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Inline Formatting

Within blocks of text and headings, you can use special inline sequences to control text formatting. All sequences are nested within a set of double parentheses.

Sequence Example Intended Use
((*emphasis*)) emphasis Emphasis (normally italic)
(({code stuff})) code stuff Code
((|variable|)) variable Variable name
((%type me%)) type me Keyboard input
((:index term:)) index term Something to be indexed
((<reference>)) reference Hyperlink reference
((-footnote-)) text.4 Footnote text. A reference is placed inline, and the text of the footnote appears at the bottom of the page.
(('verb')) verb Verbatim text

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