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

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Name

envar — A software environment variable

Synopsis

envar ::= (text | phrase db._phrase | replaceable | Graphic inlines | Indexing inlines | Linking inlines | Ubiquitous inlines)*

Description

An envar is an “environment variable.” Environment variables are used most often in the UNIX, DOS, and Windows environments.

Processing expectations

Formatted inline.

See Also

computeroutput, filename, prompt, systemitem, userinput

Examples

<article xmlns='http://docbook.org/ns/docbook'>
<title>Example envar</title>

<para>In order to translate public identifiers into local system identifiers,
<application>Jade</application> and <application>SP</application> read the catalog files
pointed to by <envar>SGML_CATALOG_FILES</envar>.
</para>

</article>

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