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Native Canon Basic : Getting Started ?

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Native Canon Basic : Getting Started ?
« on: 01 / July / 2011, 23:09:10 »
I am a total newbie to CHDK.

I see that A1200 is not yet supported, but I have uploaded a dump..

Meanwhile, I would like to know what can be done with the native BASIC interpreter.. any docs or sample scripts? Can I script a series of shots at different exposures or zoom levels, for example?

edit : I looked in and its PDF version, but most of the procs are "undocumented".
« Last Edit: 01 / July / 2011, 23:18:01 by praveen_sb »


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Re: Native Canon Basic : Getting Started ?
« Reply #1 on: 01 / July / 2011, 23:48:02 »
Pretty much everything that is known is on and the pages linked from there.

I spent quite a bit of time trying to figure out how to run a canon basic script in shooting mode, but never managed to get it to work. It seems like it should be possible, since lots of the events procs only make sense for shooting. If you can figure out how to do that, you would be able to do a whole lot with canon basic.

The original thread has some discussion of this,5549.0.html

Event proc usage can be guessed from the name, or from disassembling the firmware.
Don't forget what the H stands for.

Re: Native Canon Basic : Getting Started ?
« Reply #2 on: 02 / July / 2011, 04:49:39 »
Thanks, reyalp.
I'll study the info that is out there.


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