JiffyDOS & uIEC cheat sheet

Reading several website and PDF files on JiffyDOS and uIEC i made the conclusion that a cheat sheet for the combined solutions may come handy.

Command Summary
Standard DOS 5.1 Wedge Commands
@ Read the disk drive error channel
@C:newfile=file Copy a file on the same diskette
@I Initialize the disk drive
@N:diskname,ID Format (NEW) a diskette
@N:diskname Short NEW
@Q Disable the JiffyDOS commands
@R:newname=oldname Rename a file
@S:file1{,file2}… Scratch a file (or files)
@UJ Reset the disk drive
@V Validate a disk
@$ Display the disk directory
@#device Set the default device number
/filename Load a BASIC program
~filename Load and run a BASIC program
%filename Load an ML program
filename Save a BASIC program

Additional JiffyDOS Commands
@B Disable the 1541 head rattle
@D:filename List a BASIC program from disk
@F Disable the function keys
@G Set interleave gapsize
@L:filename Lock/Unlock a file
@O Un-NEW a BASIC program
@P Toggle printer output
@T:filename List an ASCII file from disk
@X Set Destination device number
@XW Writes currect drive as default (i.e. set uIEC as 8 instead of defaulted drive 10)
@CD:Directory Changes the current directory
@CD:<- Changes to the parent directory

*”filename”type Copy a file |filename Load and run an ML file ’filename Verify a file

CTRL+A Toggle all files for copy

CTRL+D Default drive toggle

CTRL+P Screen dump

CTRL+W Toggle single file for copy

SHIFT+RUN/STOP Load and run first program on disk

SYS 58451 Re-enable the JiffyDOS commands (64 mode)

SYS 58551 Re-enable the JiffyDOS function keys and commands (64 mode)

SYS 65137 Re-enable the JiffyDOS commands (128 mode)

Load the Directory – LOAD”$”,10

Load a Basic file – LOAD”filename”,10

Load a ML file – LOAD”filename”,10,1

Load first disk file – LOAD”*”,10

Save a File – SAVE”filename”,10

Save a ML file – SAVE”filename”,10,1

Make a DIR – OPEN15,10,15:PRINT#15,”MD:directory name”:CLOSE15

Remove a DIR – OPEN15,10,15:PRINT#15,”RD:directory name”:CLOSE15

Change into a DIR – OPEN15,10,15:PRINT#15,”CD/directory name”:CLOSE15

Change out of DIR – OPEN15,10,15:PRINT#15,”CD[left arrow]”:CLOSE15

Mount a Disk Image – OPEN15,10,15:PRINT#15,”CD:Image name.Dxx”:CLOSE15

Exit a Disk Image – OPEN15,10,15:PRINT#15,”CD[left arrow]”:CLOSE15

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3 Responses to JiffyDOS & uIEC cheat sheet

  1. Gord says:

    You don’t seem to be aware that you can also use the @ symbol with CD/ and CD: and MD: etc.
    For example: @CD:image name.d64 will mount a disk image. No need to type in open 1,8,15… and then close 1

    • Berry says:

      That’s what i am using too… Just like in the old days with DolphinDos and SpeedDOS using the parallel flat cable!

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