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

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Name

orderedlist — A list in which each entry is marked with a sequentially incremented label

Synopsis

orderedlist ::= ((((title? & titleabbrev?), infodb.titleforbidden.info) | info db.titleonly.info), (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)*, listitem+)

Attribute synopsis

Common attributes and common linking attributes.

Additional attributes:

  • At most one of:

    • continuation (enumeration) = “continues” | “restarts”

    • startingnumber (integer)

  • inheritnum (enumeration) = “ignore” | “inherit”

  • numeration (enumeration) = “arabic” | “upperalpha” | “loweralpha” | “upperroman” | “lowerroman”

  • spacing (enumeration) = “compact” | “normal”

Description

In an orderedlist, each member of the list is marked with a numeral, letter, or other sequential symbol (such as Roman numerals).

Processing expectations

Formatted as a displayed block.

The numeration attribute indicates the desired numeration. If it is not specified, Arabic numerals (1, 2, 3, …) are to be used.

Note

The actual characters used in alphabetic numeration may be locale sensitive. Where the sequence “a”, “b”, “c” might be selected in an English locale, “ア”, “イ”, “ウ” might be selected if Katakana was implied by the current locale.

The continuation attribute indicates how numbering should begin relative to the immediately preceding list. ...

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