boxed comments

boxed comments

(programming)
Comments that occupy several lines by themselves; so called because in assembler and C code they are often surrounded by a box in a style similar to this:

/************************************************* * * This is a boxed comment in C style * *************************************************/

Common variants of this style omit the asterisks in column 2 or add a matching row of asterisks closing the right side of the box. The sparest variant omits all but the comment delimiters themselves; the "box" is implied.

Opposite of winged comments.
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Carduceis experience in leading shyness workshops results in practical suggestions to help teens understand the shyness trait and work toward becoming what he terms "successfully shy." Individual stories of shyness appear throughout, along with boxed comments from study participants, enlivening the theory.
These important Editor's Notes might be better placed as boxed comments adjacent to the brand named products within this appendix.
In one chapter, he reproduces excerpts from student interviews with boxed comments on the questions and responses demonstrating how a teacher and the student can learn from previous work.