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Trouble with IF-ELSE-ENDIF control flow


 
april thunder Hi! I've been using Activ E-book Compiler for quite a while, but I've never had the opportunity to check out or try using the IF-ELSE-ENDIF Activ Script statement. Well, recently, I tried using it, but for some reason, running the script (even if I've copied the example in the HELP file exactly) gives me a message of:

       Active Srcipt Error in Line 3 of scripter.as.  
       Syntax Error in Activ Script command.
       Missing right bracket:
       IF('{dice}')=6 ) THEN

I've also tried tweaking it by adding brackets, but to no avail.

Funny, because the IFSTREQUAL function works fine. Can't figure out why the IF-ELSE-ENDIF command doesn't work.


Posted on: 4:18 am on December 26, 2010
april thunder Found the problem. In the help file, it uses THEN like so:

IF({dice} = 6 ) THEN
      MESSAGEBOX('You rolled a {dice}- lucky for some')
ELSE
   MESSAGEBOX('You rolled a {dice}')
ENDIF

Using THEN produces an error. But the script runs if THEN is eliminated.  Maybe this should be corrected in the help file.....

(Edited by april thunder at 9:43 am on Dec. 28, 2010)


Posted on: 9:40 am on December 28, 2010

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