[futurebasic] Re : [FB] Re : [FB] [FB^3] Can't get TEXT and COLOR to work on EFs

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From: "jonathan" <jonnnathan@...>
Date: Tue, 21 Sep 1999 00:28:12 +0200
>>> Checked the FB II Reference and page 309
>>> says the constant for _boldBit% = 1. In the constants help for FB^3 it
>>> shows "_boldbit = 0".
>>
>>This is not an FB^3 point, and has come up in the FBII list before.
>>
>>putting '%' after a constant makes it 'set' that bit, so
>>
>>_boldBit can equal = 0
>>and
>>_boldBit% will thus equal 1, as any bit0 of the byte will be switched on.
>>
>>in the same way that if you have:
>>_myConstant = 2
>>_myConstant% will give you a value of 8 as the 3rd bit will be set.
>
> Won't that be 4?
I'll tell you what Peter... I'll let it go at 5, and that's doing you a
favour. ;-)

jonathan
(learning to count in binary on his fingers)