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Entering a numerical value or text using the keys


Enter a numerical value or text using the keys.


Detailed Description

The INPUT statement displays the text specified by the prompt on the screen and waits for keyboard input.

Pressing most keys displays the corresponding character on the screen. The backspace (BS) and Cancel (C) keys, however, have editing functions.

Pressing the ENT key signals the end of input and assigns the input to the specified variable.

Prompt for numerical input
  private quantity%
input "Count =", quantity%
Prompt for string input
  private code$
input "Product code =", code$

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