RISC World


Aaron Timbrell rounds up the software directory

APDL Cheque Printer

This exclusive RISCWorld application came about after a discussion on the RISC OS newsgroups. The question related to programs for RISC OS that could print cheques, were there any? The answer seemed to be no. It looked like a reasonably easy task to write one, so that's exactly what Dave Holden started doing. The resulting application has been going back and forwards between myself and Dave for the last week or so as I suggest improvements without having the obligation of writing the new code myself.

The Cheque program allows you to import data in CSV format and to print cheques on a wide range of printers. It has templates in Impression, Ovation and Draw formats and also comes with a comprehensive HTML manual which you can find in this issue. If you do find the program useful then don't forget to send us a percentage from each cheque you produce, Millionaires are always welcome!

The complete DiscWorld line up

As per usual we have our collections of the latest RISC OS games and applications, as well as support files for this issues articles:


The APDL cheque printing application.


All the games from this issues games world column.


Iyonix software from this issues Iyonix column.


Tar archiving software as mentioned on the letters page.


All the latest PD, shareware and freeware releases from the PD column.


This contains two sets of Toolbox Modules. The Castle archive contains the latest 26/32 bit neutral system components, required if you want to run a lot of new software releases on 26bit machines. The RISCOS Ltd archive contains later and improved versions of a number of modules and is suitable for all versions of RISC OS from 3.1 onwards. We have also included copies of SharedUnixLib and UnixHome as these are needed by some programs.

Aaron Timbrell