If you want to upload code in a comment, you’ll need to know a wee bit of HTML formatting. That’s because common characters like
& are interpreted by the web page browser as HTML, not C code.
• Prefix your code by using the
<pre> tag. That way all the spaces and indents are retained.
• Postfix your code by using the
</pre> tag. That tag marks the end of the preformatted text block.
• If you code uses the
> symbols, which it will if you’re including any header files, then you need to specify
>. If not, the browser would fail to see the following text:
That text above would be interpreted as HTML, which it isn’t. So no text would appear in the comment.
• Remember that your typical for loop uses the
> characters, so scan for those. Also scan for if, while, and else keywords.
• The code for the
& character is
&. If you’re doing a logical AND operation, you need two of them:
All these recommendations are optional, but consider using them if you want the code in your comment to be readable.
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