comment code in Profiler Trace in TextData Column

After Running profiler, all the text in TextData column seem to start with '--' prefix, which is the comment notation in t-SQL. For example, the following is one TextData element.

-- proc_SelectBenefitsForUser  SELECT  DISTINCT   --r.UserPK,   --r.Progress,   --k.TurnkeyPK,   vw_PayCode, s.[Place] --, z.Tag, b.Tag  FROM   dbo.tblBenefits

Some TextData's start with exec proc_name, without the '--'.

Is this ok? what exactly does it mean? Is there any significance to the '--'

Thanks
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anushahannaAsked:
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chapmandewCommented:
I wouldn't pay a lot of attention to the --.  Include the objectname column in the trace so you can see the name easier...use the code in the object to view it...not the textdata in profier.
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anushahannaAuthor Commented:
I have the objectname option chosen, but I do not see the Objectname, but objectid in the destination table where I am storing the trace. How does the objectname get converted to objectid?
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chapmandewCommented:
It depends on the event whether or not the obj name shows...make sure it's checked when you define the trace.
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anushahannaAuthor Commented:
yes, it is checked, but it shows as objectid. is there a system table where this objectid has to be converted to objectname?
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