Microsoft KB Archive/37336

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Using Assembler to Save and Load QB Text Mode Screens PSS ID Number: Q37336 Article last modified on 05-02-1991 PSS database name: B_QuickBas

4.00 4.00b 4.50



A file in the Software/Data Library explains a method of calling assembly-language routines to save and restore text mode screens (SCREEN 0). An example is provided where a QuickBASIC program calls an assembly-language routine to store the screen in an array and calls another assembly-language routine to redisplay the screen.

This file can be found in the Software library by searching for the filename QBBSAVE, the Q number of this article, or S12095. QBBSAVE was archived using the PKware file-compression utility.

This information applies to Microsoft QuickBASIC versions 4.00, 4.00b, and 4.50; to Microsoft BASIC Compiler versions 6.00 and 6.00b for MS-DOS and MS OS/2 in real mode; and to Microsoft BASIC PDS versions 7.00 and 7.10 for MS-DOS (and MS OS/2 in real mode).

Copyright Microsoft Corporation 1991.