Updated: 10/19/2021, 9:29:48 PM
Created: 10/19/2021, 9:29:48 PM
Last Updated By: Kevin Munoz
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Tags: keyboard input
The INPUTNULL statement allows the definition of a character that will allow a null input to be seen by the [email protected] statement. It takes the general form:
Where expression should evaluate to a single character. Subsequently, any [email protected] statement that sees only this character input before the new-line sequence will NULL the variable in which input is being stored.
If expression evaluates to the empty string '' then the default character of '_' is used to define a NULL input sequence.
The INPUT statement does not default to accepting the '_' character as a NULL input.
An example of use is as:
INPUTNULL "&" INPUT @(10,10):Answer,1 IF Answer = "" THEN CRT "A NULL input was received" END
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