abstract — A summary.
- Sequence of:
- If this element is the root element, it must have a version attribute.
An abstract can occur in most components of DocBook. It is expected to contain some sort of summary of the content with which it is associated (by containment).
Formatted as a displayed block. Sometimes suppressed. Often presented in alternate outputs.
<article xmlns='http://docbook.org/ns/docbook'> <info> <title>Example abstract</title> <abstract> <para>In brief, … </para> </abstract> </info> <para>…</para> </article>