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Trying to write a TSR to extract the VGA palette. It works, but can cause DOSBox to freeze. Need help to fix this.

Okay, Wanting to know the color palette used by a game I modified a TSR I wrote earlier so that it can extract the VGA palette and save it to a file. It works as expected except for the fact that DOSBox freezes after calling (by pressing F12) the TSR while at the prompt. Strangely enough calling the …

Playing *.avi files in Windows 3.11

Playing around with Windows 3.11 in DOSBox I tried to play some *.avi files that came with mid 90's games but it appears I need to install something extra for that. What Windows 3.x program could be used for this? I can load the *.avi files in Windows 10's media player. Stangely I get audio but no …

Re: Does DOSBox support changing the code page? (EDIT: nope not by using int 0x21 - The KeyB command does work however)

@BloodyCactus: tr179 is listed as supported by the keyb command at: https://www.vogons.org/viewtopic.php?t=21824 - and "keyb tr179" does change the extended character set appropriately. Unfortunately it also modifies my keyboard layout. EDIT: Why did this occur to me just now? KeyB is meant to …

Re: Does DOSBox support changing the code page? (EDIT: nope not by using int 0x21 - The KeyB command does work however)

"keyb us 850" works on DOSBox and DOSBox-X and gives me USA keyboard input with extended characters that are not suited for my purpose. I am beginning to think there is misunderstanding here, so let me try to rephrase what I am looking for: Specifically: 1. I want to display the characters provided …

Re: Does DOSBox support changing the code page? (EDIT: nope not by using int 0x21 - The KeyB command does work however)

@_Rob: Yes, "keyb us 850" will give me a USA keyboard layout... but it also gives me code page 437 characters on my display. I would happily use Windows to enter foreign language text, but I want to use the result in a DOS program. I have to know for a fact the result will be encoded properly using …

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