Franktic wrote: MS Small Basic looks interesting but I haven't played with it yet.
I liked it as an introduction to Visual Basic programming for a beginner. It has features that I would have liked FreeBASIC to have evolved into.
A better introduction is: http://notthecheatr.phatcode.net/fb_n00 ... 0b-01.html
Indeed I had forgotten about that one. Must go through it again as a refresher. For some reason the Next-> link at tutorial 7 doesn't move on to the next tutorial. I had to return to the index and click the menu item tutorial 8. I have saved the pages onto my computer in case they vanish from the internet.