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Operator Precedence

user-defined monadic highest
(tightest binding)
monadic .
dyadic .
relational operators (.GT. etc.) .
.NOT. .
.AND. .
.OR. .
.EQV., .NEQV. (weakest binding)
user-defined dyadic lowest

For multiple same-level operators evaluation is done left to right (except for ).

Paranthesis can alter the order of evaluation, and are recommended anyway for clarity. Sometimes paranthesis can make subtle differences, e.g.


Adrian Sandu 2001-08-26