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-A **macro** is a piece of code that is inserted into [[passage]] text. Macros are used to accomplish many effects, such as altering the game's state, displaying different text depending on the game's state, and altering the manner in which text is displayed. 
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-===== List of built-in macros===== 
-These are only the built-in macros in Twine - other macros may be installed or written on a story-by-story basis. 
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-The following macros **control variables and text** in the story, or use them to alter the displayed passage text: 
-  * [[<<​if>>​]] / <<​else>>​ / <<​endif>>​ 
-  * [[<<​set>>​]] 
-  * [[<<​remember>>​]] 
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-The following macros **display special text**, such as the contents of variables, or the text of another passage. They can provide powerful means of expression in a story. 
-  * [[<<​print>>​]] 
-  * [[<<​display>>​]] 
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-The following macros create special kinds of **[[link]]s**:​ 
-  * [[<<​actions>>​]] 
-  * [[<<​choice>>​]] 
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-The following macro controls how its contained text is displayed, and can be useful when combined with other macros: 
-  * [[<<​nobr>>​]] 
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-The following macros create **form input elements**, and can be used to get input from the player: 
-  * [[<<​textinput>>​]] 
-  * [[<<​radio>>​]] 
-  * [[<<​checkbox>>​]] 
-  * [[<<​button>>​]] 
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-The following macros are not as useful as they were in previous versions of Twine, but remain for backwards-compatibility:​ 
-  * [[<<​silently>>​]] (now supplanted by the [[<<​nobr>>​]] macro and the "​nobr"​ [[tag|passage tag]].) 
-  * [[<<​back>>​]] / <<​return>>​ (now supplanted by the [[function|previous() function]].) 
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-===== Pseudo-macros ===== 
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-In addition to actual Javascript-coded macros, the [[<<​display>>​]] macro has a shorthand form which allows passages to behave as if they were macros - their contained code can be called and included from any other passage using a syntax similar to actual macros. 
  
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