Typographical conventions

The typographical conventions are:

italic

Highlights important notes, introduces special terminology, denotes internal cross-references, and citations.

bold

Highlights interface elements, such as menu names. Denotes signal names. Also used for terms in descriptive lists, where appropriate.

monospace

Denotes text that you can enter at the keyboard, such as commands, file and program names, and source code.

monospace

Denotes a permitted abbreviation for a command or option. You can enter the underlined text instead of the full command or option name.

monospace italic

Denotes arguments to monospace text where the argument is to be replaced by a specific value.

monospace bold

Denotes language keywords when used outside example code.

< and >

Enclose replaceable terms for assembler syntax where they appear in code or code fragments. For example:

MRC p15, 0 <Rd>, <CRn>, <CRm>, <Opcode_2>
small capitals

Used in body text for a few terms that have specific technical meanings, that are defined in the ARM Glossary. For example, implementation defined, implementation specific, unknown, and unpredictable.

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