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Report From: Delphi-BCB/IDE/Structure Pane    [ Add a report in this area ]  
Report #:  82714   Status: Closed
Error Insight is unaware of Pascal alternate syntax
Project:  Delphi Build #:  14.0.3513.24210
Version:    14.0 Submitted By:   Brian Long
Report Type:  Minor failure / Design problem Date Reported:  3/5/2010 8:50:45 AM
Severity:    Infrequently encountered problem Last Updated: 8/31/2010 9:59:04 PM
Platform:    All platforms Internal Tracking #:  
Resolution: Duplicate  Resolved in Build: : 15.0.3655.26987
Duplicate of:  13404
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Use of old syntax that allows alternate to [ and ] causes problems for ErrorInsight
Steps to Reproduce:
Make a new project and add in this constant

  Nums: array(.1..2.) of Integer = (1, 2);

Compile project to prove it's acceptable syntax where (. is an alternative to [ and .) is an alternative to ]

Note the squiggly showing EI has no idea what's going on. Also note the completely bogus made-up errors it adds in the structure pane


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