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Is it possible to add a comment to an expression used in a Filter or Formula?
Yes, once you have a valid expression, just use // followed by your comment on the next line.
/* you can also
add blocks of comments
into the formula */
i use use this technique when I comment out old code in place of new code.
That is very useful. Thank you!
Thanks for posting this. I will be using this in documenting and testing workflows.
You don't need to go to the next line.
You thus have 2 ways:
- comment in line with // : anything after this on this line is commented
you can use it to place in comment a full line or comment at the end of a line
- comment by block with /* your comment */ : anything in between this is commented, whether it's on the same line or not.
you can use it to comment several lines at a time, or just a portion of a line (in that case, be careful about content in quotes, plus it's not very readable)
You could also do that by using 'Show Annotation' option in the Tool's 'Annotation' configuration.
I recently learned a little trick:
If you add in a couple of slashes, then you can make it so that a single character can be used to toggle between commenting code out or including it.
you can also
into the formula //*/
When the first slash is removed, the /* takes effect, which makes the last red slashes into part of the block comment. When it is added in, it comments out the initial * which indicates the start of the comment and the bottom // comment out the end block comment */
I thought it was a clever trick.
Thank you for the posting and answer , try to add this for a while