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

DocBook: The Definitive Guide
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GlossEntry -- An entry in a Glossary or GlossList

Synopsis

Content Model

GlossEntry ::= (GlossTerm,Acronym?,Abbrev?,  (IndexTerm)*,  RevHistory?,  (GlossSee|GlossDef+))

Attributes

Common attributes

Name

Type

Default

SortAsCDATANone

Tag Minimization

The start-tag is required for this element. The end-tag is optional, if your SGML declaration allows minimization.

Description

GlossEntry is a wrapper around a glossary term and its definition.

Processing expectations

Formatted as a displayed block. Glossary entries are usually formatted to highlight the terms and definitions, frequently in a style similar to VarListEntrys.

Parents

These elements contain GlossEntry: Glossary, GlossDiv, GlossList.

Children

The following elements occur in GlossEntry: Abbrev, Acronym, GlossDef, GlossSee, GlossTerm, IndexTerm, RevHistory.

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

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

Attributes

SortAs

SortAs specifies the string by which the element's content is to be sorted. If unspecified, the proper content is used.

Examples

For examples, see Glossary, GlossList.


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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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