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8.5 Expression Terms

The entries in the metric definition file use three types of expression terms: The following subsections describe each of these expression types in an informal manner. A formal definition is given in Appendix E: "Project File Format Definitions".
8.5.1 Constants and Identifiers
8.5.2 Metric Expressions
8.5.3 Set Expressions
8.5.4 Condition Expressions
8.5.5 Expression Terms and XML