[Lazarus] TP-like nested comment handling

Florian Klämpfl florian at freepascal.org
Tue Apr 3 21:18:44 CEST 2018

Am 03.04.2018 um 15:02 schrieb Mattias Gaertner via Lazarus:
> On Sun, 1 Apr 2018 19:37:13 +0200
> Florian Klaempfl via Lazarus <lazarus at lists.lazarus-ide.org> wrote:
>> I am playing with some old code which assumes TP-like handling of nested
>> comments: i.e. there is only one level of nested comments, the first
>> comment limiter closes a comment. However, Lazarus handles comments like
>> FPC: it counts the nesting level and does syntax highlighting
>> accordingly. Is there any option I am missing so I get correct syntax
>> highlighting for TP-like nested comment handling?
> Here this is highlighted and parsed correctly:
> {$mode tp}> { { }
> begin
> end.
> How do you tell Lazarus that the unit is tp mode?

Well, only in the Project options because I didn't want to modify the source, this is why I asked
how to switch the behavior (I found out I can do this by changing the highlighter to delphi).

BTW: {$mode iso/extpas} do not change the behavior either, only $mode tp does.

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