begintext [option]

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Start printing the free text of the followng lines up to %%endtext.

When a line of text starts with %%, these characters are removed. They are needed when the file is to be processed by ABC programs that don't handle the %%beginxxx .. %%endxxx sequences.

The values of option are described in %%textoption.

When option is omitted, it defaults to the current %%textoption value.

When the option is set, the %%textoption is not changed.

Inside the free text, an empty line starts a new paragraph. Page breaks (start of new pages) cannot occur in the middle of a paragraph.

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