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    errors syntax

    Hey guys i have 2 syntax errors all in the else statement

    syntax error before or at else :

    syntax error before or at PostCode: can anyone see any problems?



    Code:
    #include "ts.h"
    #include "ts_utility.h"
    #include "ts_options.h"
    /****************************************************************************
    * Menu option #1: Add Customer
    * Allows the user to add a new customer record to the linked list.
    ****************************************************************************/
    void addCustomer(TennisStoreType* ts)
    {
    
      /* declaration of variables*/
    
      char tmpSurname[SURNAME_MAX + 1];
      char tmpFirstName[FIRSTNAME_MAX + 1];
      char tmpAddress[ADDRESS_MAX + 1];
      char tmpSuburb[SUBURB_MAX + 1];
      char tmpPostCodePtr[10];
      char tmpPhonePtr[10];
    
      int  PostCode[POSTCODE_LEN + 1];
      int  PhoneNum[PHONENUM_LEN + 1];
      int  finished = FAILURE;
    
      CustomerNodeType* curCust = ts -> headCust;
      CustomerNodeType* newCust;
      CustomerNodeType* prevCust;
    
      do
      {
         printf("Surname: (1-12 characters)\n");
         fgets(tmpSurname, SURNAME_MAX + 2, stdin);
    
         /* check the range of surname */
    
         if(tmpSurname[strlen(tmpSurname) -1] != '\n');
         {
            printf("Surname too long less that 12\n\n");
         }     
    
         /* fails if empty line is pressed*/
    
         if(tmpSurname[0] == '\n')
         {
            printf("\t\n*****back to main menu*****");
            /*return FAILURE;*/
         }
    
      }while(tmpSurname[strlen(tmpSurname)-1] != '\n');
    
      tmpSurname[strlen(tmpSurname)-1] = '\0';
    
      while(validCustSurname(ts, tmpSurname) == FAILURE)
      {
          printf("Customer exists already. Try again!\n\n");
     
    
        do
        {
    
          printf("Enter a customer surname (1-12)");
          fgets(tmpSurname, SURNAME_MAX + 2, stdin);
    
    
          /* check if surname is longer then the constant variable*/
    
          if(tmpSurname[strlen(tmpSurname)-1] != '\n')
          {
             printf("Customer surname too long! Has to be less than 12\n\n");
             readRestOfLine();
    
          }
    
          /* stop processing if empty line is entered*/
    
          if(tmpSurname[0] == '\n')
          {
             printf("***Returning to the main menu***");
            /* return FAILURE;*/
      
          }
    
      }while(tmpSurname[strlen(tmpSurname)-1] != '\n');
      
      tmpSurname[strlen(tmpSurname)-1] = '\0';
    
     }
    
       /********** input for first name**********/
     
      do
      {
         printf("First Name: (1-12 characters)\n");
         fgets(tmpFirstName, FIRSTNAME_MAX + 2, stdin);
    
         /* check the range of surname */
    
         if(tmpFirstName[strlen(tmpFirstName) -1] != '\n');
         {
            printf("First Name too long less that 12\n\n");
         }     
    
         /* fails if empty line is pressed*/
    
         if(tmpFirstName[0] == '\n')
         {
            printf("\t\n*****back to main menu*****");
            /*return FAILURE;*/
         }
    
      }while(tmpFirstName[strlen(tmpFirstName)-1] != '\n');
    
      tmpFirstName[strlen(tmpFirstName)-1] = '\0';
    
      /********* enter Address *********/
    
      do
      {
         printf("Address: (1-20 characters)\n");
         fgets(tmpAddress, ADDRESS_MAX + 2, stdin);
    
         /* check the range of surname */
    
         if(tmpAddress[strlen(tmpAddress) -1] != '\n');
         {
            printf("Address too long less that 20\n\n");
         }     
    
         /* fails if empty line is pressed*/
    
         if(tmpAddress[0] == '\n')
         {
            printf("\t\n*****back to main menu*****");
            /*return FAILURE;*/
         }
    
      }while(tmpAddress[strlen(tmpAddress)-1] != '\n');
    
      tmpAddress[strlen(tmpAddress)-1] = '\0';
    
      /************ suburb ************/
    
      do
      {
         printf("Suburb: (1-12 characters)\n");
         fgets(tmpSuburb, SUBURB_MAX + 2, stdin);
    
         /* check the range of suburb */
    
         if(tmpSuburb[strlen(tmpSuburb) -1] != '\n');
         {
            printf("Suburb too long less that 12\n\n");
         }     
    
         /* fails if empty line is pressed*/
    
         if(tmpSuburb[0] == '\n')
         {
            printf("\t\n*****back to main menu*****");
            /*return FAILURE;*/
         }
    
      }while(tmpSuburb[strlen(tmpSuburb)-1] != '\n');
    
      tmpSuburb[strlen(tmpSuburb)-1] = '\0';
     
      /*********PostCode*********/
      do
      {
         printf("PostCode: (4 - digits)\n");
         fgets(tmpPostCodePtr, POSTCODE_LEN + 2, stdin);
    
         /* fails if empty line is pressed*/
    
         if(tmpPostCodePtr[0] == '\n')
         {
            printf("\t\n*****back to main menu*****");
            /*return FAILURE;*/
         }
    
    
         /* check the range of postcode */
    
         if(tmpPostCodePtr[strlen(tmpPostCodePtr) -1] != '\n');
         {
            printf("PostCode too long 4 digits\n\n");
            readRestOfLine();
         }
         
         else
         {
            tmpPostCodePtr[strlen(tmpPostCodePtr) -1] = '\0';
            finished = SUCCESS;
      
         }
    
         PostCode = atoi(tmpPostCodePtr);
         
         
    
      }while(finished == FAILURE);
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    }
    
    /****************************************************************************
    * Menu option #2: Add Stock
    * Allows the user to add a new stock record to the linked list.
    ****************************************************************************/
    void addStock(TennisStoreType* ts)
    {
    
    }
    
    /****************************************************************************
    * Menu option #3: Delete Record
    * Allows the user to remove one or more records from the customer and/or
    * stock linked lists. Partial string matching is implemented.
    ****************************************************************************/
    void deleteRecord(TennisStoreType* ts)
    {
    }
    
    /****************************************************************************
    * Menu option #4: Display Customer
    * Displays a list of customers in the system in a tabular format.
    ****************************************************************************/
    void displayCustomer(TennisStoreType* ts)
    {
    }
    
    /****************************************************************************
    * Menu option #5: Display Stock
    * Displays a list of stock records in the system in a tabular format.
    ****************************************************************************/
    void displayStock(TennisStoreType* ts)
    {
    }
    
    /****************************************************************************
    * Menu option #6: Make Sale
    * Allows the user to make sales. Stock levels are decremented and sales 
    * records are appended to a csv data file.
    ****************************************************************************/
    void makeSale(TennisStoreType* ts, char* saleFile)
    {
    }
    
    /****************************************************************************
    * Menu option #7: Sales log
    * This function outputs the contents of a sales log file.
    ****************************************************************************/
    void salesLog(TennisStoreType* ts, char* saleFile)
    {
    }
    
    /****************************************************************************
    * Menu option #8: Save and Exit
    * Saves all system data back to the original files. This function does not
    * terminate the program - this is left to the main() function instead.
    ****************************************************************************/
    void saveData(TennisStoreType* ts, char* customerFile, char* stockFile)
    {
    }

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    apparantly in my add customer where i have the else statment checking for \0

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    Your if statements have ; after the condition. This is not good.

    ; means a statement terminator. if (foo); means "if the foo condition is true, do absolutely nothing". Remove the ;'s

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