MakeModes

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MakeModes
Developer(s) Acorn Computers
Initial release 22 August 1994 (1994-08-22)[1]
Operating system RISC OS
Platform RiscPC, Acorn clones
License Proprietary commercial software

In computing, MakeModes is an application which is used to generate data which allows RISC OS computers to produce display output compatible with various computer monitors. It can generate and modify data which is used by the operating system to produce different graphics display resolutions.

Development[edit]

MakeModes was released in 1994,[1][2][3] for use with the RiscPC (initially running RISC OS 3.5).[4] The documentation was revised for clarity by Frank Watkinson in 2003.[5][6][7] The issuing of this revised documentation was supported by RISCOS Ltd.[7]

Features[edit]

MakeModes assists in mode setting, via the editing and creation of monitor definition files (MDFs). It can be used to define screen modes suited to particular monitors.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Murphy, Dean (22 August 1994). "MakeModes Manual". RISC World. Retrieved 9 July 2012. 
  2. ^ Murphy, Dean (30 August 1994). "Makemodes available from Acorn ftp site". Press release. Acorn Computers. Retrieved 9 July 2012. 
  3. ^ Burrows, Simon (October 1994). "Acorn News". Eureka (13). p. 62. Retrieved 9 July 2012. 
  4. ^ Konietzko, Jochen (February 1995). "Risc PC Screen Modes Made Easy". Archive 8 (5). Retrieved 9 July 2012. 
  5. ^ Watkinson, Frank (8 June 2003). "MakeModes Updated Manual". RISC World. Retrieved 9 July 2012. 
  6. ^ Watkinson, Frank (8 June 2003). "MakeModes Application Note". RISC World. Retrieved 9 July 2012. 
  7. ^ a b "MakeModes - Revised Documents". Acorn News Service (135). 29 June 2003. Retrieved 9 July 2012. 
  8. ^ "PCPro 3 1998 User Guide". Aleph One. October 1998. Retrieved 9 July 2012.