ATARI 400From: ae728
Date: 07/30/89-09:27:34 AM Z
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From: ae728 Subject: ATARI 400 Date: Sun Jul 30 09:27:34 1989 I HAVE A FRIEND THAT OWNS A ATARI 400 COMPUTER WITH 16K MEMORY AND A ATARI 410 CASSETE RECORDER. IS THERE ANY WAY HE CAN PUT HIS RECIPES ON CASSETTE AND CALL THEM UP WHEN HE WANTS THEM? ** Answered by JOHN SUCHY (aa271) on Thu Aug 20 09:36:17 1987 ** Yes, but with a cassette the process is tricky, unreliable, and slow.Don't get me wrong. It's worth the effort if he can't afford a disk drive, but one can't expect miracles. The easiest method to learn is to write a program for each recipie that prints it to screen, then SAVE"C:" it. To get it back, find the beginning,LOAD"C:", then RUN and the recipie will be displayed on the screen. Most of the program lines will look like: 10 PRINT "THIS IS A LINE THAT WILL PRINT ON ONE," 20 PRINT "AND THIS, ANOTHER SCREEN LINE." If you want to "break up" display of a recipie that is more than one screen long, or treat the recipies as data accessable from one program--a good idea with cassette; you don't get as many bomb-outs--learn BASIC from any GOOD tutorial or your local user's group. Your Co-sysop John E. Suchy aa271 Thanks for asking.
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