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Chapter 1. Guide Overview > Style Conventions

1.9. Style Conventions

This guide uses the following style conventions and terminology.

ElementMeaning
Bold textCharacters that you type exactly as shown, including commands and switches. User interface elements are also bold.
Italic textPlaceholder for variables for which you supply a specific value. For example, Filename.ext could refer to any valid file name for the case in question. New and emphasized terminology also appears in italic on first use.
Monospace textCode samples.
NoteSupplementary information.
TipSupplementary information that assists in performing a task.
ImportantSupplementary information that is essential to the completion of a task.
CautionImportant information that assists in avoiding trouble.



  

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