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Introducing the Meta Catalog : Concepts : ABL Annotations

ABL Annotations

ABL annotations enable you to include meta data in your source code. The compiler treats annotations as comments, so they do not affect how your code runs. The ABL Annotation content builder extracts annotations from your source code and loads them into the Meta Catalog.
You can assign almost any name to an annotation.
You can insert annotations manually in your source code. You can also use the Annotation Generator to insert the same annotation into multiple files at once. The Annotation Generator always inserts the annotations either at the top of the file or, for structured procedures, in the definitions section at the start of the file.