117: String not closed

The marks * ~ _ ` $ | " are used pairwise within blocks for certain uses such as emphasis. Pairwise marks and the text in between form a string. The marks must be properly nested. You did not use them pairwise or did not nest them properly.


Make sure to use string markup always pairwise and properly nested. Properly nested means that when multiple strings are open – for example one heavy-emphasis mark * and one quotation mark " were used –, the string that was opened last must be closed first. Here is an example:

According to mom, today will be a "*beautiful day*".

If you did not mean to mark a string but want to use these characters literally, you can prepend them with a backslash: \*