20 May 2002 mslicker   » (Journeyer)

tk, At that resolution, if you intend to program in colorForth, you might want to create your own font. The font that comes with colorForth is quite large, even for 1024x768. One block of source code (1024 bytes) completely filled, fills up roughly the entire screen with the default resolution and font. So you want to scale the font down at least a third in each direction.

Chuck Moore has created a nice manual.

If you want to write a simple app to get a feel for it, first open the editor (type 'e' 'space') find and empty block. Then type some thing like:

ok show black screen green 120 75 at 200 125 box keyboard ;

Where 'ok' is red, the rest are green. Load the block ('xx load '), type 'ok', and you should have a green box on the screen. colorForth comes with other examples, but these might not fit on your screen.

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