APPEND

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BASIC keyword
Keyword: APPEND
Abbreviation: A SHIFT P
Type: Command
Token code: BASIC 4.0:
212/$D4
BASIC 7.0:
254/$FE 14/$OE
Handling routine
in BASIC ROM:
List of all BASIC keywords


Remark: This article describes the BASIC command APPEND in Commodore BASIC 7.0 or higher.

Type: Command
General Programming-Syntax: APPEND #logical file number,"filename"[,Ddrive number][<ON,>Udevice]

This command opens the file having the specified filename, and positions the pointer at the end of the file. Subsequent PRINT# (write)statements will cause data to be appended to the end of this logical file number. Default values for drive number and device number are 0 and 8 respectively.

Variables or expressions used as filenames must be enclosed within parentheses.

Examples[edit]

APPEND # 8, "MYFILE"

OPEN logical file 8 called "MYFILE" for appending with subsequent PRINT# statements

APPEND # 7, (A$),D0,U9

OPEN logical file named by the variable in A$ on drive 0, device number 9, and prepare too APPEND

APPEND #1, "FILENAME"


APPEND #2, "DATA,U"


APPEND #3, "D?T*,U"


BASIC V4.0 Commands

ABS | AND | APPEND | ASC | ATN | BACKUP | CATALOG | CHR$ | CLOSE | CLR | CMD | COLLECT | CONCAT | CONT | COPY | COS | DATA | DCLOSE | DEF | DIM | DIRECTORY | DLOAD | DOPEN | DS | DS$ | DSAVE | END | EXP | FN | FOR | FRE | GET | GET# | GO | GOSUB | GOTO | HEADER | IF | INPUT | INPUT# | INT | LEFT$ | LEN | LET | LIST | LOAD | LOG | MID$ | NEW | NEXT | NOT | ON | OPEN | OR | PEEK | POKE | POS | PRINT | PRINT# | READ | READ# | RECORD | REM | RENAME | RESTORE | RETURN | RIGHT$ | RND | RUN | SAVE | SCRATCH | SGN | SIN | SPC | SQR | ST | STEP | STOP | STR$ | SYS | TAB | TAN | THEN | TI | TI$ | TO | USER | VAL | VERIFY | WAIT

 
BASIC V7.0 Commands

ABS | AND | APPEND | ASC | ATN | AUTO | BACKUP | BANK | BEGIN | BEND | BLOAD | BOOT | BOX | BSAVE | BUMP | CATALOG | CHAR | CHR$ | CIRCLE | CLOSE | CLR | CMD | COLLECT | COLLISION | COLOR | CONCAT | CONT | COPY | COS | DATA | DCLEAR | DCLOSE | DEC | DEF FN | DELETE | DIM | DIRECTORY | DLOAD | DO | DOPEN | DRAW | DS | DS$ | DSAVE | DVERIFY | EL | ELSE | END | ENVELOPE | ER | ERR$ | EXIT | EXP | FAST | FETCH | FILTER | FN | FOR | FRE | GET | GET# | GETKEY | GO64 | GOSUB | GOTO | GRAPHIC | GSHAPE | HEADER | HELP | HEX$ | IF | INPUT | INPUT# | INSTR | INT | JOY | KEY | LEFT$ | LEN | LET | LIST | LOAD | LOCATE | LOG | LOOP | MID$ | MONITOR | MOVSPR | NEW | NEXT | NOT | ON | OPEN | OR | PAINT | PEEK | PEN | (PI) | PLAY | POINTER | POKE | POS | POT | PRINT | PRINT USING | PRINT# | PUDEF | RCLR | RDOT | READ | RECORD | REM | RENAME | RENUMBER | RESTORE | RESUME | RETURN | RGR | RIGHT$ | RND | RREG | RSPCOLOR | RSPPOS | RSPRITE | RUN | RWINDOW | SAVE | SCALE | SCNCLR | SCRATCH | SGN | SIN | SLEEP | SLOW | SOUND | SPC( | SPRCOLOR | SPRDEF | SPRITE | SPRSAV | SQR | SSHAPE | ST | STASH | STEP | STOP | STR$ | SWAP | SYS | TAB( | TAN | TEMPO | THEN | TI | TI$ | TO | TRAP | TROFF | TRON | USR | VAL | VERIFY | VOL | WAIT | WHILE | WIDTH | XOR