QBasic 1.1: FUNCTION Statement


FUNCTION name [(parameterlist)] [STATIC]
 name = expression

Description / Parameter(s)

name The name of the function and the data type it returns, specified by a data-type suffix (%, &, !, #, or $).
parameterlist One or more variables that specify parameters to be passed to the function when it is called:
variable[( )] [AS type] [, variable[( )] [AS type]]...
variable A Basic variable name.
type The data type of the variable (INTEGER, LONG, SINGLE, DOUBLE, STRING, or a user-defined data type).
STATIC Specifies that the values of the function's local variables are saved between function calls.
expression The return value of the function.
When you call the function, you can specify that an argument's value will not be changed by the function by enclosing the argument in parentheses.


' The program REMLINE.BAS illustrates calling FUNCTION procedures. To view ' or run this program, load REMLINE.BAS using the Open command from the ' File menu.