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The PC-BSD Handbook uses the following 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.
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:'''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.
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:''italic text:'' used to represent device names or file name paths.
  
''' ''bold italic text:'' ''' used to emphasize an important point.
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:''' ''bold italic text:'' ''' used to emphasize an important point.
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===Language usage and word choice===
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To facilitate future translations avoid the following:
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* Contractions- for example, in place of ''don't'' or ''can't'' or ''won't'' use do not, cannot, or will not.

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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.
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