Notation of Instructions
Instructions are structured as individual action sequences. The following accentuation elements are used for the action sequences:
This symbol indicates the prerequisites for action sequences.
A single action sequence is marked with a bullet point.
Several action sequences are displayed as a numbered list.
An intermediate result is displayed with an indented arrow.
The final result is displayed with an arrow that is aligned to the left.
Conventions for Control Elements
Rules are outlined in this document concerning notational conventions for control elements.
Menu names are displayed in bold type.
Menu sequences are displayed in bold type. The menu items are connected using the character >.
Example: System > Exit
Keys are displayed in bold type and within angle brackets. Example: <Enter>.
Keyboard shortcuts are displayed in bold type, within angle brackets, and with plus sign.
Meaning: Press and hold down the <Ctrl> key and additionally press the <d> key.
Screen elements and terms
Screen elements such as buttons, tab names, drop-down menus, text field and check box names, and dialog box titles are displayed in bold type.
Example: OK, Cancel, Apply, Settings, Selection
Functions, event types, status and such are written in bold.
Open, Yes, FIRE, Edit and so on