1. Introducing Ingres Commands : Syntax Conventions Used in this Guide
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Syntax Conventions Used in this Guide
This guide uses the following conventions to describe command and statement syntax:
Indicates keywords, symbols, or punctuation that you must enter as shown.
Represent a variable name for which you must supply a value.
[ ] (brackets)
Indicate an optional item.
{ } (braces)
Indicate an optional item that you can repeat as many times as appropriate.
| (vertical bar)
Separates items in a list and indicates that you must choose one item.