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MAC QB 1.00 README: Eject Routine for Both Floppy Disk Drives

Article ID: 34338

Article Last Modified on 11/21/2006

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The Eject statement needs to be added to Appendix E of the "Microsoft QuickBasic 1.00 Basic Language Reference." The Eject routine ejects both the external and internal floppy drives at once. The following is an example:

PRINT "The floppy disk(s) are about to be ejected."
PRINT "The disk(s) are now ejected."

In earlier versions of the Microsoft Basic Interpreter and Compiler for the Macintosh, you had to call your own machine language routine to eject disks.


The following information is taken from the README file from the QuickBasic 1.00 release disk:

E.10.2 Toolbox Library Statement Reference

The following new Toolbox Library statement was added after the manual was printed:


Ejects the disk in the internal and external drive. This is an MBPC resource.

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