[Python-checkins] Fix error in argparse documentation example (GH-17399)

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date: 2020-08-28T11:47:58-07:00

Fix error in argparse documentation example (GH-17399)

Automerge-Triggered-By: @rhettinger

M Doc/library/argparse.rst

diff --git a/Doc/library/argparse.rst b/Doc/library/argparse.rst
index 0b64dfe47f768..7a7a4cf94979a 100644
--- a/Doc/library/argparse.rst
+++ b/Doc/library/argparse.rst
@@ -1162,8 +1162,8 @@ keyword argument to :meth:`~ArgumentParser.add_argument`::
    >>> parser.parse_args(['--foo', 'BAR'])
    >>> parser.parse_args([])
-   usage: argparse.py [-h] [--foo FOO]
-   argparse.py: error: option --foo is required
+   usage: [-h] --foo FOO
+   : error: the following arguments are required: --foo
 As the example shows, if an option is marked as ``required``,
 :meth:`~ArgumentParser.parse_args` will report an error if that option is not

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