Re: vbdos link fix

 BBS: Inland Empire Archive
Date: 12-27-92 (22:26)             Number: 241
From: REX BENNETT                  Refer#: NONE
  To: RICH GELDREICH                Recvd: NO  
Subj: Re: vbdos link fix             Conf: (2) Quik_Bas
RG>    Here's the question: I can't find the damned metacommand's syntax!
RG>I can't find the original message I'm referring to, and I cannot locate
RG>any mention of this metacommand in my QB manual or on the online help.
RG>Does anybody know what it is? (Something link '$LINELENGTH 255, but
RG>since MicroSoft made the BC compiler it of course isn't that simple.)

    The metacommand is: '$LINESIZE:255
    The number after the colon must be literal, no variables allowed.
    Minimum line length is 40.  Maximum is 255.

    The '$OCODE (Object Code) metacommand allows you to turn the
    assembly language source listing on or off using the + or -
    argument.  Normally, you must use the /a switch to tell BC to
    include the assembly language code in the list file.  You can
    optionally begin listing anywhere in the program with '$OCODE+
    and turn it off again using '$OCODE-.  This gives you a lot
    more flexibility.

    Hope this helps.


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