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windres/RC MENUITEM syntax error

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This compiles:
ID_MENU_APP MENUEX
{
    POPUP "&File"
    {
        MENUITEM "&New",            ID_MENU_NEW
        MENUITEM "&Open",           ID_MENU_OPEN
        MENUITEM "&Save",           ID_MENU_SAVE
        MENUITEM "Save &As",        ID_MENU_SAVEAS
        MENUITEM "&Close",          ID_MENU_CLOSE
        MENUITEM SEPARATOR
        MENUITEM "Expor&t to PDF",  ID_MENU_EXPORT
        MENUITEM "&Print",          ID_MENU_PRINT
        MENUITEM SEPARATOR
        MENUITEM "E&xit",           ID_MENU_EXIT
    }
}


But this doesn't:
ID_MENU_APP MENUEX
{
    POPUP "&File"
    {
        MENUITEM "&New",            ID_MENU_NEW
        MENUITEM "&Open",           ID_MENU_OPEN
        MENUITEM "&Save",           ID_MENU_SAVE,    GRAYED //syntax error
        MENUITEM "Save &As",        ID_MENU_SAVEAS
        MENUITEM "&Close",          ID_MENU_CLOSE
        MENUITEM SEPARATOR
        MENUITEM "Expor&t to PDF",  ID_MENU_EXPORT
        MENUITEM "&Print",          ID_MENU_PRINT
        MENUITEM SEPARATOR
        MENUITEM "E&xit",           ID_MENU_EXIT
    }
}


despite its apparent legality. Each optional parameter causes a syntax error. Guidance on what I'm doing wrong, and how to get this working, would be appreciated ;) I'm using the latest version of windres, having just upgraded it in an attempt to fix this.

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MENUEX requires it's own MENUITEM format, different than the one from MENU. something like this works:


#include "stdres.h"
#include "winuser.h"

ID_MENU_APP MENUEX
{
POPUP "&File"
{
MENUITEM "&New", 0
MENUITEM "&Open", 0
MENUITEM "&Save", 0, MFT_STRING, MFS_GRAYED
MENUITEM "Save &As", 0
MENUITEM "&Close", 0
MENUITEM "", -1, MFT_SEPARATOR
MENUITEM "Expor&t to PDF", 0
MENUITEM "&Print", 0
MENUITEM "", -1, MFT_SEPARATOR
MENUITEM "E&xit", 0
}
}

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