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To install OpenCats on my laptop, I prepared my system by downloading & installing XAMPP. I launched phpMyAdmin, granted all privileges on database opencats then clicked go. It looked like it worked however once I went to install OpenCATS software and went to the localhost/opencats and clicked on the installation wizard, it gave me a fatal error.

Fatal Error: Array and string offset access syntax with curly braces is no longer supported in C:\xampp\htdocs\OpenCATS\lib\CATSUtility.php on line 108

Can you please let me know what's the best way to fix this syntax error. Thanks

the current version only supports a maximum version of PHP 7.2. I assume from the error message you're using PHP 7.4 or upwards. If you choose to run XAMPP with PHP 7.2 it'll be fine.
Ok, thanks.
When I installed XAMPP I didn't see a XAMPP that had a PHP 7.2 version. I installed XAMPP V64-

*Where would I find the PHP 7.2version??
Since I already have XAMPP on my computer can I just download a PHP 7.2 or do I have to take off the XAMPP and start over??

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