This font is used for file and directory names.
This font is used for commands.
This font is used for input the user is
expected to enter.
This font is used for
“replaceable” text or variables. Replaceable text is
text that describes something you're supposed to type, like a
filename, in which the word
“filename” is a placeholder for the actual filename.
The following fonts are used to denote various programming
class names (CCA
names (CCA “ports”), and
method names. Also
environment variables are
marked up with special fonts.
Sometime we must break lines in computer output or program
listings to fit the line widths available. In these cases, the
break will be marked by a “
character. In real computer output, you see a long continuous line
rather than a broken one. For program listings, unless otherwise
indicated, you can join up the broken lines. In shell commands,
you can use the “
\” and break the
input over multiple lines.