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

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

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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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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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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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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