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''See also:'' [[INTERRUPT]], [[INTERRUPTX]], [[Metacommands]]
''See also:'' [[INTERRUPT]], [[INTERRUPTX]], [[Metacommand]]

Revision as of 19:54, 18 June 2010

$INCLUDE is a metacommand that is used to insert a source file into your program which is then executed at the point of the insertion.

Syntax: {REM | ' } $INCLUDE: 'sourcefile'

  • There must always be a REM or ' comment before the $INCLUDE metacommand.
  • The source file MUST have REM or apostrophies around the name.
  • The source file included can contain any BASIC statement except SUB or GOTO
  • QB 4.5 can use SUB calls in BI files such as QB.BI.
  • QB64 users can use all statements in their include files.
  • The $INCLUDE metacommand should be the last statement on a line since execution progresses after the line of the $INCLUDE metacommand.
  • $INCLUDE is often used to DECLARE functions and subs used in a external library.

Example: ' $INCLUDE: 'QB.BI'

See also: INTERRUPT, INTERRUPTX, Metacommand


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