Conventions Used in This Book

Conventions Used in This Book

All the programming code in this book, including SQL statements, database object names, variable declarations, and so on, appears in this fixed-width font.

Hierarchical menu choices are shown in the following way: FileàSave, which in this example means to select File on a menu bar, then choose Save from the submenu that appears.

Throughout the book you will also find the following icons, among others:


Notes provide additional information on the topic at hand.


Tips show you ways of getting your work done faster or more efficiently.


A Caution provides additional information that you should take into consideration.


Cross-References show where in another part of the book you can find related subject matter.