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Unformatted text preview: want to better organize your programs. Above the #include line is a comment. C++ will completely ignore anything you write after two forward slashes ( // ) until the end of the line. Another way to comment, which you can find a few lines later, is the standard C comment syntax. Simply type any message you want between the start-comment marker (a forward slash followed by and asterisk, /* ) and the end-comment marker (the opposite, */ ). The message can span many lines as needed, as shown in the typical commenting style below: /* * The C++ compiler can not see ANYthing I type here * because I typed the symbol /* However, it can see my * code again after I type the next line. */ The third line of the program is blank, which is perfectly legal. You can insert as many extra blank lines or "white space" as you'd like in order to make your program more (or less) readable. Spaces and tabs are also considered white space....
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This note was uploaded on 12/12/2011 for the course CIS 101 taught by Professor Keefe during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.
- Spring '08