What is saved as a 'State'?

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J Peters
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What is saved as a 'State'?

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Just how much is stored in a State file please? Does it include the current values of variables, registers, stack etc? What about loaded programs?

Or maybe I should ask if there is anything that isn't saved?

Many thanks,
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Re: What is saved as a 'State'?

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The machine state does what it says on the tin. It saves everything needed for the calculator to find itself back in the same state when you re-load the state file. This includes all programs, variables, flags, display contents, alpha register...
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J Peters
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Re: What is saved as a 'State'?

Post by J Peters »

Thank you. I did assume it wouldn't store/re-load the date and time as that would be Very Silly :lol: , but I wasn't sure if there was anything else that didn't get saved.
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