Q61439: TEXTCOMP in BASIC PDS 7.00 Must Have PROISAM Loaded
Article: Q61439 Product(s): See article Version(s): 7.00 Operating System(s): MS-DOS Keyword(s): ENDUSER | SR# S900420-97 | mspl13_basic Last Modified: 1-MAY-1990 When invoking the function TEXTCOMP in Microsoft BASIC Professional Development System (PDS) version 7.00, you must have PROISAM.EXE or PROISAMD.EXE in memory. If you do not have one of the PROISAM.EXE files in memory, you will get a "Feature Unavailable" error when you try to invoke the function. This information only applies to Microsoft BASIC Professional Development System (PDS) version 7.00 for MS-DOS. The TEXTCOMP function is in the ISAM terminate-and-stay-resident program (TSR) because it needs the international sorting tables, which are also in the ISAM TSR, to perform its comparison. To load TSR and QBX from DOS, type: C:\>PROISAM or C:\>PROISAMD Then type the following: C:\>QBX Code Example ------------ areequal% = TEXTCOMP ("this is a test","this is a test too")
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