BBS: Inland Empire Archive
Date: 10-26-92 (17:18)             Number: 381
From: WARREN SCHREY                Refer#: NONE
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Subj: hm.                            Conf: (2) Quik_Bas
Why does this work?





where this



<Overflow Error>


doesn't?  It seems that QB won't let me insert anything
beyond the 32767 or -32768 limits using direct numbers as
in my second clip...

Is this a bug, an undocumented feature, or just another of
those annoyances? :-)

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