basic.rem.statement Statement/BASIC Program

basic.rem.statement

Command basic.rem.statement Statement/BASIC Program
Applicable release versions: AP, R83
Category BASIC Program (486)
Description designates a "remark" statement and all text which follows on the same line is ignored by the compiler.

The characters, "*" or "!" may be substituted for the "rem" statement.

The "remark" statement is used to explain or document the program, allowing the programmer to place comments anywhere in the program without affecting program execution. It is provided for compatibility and readability.
Syntax rem text
Options
Example
rem Last revised 1/1/89

! look for next value

* time to wrap up
Purpose
Related basic.statements
proc.c
basic.!
basic.*.comment