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Re: .skip

> Mark Fardal (fardal@weka.astro.umass.edu) writes:
> > Before I submit a bug report, I thought I would ask whether people
> > would like the feature change suggested above as well as the bug fix.
> > Or are people emotionally attached to the current behavior?
David writes:
> It looks like it behaves this way in IDL 5.4 on Windows, too.
> The good news is I'm not emotionally attached to this behavior,
> since I have never used it. :-)
> Submit away! 
> Cheers,
> David 

You have never used .SKIP?!  Well, it's very useful when you write a
line with a bug that causes your program to crash.  People who write
IDL code without any bugs, of course, would have no need of this command.