If this variable is non-
scan-sexps treats all non-ASCII characters as symbol constituents regardless of what the syntax table says about them. (However,
syntax-table text properties can still override the syntax.)
user option parse-sexp-ignore-comments
If the value is non-
nil, then comments are treated as whitespace by the functions in this section and by
The behavior of
parse-partial-sexp is also affected by
parse-sexp-lookup-properties (see Syntax Properties).
If this buffer local variable is non-
nil, a single character which usually terminates a comment doesn’t do so when that character is escaped. This is used in C and C++ Modes, where line comments starting with ‘
//’ can be continued onto the next line by escaping the newline with ‘
You can use
forward-comment to move forward or backward over one comment or several comments.