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


QandADiv -- A titled division in a QandASet


Content Model

QandADiv ::= ((Title,TitleAbbrev?)?,  (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|Procedure|Anchor|BridgeHead|   Comment|Highlights|IndexTerm)*,  (QandADiv+|QandAEntry+))


Common attributes

Tag Minimization

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


QandADiv is a section of a QandASet. A question and answer set might be divided into sections in order to group different sets of questions together, perhaps by topic.

A QandASet may contain any number of QandADiv or QandAEntry elements, but it cannot contain a mixture of both at the same level.

Processing expectations

Formatted as a displayed block.

A table of contents for the question and answer set is sometimes generated, especially in online environments.


These elements contain QandADiv: QandADiv, QandASet.


The following elements occur in QandADiv: Address, Anchor, BlockQuote, BridgeHead, CalloutList, CmdSynopsis, Comment, Equation, Example, Figure, FormalPara, FuncSynopsis, GlossList, Graphic, GraphicCO, Highlights, IndexTerm, InformalEquation, InformalExample, InformalFigure, InformalTable, ItemizedList, LiteralLayout, MediaObject, MediaObjectCO, OrderedList, Para, Procedure, ProgramListing, ProgramListingCO, QandADiv, QandAEntry, Screen, ScreenCO, ScreenShot, SegmentedList, SimPara, SimpleList, Synopsis, Table, Title, TitleAbbrev, 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.


For examples, see QandASet.


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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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