Scheme of notation

Particular items on this site are indicated in a special manner to distinguish them. This table lists those items and gives the respective indication used together with one or more examples.

what indication example
names / literals quote »theRealNameOfSomething«
files / directories color /path/to/a/certain/file
environment variables prefix »$« $PYTHONPATH
shell commands monospaced block
> cd an/arbitrary/path
> ./ --foo theParameter [--bar]
options monospace --someOption or -s
optional items square brackets [--anOptionalSwitch]
variable items italics --theOption variableParameter

This topic: About > NotationScheme
Topic revision: 01 Nov 2012, PhilipEisenlohr
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