How to read this book

There are several methods for navigating through the chapters of a book.1

The sidebar on the left provides a list of all chapters. Clicking on any of the chapter titles will load that page.

The sidebar may not automatically appear if the window is too narrow, particularly on mobile displays. In that situation, the menu icon (three horizontal bars) at the top-left of the page can be pressed to open and close the sidebar.

The arrow buttons at the bottom of the page can be used to navigate to the previous or the next chapter.

The left and right arrow keys on the keyboard can be used to navigate to the previous or the next chapter.

The menu bar at the top of the page provides some icons for interacting with the book.

Opens and closes the chapter listing sidebar.
Opens a picker to choose a different color theme.
Opens a search bar for searching within the book.

Tapping the menu bar will scroll the page to the top.

This book has a built-in search system.

Pressing the search icon () in the menu bar, or pressing the S key on the keyboard will open an input box for entering search terms. Typing some terms will show matching chapters and sections in real time.

Clicking any of the results will jump to that section. The up and down arrow keys can be used to navigate the results, and enter will open the highlighted section.

After loading a search result, the matching search terms will be highlighted in the text. Clicking a highlighted word or pressing the Esc key will remove the highlighting.


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Greyed out areas

Greyed out areas in the left sidebar of the book indicate content that will come in the future. We thank you for your patience as those articles are written and published to this book.


The content on this page based on the documentation of mdbook, the software used to build this online book found here.