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Can't type $

Can't type $

Can't type $

I need help typing $ in QBasic. In Windows i type it holdin Alt Gr or Alt and Ctrl and the 4. But in QBasic (Dos) it's impossible

RE: Can't type $

CHR$(34) is best generated from the keyboard with SHIFT + $

(I guess it depends on the keyboard.)


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RE: Can't type $

Hello Allar,

     You might have the answer to your situation by now regarding "typing $s in Qbasic" but if not.

Using the following command should allow you to enter a dollar during input.

LINE INPUT "Enter Your $",D$

    I hope this helps

RE: Can't type $


On my (Canadian) keyboard, and on most keyboards in North America, a $ sign is typed with Shift-4. I don't know if this applies to your keyboard or not.

If not, another thing you could try is holding down the Alt key while typing 36 on the numeric keypad (the array of 3x3 numbers typically below the Num Lock, Caps Lock and Scroll Lock LEDs, on the far right end of the keyboard).

Other than this, I don't know enough about your keyboard or your locale to be more specific

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