Caché Basic Reference
Used to include explanatory remarks in a program.
The comment argument is the text of any comment you want to include. After the Rem
keyword, a space is required before comment.
As shown in the syntax section, you can use an apostrophe ('
) instead of the Rem
keyword. If the Rem
keyword follows other statements on a line, it must be separated from the statements by a colon. However, when you use an apostrophe, the colon is not required after other statements.
The following example illustrates the use of the Rem
Dim MyStr1, MyStr2
MyStr1 = "Hello" : Rem Comment after a statement separated by a colon.
MyStr2 = "Goodbye" ' This is also a comment; no colon is needed.
Rem Comment on a line with no code; no colon is needed.