next up previous contents
Next: 1.3 Terminology Up: 1. Introduction Previous: 1.1 Outline of the

1.2 Typography

The following type faces are used throughout this document to denote a certain property of the term printed in that specific typeface.

Slanted denotes names of human persons.
Sans Serif denotes names of programs, computer systems unless a commonly used typeface or a logo is already available.
Courier denotes any computer input or output, e.g. C++ or Model Definition Language (MDL) source code.
Courier bold denotes keywords of the Model Definition Language MDL and common base classes provided by the Algorithm Library. Within text sections this type face is also used when certain terms are in strong context to such keywords or classes.
Italics denotes a newly introduced or important term in the text, or -- in a computer language context -- a variable or expression to be substituted.

Robert Mlekus