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Typographic Conventions

To help you understand the material in the HST Data Handbook, we will use a few consistent typographic conventions.

Visual Cues

The following typographic cues are used:


Keystroke commands and sequences are identified by the following formats.


Occasional side comments point out three types of information, each identified by an icon in the left margin.

Tip: No problems...just another way to do something or a suggestion that might make your life easier.

Heads Up: Here is something that is often done incorrectly or that is not -obvious.

Warning: You could corrupt data, produce incorrect results, or create some other kind of severe problem.

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