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


Question -- A question in a QandASet


Content Model

Question ::= (Label?,  (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)+)


Common attributes

Tag Minimization

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


A Question in a QandAEntry poses a question or states a problem that is addressed by the following Answer(s). Answers are optional (some questions have no answers) and may be repeated (some questions have more than one answer).

Processing expectations

Questions are frequently introduced with a label, such as "Q:". Several attributes control the generation of the label text.

If the DefaultLabel attribute on the nearest ancestor QandASet is not "label," then the Label attribute on Question is ignored. Otherwise, the value of the Label attribute is used as the label for the Question.


These elements contain Question: QandAEntry.


The following elements occur in Question: Address, Anchor, BlockQuote, BridgeHead, CalloutList, CmdSynopsis, Comment, Equation, Example, Figure, FormalPara, FuncSynopsis, GlossList, Graphic, GraphicCO, Highlights, IndexTerm, InformalEquation, InformalExample, InformalFigure, InformalTable, ItemizedList, Label, LiteralLayout, MediaObject, MediaObjectCO, OrderedList, Para, Procedure, 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.


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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