After invoking this command with a negative argument, successive invocations with a positive argument will operate on preceding lines as if the argument were negated. I have been using Overleaf for about a month and so far it has been great to be able to work on documents on any computer. To read more about this feature head to this page on the TeXample site, or just click above to get started. The reason I settled on Cacoo was actually because of its collaboration feature, that allows multiple users to be working on the same diagram at once. M-x comment-region C-c C-c in C-like modes Add comment delimiters to all the lines in the region.
Would you like to answer one of these instead? Provide details and share your research! This doesn't work on meta. C-x C-; Comment or uncomment the current line comment-line. Or just click View, ToolBars, Edit. If the region is active, comment or uncomment the lines in the region instead. Would you like to answer one of these instead? Then approximately two thirds of the way down there's two icons, Comment Block and Uncomment Block.
You can also search for clipart in the web directly from the software. Otherwise, it adds comment delimiters to enclose the text in the region. Something that is good about either of these solutions is that they are independent of particular LaTeX packages and code. Code blocks after lists If you want a code block immediately after a list, you between the list and the code block: 1. If you're familiar with , you can also on Overleaf and use the standard vi commands for commenting.
In C mode and related modes, this command is bound to C-c C-c. Disclaimer: I work for Nevron. In my example the tikz-package of LaTeX. With prefix argument, this command adds that many comment strings. It is a rather simple process.
If every line in the region is already a comment, it uncomments each of those lines by removing their comment delimiters. Otherwise, it will choose some other suitable position, usually separated from the non-comment text by at least one space. Press Enter to save the change. It's very good at most linked diagram styles both your examples are quite easy to make with Cacoo , and is much more user-friendly than Visio though not as in-depth. These are the values of mode-specific variables comment-start and comment-end. Syntax highlighting By default, your code gets some LaTeX syntax highlighting. The command to create or align a comment is M-; comment-dwim.
Drag any command you want to any toolbar you'd like to have it on. If the region is not active, this command comments or uncomments the line point is on. C-u M-; comment-dwim with a prefix argument kills any comment on the current line, along with the whitespace before it. In some versions of Emacs, there is command comment-dwim, which combines comment-region and indent-for-comment to always. Is there a shortcut for commenting out several lines of code at once? When a region is active see , M-; either adds comment delimiters to the region, or removes them.
This page is about commenting parts of code. Not probably what you are looking for, but another approach to easily hide sections is work with child files. Even when an existing comment is properly aligned, M-; is still useful for moving directly to the start of the comment text. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 on this site the. Your honest disclaimer is very much appreciated--this is actually the way we like to see it :. I don't use it myself, but I know a few information designers who swear by it as a simple way to put together an outline for a diagram, organise their thoughts and get the layout, content and structure right.
It allows you to define own environments and to switch them on and off. Can you explain the sort of situations you want to do this in? C-x C-; comment-line comments or uncomments complete lines. You can set the column that the comment string is placed in with command set-comment-column. For a list of supported languages have a look here:. Each code language has its own comment string for commenting-out code. As an exception, comments starting in column 0 are not moved. Olle: Right-click the menu bar, choose Customize or choose View Toolbars Customize.
Did you know it's possible to draw paths between nodes and across different pictures in LaTeX? The first point I want to make This is the code 1. You can also use M-; to align an existing comment. Finally, if you'd like to add a block comment in the source you can also use the comment package to comment out large sections of text. I use it to cite text in emails and I dislike the way recent versions of newcomment fail to comment the blank lines. Assuming commons usual shortcuts of commons editors i. If the region is not active, and there is no existing comment on the current line, M-; adds a new comment to the current line.