Typing keywords in BASIC

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Grahamn
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Typing keywords in BASIC

Post by Grahamn » Sat Sep 22, 2018 7:47 pm

Hi

I seem to remember that back in '82 when I had my first ZX81, someone published a short machine code program that allowed you to type out keywords rather than using Sinclair's one-key entry. I've been searching for something like this recently, but can't find any hint of such a program, so I'm wondering if I imagined it. Does anyone know of such a program, or has anyone re-done a ROM in the same way as the GW ROM for the Spectrum?

Thanks

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Re: Typing keywords in BASIC

Post by mrtinb » Sat Sep 22, 2018 11:14 pm

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Re: Typing keywords in BASIC

Post by Grahamn » Sun Sep 23, 2018 8:37 am

Thanks - I'll give that a try next week. I would prefer to have something in ROM if anyone knows an alternative, but if not that seems a good alternative.

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Re: Typing keywords in BASIC

Post by Andy Rea » Sun Sep 23, 2018 11:36 am

mrtinb wrote:
Sat Sep 22, 2018 11:14 pm
Coral Basic does that.

https://eduinf.ogicom.pl/inf/retro/005_ ... o/0006.php
Thanks for the link Martin haven't seen that before.

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Re: Typing keywords in BASIC

Post by mrtinb » Sun Sep 23, 2018 12:55 pm

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