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Doodle C64
Developer Mark R. Rubin
Company Omni Software
Publisher City Software
Release 1983
Licence Full version (39.95 US$)
Platform C64
Genre Graphics
Operation Keyboard Port 1Mouse Joystick Lightpen
Media Diskette Cartridge
Language(s) Language:english

Doodle is a software package for the Commodore 64 computer, that allows users to draw graphics, which can be saved to disk and/or printed. It was written by Omni Software in the early to mid 1980s.

This article describe the version 2.0 of doodle.

Features[edit | edit source]

Among the features:

  • Draw circles, lines, boxes, and the full Commodore character set.
  • Stamp
  • Copy
  • Paste
  • Print on Commodore 1525, C. Itoh 8510, NEC 8023, Epson, Okidata and other popular printers.
  • Save
  • Load
  • Clear the screen (if you want to start all over again)
  • Change colors of both the graphic as well as the background

Load & Run[edit | edit source]

Doodle is loading and starting with



The BASIC start line is: 1 SYS2061

Commands[edit | edit source]

The pictures shows the main menu with 10 submenus and other subscreens:

Graphic format[edit | edit source]

The file type is dd, which isn't showing by loading and saving doodle files.

Doodle saved uncompressed color hires images, which in RAM handled at $5C00:

$5C00 - $5FE7: Screen-RAM
$6000 - $7F3F: Bitmap

An image as disk file has 9216 bytes (37 blocks).

Compressed images has the file type jj, which aren't loaded or saved by the C64 version of doodle.

PC file types of doodle imageer are:

.jj (compressed)

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