Without a doubt the ability to draw lines from one specified point to another is a powerful feature in the graphics language. Statements of this type are called vector graphics. An example is the Apple's HPLOT TO statement. Without this in your version of BASIC you have to use a plotting statement imbedded in a FOR … NEXT loop, with the limits of the loop set by the beginning and ending points of the line—messy. Computers which offer vector graphics are the Apple, Compucolor, and Matrox.

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