DELETE

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BASIC keyword
Keyword: DELETE
Abbreviation: DE Shift+L
Type: Command
Token code: 247/$F7
Handling routine
in BASIC ROM:
BASIC 3.5:
44634–44787
$AE5A–$AEF3
BASIC 7.0:
24199–24371
$5E87–$5F33
List of all BASIC keywords


Remark: This article describes the BASIC command DELETE in Commodore BASIC V3.5 or higher.

Type: Command
General Programming-Syntax: DELETE [<first line>][-][<last line>]

DELETE is a BASIC 3.5 command that is used to delete a line range from the BASIC program text. It can only be executed in direct mode.

Note: The BASIC line numbers can be used only in the range from 0 to 63999.

Examples[edit]

Deletes line 50:

DELETE 50

Deletes lines 50 to 100 inclusive:

DELETE 50-100

Deletes all lines from the beginning of the program (including line 200) to line 200:

DELETE -200

Deletes all lines from 10 to the end of the program

DELETE 10-

Never deletes a line (if starting line number is greater end line number):

DELETE 2-1


BASIC V3.5 Commands

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