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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



Label -- A label on a Question or Answer


Mixed Content Model

Label ::=


Common attributes

Tag Minimization

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


The Label on a Question or Answer identifies the label that is to be used when formatting the question or answer.

Processing expectations

If the DefaultLabel attribute on the nearest ancestor QandASet is not Label, then the Label attribute is ignored.

Otherwise, the value of the Label attribute is used as the label for the Question or Answer.


These elements contain Label: Answer, Question.


The following elements occur in Label: Acronym, Anchor, Comment, Emphasis, IndexTerm, InlineGraphic, InlineMediaObject, Link, OLink, Subscript, Superscript, Trademark, ULink.

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

In some contexts, the following elements are excluded: Acronym, IndexTerm.

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