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Mainwin Summary

Mainwin Basics

  • The mainwin is a text window, with no graphics, or other distractions.
  • You can use it to do some serious computer work.


  • You can exchange information with the users of your programs with the help of variables.
  • Use the input command to get information from the user and place it into a variable.
  • Print variables the same way you print text.
  • Variables don't need to be defined before you can use them.
  • Use the + symbol or the ; symbol to add text and variables together.


  • Add comments with REM at the start of a line.
  • Use an apostrophe to add comments at the start of a line, or at the end of a line.

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