[OS X TeX] Characters for command, control etc. keys
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sat Mar 4 13:28:09 EST 2006
On Mar 4, 2006, at 11:31 AM, Jon Guyer wrote:
> While I think this is great, keep in mind the Apple Style Guide
> stipulation on the use of these symbols in user documentation, e.g.,
> Command key On first use in print user documentation, identify the
> Command key with
> its symbol: Command (⌘) key. Thereafter, just use Command key.
> Don’t use Apple key.
That's very interesting. I'll have to check some of Apple's
documentation to convince myself they follow that guideline.
I wonder why they supply things like the Option symbol when that key
is marked alt and option or the Escape symbol when that key is marked
`esc'. Maybe throwbacks from an earlier time or so the proper symbols
will be identified when looking at the keyboard shortcuts in the Menus.
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)
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