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st: bug (?) in -syntax- command

From   "Zurab Sajaia" <>
To   "statalist" <>
Subject   st: bug (?) in -syntax- command
Date   Fri, 4 Apr 2008 14:59:12 -0400

Dear all,

I was wandering if anyone has encountered similar problem, when unbalanced brackets cause -syntax- to duplicate options. This happens in both 9th and 10th versions.

It will be the easiest to show this by example:

program define test
syntax [, *]

display `"`options'"'

.test, opt1("(some text") opt2

opt1("(some text") opt2 opt2

-syntax- line can contain may more options but this happens all the time.

Any ideas what's wrong?


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