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-===== About Passages =====+<- [[what_is_hypertext|What Is Hypertext]] --------- [[link|About Links]]->​ 
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 +===== Passages ===== 
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 +====Introduction====
  
 The basic narrative unit of a book is a **chapter.** Although there are books that don't divide themselves up into chapters, most do, and it's a useful way for writers and readers to keep track of a book's structure. The corresponding unit for hypertext is **a choice and the text that leads to it.** In Choose Your Own Adventure books, this unit was a single printed page: The basic narrative unit of a book is a **chapter.** Although there are books that don't divide themselves up into chapters, most do, and it's a useful way for writers and readers to keep track of a book's structure. The corresponding unit for hypertext is **a choice and the text that leads to it.** In Choose Your Own Adventure books, this unit was a single printed page:
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 (Stuart Moulthrop, //Victory Garden//) (Stuart Moulthrop, //Victory Garden//)
  
-There have been many names for these individual parts of text that readers navigate through. In Twine, they are known as **passages**,​ a word that both means a section of a written work as well as a route one might pass through. ​+There have been many names for these individual parts of text that readers navigate through. In Twine, they are known as **passages**,​ a word that both means a section of a written work as well as a route one might pass through
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 +====Details==== 
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 +In Twine, passages are distinguished by their title. Passage titles are case-sensitive,​ which means that "This door" and "THIS DOOR" are two different passages. They also cannot contain the "​]"​ and "​|"​ symbols, or any line breaks. Passage titles must also be unique - trying to give two passages the same name will, usually, fail. 
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 +Passages may also possess one or more [[tag]]s. Consult the tags article to learn more about them. 
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 +Passages are usually drawn in the [[Story Map]] with blue title bars. Terminus passages - passages which contain no links leading out of them - are drawn with a darker title. The [[special passages|Start passage]] is drawn with a green bar.
  
-In Twine, passages are distinguished by their title. Passage ​titles ​are case-sensitive,​ which means that "This door" and "THIS DOOR" are two different passagesThey also cannot contain the "​]"​ and "|" symbols, or any line breaks.+{{ :passage-titles.png |}}
  
-Passages may also possess one or more [[tag]]s.+<- [[what_is_hypertext|What Is Hypertext]] --------- [[link|About Links]]->​
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