Creating Two Versions Within One Document

Now that you understand how to create a simple conditional text document, take it a step further. In this example, you learn how to work with conditional text in complex tasks, such as graphics, tables, cross-references, markers, variables, and books.

A good example of a complicated conditional text document is a user guide for a software product being written for both Macintosh and Windows platforms. Most content will be applicable to both platforms, and some will be applicable to only one or the other. Content typically includes text, graphics, tables, and various markers, as well as cross-references and variables.

Let’s walk through the techniques and principles used to work with conditional text ...

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