para — A paragraph
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If this element is the root element, it must have a
para is a paragraph. Paragraphs in DocBook
may contain almost all inlines and most block elements. Sectioning and
higher-level structural elements are excluded. DocBook offers two
variants of paragraph:
simpara, which cannot contain
block elements, and
formalpara, which has a
Some processing systems may find the presence of block elements in a paragraph difficult to handle. On the other hand, it is frequently most logical, from a structural point of view, to include block elements, especially informal block elements, in the paragraphs that describe their content. There is no easy answer to this problem.
Formatted as a displayed block.
An ordinary paragraph: ...