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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Name

Dedication -- A wrapper for the dedication section of a book

Synopsis

Content Model

Dedication ::= ((Title,Subtitle?,TitleAbbrev?)?,  (CalloutList|GlossList|ItemizedList|OrderedList|SegmentedList|   SimpleList|VariableList|Caution|Important|Note|Tip|Warning|   LiteralLayout|ProgramListing|ProgramListingCO|Screen|ScreenCO|   ScreenShot|FormalPara|Para|SimPara|BlockQuote|IndexTerm)+)

Attributes

Common attributes

Name

Type

Default

StatusCDATANone

Tag Minimization

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

Description

A Dedication is a section at the very beginning of a book (before any other body matter) containing a tribute to something (frequently someone) in connection with the writing or publication of the Book.

Processing expectations

Formatted as a displayed block. Frequently appears on a page by itself at the beginning of a book.

Parents

These elements contain Dedication: Book.

Children

The following elements occur in Dedication: BlockQuote, CalloutList, Caution, FormalPara, GlossList, Important, IndexTerm, ItemizedList, LiteralLayout, Note, OrderedList, Para, ProgramListing, ProgramListingCO, Screen, ScreenCO, ScreenShot, SegmentedList, SimPara, SimpleList, Subtitle, Tip, Title, TitleAbbrev, VariableList, Warning.

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

Attributes

Status

Status identifies the editorial or publication status of the Dedication.

Publication status might be used to control formatting (for example, printing a "draft" watermark on drafts) or processing (perhaps a document with a status of "final" should not include any components that are not final).

See Also

Appendix, Article, Book, Chapter, Colophon, Part, PartIntro, Preface, Set

Examples

For examples, see Book.


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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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