Qbasic, Quickbasic/window size


Clippy wrote at 2007-09-10 00:20:01
The SCREEN mode may maximize the window. If you are using a graphics mode, they run full screen. SCREEN 0 (default mode) should open in a window. In fact, it is the only mode that will work in VISTA!

awsd wrote at 2013-01-28 12:35:31
Well, if you right-click on QB.EXE and go to the SCREEN tab, you'll see the options for (radio button style) FULL SCREEN or WINDOW

also, if it's full, you can press ALT + ENTER to shrink it.  If you are using WinXP, it is best to maximize the window (how XP, or any newer version for that matter, communicates with DOS takes more CPU power, because WINDOWS is now not 100% DOS based)

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I have been a qbasic programmer since 2000, creating games, minor libraries and various small programs. I have experience using interrupts, graphics, file input/output, the mouse cursor, and using libraries. I have also learned FreeBASIC, QB64, c/c++, python, lua, php and html.
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I have been programming in *Basic dialects since 2000, as mentioned in my expertise. After a year of QBasic, I learned C and C++, and dabbled a little in ASM (I don't program in ASM - I literally just played around to see how things work). When QB64 and FreeBASIC were released, I played with those languages. At the time, FreeBASIC offered more functionality and I sided with that language for a while. During that time, while I was learning new languages, that I would see what scripting languages are available, where I took up python and lua. I started to notice a staleness to QB64's development (which I kept tabs on from time to time), and am now trying to be active in it's community and maybe in it's development in the future. Currently, I am only active on the QB64.net forums, but I appear on occasion on FreeBASIC.net's forums as well.

Highschool - 2007

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