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Joined: 30/07/2020
Location: Belgium
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Posted: 03:00pm 08 Mar 2021      

  Geoffg said  - A problem in MMBasic recursive FOR loops (this may not be fixable)

I actually can't get WHILE loops to work with recursive functions and use FOR loops as a workaround:

SUB recurseLoop(n%)
 IF n%=0 THEN

 LOCAL ii%=0

 'DO WHILE ii%<4 <-- This results in LOOP without a matching DO error.
 FOR ii%= 0 TO 3
   PRINT "*";
   recurseLoop n%-1
 '  INC ii%

recurseLoop 3


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