Rendering <KBD>

Kenneth Chang (
Fri, 12 Nov 93 10:28:18 CST

On a somewhat less technical issue, I wanted to recommend to browser
authors that, when possible, <KBD> be rendered in the bold version of the
monospace font. This would be immensely helpful for those us who write
manuals and who write stuff like

At the login prompt, enter ``anonymous'' and your e-mail address for
the password:
220 zaphod FTP server
Name (ftp:user): <kbd>anonymous</kbd>

Putting user input in bold helps distinguish it from screen output (i.e.
sytem prompts, status messages, etc.)

--ken chang
NCSA Publications