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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



Surname -- A family name; in western cultures the "last name"


Mixed Content Model

Surname ::=


Common attributes

Tag Minimization

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

Parameter Entities



A Surname is a family name; in Western cultures, the "last name."

Processing expectations

Formatted inline. In an Address, this element may inherit the verbatim qualities of an address.


The following elements occur in Surname: Comment, Emphasis, IndexTerm, InlineGraphic, InlineMediaObject, Link, OLink, Replaceable, Subscript, Superscript, Trademark, ULink.

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

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

See Also

Affiliation, FirstName, Honorific, Lineage, OtherName


For examples, see Ackno, Article, Author, AuthorGroup, Bibliography, BiblioMSet, BiblioSet, Book, BookInfo, OtherCredit.

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