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Syntax and Vocabulary Conventions

Before you start using this guide, it is important to understand the terms and typographical conventions used in the documentation.

For more information on specialized terms used in the documentation, see the Glossary at the end of this document.

The following kinds of formatting in the text identify special information.

Formatting convention

Type of Information

Numbered bullet point

Step-by-step procedures. You can follow these instructions to complete a specific task.

Special Bold

Items you must select, such as menu options, command buttons, or items in a list.


Use to emphasize the importance of a point or for variable expressions such as parameters.

Courier New font

File paths, program menu options, directory names, for example: C:/My Documents


Key combinations for which the user must press and hold down one key and then press another, for example: CTRL+P, or ALT+F4.

The language used in this documentation comes from a legal background. Click on unfamiliar terms, when shown as links, to see an explanation. The table below contains parallel terms which may be more applicable to your business.

Word used

Parallel terms

client-matter, matter

project, job, or case


customer or consumer of services


department, division, office or location


a task to be performed with a date due and its date done is recorded. A staff member is assigned responsibility for it.

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