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Icons and Typographic Conventions  Locate the document in its SAP Library structure

Icons in Body Text

Icon

Meaning

Caution

Caution

Example

Example

Note

Note

Recommendation

Recommendation

Syntax

Syntax

Additional icons are used in SAP Library documentation to help you identify different types of information at a glance. For more information, see Help on Help General Information Classes on the first page of the any version of SAP Library.

Typographic Conventions

Type Style

Description

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Words or characters quoted from the screen. These include field names, screen titles, pushbuttons labels, menu names, menu paths, and menu options.

Cross-references to other documentation.

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Emphasized words or phrases in body text, graphic titles, and table titles.

EXAMPLE TEXT

Technical names of system objects. These include report names, program names, transaction codes, table names, and key concepts of a programming language when they are surrounded by body text, for example, SELECT and INCLUDE.

Example text

Output on the screen. This includes file and directory names and their paths, messages, names of variables and parameters, source text, and names of installation, upgrade and database tools.

Example text

Exact user entry. These are words or characters that you enter in the system exactly as they appear in the documentation.

<Example text>

Variable user entry. Angle brackets indicate that you replace these words and characters with appropriate entries to make entries in the system.

EXAMPLE TEXT

Keys on the keyboard, for example, F2 or ENTER.

 

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