Adding comments to answer files

by Mitch Tulloch [Published on 12 June 2008 / Last Updated on 12 June 2008]

You can add comments to your XML answer files to keep track of what your answer files are used for.

If you have lots of unattend.xml or autounattend.xml answer files, how can you keep track of which is which? The easy way is to add a comment to each answer file. To add comments, use the standard HTML comment syntax, which is described here.

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Mitch Tulloch is a well-known expert on Windows Server administration and cloud computing technologies. He has published over a thousand articles on information technology topics and has written, contributed to or been series editor for over 50 books.

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