/C (Preserve Comments During Preprocessing)

Preserves comments during preprocessing.



This compiler option requires the /E, /P, or /EP option.

The following code sample will display the source code comment.

// C_compiler_option.cpp
// compile with: /E /C /c
int i;   // a variable

This sample will produce the following output.

#line 1 "C_compiler_option.cpp"
int i;   // a variable

To set this compiler option in the Visual Studio development environment

  1. Open the project's Property Pages dialog box. For details, see How to: Open Project Property Pages.

  2. Click the C/C++ folder.

  3. Click the Preprocessor property page.

  4. Modify the Keep Comments property.

To set this compiler option programmatically

See Also


Compiler Options

Setting Compiler Options

/E (Preprocess to stdout)

/P (Preprocess to a File)

/EP (Preprocess to stdout Without #line Directives)