Re: Compile error:dependent name is not a type

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Thu, 13 Dec 2007 06:36:00 -0800
//An example:
template<class T>
class A
typename std::vector<T>::value_type m_t;

Because the compiler cannot [implicitly] deduce std::vector<T>::value_type
as a type, you should explicitly state it by putting the typename keword in
front of that type.


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"sanil" wrote:

On Dec 13, 6:30 pm, Ulrich Eckhardt <> wrote:

sanil wrote:

[...]> template <class T>

ParameterStringAW<T>::Exists( PCT szKey ) const


warning C4346: 'ParameterStringAW<T>::PKeyValuePair' : dependent name
is not a type prefix with 'typename' to indicate a type


You must use 'typename' for dependent types, the MSDN page for C4346
explains that further, see



Thanks for reply.. As I am a newbie I dont know where should i put
typename to get rid of errors

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