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3 Documentation Conventions

The following typographical conventions are used in this manual:

  • /etc/passwd : directory names and file names

  • placeholder: replace placeholder with the actual value

  • PATH: the environment variable PATH

  • ls, --help: commands, options, and parameters

  • user : users or groups

  • packagename : name of a package

  • Alt , AltF1 : a key to press or a key combination; keys are shown in uppercase as on a keyboard

  • File › Save As, Cancel: menu items, buttons

  • This paragraph is only relevant for the x86_64 architecture. The arrows mark the beginning and the end of the text block.

    This paragraph is only relevant for the architectures z Systems and POWER. The arrows mark the beginning and the end of the text block.

  • Dancing Penguins (Chapter Penguins, Another Manual): This is a reference to a chapter in another manual.

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