Click Image to Enlarge
Images now hosted on 8BS

Volume 3

Number 9

November 1985

Managing Editor
Derek Meakin

Features Editor
Mike Bibby

Production Editor
Peter Glover

Layout Design
Heather Sheldrick

Associate Editor
Alan McLachlan

News Editor
Mike Cowley

Technical Editor
Mike Cook

Advertisement Manager
John Riding

Advertising Sales
Mike Hayes
Margaret Clarke

Editor in Chief,
Database Publications

Peter Brameld

Published by:
Database Publications Ltd.

ABC 64,956
January-June 1985

  • NEWS Read all about it! All the latest events in the ever changing world of your BBC Micro.

  • ROM ROUNDUP Lincoln Microsystem's Fileaid, and Floppy Wise from Software services come under scrutiny.

  • HARDWARE The truth and nothing but the truth? Find out for sure with this lie detector from Biogram.

  • BASIC UTILITIES We finish off our series with an in-depth analysis of Acornsoft's new Basic Editor.

  • WHODUNNIT? "Ello, ello, ello. Who's done the dirty deed then?" Are you able to unravel this murder mystery?

  • ADVENTURES Once again our frank columnist takes her critical look at the world of adventures.

  • SOFTWARE SCENE Our fearless reviewers present their detailed evaluation of some of the recent releases.

  • WORDWISE F/KEYS Get more from your word processor with this utility to add extra commands to the f/keys.

  • BASIC ANALYSER This series continues with a superb utility to take the drudgery out of debugging programs.

  • PROBLEM PAGE Our electronics guru turns his thoughts to a DDFS, speech upgrades and interfacing robots.

  • BOOK REVIEW Short on sound ideas? Acornsoft's Creative Sound may guide you along the right lines.

  • THE LIGHT PROGRAM Smiley was a bit of fun, now the subs are on the run. Al's trying another mega production.

  • GLOOP GULP Take charge of the Gulper before the Green Gloop gets out of hand and covers everything.

  • MICROLINK The monthly update on the ever increasing potential of our on-line database for micros.

  • SIDEWAYS Add an extra dimension to your own programs with a simple sideways screen clear routine.

  • 8,9,10! We discover three extra modes for your BBC Micro.

  • SHOWTIME All about our next BBC Micro Show held in Westminster from November 14 to 17.

  • SPREADSHEETS We evaluate Computer Concept's Inter-sheet and compare it with Ultracalc 2 and Viewsheet.

  • VIEWSTORE Is acornsoft's new addition to the View family the database you've always been looking for?

  • BODY BUILDING These techniques for controlling small DC motors will be useful in many applications.

  • DISABLER Prevent star command clashes between your ROMs with a utility to disable any at will.

  • MICROMAIL The part of the magazine you write yourself - your news, views, ideas, praise and moans.

  • ORDER FORM Back issues to binders, cassettes to cases, discs to dust covers - they're all here.

(c) 1985 Database Publications Ltd.

The Micro User is an independent publication and neither the BBC nor Acorn Computers Ltd are responsible for any of the articles in this issue or for any of the opinions expressed.

News trade distribution:
Europress Sales and Distribution Limited.