Comments in C

Comments in C language are used to provide information about lines of code. It is widely used for documenting code. There are 2 types of comments in the C language.

  1. Single Line Comments
  2. Multi-Line Comments

Single Line Comments

Single line comments are represented by double slash \\. Let's see an example of a single line comment in C.

snippet
#include  
int main(){  
	//printing information  
	printf("Hello C");  
return 0;
}

Output:

Output
Hello C

Even you can place the comment after the statement. For example:

snippet
printf("Hello C");//printing information

Mult Line Comments

Multi-Line comments are represented by slash asterisk \* ... *\. It can occupy many lines of code, but it can't be nested. Syntax:

snippet
/* 
code
to be commented
*/

Let's see an example of a multi-Line comment in C.

snippet
#include  
int main(){  
	/*printing information  
	  Multi-Line Comment*/
	printf("Hello C");  
return 0;
}

Output:

Output
Hello C
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