Difference between revisions of "Help:Editing"

From PC-BSD Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
m (Language usage and word choice)
m (Language usage and word choice)
Line 15: Line 15:
 
To facilitate future translations avoid the following:
 
To facilitate future translations avoid the following:
  
* Contractions- for example, in place of ''don't'' or ''can't'' or ''won't'' use do not, cannot, or will not.
+
;Contractions
* Function instead of service name- use '''web''' search instead of '''Google''' search
+
:for example, in place of '''''don't''''' or '''''can't''''' or '''''won't''''' use '''do not''', '''cannot''', or '''will not'''.
 +
 
 +
;Function instead of service name
 +
:use '''web''' search instead of '''''Google''''' search
  
 
===Some special characters===
 
===Some special characters===

Revision as of 23:15, 28 January 2012

Help:Editing

Typographic Conventions

The PC-BSD Handbook uses the following typographic conventions:

bold text: represents a command written at the command line. In usage examples, the font is changed with any command output displayed in unbolded text.
italic text: used to represent device names or file name paths.
bold italic text: used to emphasize an important point.

Language usage and word choice

To facilitate future translations avoid the following:

Contractions
for example, in place of don't or can't or won't use do not, cannot, or will not.
Function instead of service name
use web search instead of Google search

Some special characters

This is a helpful spot to facilitate a copy/paste of these unique characters:

Personal tools
Namespaces

Variants
Actions
Navigation
Toolbox