About Optional Regions

An optional region is a region in a template that users can set to show or to hide in a template-based document.

Use an optional region when you want to set conditions for displaying content in a document.

When you insert an optional region, you can either set specific values for a template parameter or define conditional statements (If…else statements) for template regions.

Use simple true/false operations, or define more complex conditional statements and expressions. You can later modify the optional region if necessary.

Based on the conditions you define, template users can edit the parameters in template-based documents they create and control whether the optional region is displayed.

You can link multiple optional regions to a named parameter. In the template-based document, both regions will show or hide as a unit. For example, you can show a “closeout” image and sales price text area for a sale item.

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