Scrolling CAT listings anyone?

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Scrolling CAT listings anyone?

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Am I alone wishing the output if the CATalogs could take advantage of the multi-line display capabilities? If not, pls. chime in and cast your vote... the more requests the more chances to get it done, I guess.

It'd be very nice to have a few entries of the enumeration shown at the same time on the display, and even better if the Up/Down keys would also be functional within that representation to choose the specific one to act upon...

a mock-up is attached showing a CAT'2 with headers
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here's another two showing a few CAT"3 (native OS functions) and a few CAT"2 functions from the Extended Functions ROM:
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Yes man, your wishes are my orders. So I vote for this awesome extension.
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Really good idea!
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100% behind this suggestion. In fact I don't see any reason why it shouldn't offer the complete multi-line rendering capability of the Program page. I find the 6 line display to be a perfect balance between legibility and optimal UX; at 8 lines, legibility suffers a little too much for my taste.
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would like to see this on my HP41X ;-).
Could you somewhere in the last screen fit it from which catalog the functions are coming.
Could the list be a hotlist, ie. selecting a line, press xeq menu button and the execution will start?
DM41X beta: SN00018.
DM41X: SN00496.
DM42 beta: SN00074.
DM42:SN06020.
DM10L: SN056/100.
DM11L: SN 02058.
DM15L: SN2074.
DM16L: SN2156.
DM15, DM16, DM41
and a whole bunch of the original HP's,
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MeinKuipers wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 2:59 pm
Really good idea!
1+

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RAPo wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 4:18 pm
would like to see this on my HP41X ;-).
Could the list be a hotlist, ie. selecting a line, press xeq menu button and the execution will start?
I hope so, certainly that's the intuitive approach and emulates the advanced CAT" behavior in the OS/X module.

Let's hope the idea is then "sanctioned" by Swissmicros and added to the machine in a future build.
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Ángel Martin wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 10:07 am

It'd be very nice to have a few entries of the enumeration shown at the same time on the display, and even better if the Up/Down keys would also be functional within that representation to choose the specific one to act upon...
What a great enhancement this would be.

Perhaps the number of lines then could be toggled between 4,6 and 8? And even better, automatically activate <ALPHA> to enable a search function. That is: upon entering letters only show those commands/functions starting with these letter(s). And, and ... :D

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Guenter wrote:
Mon May 25, 2020 5:35 pm
And, and ...
In Corsica they say softly in the morning and not too loudly at night. :P
But ... :lol:
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