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To: "MicroWorlds Forum" <mwforum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: MIA, Ask an Expert: Comments in Procedures
From: "Daniel Ajoy" <da.ajoy@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2011 20:33:34 -0500

On Wed, 23 Feb 2011 20:25:52 -0500, <askanexpert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

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from: Julio Dominguez <juliodominguezm@xxxxxxxxx>
date: Wed Feb 23 18:25:52 2011
platform: Mac OS10
version: MicroWorlds Ex

Not sure if this is a bug or not, but when i type:
announce [this will show;this wont show]
Anything after " ; " won't show up.
it also gives me an error when i put it on the procedure tab "Missing ] in
test"


This is what the Help has to say about it:

Programming / Programming Environment / Comments In Procedures:


You can also put comments inside procedures by inserting a semicolon. Any text between a semicolon and a carriage return is ignored.

to dance
; this procedure launches 3 processes.
clickon
launch [flute]
forever [circle]
waituntil [done? "flute]
clickoff
cancel [circle]
end

Note: The semi-colon only has this function in the Procedures Tabs. You cannot insert comments into instruction fields in the Rules Tab of a backpack (OnClick, OnColor...) or in a button's dialog box.


Daniel
OpenWorld Learning



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