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Using LBB with Liberty BASIC Workshop
by Richard Russell, October 2013
If you use
Liberty BASIC Workshop
you can easily configure it to call
to compile and run your programs. To do that follow these steps:
In LB Workshop select
(or click the Options button on the toolbar).
tab on the Options dialogue.
At the 'Liberty BASIC Path' box, browse to the location of
At the 'Runtime Engine Path' box, browse to the location of
At the 'Liberty BASIC Help Path' box, browse to the location of
You can also, if you wish, set the 'Optional Helpfile Path' to the location of
(in the same folder as LBB.exe).
With those changes
will automatically compile, run or debug your program using
If you use '
' (F8) you will need to type
in the 'File name' box to enable you to select .LBB files rather than .TKN files.
At the above link it says that LB Workshop "does not work reliably on versions of Windows later than Windows XP". You should take heed of that warning, but it has worked perfectly for me even on
When using LBB in conjunction with LBW you have a choice of what variety of
syntax to use, if any (requires LBB version 2.20 or later):
LBW's method - when one or more
directives are placed at the
of the program, the specified file(s) will be appended (that is added after the end of your program).
LBB's method - when one or more
directives are placed anywhere
at the beginning of the program, the specified file(s) will be included at that point.
You could even use both in the same program, but although that won't confuse
it may confuse you!
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