Applies To: Windows Vista,Windows 7,Windows Server 2008,Windows Server 2008 R2

The following table describes the notation used to indicate command-line syntax.

Notation Description

Text without brackets or braces

Items you must type as shown

<Text inside angle brackets>

Placeholder for which you must supply a value

[Text inside square brackets]

Optional items

{Text inside braces}

Set of required items; choose one

Vertical bar (|)

Separator for mutually exclusive items; choose one

Ellipsis ()

Items that can be repeated