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Rastogi Manish
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Joined: Dec 11, 2006
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Can some body help me below code. It compile properly but it givec compile time error when I comment out SOP with reason illegal forward reference.



Thanks & Regards
Manish Rastogi
Joe Harry
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You are trying to use the variable a before it is declared. The forward referencing rule says that you cannot use a variable on the right hand side of an assignment statement or use it to print something before it can be declared.

Hope this helps.


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Rastogi Manish
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Ok Thanks Sankararaj

Regards,
Manish Rastogi
 
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