Re: [R] Block comments in R?

From: Robin Hankin <r.hankin_at_noc.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Thu 05 Oct 2006 - 09:24:48 GMT

On 5 Oct 2006, at 10:05, Uwe Ligges wrote:

>
>
> Wee-Jin Goh wrote:
>> Hello list,
>>
>> Is there any way to perform a block comment in R? In C++, anything in
>> between a /* and */ is considered a comment, and it allows
>> programmers to comment out chunks of code for testing and debugging.
>> Is there such a feature in R?
>
>
> This has frequently been asked on the list. Try to google for it. You
> will find answers like
>
> if(FALSE){"
> code block
> commented
> "}
>
>

That method doesn't work for me:

if(FALSE){"

if(1<2)

   print("1<2")
else

   print("1>2")

"}

returns an error. How would I comment out that block of (incorrect) code?

> or "use a good editor that supports commenting and uncommenting
> blocks".
>
>
> Uwe Ligges
>
>

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