ZMODE

Format

integer = ZMODE

Description

This command returns a code which indicates whether a color or monochrome card is active in the system. ZMODE returns a value of 1 when a color card is detected, and a value of 0 for monochrome.

Example

A = ZMODE
IF A = 0 THEN
     PRINT "This program requires a Color Card to Run"
     END
ENDIF
The above code fragment will check for a color card; if not found, the program will terminate with an appropriate message. Otherwise, the program will continue.

Comments

This statement is an extension over BASICA/GWBASIC.