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Chapter 1. About the manual > Manual conventions

Manual conventions

We’ve tried to keep the number of elements and the types of formatting to a minimum in the manuals. This aids in clarity and makes the manuals more classically elegant looking. But there are some conventions and icons you should know about.

Convention Description
Italic text In conceptual text, indicates a new term or feature.
Bold text In unit summaries, indicates a key term or concept. In an independent practice activity, indicates an explicit item that you select, choose, or type.
Code font Indicates code or syntax.
Longer strings of ▸ code will look ▸ like this. 

In the hands-on activities, any code that’s too long to fit on a single line is divided into segments by one or more continuation characters (▸). This code should be entered as a continuous string of text.
Select bold item In the left column of hands-on activities, bold sans-serif text indicates an explicit item that you select, choose, or type.
Keycaps like

Indicate a key on the keyboard you must press.



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