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bug #59885: Qscintilla syntax file should not allow line continuations in single quoted strings

Submitter:  Rik <rik5>
Submitted:  Sat 16 Jan 2021 01:12:21 AM UTC
Category:  GUI Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  3 - Low Item Group:  Incorrect Result
Status:  Confirmed Assigned to:  None
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Release:  * dev Operating System:  * Any
Fixed Release:  None Planned Release:  None
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Tue 19 Jan 2021 08:18:02 PM UTC, comment #1: 

I have submitted a bug report upstream: https://sourceforge.net/p/scintilla/bugs/2229/

Torsten Lilge <ttl>
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Sat 16 Jan 2021 01:12:21 AM UTC, original submission:  

The Octave interpreter does not allow line continuations of any kind in single-quoted strings (this is Matlab compatible).  However, the syntax highlighter in the editor of the Octave GUI does allow this usage.  It would be nice if this were updated.

Rik <rik5>
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