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Possible issue with < and > (* solved *)
LTee Wrote:In the original BASIC listing I was using it as a memory/time-saving way of selecting a colour based on the value of a variable.

PRINT INK 1+(val<5);val

So if val>=5 the message prints in ink 1, but if it's less than 5 it becomes ink 2. Obviously this doesn't work out so well if the value is suddenly 255 instead of 1 or 0. Big Grin

Yup. You'd have to wrap it in the SGN function, which I think should return 1 for positive numbers, 0 for zero, and -1 for negative numbers if you want to explicitly do that. It's a bit of a sinclair basic cheat, really. Languages that have an explicit boolean type wouldn't let you get away with this cheese either Smile

I haven't tested, but try 1+SGN(val<5)

Though given VAL is a reserved word, that's a bad variable name choice btw.

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