Q41147: Getting Help on NULL CONST String Hangs QB 4.50 Editor
Article: Q41147 Product(s): See article Version(s): 4.50 Operating System(s): MS-DOS Keyword(s): ENDUSER | SR# S890206-5 buglist4.50 | mspl13_basic Last Modified: 17-FEB-1989 In the QuickBASIC Version 4.50 QB.EXE editor, getting Help on a CONST string, which is assigned to a NULL string, hangs the computer. Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Version 4.50. We are researching this problem and will post new information as it becomes available. To demonstrate the problem, run QB.EXE Version 4.50 and type in the following: CONST A$ = "" Position the cursor on anything in the line except CONST and press the F1 key to invoke the QB Advisor Help. The computer now hangs and must be restarted with CTRL+ALT+DELETE.
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