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EEDraw 1.0 beta (for Dos)
Roman Black - Jan 2002
What is it?
EEDraw 1.0 is a program that enables you to "draw" circuits and
diagrams with the mouse, which can then be saved as
This allows the quick addition of circuits and diagrams to emails.
How to use it
EEDraw runs under Dos but on most Win95 and Win98 computers it will
run ok from a desktop icon (autoloading a Dos window). It requires a
video card that is 800x600x256c compatible and VESA compatible, common
How it works;
When it starts it loads EEDRAW.TXT ready to edit
Left mouse button draws wires (lines)
Right mouse button erases
Lines auto join with a * character
Left-clicking a * character toggles join on/off
When char is YELLOW you can type text in
When SAVE is clicked it saves the text as EEDRAW.TXT again
Press ESC to exit program
Limitations and known problems
Requires Dos VESA 800x600 mode only
No BLOCK edit functions completed, it only draws lines and text
No file renaming, it only loads and saves EEDRAW.TXT
Text width is fixed at maximum 128 chars
With some video cards that are not VESA compatible it will not run
at all and appear to crash to a black screen or garbage on screen.
Pressing ESC will normally exit
the EEDraw program with no issues. In some rare cases the PC may need to be reset.
Seems to work ok on most PC's with VESA compatible video cards, as with
other Windows setups. Running a "Command Prompt" 800x600x256c box before running
EEDraw will often allow the program to run under XP it if had problems.
EEDraw is unfinished. It works fine on most older computers and many new
computers for the simple task of drawing a quick "text" circuit diagram.
Since issues have been reported with some video cards I won't be
spending any more time on this Dos version.
EEDRaw 1.0 beta for Dos
It is Hippyware which means you can use it for free for personal
or corporate use and you only pay me IF you choose. Payment is $10 USD or
a postcard etc.
The ZIP file below contains these 4 files:
eedraw.txt (the saved text "picture")
new_palx.gif (palette data)
escreen.gif (screenshot from program exit)
Right-click HERE to download EEDraw.ZIP (58 kb).
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