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

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Name

epigraph — A short inscription at the beginning of a document or component

Synopsis

epigraph ::= (infodb.titleforbidden.info, attribution?, (literallayout | Paragraph elements)+)

Description

An epigraph is a short inscription, often a quotation or poem, set at the beginning of a document or component. Epigraphs are usually related somehow to the content that follows them and may help set the tone for the component.

Processing expectations

Formatted as a displayed block.

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abstract, attribution, blockquote, sidebar

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