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    what is the meaning of this massage..

    I got a for loop in my code.
    For which i get this syntax error massage.
    |11|error: 'for' loop initial declaration used outside C99 mode|

    what these words mean?

    i did a standart for loop.
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    Show the code. I can guess, but it would be much more accurate if I could see the code to verify my suspicion.
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    You probably tried to declare a variable in the for loop like this:
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    for (int i = 0; i < n; ++i)
    This is not permitted prior to the 1999 edition of the C standard, so you should write:
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    int i;
    for (i = 0; i < n; ++i)
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    I wish I could get a massage every time I got a syntax error!
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    Quote Originally Posted by laserlight View Post
    You probably tried to declare a variable in the for loop like this:
    Code:
    for (int i = 0; i < n; ++i)
    This is not permitted prior to the 1999 edition of the C standard, so you should write:
    Code:
    int i;
    for (i = 0; i < n; ++i)

    thanks
    that was the problem

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