Altium Designer Documentation

UncommentSelected

Created: June 5, 2017 | Updated: June 5, 2017

Parent page: TextEdit Commands

The following pre-packaged resource, derived from this base command, is available:


Applied Parameters: None

Summary

This command is used to remove commenting from the selected line(s) of code in the current file.

Access

This command is accessed from the VHDL Editor, VHDL Testbench Editor, Verilog Editor, and Verilog Testbench Editor, by choosing the Tools » Uncomment Selected command from the main menus.

Use

First, ensure that the line or lines of code that you wish to remove commenting from, are selected in the document's main editing window.

After launching the command, comment characters (--) will be removed from the beginning of each line involved in the selection. These lines of code will then be 'live' again with respect to compilation.

Tips

  1. This is considered a legacy command with respect to comments. The majority of Altium Designer's code-aware text-based editors do not have this command available. Rather, comment style and highlighting is managed as part of syntax configuration for that language type, through the Comments tab of the Syntax Editor dialog. Access to this dialog can be made from the Text Editors - Colors page of the Preferences dialog, by clicking the Edit Current Language Syntax button. Alternatively, click the  button on the editor's Utilities toolbar.

 

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