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<p style="text-align: center">'''Welcome to the QB64 Programming WIKI'''</p>
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==Welcome to the QB64 Wiki==
  
QB64 is a modern version of the Basic programming language that allows programs created using Quick Basic 4.5 or Qbasic to run on Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, Linux and Mac OSX. It will work on 32 or 64 bit machines and has many new features such as stereo sound, improved graphics and TCP/IP internet capabilities. QB64 can make fast and reliable programs for the entire family!
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QB64 is a modern extended BASIC programming language that retains QBasic/QuickBASIC 4.5 compatibility and compiles native binaries for Windows, Linux, and macOS.
  
<center>'''[http://www.qb64.net/gallery/main.php?g2_page=1 Member Program Screen Shots]'''</center>
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[[File:IDE_macos.png|thumb|left|QB64's IDE running on macOS Catalina]]
  
Programming in Basic is EASY! You don't need to learn much to get started as it uses many statements and function words that are familiar to you. You can learn to program in days instead of weeks! If you need help there is a forum to ask for help and this WIKI has many example programs that you can run to see how things work. Download QB64 and take a ride into the wonderful world of programming! We are sure that you will enjoy the experience! We have programmers from age 10 to over 60. Welcome aboard!
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<center>'''[http://www.qb64.net/forum/index.php QB64 Forums] and [http://www.qb64.net Compiler Downloads]'''</center>
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==Getting started==
 
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* Grab the latest version of QB64 from [https://github.com/QB64Team/qb64/releases/latest the releases page].
 
 
<center>[http://www.qb64.net/forum/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=11879.0;attach=2250 Download the QB64 WIKI for Offline Reference (27.13 MB)].</center>
 
<center>Offline WIKI Reference contributed by Steve McNeill.</center>
 
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===FAQ===
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* [[QB64 FAQ|Frequently asked questions about QB64]]
  
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===Get in touch===
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* [http://www.qb64.org/forum QB64.org Forum]
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* [http://discord.qb64.org Discord server]
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* [http://irc.qb64.org IRC channel]
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* [mailto:contact@qb64.org Send us an email]
  
<p style="text-align: center">This wiki is a work in progress. If you'd like to help out in any way, see this page: [[Helping out]].</p>
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==Keywords==
 
 
<p style="text-align: center">For discussions about this WIKI goto the [http://www.qb64.net/forum/index.php?board=14.0 QB64 Community Development Forum].</p>
 
 
 
<p style="text-align: center">'''Thank you for your interest in the BASIC language and QB64!'''</p>
 
 
 
 
 
<p style="text-align: center">If '''FIREFOX browser''' does not copy page example code correctly use another browser or download our Code Fix Addon :</p>
 
 
 
<center>[[Mozilla FireFox Code Copy Add On]]</center>
 
 
 
 
 
<center>'''[[QB64 FAQ|Frequently Asked Questions about QB64]]'''</center>
 
 
 
<p style="text-align: center">[[Keywords currently not supported by QB64]]</p>
 
 
 
<p style="text-align: center">[[Keywords currently not supported by QB64#Keywords_Not_Supported_in_Linux_or_MAC_OSX_versions|Keyword Not Supported in Linux or MAC versions]]</p>
 
 
 
 
 
==Keywords:==
 
 
* [[Keyword Reference - Alphabetical]]
 
* [[Keyword Reference - Alphabetical]]
 
* [[Keyword Reference - By usage]]
 
* [[Keyword Reference - By usage]]
 
 
* [[Syntax Reference - QB64]]
 
* [[Syntax Reference - QB64]]
  
* [[Keywords currently not supported by QB64]]
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===Known issues===
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* [[Keywords currently not supported by QB64|Legacy keywords not supported by QB64]]
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* [[Keywords currently not supported by QB64#Keywords_Not_Supported_in_Linux_or_MAC_OSX_versions|Keywords not supported in Linux or macOS versions]]
  
==Appendix:==
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==Articles and Tutorials==
* [[Android Project]] {{text|(QB64 GL only)}}
 
 
* [[Arrays]]
 
* [[Arrays]]
 
* [[ASCII|ASCII Character Codes]]
 
* [[ASCII|ASCII Character Codes]]
* [[Batch Files]]
 
 
* [[Binary|Binary Numbers]]
 
* [[Binary|Binary Numbers]]
 
* [[Boolean|Boolean Operations]]
 
* [[Boolean|Boolean Operations]]
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* [[_CLIPBOARD$|Clipboard]]
 
* [[Converting Bytes to Bits]]
 
* [[Converting Bytes to Bits]]
 
* [[Console Window]]
 
* [[Console Window]]
* [[Controller Devices]] {{text|(Keyboard, Mouse, Joystick, Gamepad)}}
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* [[Controller Devices]] (Keyboard, Mouse, Joystick, Gamepad)
* [[DOS|DOS, Linux or Mac Commands]]
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* [[Downloading Files]] (TCP/IP)
* [[Downloading Files]] {{text|(TCP/IP)}}
 
* [[Embedding Icons in EXE]] {{text|(Windows)}}
 
 
* [[Windows Environment|Environment (Windows Registry)]]
 
* [[Windows Environment|Environment (Windows Registry)]]
* [[ERROR Codes]]
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* [[Hardware images]]
 
* [[Images|Image file procedures]]
 
* [[Images|Image file procedures]]
 
* [[Keyboard scancodes|Keyboard Scan Codes]]
 
* [[Keyboard scancodes|Keyboard Scan Codes]]
* [[Libraries]] {{text|([[SDL Libraries|SDL]], [[C Libraries|C++]], [[Windows Libraries|Windows]], [[DLL Libraries|DLL]])}}
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* [[Libraries]] ([[C Libraries|C++]], [[Windows Libraries|Windows]], [[DLL Libraries|DLL]])
* [[LINKed or Merged Modules]]
 
 
* [[Mathematical Operations]]
 
* [[Mathematical Operations]]
* [[Keyword_Reference_-_By_usage#Memory_Handling_and_Clipboard:|Memory Handling and Clipboard]]
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* [[PDS (7.1) Procedures]]
* [[Operating System Commands]] {{text|([http://www.computerhope.com/msdos.htm DOS], [http://www.pixelbeat.org/cmdline.html Linux] and [http://ss64.com/osx/ Mac OSX])}}
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* [[Port Access Libraries]]
* [[PDS(7.1) Procedures]] {{text|(Currency type)}}
 
* [[Phonetic spelling]] {{text|(spelling by sound)}}
 
* [[Port Access Libraries]] {{text|(COM or LPT)}}
 
 
* [[Program Installations]]
 
* [[Program Installations]]
 
* [[QB 4.5 Library Ports For QB64]]
 
* [[QB 4.5 Library Ports For QB64]]
 
* [[Relational Operations]]
 
* [[Relational Operations]]
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* [[Line numbers]]
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* [[Line number|Removing line numbers]]
 
* [[Resource Table extraction]] {{text|([[Resource_Table_extraction#Extract_Icon|Icon Extraction]])}}
 
* [[Resource Table extraction]] {{text|([[Resource_Table_extraction#Extract_Icon|Icon Extraction]])}}
 
* [[Screen Memory]]
 
* [[Screen Memory]]
* [[SQL Client]] {{text|(database)}}
 
* [[TCP/IP Message Format]]
 
 
* [[Text Using Graphics|Text, Fonts and Unicode Using Graphics]]
 
* [[Text Using Graphics|Text, Fonts and Unicode Using Graphics]]
* [[Tokenized Code]] {{text|(Quickbasic binary to text BAS file converter)}}
 
* [[Code Pages|Unicode Code Pages]]
 
 
* [[Variable Types]]
 
* [[Variable Types]]
* [[VB Script]] {{text|(program shortcuts with icon)}}
 
* [[VB Procedures]] {{text|(Currency type)}}
 
* [[Windows Printer Settings]]
 
* [[Windows Registry Access]]
 
* [[Windows Libraries#Windows User|Windows User Paths]]
 
 
<p style="text-align: center">([[#toc|Return to Table of Contents]])</p>
 
 
==QB64 Information:==
 
* [[About QB64]]
 
* [[QB64 FAQ]]
 
* [[QB64_FAQ#Q:_How_do_I_install_QB64_on_Windows.2C_Linux_or_Mac_OSX.3F|Installing QB64 on Windows, Linux and Mac]]
 
* [[IDE|QB64 IDE and Compiler]]
 
* [[Editing QB64 source]] - Tutorial by SMcNeill on editing the QB64 source to help Galleon with development.
 
* QB64 GL Source Revisions: https://code.google.com/p/qb64/source/list
 
* [[QB64 Tutorials]]
 
* [[Known QB64 Issues]]
 
* [[Keywords currently not supported by QB64]]
 
* [[Line number|Removing line numbers]]
 
* [[Syntax Notation Conventions]] {{text|[[Syntax_Notation_Conventions#Programming_Acronyms_and_Terminology|(terminology)]]}}
 
 
==Community links:==
 
* [http://www.qb64.net QB64 Main Site]
 
* [http://www.qb64.net/forum/index.php QB64 Forum] {{text|([[Forum Tips]])}}
 
* [[QB64 Help Menu]]
 
* WIKI [[Page Format]]
 

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