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Error Code M12

M[UMPS] by Example

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M12, Invalid lineref (negative offset)

Introduced in the 1995 ANSI M[UMPS] language standard.

When a Do, Goto or Job command is executed, and the line that is specified is in the form LABEL+OFFSET^ROUTINE, this error will occur if the OFFSET has a negative value.

A reference to the function $Text with a negative OFFSET will cause an error with code M5.

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