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Name:

read -- read data from data-statements

Synopsis:
 
read a$,a 
... 
data "Hello!",7 

Description:
The read-statement retrieves literal data, which is stored within data-statements elsewhere in your program.

Example:
//*** requires ncurses support compiled in ***
//See Documentation/Advanced for info.
read num 
dim col$(num) 
for a=1 to num:read col$(a):next a 
clear screen 
print "These are the colours known to yab:\n" 
for a=1 to num 
	print colour(col$(a)) col$(a) 
next a 

data 8,"black","white","red","blue" 
data "green","yellow","cyan","magenta" 
Explanation:

This program prints the names of the colors known to yab in those very colors. 

Start this program in a terminal.



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