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by Richard Russell, January 2010
You can discover the version number of BBC BASIC for Windows using the following procedure:
DEF FNversion LOCAL F%, V$ F% = OPENOUT(@tmp$+"version.txt") OSCLI "OUTPUT "+STR$F% *HELP *OUTPUT 0 PTR #F% = 0 INPUT #F%,V$ CLOSE #F% = RIGHT$(V$,5)
You can call the procedure in a context such as this:
version$ = FNversion PRINT version$