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by historian
Sat Jun 16, 2007 7:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: (Poll) Why use QBASIC?
Replies: 21
Views: 20074

(Poll) Why use QBASIC?

I didn't know QuickBASIC (and its mutant, QBASIC) was still around.
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by historian
Sat Jun 16, 2007 5:55 pm
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: Reading and Writing to the buffer
Replies: 15
Views: 10507

I'm just guessing here, but what you seem to want to "write" to a string as if it was a file, kind of like snprintf in C. You're right: QBASIC doesn't support this (directly), but you can implement a few SUBs and FUNCTIONS that will make it hard to tell the difference. Let's suppose you'd be happy w...
by historian
Sat Jun 16, 2007 3:34 pm
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: GAME HELP
Replies: 6
Views: 6390

Re: GAME HELP

I am writing my first game and i have the key controls finished and the AI finished the two things i cannot firgure out is 1. How to make graphics that you have draw(in screen 7) move by key controls and 2. how to make the chararter not got through a border of a level (ex. a line) and then erase it...
by historian
Sat Jun 16, 2007 1:34 pm
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: Strings equaling another string??
Replies: 3
Views: 5356

Unfortunately, QBASIC, being a primitive language, doesn't actually have pointers (perhaps there's a reason why it's obsolete). So, you can't make BARCOLOR$ be a pointer to NREDFG$. However, your code doesn't even try to make BARCOLOR$ be a pointer to NREDFG$. All it does is generate the name of NRE...