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GRP2 and GRP3 mystery

  • #1 ✎ 695 random_god Intermediate Programmer I can make programs, but I still have trouble here and there. Programming Strength QSP Contest 1 Contest Participant I participated in the first SmileBASIC Source QSP Contest! Video Games I like to play video games! Hobbies Hey, guys, have you ever wondered what happened to GRP2 and GRP3? I think they are just extra graphic pages, but idk. Thoughts? Posted
  • #2 ✎ 1756 12Me21 Syntax Highlighter Received for creating the code syntax highlighter on SBS Night Person I like the quiet night and sleep late. Express Yourself Any graphics page can be used for any purpose. By default: GRP0: upper screen graphics GRP1: lower screen graphics GRP2: none GRP3: none GRP4: upper screen sprites, lower screen sprites GRP5: upper screen BG tiles, lower screen BG tiles But you can use GPAGE, SPPAGE, and BGPAGE to change these. Posted
  • #3 ✎ 998 snail_ QSP Contest 1 Contest Participant I participated in the first SmileBASIC Source QSP Contest! Helper Received for being very helpful around SmileBASIC Source Achievements Amazing Contributor Someone thinks I'm an awesome person who has done so much for the community! Achievements The reason you're given two extra pages is for page flip buffering and scratch spaces for drawing/compositing graphics, among other things. Posted
  • #4 ✎ 1756 12Me21 Syntax Highlighter Received for creating the code syntax highlighter on SBS Night Person I like the quiet night and sleep late. Express Yourself And technically it's possible to use all pages at once, if you use separate sprite and bg pages for each screen. Posted
  • #5 ✎ 695 random_god Intermediate Programmer I can make programs, but I still have trouble here and there. Programming Strength QSP Contest 1 Contest Participant I participated in the first SmileBASIC Source QSP Contest! Video Games I like to play video games! Hobbies Like when I did GPAGE 2,2 after using sb sprite tool, I got the top screen with the grid. Posted Edited by random_god
  • #6 ✎ 998 snail_ QSP Contest 1 Contest Participant I participated in the first SmileBASIC Source QSP Contest! Helper Received for being very helpful around SmileBASIC Source Achievements Amazing Contributor Someone thinks I'm an awesome person who has done so much for the community! Achievements
    Like when I did GPAGE 2,2 after using sb sprite tool, I got the top screen with the grid.
    Because you can use any graphic page for drawing and displaying images. SBGED is programmed to use pages 2 and 3 for its interface because they wanted to make the images on 0 and 1 editable (since those pages are more likely to be used.)
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  • #7 ✎ 1756 12Me21 Syntax Highlighter Received for creating the code syntax highlighter on SBS Night Person I like the quiet night and sleep late. Express Yourself It would definitely be possible for them to only destroy one graphics page for the interface Posted
  • #8 ✎ 998 snail_ QSP Contest 1 Contest Participant I participated in the first SmileBASIC Source QSP Contest! Helper Received for being very helpful around SmileBASIC Source Achievements Amazing Contributor Someone thinks I'm an awesome person who has done so much for the community! Achievements
    It would definitely be possible for them to only destroy one graphics page for the interface
    they were lazy
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