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1.5 Typefaces and icons used in this book

Shadow boxes are used throughout the manual for defining terms or to bring attention to hints or key concepts.

This is a shadow box.

Examples, hints and exercises are noted by the following special symbols: 0.5cm

Buttons, menu buttons and other widgets are shown in double quotes, as in ``Edit/Clear'' or ``Ok'' and ``Cancel''.

Italics indicate values that you key into entries. We use italics to denote programs, such as nxqddb, and to sometimes emphasize certain words.

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