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the_tech_guy

I was wondering if any one could tell me what this means

Arduino: 1.8.12 (Mac OS X), Board: "Arduino Mega or Mega 2560, ATmega2560 (Mega 2560)"

NIGHTLIGHT:21:1: error: stray '\302' in program
   if (currentButton == HIGH)
 ^
NIGHTLIGHT:21:2: error: stray '\240' in program
   if (currentButton == HIGH)
  ^
exit status 1
stray '\302' in program

code:

if (currentButton == HIGH)

ballscrewbob

it probably means you copied and pasted the sketch from a web page that did not format the sketch correctly.

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sterretje

1)
Copy your code and paste it in the reply box on this forum.
2)
Select the code in the reply box and copy it.
3)
Paste it in your sketch overwriting all existing code.

Note: you don't have to post; you might have to go to the preview after step (1), can't remember anymore.

If you understand an example, use it.
If you don't understand an example, don't use it.

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