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Topic: getting compilation error for example programs like 'blink led', 'anaolog value (Read 103 times) previous topic - next topic


I just installed the soft ware version 1.8.9, when above programs are loaded viz. 'blink led', 'analog value reader' getting error message after compiling telling ' a function-definition is not allowed here before '{' token'. Pl. tell me solution for this.


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Hi - I can't see the code you are using, so I'm unable to help!

It's like going to your local mechanic and saying 'my car makes a funny noise', What can the mechanic do? Nothing, as he does not have enough information.
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