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What Type Of Information ...
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Neglect to activate Cash ...
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Cursor avec typewriter ef...
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Can I use labels in SUBs
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Sad Old bespoke - No Source!
Posted by: kelvinrp - 03-26-2021, 12:58 PM - Forum: QB Discussion & Programming Help - Replies (1)

I have inherited an old QBasic project. It's basically a posh calculator for estimating new product cost.

The folder with the .exe has .OBJ & .bas. 

The .bas seems corrupted or part compiled so wont open in Qbasic.

I have lots of data in .DAT files.

Two things I need advice on

How do I unload the data from all the .DAT files?

Is it possible to use what source I have to extract the data & formulae logic?

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  What Type Of Information Needed To Increase Cash App Limit
Posted by: sophiajones0 - 03-06-2021, 02:41 PM - Forum: QB Discussion & Programming Help - No Replies

Do you want to know about the essential information needed to Increase Cash App LimitFollowing are necessary things you need to share if you are looking to get the limit of your account increased:
·         Your first and last name.
·         Your date of birth.
·         Last four digit of the SSN.  

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  Neglect to activate Cash App card considering message notice issue? Contact help.
Posted by: sophiajones0 - 03-06-2021, 02:40 PM - Forum: QB Discussion & Programming Help - No Replies

On the off chance that there's an issue in the warning and you can't activate Cash App card along these lines, by then you can utilize some tech blueprints that are offered by the tech consultancies or you can watch narratives identified with particular assistance on Youtube. Regardless of that, you can contact the assistance assembling and discover uphold. 

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Big Grin Cursor avec typewriter effect
Posted by: vegetalain - 12-08-2020, 12:10 AM - Forum: QB Discussion & Programming Help - Replies (1)

Hello world, hm, my name is Alain, i'm French (sorry if my english can be weird), so i would like to make the same display like this with a cursor :

[Image: AncientHonorableHog-size_restricted.gif]

And i can do this "bas" file, now :



Curs$ = "Û"

COLOR 11, 0

COLOR 11, 0
PRINT "";: INPUT "", A$

FOR Count = 1 TO LEN(Text$)
    Start = TIMER
    COLOR 11, 0: PRINT MID$(Text$, Count, 1);
    LOOP UNTIL TIMER > Start + .01
NEXT Count
GOTO gogo

But, i don't know, how to diplay 'Curs$', after each letter of 'Text$', that the program display. And disappear at the end, to let the place for the cursor of the user...

Any idea to do that, please?

Thanks for your advice, and have a nice week Wink


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  Can I use labels in SUBs
Posted by: jhesski - 06-04-2020, 10:05 PM - Forum: QB Discussion & Programming Help - Replies (1)

I have recently returned to Qbasic after many years.
I never used SUBs before but I am attempting to learn and use them as I think they will make the code cleaner.

I moved some code from the main code to a SUB and it appears labels or line numbers are not allowed in a SUB?
I looked in the help and I don't see any place in the documentation that says this will not work.
Can someone explain if I need to do something different or why this would not work?

SUB init
  KEY 16, CHR$(0) + CHR$(1)
  ON KEY(16) GOSUB foo
  KEY(16) ON

    print "you did it"

I get an error of "Label not defined" when I try to run the code.

Thank you for your help.

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  Fixing QBOHO
Posted by: jofers_ - 03-05-2020, 09:15 AM - Forum: Site/Forum Issues - Replies (1)

New forum looks nice! Um, anybody here though?

I was doing some  nostalgia clicking, and I noticed QBOHO was in pretty bad shape:

I scraped that together years ago with a python script that parsed the rtf output of HELPMAKE.EXE and dumped it into a bunch of HTML files, which wildcard translated and uploaded. It used the IE-only "terminal" font, tables, &nbsp padding, and other horrors to replicate that loving "DOS" look, and it's all horribly broken now of course.

Nowadays browser support for Unicode, custom fonts, CSS, etc. is much better. Even the QuickHelp tooling is better. I found this C# tool which already converts quickhelp files to UTF-8 encoded HTML:

So I wrote another Python script to reprocess that a bit further. I used one of the fonts from here:

And then packed everything into one CSS-only HTML page that uses anchor links to jump between topics, and the :target selector to show one topic at a time. Having only one page should make it a little easier to embed somewhere else. Sure, it's a 1.2MB but since it's all whitespace and English, that gzips down to 240kb. And the average webpage is 3MB so who cares?

Anyway, the result:

Possible to get it updated here?

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  "A Love Letter To FreeBASIC" Competition (Oct 2018 – Jan 2019), 250 $ 1st prize
Posted by: wildcard - 10-12-2018, 02:29 PM - Forum: QB/FB News - No Replies

Lachie is hosting a FreeBASIC Competition. Details can be found at http://games.freebasic.net/forum/index.php?topic=623.0

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  V Planet! archive now available at Pete's QB Site
Posted by: wildcard - 10-12-2018, 02:18 PM - Forum: QB/FB News - No Replies

V Planet!, the online QB magazine, is now back online with an archive thanks to Pete from Pete's QB site. http://vplanet.petesqbsite.com/

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  Just updated Pete's QB Site... 20 year anniversary :)
Posted by: Pete - 10-12-2018, 11:42 AM - Forum: General/Misc - Replies (3)

It's the first update in 10 years, but hey!  It's an update!


I also restored an archive of V Planet!  The site hasn't been online in nearly 10 years, aside from archive.org.


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  QBRpgs.com archive online
Posted by: wildcard - 01-01-2018, 01:43 PM - Forum: QB/FB News - Replies (2)

Fling-master has uploaded an archive version of QBRpgs.com to http://qbrpgs.blarg.ca/. It's in read only mode but contains a lot of great information.

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