[LON-CAPA-users] Any way to do this???

Gerd Kortemeyer korte at lite.msu.edu
Thu May 24 18:04:01 EDT 2012


On May 24, 2012, at 5:59 PM, Mills, Douglas G wrote:

> On a side note, I notice your very systematic use of
> <startouttext/>...<endouttext/> throughout your example. I started my work
> in Lon-Capa using those tags quite diligently but gradually have become less consistent with no apparent ill effects.Can you comment on their purpose and where/how they make a difference? 

Oftentimes you can indeed get away without using them. However:

* things don't work right in the colorful editor

* there may be problems in printing certain scenarios

* the document loses structure, which will make porting the content to future systems harder

So, I always put them in.

- Gerd.

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