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Left Hand Pointer

Error Code M14

M[UMPS] by Example

Right Hand Pointer

M14, line level not 1

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 or LABEL+OFFSET, this error will occur if the line that is specified does not have a level of 1, i.e. the line starts with one or more period characters. Lines that have a level higher than 1 can only be invoked by an argumentless Do command.

The level of a line is equal to 'number of dots at the start of the line' plus 1.

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This page most recently updated on 29-Nov-2011, 21:30:57 .

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