POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.beta-test : typ error : Re: typ error Server Time
15 Aug 2022 09:24:21 EDT (-0400)
  Re: typ error  
From: Bald Eagle
Date: 11 Jul 2022 06:35:00
Message: <web.62cbfca33da049fb1f9dae3025979125@news.povray.org>
Saul Luizaga <sau### [at] gmailcom> wrote:
> #version 3.7;
>
> Error Message:
> POV-Ray\v3.8-beta\Insert Menu\Basic shapes.pov" line 7: Parse Error:
> Expected 'numeric expression', undeclared identifier 'Typ' found instead
>
> This error is on many files.
> Is there a way to automate the replacement of this word with another
> that works?

I don't seem to have that file in my Insert Menu directory.

/usr/share/qtpovray-3.8/Insert Menu/Animation.pov
/usr/share/qtpovray-3.8/Insert Menu/Attributes.pov
/usr/share/qtpovray-3.8/Insert Menu/Basic shapes.pov
/usr/share/qtpovray-3.8/Insert Menu/Camera.pov
/usr/share/qtpovray-3.8/Insert Menu/Colors.pov
/usr/share/qtpovray-3.8/Insert Menu/CSG_Material.pov
/usr/share/qtpovray-3.8/Insert Menu/Images.ini
/usr/share/qtpovray-3.8/Insert Menu/Images.pov
/usr/share/qtpovray-3.8/Insert Menu/Include.pov
/usr/share/qtpovray-3.8/Insert Menu/IncludeFiles_own.pov
/usr/share/qtpovray-3.8/Insert Menu/Lights.pov
/usr/share/qtpovray-3.8/Insert Menu/Loops_sweep_spline.pov
/usr/share/qtpovray-3.8/Insert Menu/Material.pov
/usr/share/qtpovray-3.8/Insert Menu/Math functions.pov
/usr/share/qtpovray-3.8/Insert Menu/Meshmaker.pov
/usr/share/qtpovray-3.8/Insert Menu/Metals.pov
/usr/share/qtpovray-3.8/Insert Menu/Normal.pov
/usr/share/qtpovray-3.8/Insert Menu/No_XXX.pov
/usr/share/qtpovray-3.8/Insert Menu/Patterns.pov
/usr/share/qtpovray-3.8/Insert Menu/Photons_and_Radiosity.pov
/usr/share/qtpovray-3.8/Insert Menu/Random.pov
/usr/share/qtpovray-3.8/Insert Menu/Ready made scenes.pov
/usr/share/qtpovray-3.8/Insert Menu/Shapes2.pov
/usr/share/qtpovray-3.8/Insert Menu/Shapes3.pov
/usr/share/qtpovray-3.8/Insert Menu/Shear_Transform.pov
/usr/share/qtpovray-3.8/Insert Menu/Sky.pov
/usr/share/qtpovray-3.8/Insert Menu/Special shapes.pov
/usr/share/qtpovray-3.8/Insert Menu/Stones_and_Granites.pov
/usr/share/qtpovray-3.8/Insert Menu/Tex_Mat.pov
/usr/share/qtpovray-3.8/Insert Menu/Transform.pov
/usr/share/qtpovray-3.8/Insert Menu/Woods.pov

Maybe you copy-pasted the file and the "Typ" is part of a commented line?

Other than that, no idea.
I'm sure you could try some regular expression replacement technique - no idea
how to do that in Win/Dos.   Maybe a text editor/word processor...

Best to find out what the actual problem is first.


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