DocBook: The Definitive GuideBy Norman Walsh & Leonard Muellner
1st Edition October 1999
1-56592-580-7, Order Number: 5807
652 pages, $36.95 , Includes CD-ROM
Classes group elements of a similar type, for example all the lists are in the
If you want to add a new kind of something (a new kind of list or a new kind of verbatim environment, for example), you generally want to add the name of the new element to the appropriate class.
The following classes are defined in DocBook:
Elements which are admonitions.
Elements which are appendixes.
Elements which are articles.
Elements which are in the base character class. These elements are part of every character class.
Elements which are books.
Elements which are chapters.
Elements which are compound objects (objects with internal structure).
Elements which are descriptive in nature.
Elements which provide information about a document. (Not to be confused with elements which are part of the DocInfo element.) While
%docinfo.char.class;is part of the content model of DocInfo, it has nothing directly to do with the similarity of their names.)Author | AuthorInitials | CorpAuthor | ModeSpec | OtherCredit | ProductName | ProductNumber | RevHistory
Formal objects (objects with titles).
The class of general inline elements.Abbrev | Acronym | Citation | CiteRefEntry | CiteTitle | Emphasis | FirstTerm | ForeignPhrase | GlossTerm | Footnote | Phrase | Quote | Trademark | WordAsWord
The general class of objects.Anchor | BridgeHead | Comment | Highlights
Elements which are indexes.
Elements which are informal objects.
Elements which are inline objects.
Elements which are "line specific". Spaces and line breaks are significant in line specific elements.
Elements which are hyperlinks.
Elements which are lists.
Elements which provide navigational information about a document (tables of contents, indexes, etc.).ToC | LoT | Index | Glossary | Bibliography
Elements which are index terms.
The notations defined by DocBookk.BMP | CGM-CHAR | CGM-BINARY | CGM-CLEAR | DITROFF | DVI | EPS | EQN | FAX | GIF | GIF87a | GIF89a | IGES | PCX | PIC | PS | SGML | TBL | TEX | TIFF | WMF | WPG | linespecific
The other character classes (inline elements which don't obviously fall into one of the other classes).
- DocInfo | Sect1Info | Sect2Info | Sect3Info | Sect4Info | Sect5Info | RefSect1Info | RefSect2Info | RefSect3Info | Refsect2Info
- FormalPara | Para | SimPara
- Action | Application | ClassName | Command | ComputerOutput | Database | Email | EnVar | ErrorCode | ErrorName | ErrorType | Filename | Function | GUIButton | GUIIcon | GUILabel | GUIMenu | GUIMenuItem | GUISubmenu | Hardware | Interface | InterfaceDefinition | KeyCap | KeyCode | KeyCombo | KeySym | Literal | Markup | MediaLabel | MenuChoice | MouseButton | MsgText | Option | Optional | Parameter | Prompt | Property | Replaceable | ReturnValue | SGMLTag | StructField | StructName | Symbol | SystemItem | Token | Type | UserInput
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