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Rem Statement

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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Used to include explanatory remarks in a program.

Syntax

Remcomment

You can also use the following syntax: 'comment The optional commentargument is the text of anycomment you want to include. A space is required between the Remkeyword and comment. Remarks If you use line numbers orline labels, you can branch from a GoTo or GoSubstatement to a line containing a Rem statement. Execution continues with the first executable statement following the Rem statement. If the Rem keyword follows other statements on a line, it must be separated from the statements by a colon ( : ). You can use an apostrophe ( ' ) instead of the Rem keyword. When you use an apostrophe, the colon is not required after other statements.

Example

This example illustrates the various forms of the Rem statement, which is used to include explanatory remarks in a program.

Dim MyStr1, MyStr2 
MyStr1 = "Hello": Rem Comment after a statement separated by a colon. 
MyStr2 = "Goodbye" ' This is also a comment; no colon is needed. 
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