[OS X TeX] Inline comment in LaTeX?

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sun Jul 18 17:17:35 EDT 2010

On Jul 18, 2010, at 3:34 PM, Ross Moore wrote:

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> On 19/07/2010, at 6:25 AM, Jung-Tsung Shen <jushen at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> This is a general LaTeX question, rather than a specific OS X LaTeX question.
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>> Is there a way to do an "inline comment" in LaTeX? Currently, the two
>> ways that I know of to do comments in LaTeX are: 1) using %; and 2)
>> using \begin{comment} with the verbatim package.
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>> These two methods however do not meet some particular needs; for
>> example, in writing an article, when there are two words to choose and
>> I haven't decided which one, I'd rather to keep the two words
>> together, with one being commented, but without breaking the flow of
>> the writing. The following simple example illustrates my point:
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>> "... thus, the method proposed here provides (* presents *) a unique
>> approach ..."
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> Sure, just break the line, as follows
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>> "... thus, the method proposed here provides %presents
>> a unique approach ..."
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Howdy,

Or

... thus, the method proposed here
provides
%presents
a unique approach.''

and comment out the one you don't want.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)