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DocBook 5: The Definitive Guide by Richard L. Hamilton, Norman Walsh

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Name

tbody — A wrapper for the rows of a table or informal table

Synopsis

tbody (db.cals.entrytbl.tbody) ::= row db.entrytbl.row+

Attribute synopsis

Common attributes and common linking attributes.

Additional attributes:

  • valign (enumeration) = “bottom” | “middle” | “top”

Description

The tbody wrapper identifies the rows of a table that form the body of the table, as distinct from the header (thead) and footer (tfoot) rows.

In most tables, the tbody contains most of the rows.

Processing expectations

This element is expected to obey the semantics of the CALS Table Model Document Type Definition [calsdtd].

Attributes

Common attributes and common linking attributes.

valign

Specifies the vertical alignment of text in an entry

Enumerated values:
“bottom”

Aligned on the bottom of the entry

“middle”

Aligned in the middle

“top”

Aligned at the top of the entry

See Also

colspec, entry, entrytbl, informaltable, row, spanspec, table, tbody (db.cals.tbody), tfoot, tgroup, thead

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