To convert a GWBasic program for use with QBasic, use the following four steps:
Start GWBasic and load a GWBasic program.
Some GWBasic keywords are not supported in QBasic. These keywords are listed in QBasic's online Help menu. List the GWBasic program and note any unsupported keywords.
Save the GWBasic program in ASCII format by typing:
Exit GWBasic by typing:
Start QBasic and load your GWBasic program. If any GWBasic data file in binary format is used in association with a GWBasic program, the information will be scrambled when using QBasic. To correct this problem, run QBasic with the /MBF switch by typing
at the MS-DOS command prompt.
For more information about QBasic, refer to the QBasic online Help menu.
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