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by rjoslin414
Mon Dec 31, 2018 7:04 am
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: what seems like a bogus syntax error
Replies: 6
Views: 1766

Re: what seems like a bogus syntax error

More on the above problem: Now that I've gotten the "space between PRINT and #" rule in my head I get an "Expected operator in equation" error in this line xa$=month$(monthcounter)+str$(q)+", "year$ I couldn't figure out anything wrong with this line of code at all, and as before, it runs just fine ...
by rjoslin414
Sat Dec 29, 2018 6:58 am
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: what seems like a bogus syntax error
Replies: 6
Views: 1766

Re: what seems like a bogus syntax error

Fourth time is the charm, I guess. My lesson learned is that there must be a space between PRINT and #
by rjoslin414
Sat Dec 29, 2018 6:57 am
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: what seems like a bogus syntax error
Replies: 6
Views: 1766

Re: what seems like a bogus syntax error

Thanks for your help. I've typed two much longer replies and keep getting booted off without saving the post.
by rjoslin414
Mon Dec 24, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: what seems like a bogus syntax error
Replies: 6
Views: 1766

Re: what seems like a bogus syntax error

I am updating my post with the code below. It is line 547 that keeps showing a syntax error and QB64 refuses to even start compiling because of it. I can't find anything wrong with it. Plus the two other Print#1 commands at lines 560 and 565 aren't flagged (maybe it stops with the first syntax error...
by rjoslin414
Fri Dec 21, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: what seems like a bogus syntax error
Replies: 6
Views: 1766

what seems like a bogus syntax error

Had extensive experience using QB45 to make .exe programs for older windows versions, but then they wouldn't work any more. Was happy to find QB64. However, I loaded an old gw-basic program into 64 (one that runs fine under DOSBOX/win7) and I get a syntax error in a certain line. The line was a bit ...