What BASIC book came with the //e and what's wrong with this program?

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Hi guys, what was the handbook that had some basic BASIC (basic) programs in it for kids young and old to try, that was supplied in the //e box?

And, no prizes I'm afraid, but what's wrong with this program?

10 INPUT "WHAT IS YOUR NAME? ",N$
20 PRINT "HELLO ";N$

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IIeBoy wrote:

Hi guys, what was the handbook that had some basic BASIC (basic) programs in it for kids young and old to try, that was supplied in the //e box?

10 GOTO http://www.1000bit.it/support/manuali/manuali.asp
20 INPUT "Apple Computer, Inc."
30 FIND "Apple IIe" ...

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And, no prizes I'm afraid, but what's wrong with this program?

10 INPUT "WHAT IS YOUR NAME? ",N$<br />
20 PRINT "HELLO ";N$

In line 10, you need a semicolon, not a comma.

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Re: What BASIC book came with the //e and what's wrong with ...

Thanks, really appreciate these pointers, being new to getting back to all this Smile

The BASIC manual references the Apple //e "Utilities Disk", but I can't find such a disk on eBay. Was that the actual name on the label of said disk?

Your BASIC fix worked. I swear I tried that 7 times before, but because you said it it decided to work.

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IIeBoy wrote:

The BASIC manual references the Apple //e "Utilities Disk", but I can't find such a disk on eBay. Was that the actual name on the label of said disk?

Remember what we agreed about Asimov? .../images/masters/prodos/Apple II System Utilities v3.0 (ProDOS8 v1.4 1987).dsk

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Your BASIC fix worked. I swear I tried that 7 times before, but because you said it it decided to work.

It drives my family crazy too. A boss back in college (this would have been 1990 or so) identified it as "the laying on of hands."

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Re: What BASIC book came with the //e and what's wrong with ...

What a fantastic resource Asimov is. I did not think to look because I didn't think it was actually called "Utilities", more fool me trusting eBay results instead of FTP ones Wink Lesson learnt. Got it now.

I was however able to buy the Touch of Applesoft BASIC book from eBay, so it's not completely useless. Although the book will likely fail to open until I ask here which way round to hold it.

Don't even get me started on which way to insert USB cables (it's always the third way round).

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