ERASE Statement


To eliminate arrays from a program.


ERASE list of array variables


Arrays may be re-dimensioned after they are erased, or the memory space previously allocated to the array may be used for other purposes.

If an attempt is made to re-dimension an array without first erasing it, an error occurs.


200 DIM B (250)
450 ERASE A, B
460 DIM B(3, 4)

Arrays A and B are eliminated from the program. The B array is re-dimensioned to a 3-column by 4-row array (12 elements), all of which are set to a zero value.