Documentation Conventions (SQL Server Compact)

The following table shows the conventions that are used in SQL Server Compact Books Online to distinguish elements of text.

Convention

Used for

UPPERCASE

Transact-SQL keywords and SQL elements.

Initial Capitals

Paths and file names.

Bold

Database names, table names, column names, stored procedures, command-prompt utilities, menus, commands, dialog box options, programming elements, and text that must be typed exactly as shown.

Italic

User-supplied variables, relationships, and phrasing.

Monospace

Code samples, examples, display text, and error messages.

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