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

thead -- A table header consisting of one or more rows

Synopsis

Content Model

thead ::= (colspec*,row+)

Attributes

Common attributes

Name

Type

Default

valign

Enumeration:

bottom
middle
top

None

Tag Minimization

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

Parameter Entities

%tbl.entrytbl.mdl;%tbl.hdft.name;%tbl.tgroup.mdl;

Description

The THead wrapper identifies the Rows of a table that form the head of the table, as distinct from the body (TBody) and foot (TFoot) rows.

Header rows are always rendered at the beginning of the table.

Processing expectations

This element is expected to obey the semantics of the CALS Table Model Document Type Definition, as specified by OASIS Technical Memorandum TM 9502:1995. Header rows are often presented in an alternate typographic style, such as boldface.

In paged media, if a table spans across multiple pages, header rows are printed at the top of each new page.

Parents

These elements contain thead: entrytbl, tgroup.

Children

The following elements occur in thead: colspec, row.

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

Attributes

valign

VAlign specifies the vertical alignment of text (and other elements) within the cells of this THead.

See Also

colspec, entry, entrytbl, InformalTable, row, spanspec, Table, tbody, tfoot, tgroup

Examples

For examples, see RefEntry, Table.


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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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