Thread: Ouput .bpm excess elements in scalar initializer

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    Im trying to output an array to a bmp file but i keep getting and error that says excess elements in scalar initializer.


    i have tried both of these codes and still get the same error.


    float pond[n][n];
    int outputBMP("finaldata.bmp", (float*)pond, 499, 499);

    float pond[n][n];
    val=&pond[n][n];
    int outputBMP("finaldata.bmp", (float*)val, 499, 499);

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    > int outputBMP("finaldata.bmp", (float*)pond, 499, 499);
    This isn't a function call.
    It isn't even a prototype.

    int value(42);
    is the same as
    int value = 42;

    Now, can you see that
    int value(a,b,c,d)
    is trying to initialise value, but there are an excess of initialisers (that's the error message).
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