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C++ function

  1. Jun 11, 2008 #1
    I got the following error when I tried to compile some code:

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    error: `angle_between' cannot be used as a function
    I changed the function name to "function1" and it compiled. Since when did C++ not like underscores in function names?
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  3. Jun 11, 2008 #2


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    The underscore isn't a problem ( although leading and trailing ones can cause issues)
    Are you sure you haven't got a angle_between() typo somewhere ?

    Can you post the line the compiler complains about?
  4. Jun 11, 2008 #3
    Yeah, it "looks" fine. Maybe you should post the code and where the compiler cries.
  5. Jun 11, 2008 #4


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    Grep your sources looking for angle_between, could be it was defined earlier as something else.
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