CLEARINPUT

CLEARINPUT, INPUTCLEAR

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The CLEARINPUT statement clears any keyboard data that has been entered but not yet processed by INPUT or KEYIN() statements.

 

The synonym INPUTCLEAR may be used in place of CLEARINPUT.

 

 

Format

 

CLEARINPUT

 

CLEAR INPUT

 

 

Any type-ahead data is cleared. Data stored by the DATA statement is not affected.

 

 

Example

 

ERROR.LABEL:

  CLEARINPUT

  ABORT "A fatal error has occurred"

 

This program fragment could be used to ensure that data entered at the keyboard is cleared when aborting at some error condition.