Cannot use MS-DOS Editor if Windows NT QBasic is not present
To use MS-DOS Editor, you must have the QBASIC.EXE file in the current
directory or in your search path or in the same directory as the EDIT.COM file. If you
delete QBASIC.EXE to save space on your hard disk, you cannot use MS-DOS
Running consecutive Basic programs
You can run consecutive Basic programs from a batch file by using the Basic
system statement and the qbasic command with the /run switch. A system statement returns control to Windows NT after a Basic program has run, instead
of returning to QBasic. This allows you to run more than one Basic program
from a batch file without having to intervene.
Converting a GW-BASIC program to run in QBasic
For a Basic program that helps convert GW-BASIC programs to QBasic, see the
file REMLINE.BAS (included with QBasic).
Display of shortcut keys
Some monitors may not support the display of shortcut keys by default. If your
monitor does not display shortcut keys, use the /b switch (for CGA monitors) and the /nohi switch (for systems that do not support bold characters).
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