Options Window: Miscellaneous (Tasks Tab)
To access the Options window, select from the main menu: Tools ► Options (Windows and Linux)
mplab_ide ► Preferences (Mac OS)


The Tasks tab of the Miscellaneous category contains a list of special words used to flag a comment for inclusion in the tasks list window. For example, a comment written like:
//TODO Modify the following ...
will make that comment appear in the tasks window the next time the project is built or saved.

The tasks list is a handy way to include reminders to yourself or to other programmers on your team and to easily collect and organize them for action.

You can even add your own words to the list. One possible use is to put a particular developer's name in the list so they can sort and find all tasks assigned to them. Another use is to categorize tasks by priority: TODO-ASAP, TODO-LATER, etc.

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