Re: A86 and QB

 BBS: Inland Empire Archive
Date: 08-14-92 (20:57)             Number: 93
From: LEONARD ERWINE               Refer#: NONE
  To: ROBERT CHURCH                 Recvd: NO  
Subj: Re: A86 and QB                 Conf: (2) Quik_Bas
'scuse the butting in, but I use A86 all the time and link
the OBJ files into QB.  It's kind of frustrating learning
the Quick Basic calling conventions (and I still don't
know array descriptors), but it can be rewarding.  From
the A86 specific point, I just type in:
        A86 +O filename.ext
It will then check for errors and insert error messages into the text or
whatever it needs, and if there is no errors, it just makes
the OBJ file you need.  The only drawback I have with A86
is that you must limit the length of your procedures to 6
letters.  What I do from that point in order to make the
names more descriptive is use ALIAS when declaring them as
SUBroutines in QB.   I still have problems with using the
ones I wrote as functions when compiled.  They work fine in
the QLB, but not in the LIB.

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