Posted By: Anonymous
I have recently started studying Python, but I couldn’t find how to implement multi-line comments. Most languages have block comment symbols like
I tried this in Python, but it throws an error, so this probably is not the correct way. Does Python actually have a multiline comment feature?
You can use triple-quoted strings. When they’re not a docstring (the first thing in a class/function/module), they are ignored.
''' This is a multiline comment. '''
(Make sure to indent the leading
''' appropriately to avoid an
However, Python’s style guide, PEP8, favors using consecutive single-line comments, like this:
# This is a multiline # comment.
…and this is also what you’ll find in many projects. Text editors usually have a shortcut to do this easily.