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Using Turbo Pascal with Windows

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Borland Turbo Pascal Version 6.0 is compatible with Microsoft Windowswhen Windows runs under the conditions recommended by Borland.
According to "Borland Language Express," a technical support journal forBorland products, the following procedures should be implemented forrunning Borland Turbo Pascal 6.0 under Microsoft Windows versions 3.0 and3.1:

  1. Use a PIF file to start Turbo Pascal running in a full screen.
  2. If MS-DOS version 5.0 memory drivers are being used, add the RAM parameter to the EMM386 device statement as follows:
    device=emm386.exe ram
  3. Use the -x- option with the Turbo IDE (independent development environment) if EMS memory is not available.
  4. For mouse support, load the mouse driver from MS-DOS in the AUTOEXEC.BAT or CONFIG.SYS file.
NOTE: The status bar in Turbo Pascal for Windows does not repaintproperly when run under the Microsoft Windows operating system version3.1.The Borland products included here are manufactured by a vendorindependent of Microsoft; we make no warranty, implied or otherwise,regarding these products' performance or reliability.
"Borland Language Express," volume 2, no. 1, page 28
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Article ID: 82386 - Last Review: 02/27/2014 18:31:00 - Revision: 2.1

Microsoft Windows 3.0 Standard Edition, Microsoft Windows 3.1 Standard Edition, Microsoft Windows 3.11 Standard Edition

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