basic.let Statement/BASIC Program

basic.let

Command basic.let Statement/BASIC Program
Applicable release versions: AP, R83
Category BASIC Program (486)
Description assigns the value of an expression to a variable. The variable can be a simple variable, an array element, an extraction, substring, or both extraction and substring.

The "let" statement is a holdover from the original Dartmouth BASIC, and is only included for compatibility. It is supported to facilitate program readability.
Syntax {let} variable = expression
Options
Example
let a = 5

Which is exactly the same as:

a = 5
Purpose
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basic.statements
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