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Conditional Text

      Conditional text can be specified using the environments latexonly and htmlonly. These allow writing parts of a document which are intended only for electronic delivery or only for paper-based delivery.

This would be useful for example in adding a long description of a multimedia resource in the paper version of a document. Such a description would be redundant in the electronic version, as the user can have direct access to this resource.

Here is an example of the use of the latexonly environment:

\begin{latexonly}
\begin{figure}
\psfig{file=eform.ps,width=4in}
\caption{An electronic form. Of course in the online version 
of this document the form above would be active!}
\end{figure}
\end{latexonly}



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