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Hello, I tried making a guess my number game, but inverted, by having the user input a number and the computer trying to guess it.[/font]
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Here is the source code.[/font]


//Guess my Number (inverted)
//The computer will guess your number
#include <iosteam>
#include <cstdlib>
#include <ctime>
using namespace std;
int main ()
{
int myNumber,;
char yorn;
cout <<"Enter a number between 1 and 10: ";
cin >> myNumber;
cout <<"\nYou chose "<<myNumber <<" as your number."

do
{
srand(time(0));
int theNumber = rand() % 10 + 1;
cout <<"Is your number "<<theNumber<<"? (y/n)";
cin >> yorn;
} while (yorn == y);
cout <<"I won !";
return 0;
}




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DevC++ says there is a problem in this part.[/font]

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cout <<"Enter a number between 1 and 10: ";[/font]

Thanks

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What's the exact error message? It might not mean anything to you, but it probably means something to more experienced programmers, and we can help you understand it.

EDIT: What does your compiler think of [font=monospace]"<[/font]iosteam>" [sic]? You should generally only look at the first error message.

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Why is there a comma after int mynumber? Also your loop will only run if the guess is right on the first shot. Shouldn't it be while yorn != y

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Problem looks like it is here:
int myNumber,;
Should not have a comma unless you are declaring multiple ints on that line.

You are also missing a semi-colon on this line:

cout <<"\nYou chose "<<myNumber <<"as your number."


Also you should use an up-to-date IDE like MS Visual Studio Express or CodeBlocks.

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What's the exact error message? It might not mean anything to you, but it probably means something to more experienced programmers, and we can help you understand it.

EDIT: What does your compiler think of [font=monospace]"<[/font]iosteam>" [sic]? You should generally only look at the first error message.

It displays a lot of messages, but I believe its this one...
"iosteam: No such file or directory. "

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[quote name='alvaro' timestamp='1334255435' post='4930635']
What's the exact error message? It might not mean anything to you, but it probably means something to more experienced programmers, and we can help you understand it.

EDIT: What does your compiler think of [font=monospace]"<[/font]iosteam>" [sic]? You should generally only look at the first error message.

It displays a lot of messages, but I believe its this one...
"iosteam: No such file or directory. "
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it should be:
#include <iostream>

also, move the srand to before the do .... while loop (you only want to call it once)

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you need <iostream> not <iosteam>... also remove the above mentioned syntax error and you can adjust the loop according to how you want it.

EDIT** Just too slow! HAHA

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Still giving me problems, here is what I have changed.


//Guess my Number (inverted)
//The computer will guess your number
#include <iostream>
#include <cstdlib>
#include <ctime>
using namespace std;
int main ()
{
int myNumber;
char yorn;
cout <<"Enter a number between 1 and 10: ";
cin >> myNumber;
cout <<"\nYou chose "<<myNumber <<" as your number.";
srand(time(0));
do
{
int theNumber = rand() % 10 + 1;
cout <<"Is your number "<<theNumber<<"? (y/n)";
cin >> yorn;
} while (yorn != y);
cout <<"I won !";
return 0;
}

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y is undefined. What you probably meant is 'y', which is the character y instead of the variable y.

Line: 20

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Also keep in mind if you do (yorn != 'y') that will only check against the character y which is different from the character Y. If you want both you'd have to do ((yorn != 'y') || (yorn !='Y'))

|| is an or operator which will allow it to check both possiblities

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