BBS: Inland Empire Archive
Date: 02-11-93 (07:59)             Number: 348
From: HARRY GISH                   Refer#: NONE
  To: ZACK JONES                    Recvd: NO  
Subj: Re: HELP                       Conf: (2) Quik_Bas
 HG> Use PUT (it works in text as well as graphics in ZB),

 ZJ> Do the other Basics have an equivalent PUT
 ZJ> statement that you're aware of?

No, and there's no reason for them not to. Makes doing pop-
up windows in programs quite simple. Why they don't I don't
know because there's absolutely no reason not to and the
benefits are tremendous (actually due to the memory sizes
involved the text GET and PUT make more sense in text, if

But then neither do the other BASIC's allow color syncing, either. Try this:

Go into 16 color EGA (640x350) or VGA (640x480) and set
background to blue with white text. Now draw an object
(circle, rectangle, etc.) filled with red. Try to write
text in the object without getting a blue border (looking
like a Dymo label) around the text. In ZB you do it with:

COLOR 15,1
PRINT%(150,150)"Synced text"

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