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


IndexDiv -- A division in an index


Content Model

IndexDiv ::= ((Title,Subtitle?,TitleAbbrev?)?,  ((ItemizedList|OrderedList|VariableList|SimpleList|LiteralLayout|    ProgramListing|ProgramListingCO|Screen|ScreenCO|ScreenShot|    Synopsis|CmdSynopsis|FuncSynopsis|FormalPara|Para|SimPara|    Address|BlockQuote|Graphic|GraphicCO|MediaObject|MediaObjectCO|    InformalEquation|InformalExample|InformalFigure|InformalTable|    Anchor|Comment|Link|OLink|ULink)*,   (IndexEntry+|SegmentedList)))


Common attributes

Tag Minimization

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


An IndexDiv identifies a section of an Index. An index might be divided into sections in order to group entries, usually alphabetically.

An index may contain any number of IndexEntry or IndexDiv elements, but it cannot contain a mixture of both at the same level.

Processing expectations

Formatted as a displayed block.


These elements contain IndexDiv: Index, SetIndex.


The following elements occur in IndexDiv: Address, Anchor, BlockQuote, CmdSynopsis, Comment, FormalPara, FuncSynopsis, Graphic, GraphicCO, IndexEntry, InformalEquation, InformalExample, InformalFigure, InformalTable, ItemizedList, Link, LiteralLayout, MediaObject, MediaObjectCO, OLink, OrderedList, Para, ProgramListing, ProgramListingCO, Screen, ScreenCO, ScreenShot, SegmentedList, SimPara, SimpleList, Subtitle, Synopsis, Title, TitleAbbrev, ULink, VariableList.

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


For examples, see Index.


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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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