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QBASIC to Visual Basic

QBASIC to Visual Basic

QBASIC to Visual Basic

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I've go a program written in QBASIC with a Visual Basic for DOS front end. How difficult would it be to convert it to Visual Basic?
It has a dozen or so QBASIC programs and runs several BAT files and some REXX programs in DOS.

RE: QBASIC to Visual Basic

Converting Qbasic to VB can be tricky. The following Qbasic statements don't have an equivalent in VB:
Data, Restore, Swap, Read, Chain

In addition, most of the screen handling (GUI) will have to be redesigned.

However, if most of your program just does computation, the coversion should not be too bad. You will have to look out for variable names though. For example, in Qbasic, A$, A&, A%, etc. can all be DIFFERENT variables. VB does not distinguish them as different, so you may have to do some renaming of variables.

If you find any way around the problems I have mentioned, let me know.

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