You can save time when using this book if you take the time to understand how instructions, keys, notes, and so on are used before you start the first chapter. Please take a moment to read the following list, which explains the conventions for these and other elements.
Hands-on exercises for you to follow are given in numbered lists of steps (1, 2, and so on).
Text that you are to type appears in boldface type.
As you work through steps, you will occasionally see tables with lists of properties that you will type into Visual C# .NET.
A plus sign between two key names means that you must press those keys at the same time. For example, Press Alt+Tab means that you hold down the Alt key while pressing the Tab key.
Notes labeled NOTE provide additional information or tips about a topic.
Notes labeled IMPORTANT alert you to essential information that you should check before continuing the chapter. This can include information to help you avoid problems such as application crashes or security issues.
Notes labeled TIP can help save you time and trouble as you use the technologies being described.