[BBC-Micro] Line numbering

J.G.Harston jgh at mdfs.net
Mon Oct 18 16:10:33 BST 2010


Rick Murray wrote:
>> Really ? I knew you could under RISC OS, but on the BBC too ?
> Good point - I'm not sure!
>> Or do you have to edit the program in a text editor rather than
>> the built in basic editor ?

In order to enter a program from the line editor you need to enter
line numbers in order to tell BASIC what order to put them in - but
other than that they are irrelevant. Even when entering a program
using a screen editor, the line numbers are still there, just not
displayed. Try dropping to the command line and loading a BASIC
program and listing it.

JGH




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