In this manual we use several special notation styles to visualize different things. Here is a list of these conventions:
They are enclosed in square brackets, like [Q], [Command][A], [OK] or [Cancel].
Apple shipped various keyboards for their Macs, with various control key prints. We use these descriptors:
[Shift] for both Shift keys
[Escape] for the Escape key
[Tab] for the Tabulator key
[Control] for the Control key
[Option] for the Option key
[Command] for the Command key, also known as Apple key
When we mention specified files or paths which are relevant for
Charmas, they are shown in a special font face, like
Click on the navigation buttons in the header and footer area of each document window to browse the manual. Their tooltips inform you about the title of the relevant manual page. But you can also browse the help book or manual with your keyboard. Therefore, the Apple Help Viewer window (or your web browser window) has to be the active window. That is, there is no focus on a search field or any other object but the document area of the window.
|Left Arrow key||Browses to the previous page.|
|Right Arrow key||Browses to the following page.|
|Pos 1 / Home key||Back to the homepage of this manual.|
Some screen shots of application windows or dialogs may be somewhat too large for convenient reading in the help pages layout. Thus, we have then placed a smaller copy of the screen shot on the page instead. Whenever you see a tiny dotted blue rectangle around an image, you can click on it. It will then be enlarged to its original size, depending on the current size of the window which shows the manual page.
~is an abbreviation which is commonly used in all Unix systems (which OS X belongs to). It stands for <Main Hard Drive>/Users/<Your Username>, e.g.: