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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How do I replace cells in Column A of Excel if the column I'm pulling from is partially blank?

I have an old list of names in Column A, and I want to replace them with the update names in Column B. What function can I use to replace only the cells that need updating? I basically want to keep ...
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Update windows from home basic to pro version

To run hyper-v on my laptop, I need to update my windows from home basic to pro version. Can anyone suggest what is the best way to do so. PS: I do not want to lose my data.I want my laptop to work ...
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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?