Formatting words as words

When you need to draw attention to a particular word or phrase in your documentation, because you're referring to it as the word or term itself, use italics.

Not recommended: Don't use & (ampersand) as a conjunction. Use the word and instead.

Recommended: Don't use & (ampersand) as a conjunction. Use the word and instead.

When you need to refer to letters as letters, use italics.

Not recommended: To form a possessive of a singular noun, add "'s" to the end of the word.

Recommended: To form a possessive of a singular noun, add 's to the end of the word.