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

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Name

entry — A cell in a table

Synopsis

entry ::= ((text | Bibliography inlines | Error inlines | Graphic inlines | GUI inlines | Indexing inlines | Keyboard inlines | Linking inlines | Markup inlines | Math inlines | Object-oriented programming inlines | Operating system inlines | Product inlines | Programming inlines | Publishing inlines | Technical inlines | Ubiquitous inlines)* | (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)*)

Attribute synopsis

Common attributes and common linking attributes.

Additional attributes:

  • align (enumeration) = “center” | “char” | “justify” | “left” | “right”

  • char

  • charoff (decimal)

  • At most one of:

    • colname

    • namest

    • spanname

    • All or none of:

      • namest

      • nameend

  • colsep (enumeration) = “0” | “1”

  • morerows (integer)

  • rotate (enumeration) = “0” | “1”

  • rowsep (enumeration) = “0” | “1”

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

Description

An entry is a cell in a table.

Each entry may specify its starting column. Entries that do not explicitly specify a starting column begin implicitly in the column that is immediately adjacent to the preceding cell. Note that entrys with the morerows attribute from preceding rows implicitly occupy cells in the succeeding rows.

A row is not required to be full. It is legal for some entries to be completely absent (at the beginning, ...

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