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MAC QB 1.0 README: Use SubLaunch to Run Any Mac Application

Article ID: 34345

Article Last Modified on 1/8/2003


  • Microsoft QuickBasic Compiler for Macintosh 1.0

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The following statement needs to be added to Appendix E of the "Microsoft QuickBasic 1.00 Basic Language Reference." This information was taken from the README file from the release disk.

E.10.2 Toolbox Library Statement Reference

SubLaunch appName$ [,fileName$] [,finderMsg%] [,fileType$]

appName$ -- full path name of application to sublaunch
fileName$ -- full path name of file to Open or Print.
finderMsg% -- 0 = Open, 1 = Print, 256 = Compile (QB only)
fileType$ -- type of file fileName$.


This information applies to Microsoft QuickBasic for Macintosh version 1.0.


SubLaunch can run any Macintosh application under the Finder. However, SubLaunch may not work correctly under the Apple MultiFinder. For more information, query on the following words in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

SubLaunch and MultiFinder

Additional query words: MQuickB readme docerr shell

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