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 =====Alternative comment styles===== =====Alternative comment styles=====
  
-//by Richard Russell, May 2010//\\ \\  There are three main ways of incorporating multi-line comments (remarks) in your program:\\ \\ +//by Richard Russell, May 2010//\\ \\  There are three main ways of incorporating multi-line comments (remarks) in your program: 
 ==== Using the REM statement ==== ==== Using the REM statement ====
 +<code bb4w> ​  
         REM This is comment line one         REM This is comment line one
         REM This is comment line two         REM This is comment line two
         REM This is comment line three         REM This is comment line three
-Comments of this kind will be automatically removed from a '​compiled'​ program if the **Remove REMs** crunch option is selected. Therefore you can add as many comments as you like without affecting the size or performance of the executable program\\ \\ +</​code> ​        
 +Comments of this kind will be automatically removed from a '​compiled'​ program if the **Remove REMs** crunch option is selected. Therefore you can add as many comments as you like without affecting the size or performance of the executable program 
 ==== Using the *| command ==== ==== Using the *| command ====
 +<code bb4w>
         *| This is comment line one         *| This is comment line one
         *| This is comment line two         *| This is comment line two
         *| This is comment line three         *| This is comment line three
-Comments of this kind are preserved, irrespective of the crunch options. They are useful if, for example, you want to include a comment in a '​crunched'​ library.\\ \\ +</​code>​ 
 +Comments of this kind are preserved, irrespective of the crunch options. They are useful if, for example, you want to include a comment in a '​crunched'​ library. 
 + 
 ==== Using line continuation characters ==== ==== Using line continuation characters ====
 +<code bb4w>
         :\         :\
         \\ This is comment line one         \\ This is comment line one
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         \\ This is comment line three         \\ This is comment line three
         \:         \:
 +</​code>​
 Comments of this kind are automatically deleted from a '​compiled'​ program if **any** of the crunch options is selected. Comments of this kind are automatically deleted from a '​compiled'​ program if **any** of the crunch options is selected.
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