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TAB Function Documentation Error in QuickBasic 4.50 Manual

Article ID: 46848

Article Last Modified on 11/21/2006

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The example for the TAB function on Page 369 of the "Microsoft QuickBasic 4.5: Basic Language Reference" for Version 4.50 is incorrect. The output for the first display is in Column 1 when it should be in Column 7.

This is not an error in the following:

  1. The on-line help for the QuickBasic 4.50 environment
  2. The on-line help for the Basic PDS 7.00 QuickBasic Extended environment
  3. The "Microsoft Basic Compiler 6.0: Basic Language Reference" for Versions 6.00 and 6.00b for MS OS/2 and MS-DOS
  4. The "Microsoft Basic 7.0: Basic Language Reference" manual for Version 7.00
  5. The "Microsoft QuickBasic 4.0: Basic Language Reference" manual for Versions 4.00 and 4.00b

The output on Page 369 should correctly show


to correspond to the code given for the TAB function.

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