GNU Astronomy Utilities

1.12 Conventions

In this book we have the following conventions:

This is not a convention, but a bi-product of the PDF building process of the manual: In the PDF version of this manual, a single quote (or apostrophe) character in the commands or codes is shown like this: '. Single quotes are sometimes necessary in combination with commands like awk or sed, or when using Column arithmetic in Gnuastro’s own Table (see Column arithmetic). Therefore when typing (recommended) or copy-pasting (not recommended) the commands that have a ', please correct it to the single-quote (or apostrophe) character, otherwise the command will fail.