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

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Name

markup — A string of formatting markup in text that is to be represented literally

Synopsis

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

Description

A markup element contains a string of formatting markup that is to be represented literally in the text. The utility of this element is almost wholly constrained to books about document formatting tools.

Processing expectations

Formatted inline.

See Also

computeroutput, constant, literal, option, optional, parameter, prompt, replaceable, tag, userinput, varname

Examples

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

<para>A presentation system using TeX as a backend might allow you
to insert inline markup, such as <markup role="tex">$x^2$</markup>,
using TeX syntax directly.
</para>

</article>

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