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Demonstration query

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The parameter does a straight replace if you type in a value so the query still runs, but it does force you to enter something before it will run.

Note: I deliberately did not tag this with [comments].

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  • This answer shows waffles has had some trouble confirming where comments start and end.
    – Mark Hurd
    Commented Jun 26, 2010 at 6:09
  • Does anybody have js regexes to strip comments?
    – waffles
    Commented Jun 26, 2010 at 12:57
  • @waffles: I turned up this with a quick search, maybe you can adapt it: stackoverflow.com/questions/2228185/… (that does the block-style comments, but the -- line comments should be easier to parse).
    – Jon Seigel
    Commented Jun 26, 2010 at 15:43
  • @waffles I assume you would have found this answer give it was listed as related to Jon's pointer. I would assume that if you included a string match in this regex first, that would skip the quoted comment starts.
    – Mark Hurd
    Commented Jun 27, 2010 at 1:24

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Barring the need to revert the code that handles this, this should no longer happen. Parameters listed in both single and multi-line comments will be ignored by the query parser, and you won't be hassled by an input box.

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