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Jade Davidson
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Joined: Oct 12, 2001
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I must be overlooking something obvious, but I don't know why I am getting "else without if" compiler errors.

(edited by Cindy to format code)
[This message has been edited by Cindy Glass (edited December 14, 2001).]
David O'Meara

Joined: Mar 06, 2001
Posts: 13459

Go to the effort of including brackets even for single line statements, you'll save on so much stress in the long run.
Bit hard to see your layout since you didn't use the UBB [ code] tags, but I recommend lining up the start and end braces.

William Barnes
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Joined: Mar 16, 2001
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First problem:

Second problem:

If you wrote this with 1] an editor that indented automatically, or 2] used {} correctly you would see the problem

Please ignore post, I have no idea what I am talking about.
Jade Davidson
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OK, I see it now. thanks.
I agree. Here's the link:
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