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

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Name

caption — A caption

Synopsis

caption (db.caption) ::= (infodb.titleforbidden.info, (annotation | bridgehead | remark | revhistory | Indexing inlines | Admonition elements | Formal elements | Graphic elements | Informal elements | List elements | Paragraph elements | Publishing elements | Synopsis elements | Technical elements | Verbatim elements)+)

Additional constraints

  • example must not occur among the children or descendants of caption.

  • figure must not occur among the children or descendants of caption.

  • table must not occur among the children or descendants of caption.

  • equation must not occur among the children or descendants of caption.

  • sidebar must not occur among the children or descendants of caption.

  • task must not occur among the children or descendants of caption.

  • caution must not occur among the children or descendants of caption.

  • important must not occur among the children or descendants of caption.

  • note must not occur among the children or descendants of caption.

  • tip must not occur among the children or descendants of caption.

  • warning must not occur among the children or descendants of caption.

Description

A caption is an extended description of a mediaobject or figure or other formal or informal element. Unlike a textobject, which is an alternative to the other elements in the mediaobject, the caption augments the object.

Processing expectations

Formatted as a displayed block.

See Also

audioobject, caption (db.html.caption) ...

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