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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GlossDef -- A definition in a GlossEntry

Synopsis

Content Model

GlossDef ::= ((CalloutList|GlossList|ItemizedList|OrderedList|SegmentedList|   SimpleList|VariableList|LiteralLayout|ProgramListing|   ProgramListingCO|Screen|ScreenCO|ScreenShot|Synopsis|   CmdSynopsis|FuncSynopsis|FormalPara|Para|SimPara|Address|   BlockQuote|Graphic|GraphicCO|MediaObject|MediaObjectCO|   InformalEquation|InformalExample|InformalFigure|InformalTable|   Equation|Example|Figure|Table|Comment|IndexTerm)+,  GlossSeeAlso*)

Attributes

Common attributes

Name

Type

Default

SubjectCDATANone

Tag Minimization

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

Description

A GlossDef contains the description or definition of a GlossTerm.

Processing expectations

Formatted as a displayed block.

(4.0) Future Changes

The Subject attribute will be renamed Keywords in DocBook V4.0.

Parents

These elements contain GlossDef: GlossEntry.

Children

The following elements occur in GlossDef: Address, BlockQuote, CalloutList, CmdSynopsis, Comment, Equation, Example, Figure, FormalPara, FuncSynopsis, GlossList, GlossSeeAlso, Graphic, GraphicCO, IndexTerm, InformalEquation, InformalExample, InformalFigure, InformalTable, ItemizedList, LiteralLayout, MediaObject, MediaObjectCO, OrderedList, Para, ProgramListing, ProgramListingCO, Screen, ScreenCO, ScreenShot, SegmentedList, SimPara, SimpleList, Synopsis, Table, VariableList.

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

In some contexts, the following elements are excluded: Equation, Example, Figure, IndexTerm, InformalTable, Table.

Attributes

Subject

Subject holds a list of keywords for the GlossDef's definition.

See Also

GlossSee, GlossSeeAlso

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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