book — A book.
- Sequence of:
- If this element is the root element, it must have a version attribute.
A complete book. This is probably the most common document
starting point in DocBook documents. The content model of
book was made dramatically less restrictive in
Formatted as a displayed block. Generally causes a forced page
break, restarts page numbering, and may generate additional front and
back matter (e.g., tables of contents and indexes) automatically. In a
book almost always begins
on the next available recto page.
The input order of major components is taken to be the desired output order.
Specifies an identifying string for presentation purposes
Identifies the editorial or publication status of the element on which it occurs
<book xmlns='http://docbook.org/ns/docbook'> <title>An Example Book</title> <titleabbrev>Example</titleabbrev> <info> <legalnotice><para>No notice is required.</para></legalnotice> <author><personname> <firstname>Norman</firstname><surname>Walsh</surname> </personname></author> </info> <dedication> <para>This book is dedicated to you. </para> </dedication> <preface><title>Foreword</title> <para>Some content is always required. </para> </preface> <chapter><title>A Chapter</title> <para>Content is required in chapters too. </para> </chapter> <appendix><title>Optional Appendix</title> <para>Appendixes are optional. </para> </appendix> </book>