Any line in the SHAZAM command file that begins with * is a comment statement. These lines are ignored by SHAZAM but they will appear on the output file of results. An example is:
Comment statements are very useful for documenting the work being done by the SHAZAM commands. It is recommended that comment statements be placed after every few lines of SHAZAM commands. This clarifies the type of work that is being performed and is helpful if the commands are needed in the future either by you or other users.
Comment lines cannot be placed in data files.
However, data files can be annotated in 2 ways. The first way
is to place the documentation at the very top of the file.
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