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How do I comment out a section of code in EditControl ?

Platform: WinForms |
Control: EditControl |
Published Date: April 30, 2011 |
Last Revised Date: July 10, 2014


It is possible to comment out a section of code by inserting the "//" (using C# as an example) at the beginning of each line in that particular section. The interop call LockWindowUpdate can be used to pause and resume painting while the lines are being commented.


// Lock Painting


for (int i=1; i<=this.editControl1.PhysicalLineCount; i++)


this.editControl1.InsertText(i,1,"// ");


// Resume Painting



' Lock Painting


Dim i As Integer

For i = 1 To Me.editControl1.PhysicalLineCount

Me.editControl1.InsertText(i, 1, "// ")

Next i

' Resume Painting


Please refer to the test sample below that provides more information in this regard.

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