Re: [Rd] Multiple-Line Comment (PR#13503)

From: Kasper Daniel Hansen <khansen_at_stat.berkeley.edu>
Date: Thu, 05 Feb 2009 08:36:59 -0800

(no cc to r-bugs)

One obvious work around is to use an editor that lets you comment/ uncomment many lines of code at once. ESS/Emacs for example, has this feature. Many other editors do as well. I actually find it easier to see what is commented out this way.

Clearly this does not address the question as written though.

Kasper

On Feb 5, 2009, at 3:30 , Udo.Junghans_at_nw-fva.de wrote:

> Hello,
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> sorry for writing here because my problem is not a realt bug but may
> be
> a solution for many people working with R:
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> I miss the feature for commenting some lines of code at once without
> writing a bunch of "#" in front of each line.
> This is interesting for trying out some code.
> I found some workarounds like
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> IFELSE(FALSE){} and
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> `!`<- function(x)
> {
> if (inherits(x, "character") == FALSE)
> .Primitive("!")(x) else invisible(x)
> }
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> but IFELSE needs valid code and the '!' <- function breaks when a "
> ' "
> appears in the comment
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> so it would be fine to have something like /* ... */ or so for
> multiple lines
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> with regards
>
> Udo Junghans
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