Apple IIe: switch floppies without restarting computer

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Apple IIe: switch floppies without restarting computer

Is it possible to stop currently loaded program and start a new one by switching out the floppy at runtime?

I'm using emu to load a tun of .dsk image files on an se card. When I select an image, nothing happens. But if I switch off in that state and switch on again then the program loads. However if I "eject" that image, select a different one and hit empty apple+ctl+reset then I just see apple][ logo and nothing happens.

So my question is, is it possible to load a new program/game without switching the computer off and on?

btw, I'm new to vintage apple computer world.

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If the image is selected in

If the image is selected in the EMU, then Control-Open Apple-Reset should reboot the computer without power cycling.  Works the same as a physical floppy drive.

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So my question is, is it

So my question is, is it possible to load a new program/game without switching the computer off and on?

 

Yes.

Switch disk images and press the "power" button on the Floppy emu.

I do this all the time to swap disk  images on the fly.

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