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In this book, some words are marked with special typography:

  • Internal links (aka: hotlinks, hyperlinks) mark terminology or procedures that are explained more completely elsewhere (on the same webpage or on another webpage) internally within the Gramps-Project wiki.
  • External links mark terminology that is not specific to Gramps where well-defined explanations can be found on a website external to the Gramps-Project wiki.
  • Applications
  • Commands you type at the command line
  • Filenames or Filenames
  • Replaceable text
  • Labels for buttons and other portions of the graphical interface. A trailing ▴ and ▾ in a column header indicates the sort order for table column. ◂ more headers or tabs ▸
  • Hint text for hover or roll-over hints (aka Tooltips) that identify elements of the graphical interface
  • Menu selections look like this: Menu -> Submenu -> Menu Item (Spaces should enclose the -> to make webpage auto-translation recognize menu words.) Gramplet pop-up menus are marked with a (Down Arrowhead button).
  • Buttons you can click
  • Disclosure triangle node expand or collapse disclosure triangular widget. All the nodes of the tree view mode can be simultaneously collapsed or expanded from the pop-up menu shown by right-clicking.
  • Anything you type in
  • Checked - Checkbox that is ☑ selected
  • Unchecked - Checkbox that is ❏ unselected
  • RadioButton Selected.png - Radio button that is ◉ selected
  • RadioButton Deselected.png - Radio button that is 🔘 deselected

The manual also provides assorted bits of additional information in tips and notes as follows:

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Example Tip

Tips and bits of extra information will look like this.


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Example Note

Notes will look like this.

Finally, there are warnings, notifying you where you should be careful:

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Example Warning

This is what a warning looks like. If there's a chance you'll run into trouble, you will be warned beforehand.