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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



CiteRefEntry -- A citation to a reference page


Content Model

CiteRefEntry ::=


Common attributes

Tag Minimization

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

Parameter Entities



This element is a citation to a RefEntry. It must include a RefEntryTitle that should exactly match the title of a RefEntry.

Processing expectations

This element implicitly links to the RefEntry with the same RefEntryTitle (in the same volume, as defined by ManVolNum).

Formatted inline. Usually the ManVolNum is put in parentheses.


The following elements occur in CiteRefEntry: ManVolNum, RefEntryTitle.

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

See Also

Citation, CiteTitle


<!DOCTYPE para PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook V3.1//EN">
For a further description of print formats, consult the
<manvolnum>3S</manvolnum></citerefentry> manual page.

For a further description of print formats, consult the printf(3S) manual page.

For additional examples, see also ManVolNum.

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