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The BEEP statement produces a beep sound through the sound card.




  • BEEP can be placed anywhere to alert the user that there is something to do or an error has occurred.
  • QB64 produces the actual "beep" sound through the PC's sound card, to emulate QBasic's beeping through the PC speaker.


  • Older programs may attempt to produce a BEEP by printing CHR$(7) to the screen. This is no longer supported in QB64 after version 1.000.
    • You may have to replace instances of PRINT CHR$(7) in older programs to the BEEP statement to maintain the legacy functionality.

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Keyword Reference - Alphabetical
Keyword Reference - By Usage
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