* (Comment)


The * (Comment) statement allows you to enter permanent comments, notation, or documentation in an ILF routine. Comment lines have no effect on the processing logic and are intended to provide the designer with a means of explaining what the statement coding does or how it operates.

          *       
                   (1)

(1) Comment (text) (64 characters maximum)

Using the Statement

You can use a * (comment) statement at any point in an ILF routine, including the beginning or end.

Restrictions

The "*" (asterisk) must be in the first position of the keyword area.

Statement Ignored

Comments are ignored during execution.

Related Statements

** (Comment)

Example

          *        The following set of statements computes the value of
          *        interest due, where:
          *        A = Amount of loan
          *        R = Annual rate of interest
          *        M = Number of months to repay the loan