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    Punctuation question

    Which one of the following is correct? What is the rule?

    Enter a new name for this control. (The name must be unique.)
    Enter a new name for this control (The name must be unique.).

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    Re: Punctuation question

    The first. You have two complete sentences.

    But why not: Enter a new, unique name for this control.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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