[R] Comments inside a line? Not possible?
dimitri.liakhovitski at gmail.com
Fri Sep 9 18:38:50 CEST 2011
Thank you, David.
The only reason why I would prefer the in-line commenting is that it
would save space.
Having to start a new line stretches the code downwards.
On Fri, Sep 9, 2011 at 12:36 PM, David Winsemius <dwinsemius at comcast.net> wrote:
> On Sep 9, 2011, at 12:21 PM, Dimitri Liakhovitski wrote:
>> In the guidelines I've read:
>> "Comment your code. Entire commented lines should begin with # and one
>> Short comments can be placed after code preceded by two spaces, #, and
>> then one space. "
>> Just wondering if there is no way to comment something out "in the
>> middle" of a line? Example:
>> Original code:
>> Desired commented code:
>> mystrings<-c("a", # want "b" to be commented out, but not "c" # "c")
>> So that it is read as: mystrings<-c("a","c")
>> Not possible?
> Not possible. Comments are ended by newlines. And why would you not want:
> mystrings<-c("a", # want "b" to be commented out, but not "c"
> David Winsemius, MD
> West Hartford, CT
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