BASIC is a family of programming languages designed for ease-of-use and notable for preferring English words over symbols as language constructs. While most dialects have fallen from mainstream usage, modern variants like Microsoft's Visual Basic and its successor, VB.NET, remain popular.

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Libreoffice macro basic: skip to next paragraph test for upper case

I'm trying to write a macro, and I need to skip to the next paragraph, where I will test the first letter for capitalization. I've spent hours and have only found inaccurate or hard to follow ...
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How to turn only HDD back to basic after accidentally creating 5th partition?

I was trying to create a separate partition for use with an ISO image on USB drive as it was a Linux program. I succeeded, along with turning my only drive from basic into dynamic. It has my Windows 7 ...
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How to run a legacy GWBasic script inside linux command line with forced full host cpu speed

I have a really obscure old colection of Basic scripts (too many scripts, all of them too long and with too many goto to be worthy to translate them and I personally know nothing at all about qwbasic) ...
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How to run BASIC script in Windows PE?

I work for a computer hardware business. They've got automated installations over a file server in their network, where they clone a Windows installation to a hard drive and then run Windows PE to ...
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Run Mallard Basic .com program on Windows 8?

Is there a way to run an app written in Mallard Basic on modern Windows? I've tried to make a shortcut to the COM, which already caused some error messages, and then to run it in compatibility mode ...
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BASIC program on Samba share gets 'Access denied' when launching other process

This is the situation. We have a Synology NAS (running DSM 5.0) hosting a Windows file share called general. This folder's permissions are set as in the screenshot: This folder is used as a mapped ...
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How to use Advanced Editing in Notepad++ or similar

I would like to be able to edit sections of text in the following way. I might have a section as seen below. Example. Instance=wall { VisGroups=(32) MeshFile=wall.gmt CollTarget=False ...
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Best way to update Windows [closed]

When I bought my desktop I had an extra 2 gb ram install however I had Windows 7 starter as a default os so it was never used. I have finally gotten round to get Windows 7 pro and would like to know ...
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on a server does master boot record formating of the disk support the dynamic disk type?

If I convert a disk from basic to dynamic is it possible to format it to master boot record (MBR) or is it just possible to format with GPT?
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How to represent m:n relationships in a form in Libre Office base?

I have an embedded database in Libre Office. I am building a form in it, and got into a problem. I have a table called "Author" and another table called "Publication", connected by a third table "...
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FreeBASIC on linux

I want to install freeBASIC on ubuntu( to code QBASIC). There is a package "libfreebasic" which I've installed but I don't see any difference on my system... Can I code in QBASIC in ubuntu?
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How to run BASIC on Windows XP Home?

I have Windows XP Home Edition. Is it possible to run BASIC? If yes, then how do I run all the commands in a text file in BASIC?