Atari BASIC Quick Reference Guide

Wiley πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ 1982

A standard scheme for presenting the general format of BASIC language statements is employed in this reference guide. The capitalization, punctuation and other conventions are listed below:

[ ] Brackets indicate that the enclosed items are optional. Brackets do not appear in the actual statements.

{ } Braces indicate that a choice of one of the enclosed items is to be made. Braces do not appear in the actual statements.

... Ellipses indicate that the preceding item may be repeated. Ellipses do not appear in the actual statements.

Italics Italics indicate generic terms. The programmer must supply the actual value or wording required. See Generic Terms and Abbreviations.

Line number A line number is implied for all BASIC language statements.

Punctuation All punctuation characters, including commas, semicolons, colons, quotation marks and parentheses, must appear as indicated.

UPPER CASE Upper case letters and words must appear exactly as indicated.