[futurebasic] Re: FOR loop

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From: BMichael@...
Date: Wed, 3 Dec 1997 10:20:21 -0500 (EST)
Rick said:
>Another peculiarity of FB's FOR logic is that the initial, final and
>STEP values (X, Y and S in this example) are reevaluated each time
>through the loop.  In every other version of Basic I've used, they are
>only evaluated once (i.e., when the loop is first entered).

I can understand why some BASICs would only evaluate the initial and step 
values once, but evaluating the final value each time through is to me 
absolutely necessary! I want to be able to

FOR i% = 1 TO 10
  ..do something
  IF x% THEN i% = 10

to "bail out" of the loop if some condition "x%" is met!