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

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Name

glossentry — An entry in a glossary or glosslist

Synopsis

glossentry ::= (glossterm, acronym?, abbrev?, Indexing inlines*, (glossdef+ | glosssee))

Attribute synopsis

Common attributes and common linking attributes.

Additional attributes:

  • sortas

Description

A glossentry is a wrapper around a glossary term and its definition.

Processing expectations

Formatted as a displayed block. Glossary entries are usually formatted to highlight the terms and definitions, frequently in a style similar to varlistentrys.

Attributes

Common attributes and common linking attributes.

sortas

Specifies the string by which the element’s content is to be sorted; if unspecified, the content is used

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