Hybrid Memory Cube Controller Design Example User Guide

ID 683817
Date 5/02/2016

A.3. Typographic Conventions

Table 11.  Typographic ConventionsLists the typographic conventions this document uses.

Visual Cue


Bold Type with Initial Capital Letters

Indicate command names, dialog box titles, dialog box options, and other GUI labels. For example, Save As dialog box. For GUI elements, capitalization matches the GUI.

bold type

Indicates directory names, project names, disk drive names, file names, file name extensions, software utility names, and GUI labels. For example, \ qdesigns directory, D: drive, and chiptrip.gdf file.

Italic Type with Initial Capital Letters

Indicate document titles. For example, Stratix  V Design Guidelines.

italic type

Indicates variables. For example, n + 1.

Variable names are enclosed in angle brackets (< >). For example, <file name> and <project name> . pof file.

Initial Capital Letters

Indicate keyboard keys and menu names. For example, the Delete key and the Options menu.

“Subheading Title”

Quotation marks indicate references to sections in a document and titles of Quartus Prime Help topics. For example, “Typographic Conventions.”

Courier type

Indicates signal, port, register, bit, block, and primitive names. For example, data1, tdi, and input. The suffix n denotes an active-low signal. For example, resetn.

Indicates command line commands and anything that must be typed exactly as it appears. For example, c:\qdesigns\tutorial\chiptrip.gdf.

Also indicates sections of an actual file, such as a Report File, references to parts of files (for example, the AHDL keyword SUBDESIGN), and logic function names (for example, TRI).

1., 2., 3., and a., b., c., and so on

Numbered steps indicate a list of items when the sequence of the items is important, such as the steps listed in a procedure.

Bullets indicate a list of items when the sequence of the items is not important.

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