Symbols used in the Manual
Use of notes
Notes concerning important information are marked separately and are displayed as follows:
Use of examples
Examples are marked separately and are displayed as follows:
The end of an example is marked with the following symbol:
Use of numbering in the figures
Numbering within the figures is displayed by white numbers within black circles and is explained in
a table following it using the same number, e.g.:
³ · " ¿
Use of handling instructions
Handling instructions are steps that must be carried out in their exact sequence during startup, oper-
ation, maintenance and similar operations.
They are numbered consecutively (black numbers in white circles):
Use of footnotes in tables
Instructions in tables are explained in footnotes underneath the tables (in superscript). There is a foot-
note character at the appropriate position in the table (in superscript).
If there are several footnotes for one table then these are numbered consecutively underneath the
table (black numbers in white circle, in superscript):
Writing conventions and guidance notes
Keys or key-combinations are indicated in square brackets, such as [Enter], [Shift] or [Ctrl]. Menu
names of the menu bar, of the drop-down menus, options of a dialogue screen and buttons are indi-
cated in italic bold letters, such as the drop down menu New in the Project menu or the option Serial
USB in the "Transfer Setup Connection" screen.
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MELSEC-L Series – CANopen Module ME3CAN1-L