mmmm, well I don't claim to be a genius, of your level, but passing snide remarks is not helpful when a beginner is obviously struggling.
PaulS is just trying to help. He has a lot of patience, doing 50000+ posts, helping people out.
Saying that something you are doing is "an error" is pretty mild stuff.
I've been glancing at some other forums today whilst trying to get at the bottom of some compiler behaviour, and I can tell you that some of them are pretty savage.