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Re: Mathematica does not see "}"

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  • From: John Fultz <jfultz at wolfram.com>
  • Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2013 23:21:55 -0400 (EDT)
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The front end is recognizing \042 as a quote character and matching it against the opening quote of the string, which then messes up what is being sent to the kernel.

You can avoid the problem completely if you replace all instances of \042 with \ (i.e., a string-escaped quote).

John Fultz
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User Interface Group
Wolfram Research, Inc.



On Oct 27, 2013, at 11:40 PM, J=E1nos L=F6bb <janos at lobb.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> Any good idea why Mathematica 9.0.1 on MacOSX 10.8.5 is  complaining =
about this line below?  Sorry for the Input text, but plain text do not =
show it.
> In the code I copied and pasted this line from another place, but that =
should not matter. or should ?
> Looks to me that Mathematica is not seeing the "}" character on this =
line.  Looks like it puts some invisible dirt there.  I do not want to =
retype every character in the code.  Copy and Paste should work.
>
> pLfmDerivationArray =
> Table[Read[rawfp, Word, WordSeparators -> {"\042 "}],{1}]
>
>
> Syntax::bktmcp :  "Expression \"\[NoBreak]{"\042 "}],{1}]\
> \[IndentingNewLine]\[NoBreak]\" has no closing \"\[NoBreak]"}"\
> \[NoBreak]\"\[NoBreak]""\[NoBreak]."
>
> Syntax::bktmcp :  "Expression \"\[NoBreak]{"\042 "}],{1}]\
> \[IndentingNewLine]\[NoBreak]\" has no closing \"\[NoBreak]"}"\
> \[NoBreak]\"\[NoBreak]""\[NoBreak]."
>
> Syntax::sntxi :  "Incomplete expression; more input is needed \
> \[NoBreak]""\[NoBreak]."
>
>
> or
>
>
> pLfmDerivationArray =
> Table[Read[rawfp, Word, WordSeparators -> {"\042 "}],{1}]
>
> Syntax::bktmcp :  "Expression \"\[NoBreak]{"\042 "}],{1}]\[NoBreak]\" =
\
> has no closing \"\[NoBreak]"}"\[NoBreak]\"\[NoBreak]""\[NoBreak]."
>
> Syntax::bktmcp :  "Expression \"\[NoBreak]{"\042 "}],{1}]\[NoBreak]\" =
\
> has no closing \"\[NoBreak]"}"\[NoBreak]\"\[NoBreak]""\[NoBreak]."
>
> Syntax::sntxi :  "Incomplete expression; more input is needed \
> \[NoBreak]""\[NoBreak]."
>
>
> Thanks ahead,
> J=E1nos
> P.S.  Trying to catch up from version 5.2 :-)  Vince and roby thanks =
for the good tips for reading bits.  UnsignedInteger24 mastered to avoid =
my attention.
>
> After some deleting and retyping the same, finally Mathematica was =
satisfied with this line:
>
> pLfmDerivationArray =
> Table[Read[rawfp, Word, WordSeparators -> {"\042"}], {1}]
>
> I do not see any difference.  Is this a bug or what ?
>




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