if then else fi - error with folder exists

Posted on 2009-05-05
Last Modified: 2013-12-26
My script causes error:

without argument
# ./scriptname
#: line 9: syntax error near unexpected token `else'
#: line 9: `else'

with argument i get the same

anyone know what im doing wrong?
# $1 = wanted username
if [ "$1" ] then
        if [ -d /home/$1 ]; then
                echo "User exists..."
                echo "do stuff"
        echo "Missing"

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Question by:us-pata
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mahome earned 125 total points
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you missed the semikolon (;) in row 2

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thx. so obvous, but im now to this so thx :)

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