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Compiler error "identifier expected"

Brandon Valdez

Joined: Dec 31, 2011
Posts: 1
Hello it seems like i am having a similar problem
the error i keep getting is the same but it is only on the inFile.close() and outfile.close(). any suggestions?
Campbell Ritchie

Joined: Oct 13, 2005
Posts: 43935
Welcome to the Ranch

Please re-post your code with correct indentation; you cannot tell whether you have got the {} correctly paired because of incorrect indentation. Also, use 4 spaces, not tabs for indenting. Then you can see whether that code is actually in the location you thought it is in.

I think you have a new problem, so I have changed your question to a new thread in its own right.
Campbell Ritchie

Joined: Oct 13, 2005
Posts: 43935
There are a lot more errors than you said. You should look at the first error and sort that out first.
Your class is inappropriately named.
You also have design problems, that you are not writing object-oriented code. Your main method is far too long; an ideal main method contains a single statement. Those two errors often go together.
There is a subtle error on line 147, too.
I agree. Here's the link:
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