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by worky
Sun Aug 26, 2007 4:51 pm
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: INPUT and 255
Replies: 7
Views: 6420

Sorry everybody, I should have been more clear in my original message that entering data in 255 character chunks wouldn't work. This problem was brought to me from another dept. where I work at and all I know is the QBasic program is some quality control / maintenance program. They were getting by O...
by worky
Wed Aug 22, 2007 7:52 pm
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: INPUT and 255
Replies: 7
Views: 6420

I was hoping there was some way to use INPUT or some other statement to enter more then 255 characters inside the Basic program. But I guess there isn't any simple way. I will just continue using Windows Notepad so I can go over the 255 limit. Thanks for the help.
by worky
Wed Aug 22, 2007 11:57 am
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: INPUT and 255
Replies: 7
Views: 6420

INPUT and 255

The following code works fine for getting text$ to equal what I want: OPEN "text.txt" FOR INPUT AS #1 INPUT #1, text$ CLOSE #1 But, I don't want to edit TEXT.TXT with Notepad anymore. However, using: INPUT text$ only allows me to type in 255 characters at the QBasic prompt. What am I doing wrong? Us...