error at left operand?

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Tue Oct 15 04:11:01 EDT 2002


Esa Kivelä wrote:

> I have code:
> 
> on idle
> set the itemdel to ","
> put item 1 of field "huu" + item 1 of field "buu" + item 1 of field "suu" into
> field "28"
> 
> end idle
> 
> and I get error message: "  * There was an Execution Error at 10:58:55 AM
> Error description:  Operators +: error in left operand
> Object: field id 1066 of card id 1002 of stack "C:/Program Files/Revolution
> 1.1.1/resusrssikortti.rev"
> --------------------
> put item 1 of field "huu" + item 1 of field "buu" + item 1 of field "suu" into
> field "28"
> --------------------"
> 
> What that mean?

Try clarifying it for the interpreter with parentheses:

 put (item 1 of field "huu") + (item 1 of field "buu") + (item 1 of field
"suu") into field "28"

Also, make sure the data in item 1 is numeric.

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