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|descr= Defines a comment. See {{HashLink|SQF Syntax#Comments}} to learn more about comments.
 
|descr= Defines a comment. See {{HashLink|SQF Syntax#Comments}} to learn more about comments.
{{Feature|Warning|This command is evaluated during execution, and as such is infinitely slower than other SQF comment methods (//comment or /*comment*/; which do not exist at runtime). See [[SQF Syntax|SQF Syntax]] for additional documentation on comments.}}
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{{Feature|Informative|In order to place comments inside trigger activation fields and similar, use a plain string followed by a semicolon as a way to comment {{ic|"Some comment";}}}}
  
 
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<dd class="notedate">Posted on November 4, 2016 - 16:17 (UTC)</dd>
 
<dt class="note">[[User:Tofof|Tofof]]</dt>
 
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If a file is loaded with [[preprocessFile]], [[execVM]] or [[spawn]] (but not [[loadFile]]), you may also define C-like comments using <tt>// ...</tt> and <tt>/*...*/</tt>.
 
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<dd class="notedate">Posted on November 4, 2016 - 20:46 (UTC)</dd>
 
<dt class="note">[[User:R3vo|R3vo]]</dt>
 
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'''comment''' can also be used to create comments inside trigger activation fields where <tt>//</tt> or <tt>/*...*/</tt> don't work.
 
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Description

Description:
Defines a comment. See SQF Syntax - Comments to learn more about comments.
This command is evaluated during execution, and as such is infinitely slower than other SQF comment methods (//comment or /*comment*/) which do not exist at runtime). See SQF Syntax for additional documentation on comments.
In order to place comments inside trigger activation fields and similar, use a plain string followed by a semicolon as a way to comment "Some comment";
Groups:
Strings

Syntax

Syntax:
comment text
Parameters:
text: String - The comment
Return Value:
Nothing

Examples

Example 1:
comment "This is a commented line";

Additional Information

See also:
Control Structures

Notes

Report bugs on the Feedback Tracker and/or discuss them on the Arma Discord or on the Forums.
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Posted on September 12, 2009 - 19:50
Tom_48_97
Like Armed Assault, you can not use brackets to make a multi-lines comment. But, in a sqf file, you can make a comment as follow : comment " first line seconde line";