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BCX Documentation Version 7.9.1, July 11, 2022
« on: July 12, 2022, 01:07:33 AM »
BCX Documentation Version 7.9.1, July 11, 2022
 
Kevin Diggins
* On the 'BCX and Other BASIC Dialects - Similarities and Differences' page, revised remarks regarding concatenation of strings and, as well, removed statements about QBASIC style file handles and using expressions with FPRINT and PRINT statements.

* Revised the OPTION BASE Example 1, "Translated to" comments.

* Added remarks and examples for the FOR_EACH ... NEXT_EACH statements section.

* Added an example to the INPUT statement (from file) section.

* added a note that "VBA's FILECOPY reserved word can be used as an alias to BCX's COPYFILE statement."

* added a note that "VBA's GET reserved word can be used as an alias to BCX's GET$ statement."

* added a note that "VBA's PUT reserved word can be used as an alias to BCX's PUT$ statement."

* Added an example showing the use of PRINT # syntax for printing to a file.

* added, to the CLOSE statement, an example and a remark stating, "The CLOSE statement allows multiple file handles on one line."

Robert Wishlaw
* replaced the references to "your PSDK or SDK help" with online links to current Microsoft documentation.

* Added documentation for $PRAGMA directive.

* Added documentation for the FOR_EACH ... NEXT_EACH statements section.

* Revised the OPEN statement FileHandleName parameter description.

* Revised the INPUT statement (from keyboard) section.

* Added the INPUT statement (from file) section.

* Revised the FINPUT statement section.

* added $WARNINGS_ON directive to the $WARNINGS_OFF section, along with a comment stating that the $WARNINGS directive, is deprecated.

* Added BYTE_AT macro section.