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9.1.1 Highlighting Commands are Useful

The commands serve a variety of purposes:

@code{sample-code}

Indicate text that is a literal example of a piece of a program. See section @code{sample-code}.

@kbd{keyboard-characters}

Indicate keyboard input. See section @kbd{keyboard-characters}.

@key{key-name}

Indicate the conventional name for a key on a keyboard. See section @key{key-name}.

@samp{text}

Indicate text that is a literal example of a sequence of characters. See section @samp{text}.

@verb{text}

Write a verbatim sequence of characters. See section @verb{chartextchar}.

@var{metasyntactic-variable}

Indicate a metasyntactic variable. See section @var{metasyntactic-variable}.

@env{environment-variable}

Indicate an environment variable. See section @env{environment-variable}.

@file{file-name}

Indicate the name of a file. See section @file{file-name}.

@command{command-name}

Indicate the name of a command. See section @command{command-name}.

@option{option}

Indicate a command-line option. See section @option{option-name}.

@dfn{term}

Indicate the introductory or defining use of a term. See section @dfn{term}.

@cite{reference}

Indicate the name of a book. See section @cite{reference}.

@abbr{abbreviation}

Indicate an abbreviation, such as ‘Comput.’.

@acronym{acronym}

Indicate an acronym. See section @acronym{acronym[, meaning]}.

@indicateurl{uniform-resource-locator}

Indicate an example (that is, nonfunctional) uniform resource locator. See section @indicateurl{uniform-resource-locator}. (Use @url (see section @url, @uref{url[, text][, replacement]}) for live urls.)

@email{email-address[, displayed-text]}

Indicate an electronic mail address. See section @email{email-address[, displayed-text]}.


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