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nesting trys and catches

Joe Panully

Joined: Oct 10, 2004
Posts: 22
I'm trying to nest some try statements and im erroring with it saying that it's not picking up the catches. I know this is probably a simple bug but could someone please help me, thx.

[ November 18, 2004: Message edited by: Joe Panully ]
Henry Wong

Joined: Sep 28, 2004
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The catch must follow the try it is catching from....


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Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Joined: Jul 08, 2003
Posts: 24183

Hi Joe,

What you've done is exceedingly creative, but unforunately, it's wrong.
Instead of separating all the trys into one pile, and the catches into another pile, each "catch" has to immediately follow its "try", like

Here you see one "top-level" try/catch, with one more try/catch nested inside its try block, and another nested inside its catch block.

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