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rachel biji

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What is wrong with this code:

The complilation error being "Not a statement"

I also tried
though it didnt look right..

Can you please give me an explanation?
Ulf Dittmer

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The "a ? b : c" construct is an expression, not a statement, and can't be used where a statement is expected. Try
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Campbell Ritchie

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Note: more details in this thread.

But we don't like two threads about the same question, I feel obliged to close one. I shall close this thread; please everybody continue any discussion on the other thread quoted above.
I agree. Here's the link:
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