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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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I downloaded win.zip version 0.942 some time back, and the link was probably like your first one, but with the old numbers.

I updated a few days ago to the current version (0.953).

*Last edited by phrontister (2012-03-15 05:40:28)*

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

Using your link in Wikipedia I found the homepage and used there link there.

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**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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You should also click on the "Documentation (WIKI)" link on the QB64 page and download the "Offline Reference" Wiki docs.

On that same download page there's a link to the QB64 forum and apparently further downloads...but I haven't checked that out yet.

*Last edited by phrontister (2012-03-15 05:50:36)*

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Okay, thanks. Looks like they have beefed it up considerably.

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**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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I like the fact that QB64 has thriving, current forum support and frequent updates.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I had no idea it was still active and developing. The last I used was QB 7.1, that was made a long, long, time ago. I thought the language was dead.

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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I guess that version came out before my YOB.

Bed for me now...should have been there hours ago! >yawn<

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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It came out about 1991, I think. See you later and sleep well.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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phrontister wrote:

Hi Bobby,

Just a reminder.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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For what is that a reminder?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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For phro. Read the hidden text.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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You mean phrontister? If I remember there were two parts of the problem. The first one I did okay. The second part I wanted a neat mathematical method for. I never found one...

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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No,he wanted to do something when he has more tine,but said he would probably forget by then. I just reminded him,so he can do what he wanted if he still does and if he has time.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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He wanted to know how to do it in M. I remember offering to teach him how. We just never got around to it.

I am not sure how much time it would take to go

Excel -> LB -> QB -> M

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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I am just trying to remind him. Tge rest is up to him.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I know, I am just talking about it. Learning M is a little scary.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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M has pretty strict rules. Everything is with cap letters and square brackets.

Speakimg of which-my trial has ended.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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They do not give the usual 30 days.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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It is 15 days. Too little if you ask me!

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