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it keeps saying that spell.cpp was moved but every time I reset the exercise it does not get spell.cpp back.


I was just going through lesson 4 of C++ and I have a question. As it says in the lesson, // is used of comments on one line of the program, but what if the comment written after // is longer than a line and reaches two or three lines, would there be an error or would the program still run as normal?

as long as you just let it linewrap you’ll be fine, if you hit return, you’ll get an error. Common practice is to limit your code line length to around 80 characters.

guyyyyys how should i compile and excute !

hello, i was going through 4 lesson of C++ and i got a doubt what would be the change if we write //print “harry potter” instead of //harry potter ??