[Coco] results on INPUT vs. READ for disk files in BASIC09
jejones3141 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 5 04:21:21 EDT 2018
That seems inconsistent with the BASIC09 manual (I got the printed one out
this time), which says
- [READ] reads either an ASCII record from a sequential file or device,
or an item from a DATA statement
- Each input record is terminated by a carriage return character.
On Mon, Jun 4, 2018 at 9:22 PM, Wayne Campbell <asa.rand at gmail.com> wrote:
> Don't forget that INPUT looks for a carraige return character to terminate
> input. READ does not do this and can read an entire file into a string,
> provided the file is shorter than the string variable.
> On Mon, Jun 4, 2018, 2:11 PM James Jones <jejones3141 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > INPUT ignores the prompt if it is given a path connected to a disk file
> > opened for update.
> > READ, if given a path, will do just as well without needing a prompt.
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