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ari at caltech.edu
Thu Feb 28 21:56:43 EST 2008
> 2) Using TexShop I am composing an input.tex file. The file is long
> because I pasted a long text into it. Here what I would like to be
> able to do (but do not know how). Suppose I select a large number of
> lines. Is there a command for placing the % sign in front of each of
> them at once? Then I would select a small set of commands and remove
> the % from them before pressing the "typeset" button. That would be
> useful in debugging.
If you want TeX to ignore a whole block of text, there's an
alternative to commenting the individual lines out:
[... block of text to ignore ...]
I find this useful for debugging, as well as when I want to rewrite a
passage, but don't want to delete my original draft from the source.
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