Last modified on 12 June 2009, at 01:54

Hacking/Introduction/Conventions

Conventions used in this Wikibook:

Italic
Used for file names and directory names. Also used to introduce new terms.
Constant width
Used to indicate commands, command lines, and command line switches.
Constant width italic
Used to indicate user-defined input; the user creates the text.
Constant width bold
Used in interactive examples to indicate literal user input.
Preformatted text blocks
Used for code blocks and multi-line shell output examples where whitespace matters
[ ]
Brackets surround optional inputs; omit the brackets when supplying these inputs.