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Re: Do loop is faulty

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  • Subject: [mg55403] Re: Do loop is faulty
  • From: David Bailey <dave at>
  • Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2005 03:50:54 -0500 (EST)
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Dumb Founded,

Why do you keep complaining that Mathematica does not work when you feed 
it mangled syntax? Would a C compiler produce anything useful if you fed 
it Fortran, or half-Fortran-half-C?

Perhaps you should start with some working code - say from the help 
files - and gradually modify it.

In particular, please note that b[i] calls a function with the name b, 
b[[i]] accesses a 1-dimensional array stored in b, but only if you have 
already set up the variable b to be an array:




{0, 0, 0, 0, 3, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0}

David Bailey

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