Re: If statements inside switch statements?

if (bla)
{
//do something here!
}
else
{
//do something else here!
}

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Tyler Littlefield
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On Jul 26, 2010, at 11:55 AM, Jes wrote:

> Exactly. Every time I type that, I always get, illegal, else without matching 
> if.
> I am using Microsoft visual studio 2008 express edition
> Jes
> 
> On Jul 26, 2010, at 12:24 PM, Chris Hofstader wrote:
> 
>> Are you saying that you type something like:
>> 
>>   if( foo == bar)
>>       doSomething();
>>   else
>>   DoSomethingElse();
>> 
>> and the else doesn't work?
>> 
>> On 07/26/2010 12:19 PM, Jes wrote:
>>> Sorry, let me clarify. The reason I use switch is because I can't get else 
>>> statements to work inside your regular if then statements.
>>> if (some condition happens)
>>> {
>>> Do this
>>> }
>>> else
>>> {
>>> do this other thing
>>> } //end if
>>> I can't get the else, portion of my code to compile.
>>> That's why I use switch.
>>> So, if I needed to put an if, then, statement inside of switch, is that 
>>> good programming practice?
>>> Thanks
>>> Jes
>>> 
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