

Disk 1 Side A:

 

Disk 1 Side B:

 

Disk 2 Side A:

 

Disk 2 Side B:

 

Printing

Daisy Dot 1 Editor print character:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2018/08/s4e11-prt-dd1-edit-print-char.pdf

Daisy Dot 1 Inverse ATASCII generated font sample:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2018/08/s4e11-prt-dd1-ia-font-samp.pdf

Daisy Dot 1 manual in Block font at 1 density 4 character spacing:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2018/08/s4e11-prt-dd1-manual-block-1x-4cs.pdf

Daisy Dot 1 manual in Block font at 2 density 2 character spacing:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2018/08/s4e11-prt-dd1-manual-block-2x-2cs.pdf

Daisy Dot 1 manual in Block font at 2 density draft mode 2 character spacing:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2018/08/s4e11-prt-dd1-manual-block-2xdft-2cs.pdf

Daisy Dot 1 manual in San Serif font at 2 density 2 character spacing:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2018/08/s4e11-prt-dd1-manual-sanserif-2x-2cs.pdf

Daisy Dot 2 Editor print character:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2018/08/s4e11-prt-dd2-edit-print-char.pdf

Daisy Dot 2 Editor print font:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2018/08/s4e11-prt-dd2-edit-print-font.pdf

Daisy Dot 2 Editor quick print:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2018/08/s4e11-prt-dd2-edit-print-quick.pdf

Daisy Dot 2 Inverse ATASCII generated font sample of converted ANALOG fonts:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2018/08/s4e11-prt-dd2-ia-font-samp-cvt.pdf

Daisy Dot 2 Inverse ATASCII generated font sample of supplied fonts:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2018/08/s4e11-prt-dd2-ia-font-samp.pdf

Daisy Dot 2 manual in ARCIFORM font at 2 density 2 character spacing:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2018/08/s4e11-prt-dd2-manual-arciform-2d-2cs.pdf

Daisy Dot 2 manual in BROADWAY font at 2 density 2 character spacing:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2018/08/s4e11-prt-dd2-manual-broadway-2d-2cs.pdf

Daisy Dot 2 manual in DRAGON font at 2 density 2 character spacing:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2018/08/s4e11-prt-dd2-manual-dragon-2d-2cs.pdf

Daisy Dot 2 manual in MODERN font at 1 density 2 character spacing:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2018/08/s4e11-prt-dd2-manual-modern-1d-2cs.pdf

Daisy Dot 2 manual in MODERN font at 2 density 2 character spacing:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2018/08/s4e11-prt-dd2-manual-modern-2d-2cs.pdf

Daisy Dot 2 README as printed using DD2:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2018/08/s4e11-prt-dd2-readme-2d-2cs.pdf

Daisy Dot 3 Editor print font:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2018/08/s4e11-prt-dd3-edit-print-font.pdf

Daisy Dot 3 Editor quick print:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2018/08/s4e11-prt-dd3-edit-print-quick.pdf

Daisy Dot 3 Inverse ATASCII generated font sample of converted ANALOG fonts:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2018/08/s4e11-prt-dd3-ia-font-samp-cvt.pdf

Daisy Dot 3 manual:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2018/08/s4e11-prt-dd3-manual.pdf

 

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Intro music is an excerpt from a chip tune by Wizwars named 8 Bit Raceway.  It is used under Creative Common license Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States.
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