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Interpret AskIT Documents

Each University of Wyoming AskIT document is written in a standard format that will enable users to quickly and easily apply the information provided. The following is a list of the conventions used and how to interpret them while reading an AskIT document.

Conventions Meanings
CAPITALS A word typed in all capitals is a key name, key combination, or key sequence (i.e. TAB, ENTER, CTRL+ALT+DEL)
Bold Bold type can signify keystrokes to be typed by the user and is generally preceded by the word type or enter (i.e. type
Bold type can also signify titles of windows, menus,  commands, icons, and buttons.
Italic Italic type indicates  information to be supplied by the user, though not the actual key strokes (i.e. enter your username as UWYO\username)
ALT+ , CTRL+ , SHIFT+ When the "+" character links a control key with another control key, a letter, or an alphanumeric character, the user should press and hold down the control key and press the additional control key, letter, or number specified at the same time.
Type, Enter These terms are followed by the actual key strokes to be typed (i.e. type

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