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* at the end of mathematical expression

* at the end of mathematical expression

* at the end of mathematical expression

Could someone please tell me what is the meaning of * at the end of a mathematical expression in fortran 77. I found the following line where I have an * at the end (3rd line in the code segment) whose meaning is unknown to me-

IF (K .NE. 0) THEN
1 DBLE(ICKWRK(IcNU + (I-1)*MXSP + N - 1))

Your reply will be highly appreciated.

RE: * at the end of mathematical expression

The "1" in the 7th column is a continuation character. This was a fortran 77 standard. The whole expression is

WDOT(K) = WDOT(K) + ROP * DBLE(ICKWRK(IcNU + (I-1)*MXSP + N - 1))

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RE: * at the end of mathematical expression

Thanks Bill for the clarification. I am not familiar much with 77.

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