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Article #133 (419 is last):
Newsgroups: freenet.sci.comp.atari.questions
From: ae728
Subject: ATARI 400
Date: Sun Jul 30 09:27:34 1989


I HAVE A FRIEND THAT OWNS A ATARI 400 COMPUTER WITH 16K  MEMORY
AND A ATARI 410 CASSETE RECORDER.  IS THERE ANY WAY HE CAN
PUT HIS RECIPES ON CASSETTE AND CALL THEM UP WHEN HE WANTS THEM?

** Answered by JOHN SUCHY (aa271) on Thu Aug 20 09:36:17 1987 **

        Yes, but with a cassette the
process is tricky, unreliable, and slow.Don't get me wrong.  It's worth the
effort if he can't afford a disk drive,
but one can't expect miracles.
        The easiest method to learn is
to write a program for each recipie
that prints it to screen, then SAVE"C:"
it.  To get it back, find the beginning,LOAD"C:", then RUN and the recipie will
be displayed on the screen.  Most of 
the program lines will look like:
        10 PRINT "THIS IS A LINE THAT WILL PRINT ON ONE,"
        20 PRINT "AND THIS, ANOTHER SCREEN LINE."
        If you want to "break up" 
display of a recipie that is more than
one screen long, or treat the recipies
as data accessable from one program--a
good idea with cassette; you don't get
as many bomb-outs--learn BASIC from any
GOOD tutorial or your local user's 
group.
                        Your Co-sysop
                        John E. Suchy
                        aa271
         Thanks for asking.


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