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comments

comments

Description

A sequence of two consecutives slashes // out of a string definition marks the beginning of a comment. The slashes as well as all the following characters up to the end of the lines are not interpreted.

Inside a function, the first comment lines, up to the first instruction or an empty line may be used to provide the default contents for the function help.

Examples

g=9.81// the gravity

text='a//b'

function y=myfunction(x)
  // myfunction computes y=x^2+1
  // x shoud be a vector or matrix
  y=x^2+1
endfunction

help myfunction
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