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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. 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.
  
-===== List of built-in macros===== +===== List of Twine 1 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.+ 
 +([[http://​twinery.org/​wiki/​twine2:​add_stats_rpg_battles_or_just_plain_random_events|Twine 2 macros start here]].) 
 + 
 +These are only the built-in macros in Twine 1. Other macros may be installed or written on a story-by-story basis.
  
 The following macros **control variables and text** in the story, or use them to alter the displayed passage text: The following macros **control variables and text** in the story, or use them to alter the displayed passage text:
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 The following macro controls how its contained text is displayed, and can be useful when combined with other macros: The following macro controls how its contained text is displayed, and can be useful when combined with other macros:
   * [[<<​nobr>>​]]   * [[<<​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>>​]]
    
 The following macros are not as useful as they were in previous versions of Twine, but remain for backwards-compatibility:​ 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"​ passage tag.)+  * [[<<​silently>>​]] (now supplanted by the [[<<​nobr>>​]] macro and the "​nobr" ​[[tag|passage tag]].)
   * [[<<​back>>​]] / <<​return>>​ (now supplanted by the [[function|previous() function]].)   * [[<<​back>>​]] / <<​return>>​ (now supplanted by the [[function|previous() function]].)
  
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