A commenter enables the user to comment-out a line of code at the cursor or selected code automatically. The
Commenter defines support for Code | Comment with Line Comment and Code | Comment with Block Comment actions.
Define a Commenter
The commenter for Simple Language defines the line comment prefix as
Register the Commenter
SimpleCommenter implementation is registered in the plugin configuration file using the
com.intellij.lang.commenter extension point.
Run the Project
Run the plugin by using the Gradle runIde task.
Open the example Simple Language properties file in the IDE Development Instance. Place the cursor at the
website line. Select Code | Comment with Line Comment. The line is converted to a comment. Select Code | Comment with Line Comment again, and the comment is converted back to active code.