DocBook: The Definitive Guide

docbook: the definitive guide
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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Name

Accel -- A graphical user interface (GUI) keyboard shortcut

Synopsis

Mixed Content Model

Accel ::= ((#PCDATA|Replaceable|InlineGraphic|InlineMediaObject|IndexTerm)+)

Attributes

Common attributes

Tag Minimization

Both the start- and end-tags are required for this element.

Description

An accelerator is usually a letter used with a meta key (such as control or alt) to activate some element of a GUI without using the mouse to point and click at it.

Processing expectations

Formatted inline. Often underlined.

Parents

These elements contain Accel: GUIButton, GUIIcon, GUILabel, GUIMenu, GUIMenuItem, GUISubmenu, Interface.

Children

The following elements occur in Accel: IndexTerm, InlineGraphic, InlineMediaObject, Replaceable.

In some contexts, the following elements are allowed anywhere: BeginPage, IndexTerm.

In some contexts, the following elements are excluded: IndexTerm.

See Also

GUIButton, GUIIcon, GUILabel, GUIMenu, GUIMenuItem, GUISubmenu, KeyCap, KeyCode, KeyCombo, KeySym, MenuChoice, MouseButton, Shortcut

Examples

<!DOCTYPE para PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook V3.1//EN"> <para OS="windows"> You can exit most Windows applications by selecting <guimenuitem><accel>Q</accel>uit</guimenuitem> or <guimenuitem>E<accel>x</accel>it</guimenuitem> from the <guimenu><accel>F</>ile</guimenu> menu. </para>

You can exit most Windows applications by selecting Quit or Exit from the File menu.

For additional examples, see also GUIMenu.


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DocBook. The Definitive Guide
DocBook 5: The Definitive Guide
ISBN: 0596805020
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 1999
Pages: 412
Authors: Walsh Norman, Richard L. Hamilton
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