error: missing terminating " character

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    Thumbs down error: missing terminating " character

    Can any one tell me what i did mistake. So getting this problem .....
    1. error: missing terminating " character
    2. error: ‘Options’ undeclared (first use in this function)

    fprintf(stderr, " Usage:  ./ss c <class c>         --> Scan a class C Or:  ./ss b <class b>         --> Scan a class B Or:  ./ss a <class a>         --> Scan a class A Or:  ./ss x                   --> Scan everything Or:  ./ss f <file>            --> Scan all IPs in a file
       Options: (put these before the above)
          o --> Display only IP
          d --> Minimum number of DUPs
          t --> Timeout);

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    As it says, you did not end your string literal with a double quote.
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    char myvar[] = "My string 1"
        "My string 2"
        "My string 3";
    Quote Originally Posted by Adak View Post
    io.h certainly IS included in some modern compilers. It is no longer part of the standard for C, but it is nevertheless, included in the very latest Pelles C versions.
    Quote Originally Posted by Salem View Post
    You mean it's included as a crutch to help ancient programmers limp along without them having to relearn too much.

    Outside of your DOS world, your header file is meaningless.

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