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Typographic Conventions

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This document uses the following conventions.

audit(5) 

An HP-UX manpage. In this example, audit is the name and 5 is the section in the HP-UX Reference. On the web and on the Instant Information media, it may be a hot link to the manpage itself. From the HP-UX command line, you can enter “man audit” or “man 5 audit” to view the manpage. See man(1).

Book Title 

The title of a book. On the web and on the Instant Information media, it may be a hot link to the book itself.

KeyCap 

The name of a keyboard key. Note that Return and Enter both refer to the same key.

Emphasis 

Text that is emphasized.

Bold 

Text that is strongly emphasized.

Bold 

The defined use of an important word or phrase.

ComputerOut 

Text displayed by the computer.

UserInput 

Commands and other text that you type.

Command 

A command name or qualified command phrase.

Variable 

The name of a variable that you may replace in a command or function or information in a display that represents several possible values.

[ ]

 

The contents are optional in formats and command descriptions. If the contents are a list separated by |, you must choose one of the items.

{ }

 

The contents are required in formats and command descriptions. If the contents are a list separated by |, you must choose one of the items.

... 

The preceding element may be repeated an arbitrary number of times.

| 

Separates items in a list of choices.