A Better Way

 BBS: Inland Empire Archive
Date: 03-20-92 (09:20)             Number: 154
From: RICHARD VANNOY               Refer#: NONE
  To: MIKE AVERY                    Recvd: NO  
Subj: A Better Way                   Conf: (2) Quik_Bas
MA>   DO
MA>      W$= UCASE$(INKEY$)
MA>   UNTIL W$ <> ""

MA>There were some real neat 1 line INKEY constructs posted a while back
MA>that would shorten the code in lines 2 through 4.

I liked...

   UNTIL LEN(w$)

because it doesn't require a string comparison.

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