{comments} are annotations written by a user to document their code. A common package used for comments in code, apart from the traditional use of %, is the comment package.

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Labeled paragraphs

I would like to be able to label some paragraphs in a document and, when I compile the document using PdfLaTeX, choose which labels I want to keep in my document. More clearly, I would like to define ...
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Add comment/explnation at the end of the page

How can I add a comment at the end of the page like this: Thank you.
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how to left justify comments to indent same as other text in Algorithmic

How do I left justify my comments in the algorithm. I am using algorithmicx package. What I want is: to pull the comment to left as shown in the attached snapshot. The code for my algorithm is ...
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How to define a macro to make a line of text red?

I'm looking for a way to make a new command that makes text on that and only that line red (or in another way clearly distinguishable). Like the % symbol comments out a line. Are commands that work ...
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How to add dash lines in Matrix [duplicate]

I would like to know how to add dash lines in Matrix (see figuge) Cheers S.L. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{equation} \begin{bmatrix} N & B_i \\ B_i^T ...
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nested comments for equation

I would like to know how to make a nested comments (see figure) for a equation. Kind Regards S.L.
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Comments destroyed the equation's shape

I need to make some comments for every part of the equation. The result (the upper part of the figure) shown that the structure/shape/position of the equation is destroyed by the comments. Can some ...
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How to render LaTeX (math) in Sweave (R) code comments

background A asked this question on SO yesterday because it seemed to be more programming-oriented, but there weren't any responses. Perhaps someone here might have an idea? I am writing a Sweave ...
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How to align comments in algorithm code?

I will to align comments in another column, package algorithm. (Similar question: Faulty right alignment for comments in algorithmic package), but I will to become that result: ...
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Listings Keyword Part of Comment [closed]

I made a homebrewed language for structured text (because I expected no language like this to be available). Now there is a comment that starts with /* and ends with */ and a line comment that starts ...
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What kind of data can be gleaned from a PDF created in LaTeX?

As I use LaTeX for the creation of many of my business instruments, and since I send these all over the world to different clients I just wanted to know if there are any data embedded in a PDF that ...
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bibtex comment out lines [duplicate]

I have a bibtex file contains the following line: @inproceedings{Cai03, author = {Cai, Deng and Yu, Shipeng and Wen, Ji-Rong and Ma, Wei-Ying}, title = {Extracting Content Structure for Web Pages ...
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Code to ignore all of document except for list environments and sections

I am trying to typeset all of the (description) lists in my document without any of the surrounding text or figures (with the exception of desiring some context by way of section headings). I thought ...
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how to insert comment in lstlisting [duplicate]

I have a problem with inserting a comment in lstlisting environment. LaTeX says: ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:�\expandafter not set up for use with LaTeX. See the inputenc ...
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Color of comments affects frame color in listings [duplicate]

I use listings package with single frame around it, when i place long comments in my code color of comments affects frame color. Frame around lines with comments are green. I want frame to be black, ...
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How to use sed to comment some lines in tex files (has “%” a particular meaning for sed ?)

I've been reading something in Most useful sed one-liners for TeX users which is related to my problem, but albeit interesting, it is not what I need. I have many tex (beamer class) files in ...
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How to write a comment/description?

I want to write comment in a document that is written in latex. Please give me any solution to write like this sample document. please
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How do I change colouring of comments using algorithmicx?

I am using the algorithm and algpseudocode packages, whilst wrapping my algorithms around algorithm and algorithmic blocks. I would like to change the colour or formatting of my comments ...
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Insert comment in WinEdt with the caret in the middle of line

Currently, if caret is in the middle of a line, when you choose to insert comment in WinEdt (Edit -> Move/Fill -> Insert Comment), the comment sign (%) is placed where caret is. I don't know much ...
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Nested block comments?

Is there any way to get nestable block comments in LaTeX? I am using the comment package to get block comments, but nesting one comment inside another with ...
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Commenting out all blank lines not TeXnically necessary?

This is a follow-up to this question on commenting out empty lines vs. \noindent. Given that I have now begun commenting out lines surrounding environments like this: \documentclass{article} ...
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comment a boxed equation with a arrow

I would like to comment a variable inside a boxed equation with an arrow (like the picture a), I hope someone could help me. I used to comment the equation by an under/over-brace, but if there is too ...
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Synctex Go to source from pdf and comment package

Synctex is very usefull for me. Jumping between source text and the compiled PDF is is absolutely great. But when I use comment package: in TeXStudio --- I can't switch from pdf to source. in ...
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comment.sty and UTF8 encoding

I noted that if I use comment.sty and a there is a block of text containing UTF8 characters inside a comment environment, the compilation aborts! Minimal Example \documentclass{article} ...
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is there a way of putting % in front of a whole chunk of text? [duplicate]

% starts an end-of-line comment in LaTeX. Is there any way I comment an entire paragraph without putting a % in front of each individual line? Note: I write my LaTeX code in texmaker.
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comment package: Show/hide comments Inside a section title

I'm pretty close to being a LaTeX beginner. I'm hoping to use the comment package to indicate author's names (i.e. who's responsible for writing) on each section of a shared paper. This could then ...
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Properly indent comments with no line-numbering in algorithmicx

Writing comments in pseudocode, I wanted to insert comments to the right side of the line which is commented. This thread help me a lot. The algorithm is line-numbered, however I need the comments ...
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Comment package does not work in beamer

I want to use the comment package in my presentation. I read that it does not always work in some very complicated contexts, but here it fails even in a very simple example: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Commenting out large blocks in the preamble when in draft mode [duplicate]

I would like something to enable me to comment out large blocks of my preamble when I've specified that my document is a draft. The comment environment provided by the verbatim package works well for ...
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Is it possible to define a multi-line comment operator? [duplicate]

In C language we have /* ... */ to create a multi-line comment in addition to a single-line comment //. TeX has % for single-line comments. So my question is Is it possible to have a multi-line ...
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Faulty right alignment for comments in algorithmic package

I'm trying to right align comments in a pseudocode environment using the algorithmic package. So I renewed the algorithmiccomment command. There's a different way to create comments for "normal" ...
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Problem with special characters comments in listings package

I'm employing the listings package to show VHDL code in my document in a nice way, to do so, I have defined my own version of VHDL, thus: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{listings} ...
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How to make a new environment behave like an existing environment? (Part 2: endnotes and comments)

In a previous post i mentioned my attempt to create an environment that behaves alternately like a footnote, an endnote or a comment (i.e. hidden). Thanks to the help of those who answered the above ...
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Hide all but one instances of a custom environment

I have a file containing a number of custom environments numbered by a counter "exercisesheetnumber". I would like to use a second counter "printonly" to hide all instances of the environment but the ...
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Color for comment (To view this on PDF) [closed]

When writing in word, I'm used to mark text with colors, so it's easy to recognize this when editing (ex. if some text is to be corrected later). In TeX i have found the % command, but this command ...
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Need to show MATLAB code in TeX document, using pdfLaTeX [duplicate]

I am trying to make a simple document, showing MATLAB code, and some images. This is my template that I am using. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{float} ...
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How can I tell Emacs to correctly fill around Latex comments

When I edit a .tex file in emacs, I frequently use fill-paragraph. Comments indicated with '%' sometimes wrap correctly, and sometimes they do not. It is not clear to me what is making this fail. ...
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Using collect to gather content with listings, comments or verbatims

I was looking into a way to set up a project with multiple files, in which several files could declare content to be included in different sections of the main tex document. After this Q&A, I ...
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turning printing of parts of text off and on?

This question: Turning parts of text on and off deals with turning some portions of the text off and on completely -- but the method it uses (commenting) causes the labels in earlier parts of the text ...
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Strange behaviour of \sbox

This question consists of two related parts. I already solved the original problem but still don't understand where it came from or why the solution works. I use the subcaption package so I can place ...
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Setting a flag to make text visible in LaTeX

I am in the process of CV writing and some pieces of information are necessary to include in some applications, whilst in others they are unnecessary. For example, when applying for ...
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How to avoid the number line for comments under algorithm2e

In the declaration of the input and output data, I would like to add a comment in order to explain the kind of data. I use: \usepackage[ruled,vlined]{algorithm2e} My code is: \begin{algorithm}[!ht] ...
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texcl and range prefixes in listings with shorter comments

I'm trying to use the line range markers from the listings package to include sections of code. I'd previously been using actual line numbers, but based on the answer to this question, I've been able ...
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compile only a certain specified part of the whole document?

I know there is a package called comment, which can let latex ignore some text. How can I do the inverse? I want to compile just a small segment of the whole tex file and let latex ignore other ...
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Equations with comment bubbles

Is it possible to have write equations accompanied with explanatory bubbles and comments? I am familiar with underbracket, overbracket, underbrace and overbrace but I have terms close together and I ...
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Best practice for writing comments in LaTeX documents

I would like to find out about recommended practices when using comments in LaTeX documents. Some programming languages are quite clear about how to use comments in source code: for instance, [here] ...
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Highlight / color parts of text

LaTex newbie here. Currently using vim with solarized color scheme to edit .tex documents. When writing I often jump around to different parts of the document, leaving gaps behind to work on later. ...
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Printable margin notes that leave rest of the content intact

Let me give you some background on my problem. I am working on application which generates and compiles LaTeX code. For debugging purposes I need it to add some additional informations next to the ...
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Are % comments passed on to the PDF-file upon *.tex compilation? [duplicate]

Are % comments passed on to the PDF-file upon *.tex compilation? Can they be found/recovered in the PDF code? MWE: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \title{\textbf{Hello World !}} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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Parts of the text code are grey and missing in the pdf

Hi I am an absolute beginner and so far I was able to solve all problems with the help of this platform and some other forums. But for this one I could not find a fitting thread. I pasted some text ...