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Illeagal character and non statement errors

Ben Hultin
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Joined: Aug 17, 2009
Posts: 135
I created this program but the errors I am getting all tell me that each line has the same two errors,

1. not a statement

2. Illegal characters 8221

From what I can see everything is fine for how the statments are set up. Maybe I need to declare all the variables in advance?

Campbell Ritchie

Joined: Oct 13, 2005
Posts: 46397
What have you used to edit your code? If you use a word processor, you are liable to insert control characters which the compiler cannot parse. That might explain the illegal characters.
You haven't declared any of your variables in the code you posted. You have to declare every variable not later than the first occasion you use it.
Lee Kian Giap
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Joined: Jan 23, 2008
Posts: 213
yes, you need to provide the type for those variable defined.

For example,
upForceOnEbyED = centerLoad/2 + roadWeight/2;

you need to add a type in front of upForceOnEbyED
int upForceOnEbyED = centerLoad/2 + roadWeight/2;

same for all other variable that you have not provide the type definition

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