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Issue 46 : May 1986

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Hints and Tips - Martin Phillips
Tips on debugging for the inexperienced.
First Byte - Tessie Revivis
An Easy tape-to-disc transfer routine.
Its Quicker by Tube - Martin Chaplin
Martin shows how to speed up data transfer across the Tube by including software in the Beeb and second processor to enable them to communicate with each other.
Exploring the Mandlebrot Set - David Johnson-Davies
Generate amazing graphics using the Mandlebrot set technique - when you enlarge a minute area of a shape more and more detail is revealed.
DIY Dumping - George Hill
Our printer expert George shows you how to dump user-defined characters on Epson and Epson-compatible printers and presents a printer dump program for character screens.
Compatibility Quest - Chris Drage
Chris answers readers' questions on choosing an expansion board. And on page 96 Simon Williams launches the Acorn User readers' ROM compatibility quest.
Games Reviews
Tapper from US Gold and Imagines Hyper Sports; Steve Davis Snooker from CDS, Melbourne House's Gyroscope and Nightshade by Ultimate.
The Data on Viewstore - Alex van Someren
A review of Acornsoft's database.
Fleet Street Editor
Acorn User editor Tony Quinn plays at being a journalist with Mirrorsoft's package.
Wordwise Plus Utility Packages - Patrick Quick
Word-Aid, Wordease, Continuous Processing ROM and Wordwise+ are scrutinised.
Education News - Nick Evans
What's new in the world of micros in the classroom.
Satellite Tracking - Craig Underwood and Eric Twose
How to keep track of satellites with a micro.
Computer Awareness - Chris Drage and Nick Evans
Teaching children the facts of computer life.
Software database
A seven-page guide to educational software houses and packages - arranged by subject.
Business News
All the latest information for users of Acorn computers in business.
Wordprocessing and Discs - Jacquetta Megarry
Jacquetta kicks off an occasional series on wordprocessing with advice for disc users.
Disc subscriptions
UserRam offer
Cassette subscriptions
Acorn User cassettes offer
UserROM offer
Yellow pages
Software charts
Barcode reader offer
Acorn Forum
Acorn Abuser's Diary

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