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OpenEdge Getting Started: Progress OpenEdge Studio
Preface : Typographical conventions
 
Typographical conventions
This manual uses the following typographical conventions:
 
Convention
Description
Bold
Bold typeface indicates commands or characters the user types, or the names of user interface elements.
Italic
Italic typeface indicates the title of a document, provides emphasis, or signifies new terms.
SMALL, BOLD CAPITAL LETTERS
Small, bold capital letters indicate OpenEdge™ key functions and generic keyboard keys; for example, GET and CTRL.
KEY1-KEY2
A hyphen between key names indicates a simultaneous key sequence: you press and hold down the first key while pressing the second key. For example, CTRL-X.
KEY1 KEY2
A space between key names indicates a sequential key sequence: you press and release the first key, then press another key. For example, ESCAPE H.
Syntax:
Fixed width
A fixed-width font is used in syntax statements. code examples, and for system output and filenames.
Fixed-width italics
Fixed-width italics indicate variables in syntax statements.
Fixed-width bold
Fixed-width bold indicates variables with special emphasis.
UPPERCASE fixed width
Uppercase words are ABL language keywords. Although these always are shown in uppercase, you can type them in either uppercase or lowercase in a procedure.