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INPUT with comma vs. semi I'm not sure what this is supposed to ask, but ... According to the GW-BASIC documentation, a semicolon between the INPUT prompt and the variable suppresses the question-mark prompt. I do not believe this was the case on the Apple or PET/C64, It was on the Apple and all other MS-BASIC versions, but not on the PET. ...


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The comma syntax does not work in Commodore BASIC, neither on the PET (Commodore BASIC V4.0), nor on C64 (Commodore BASIC V2.0), C16/116 (Commodore BASIC V3.5) or Commodore 128 (Commodore BASIC V7.0). Using a construction like INPUT "ENTER SOMETHING",A$ yields a SYNTAX ERROR. There are however other ways to suppress the question mark prompt on a C64, see the ...


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