Bug 2939 - Support for nested comment blocks
Summary: Support for nested comment blocks
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: Text Editor ()
Version: 2.8.6
Hardware: All All
: --- enhancement
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Mike Krüger
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-01-17 11:00 UTC by PJ
Modified: 2012-01-19 06:51 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description PJ 2012-01-17 11:00:16 UTC
I was just trying to comment out some code that already had a comment block in it. The behavior at the moment is that the new comment block stops at the end of the first nested block comment.

I checked in with devs and it was said this was the expected behavior, but I figured I would at least mention it here under enhancements.

Thanks yall!

http://screencast.com/t/dnXa0VS0Su (to show behavior if my description is unclear)
Comment 1 Miguel de Icaza [MSFT] 2012-01-18 10:44:08 UTC
this is something that can not be fixed, since this is part of how the languages that we support have been specified.
Comment 2 Mike Krüger 2012-01-19 06:51:09 UTC
I always found it annoying - thats why we actually HAVE a solution for it.

You just need to:

1) Select the region of text you want to comment.
2) Right click
3) Select "Toggle Line Comments" in the context menu.

-> then single line comments are used to comment out the code block. That will work in c#. You can uncomment a commented code block with the same operation btw.