By Norman Walsh & Leonard Muellner
1st Edition October 1999
1-56592-580-7, Order Number: 5807
652 pages, $36.95 , Includes CD-ROM
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Epigraph ::= (Attribution?, (FormalPara|Para|SimPara)+)
Both the start- and end-tags are required for this element.
An Epigraph is a short inscription, often a quotation or poem, set at the beginning of a document or component. Epigraphs are usually related somehow to the content that follows them and may help set the tone for the component.
Formatted as a displayed block.
Epigraph will not be allowed in BlockQuote in DocBook V4.0.
These elements contain Epigraph: Appendix, Article, BiblioDiv, Bibliography, BlockQuote, Callout, Chapter, Glossary, GlossDiv, Index, ListItem, MsgExplan, MsgText, PartIntro, Preface, Procedure, RefSect1, RefSect2, RefSect3, RefSynopsisDiv, Sect1, Sect2, Sect3, Sect4, Sect5, Section, SetIndex, SimpleSect, Step.
The following elements occur in Epigraph: Attribution, FormalPara, Para, SimPara.
In some contexts, the following elements are allowed anywhere: BeginPage, IndexTerm.
Abstract, Attribution, BlockQuote, Highlights, Sidebar
For examples, see Chapter.
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