Circular variable dependency detected

Solution Number: 1215
Title: Circular variable dependency detected
Platform: All Platforms
Versions: All versions
Categories: Error Messages
Keywords: error message

Problem Description

One of the following errors occur: "Circular variable dependency detected." or "There are cyclic dependencies."

Solution

If you get one of these errors, a variable or parameter has been defined in terms of itself, possibly in a circular chain of variables or parameters expressed in terms of each other. Make sure that variable and parameter definitions are sound. Also be cautious when using equation variables in equations.


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