I understand white space matters in q code. Where does it matter?
Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at 11:00PM
kdbfaq in Syntax, quirks, white space

The latter rule applies, for example, to functions. The following is not valid q:

f: {[x]

Even a function's closing brace must be indented if it appears on a line by itself:

f: {[x]

Function definition is not the only time you have to be careful to follow this rule, however. In the following example, g is not the list (47; 48); rather, g is a projection of the comma operator with its first argument set to 47:

g: 47,

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