Purpose : Denotes a named reference point in a script file.

Format: * labelname

Notes:  Labels are used in scripts to provide a means of identifying a particular line in a program for reference by the  GOTO  and  GOSUB statements. The  labelname consists of printable characters preceded by a  ' * ' character.


# Location label example.
# Jump directly to the line of the script that
# contains the text line " *THE_END ".

goto the_end

print "This program line is never executed"


See Also:  GOSUB   GOTO