Error comes up "else without a previous if."

0 votes
asked Feb 28 by anonymous

#include<stdio.h>
int main()
{
        int ch;
        printf("\n\t You enter a room and are met with a split in the direction you may go, left and right. Which way do you choose?");
        printf("\n\t 1. Left");
        printf("\n\t 2. Right");
        printf("\n\t 3. RUN AWAY!");
        printf("\n\n\t Make your choice ");
        scanf("%d", &ch);
        if(ch<2 && ch>0);

        switch(ch)
        {
                case 1:
                printf("\n You open the door and find an empty room, looks like nothing interesting.");
                            printf("\n 1. Head back and go Right.");
                            printf("\n 2. Stay in room and wait for the sweet release to grasp your soul,");
                            printf("\n\n\t Make your choice ");
                            scanf("%d", &ch);
                                   if(ch=1);
                                        printf("You turn around and head towards the right.");

                                        else
                                        {
                                        printf("You spend your days in the room until end of time.");
                                        break;
                                        }

                case 2:
                printf("\n You open the door and find a hallway with paintings of individuals dressed in royal garb.");
                break;

                default:
                printf("\n You run away and explode... The End");
                break;
        }

}

3 Answers

0 votes
answered Feb 28 by anonymous
please look over the semicolon in the statement if(ch==1);

remove it and you will be fine
0 votes
answered Feb 28 by Lingesh R A (190 points)
remove the semicolon in the if statement

if(ch==1);
0 votes
answered Feb 28 by PONSLIN JASH J S
your syntax is wrong: please update and check the results:-

if(ch=1){

         printf("You turn around and head towards the right.");
      }
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