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  1. I have been using SourceBoost with Win 10 for several years now without problems. Works the same as it did on XP. Currently V7.43. Register the program as administrator or it won't work. Cheers Reynard
  2. Go to the Microchip web site. Select the page for your chip (PIC16F1788). Select the documentation tab and it's under Programming Specifications.
  3. Hi mityeltu, The programming manual page 35 suggests the base address for EEPROM is at 1E00h. Cheers Reynard
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    Where's Chameleon?

    Go to Settings menu and select Toolsuiteā€¦ There you will find Chameleon. Cheers Reynard
  5. I have been using SourceBoost for 10 years now and never knew it put all that extra code into the startup section for rom arrays. I suppose that is because the IDE shows the .casm file which doesn't show all this extra stuff. We will just have to make sure to write code that doesn't crash and test it well. Function pointers taking arguments usually causes me problems. Can't seem to use the arguments unless I copy them into a local first variable. Maybe it's just me. But as you say a great little compiler. Novo is usually in every project I do. Cheers Reynard
  6. Hi DTPIC, That's handy. My current project uses a 40 pin PIC18F46K22. Thanks for the info and I will have a look into it. Cheers Reynard
  7. Are you using a PIC 16 or PIC 18 ? My current project is for PIC 18 and I have 70+ rom char arrays both string and byte arrays. All the arrays are stored consecutively in program memory. Accessing the arrays is through an index which is a constant. If my arrays are each occupying 256 bytes I would know about it. Can you supply Dave and Pavel with code showing what you believe to be experiencing. Cheers Reynard
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    To define or not to define

    Hi Jorge, Maybe borrow is better. I did say or other similar compiler. The MikroC PRO for PIC or ARV stdint.h files are very nice for SourceBoost use. But if you want to do your own typdedef and use float.h you could try this: #ifndef _FLOAT_H_ typedef unsigned char uint8; #endif Cheers Reynard
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    To define or not to define

    So it's a bug then ? The current version of SB 7.42 doesn't ship with a copy of stdint.h. Not all novices know to steal a copy of stdint.h from gcc avr (or other similar compiler) and use that. Cheers Reynard
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    To define or not to define

    In the header file <float.h> there is the following code. // define types #ifndef uint8 typedef unsigned char uint8; #endif According to the manual an identifier can only be defined using the #define directive. The #ifndef in this case is worthless and not doing the expected job. When I do this, // define types #ifndef uint8 typedef unsigned char uint8; #endif // define types #ifndef uint8 typedef unsigned char uint8; #endif the compiler complains as I am redefining uint8. The second typedef is not being blocked. So what is the #ifndef suppose to do here ? Cheers Reynard
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    sprintf incorrect output

    Hi Jorge, I did my own implementation to get what I needed. The sprint does do negative numbers as well but sign is still in the wrong place (0-1 for -1). As you say it is a bit of a heavyweight. I am running at 64MHz with 64k rom PIC18 so not much of a problem. Cheers Reynard
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    sprintf incorrect output

    Hi Jorge, It is confusing to the reader when the prototype says unsigned int but I suppose they had to say something as the function is non standard to normal C. The output is still incorrect whether you specify +1 or -1 as the value. Cheers Reynard
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    sprintf incorrect output

    The sprint function is not outputting the expected formatted string. sprintf(strBuffer, "%+03d", 1); This format is producing 0+1 and not +01 as expected. Tested OK with gcc avr compiler. SourceBoost C 7.42, Windows 10 64bit. Interesting that this function takes an unsigned int value but will format a signed number. Cheers Reynard
  14. Hi Jaero, I think #pragma DATA is only for byte data and not words. I tried your config but with a different processor selected (PIC18F25K22), I forgot to change it to your chip, and I got Windows error box saying "c_pis18.exe has stopped working". Using "rom char *myromdata = {1,2,3};" just puts the data into RAM. Tried other forms from other compilers but no luck. Enums don't work right for me either. Using a compiler warning to promote SPAM telling us to try Chameleon is very bad practice. Deleted that offending line of code. Until Chameleon comes out of Beta and there exist a manual, Chameleon is just a toy at the moment. The limit of 256 bytes of rom per declaration in BoostC is a pain for me at the moment. I have to split my GLCD font files into pages. Will be moving this project to an ATmega very shortly. Cheers Reynard
  15. Hi Jareo, The Chameleon doesn't seem to like the '&' in the pragma line. If the header file contains the type 2 config style then use it. #pragma config FOSC = INTIO67 // Internal oscillator block, port function on RA6 and RA7 #pragma config WDTEN = ON // WDT is always enabled. SWDTEN bit has no effect #pragma config PWRTEN = ON // Power up timer enabled otherwise work out the bits you need and insert a hex value. Remember to define all the bits in all the config bytes or strange things can happen. SourceBoost doesn't recognise the default erased chip values. I still haven't worked out how to put data into rom with this compiler. Cheers Reynard