Don't be alarmed. When using this page, your mouse and keyboard are being used by the
emulator, so your normal keyboard shortcuts will probably not work.
Select a disk to boot from the pull-down menu, then click Boot
To see all files on the pack, type a single quetsion mark at the prompt. e.g.,
To see only runnable programs, type:
To run a program, just type its name and hit ENTER. e.g.,
Checking "Captive Mouse" will cause the emulator to capture the mouse cursor
when you click the screen and release it only when you press ESCAPE. This is
useful for games that expect relative mouse motion.
Running Smalltalk 76
To run Smalltalk 76, boot the xmsmall.dsk image, and type:
Running networked applications
To run network-based applications, you must choose a host ID and click the "Join Network" button below for each running instance of the emulator. The virtual network will be shared among all running instances of ContraltoJS, regardless of location.
You can demonstrate networking by running two instances of ContraltoJS and executing Battleship.RUN from the games.dsk image.
Enter "##host_id" as the name of opponent player, where host_id is the host ID of the emulator for the opposing player.
Ethernet emulation is a work-in-progress and has not been fully validated.
Keyboard input is laggy, keystrokes are easily missed.
You cannot save changes to disk.
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