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E2192 Constants cannot be used as open array arguments (Object Pascal)

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Open array arguments must be supplied with an actual array variable, a constructed array or a single variable of the argument's element type.


program Produce;

  procedure TakesArray(s : array of String);
  begin
  end;


begin TakesArray('Hello Error');
end.

The error is caused in this example because a string literal is being supplied when an array is expected. It is not possible to implicitly construct an array from a constant.


program Solve;

  procedure TakesArray(s : array of String);
  begin
  end;


begin TakesArray(['Hello Error']);
end.

The solution avoids the error because the array is explicitly constructed.

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