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

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Name

part — A division in a book

Synopsis

part ::= ((((title & titleabbrev? & subtitle?), infodb.titleforbidden.info) | info db.titlereq.info), parti⁠ntro?, (acknowledgements | appendix | article | bibliography | chapter | colophon | dedication | glossary | index | preface | refentry | reference | toc)+)

Attribute synopsis

Common attributes and common linking attributes.

Additional attributes:

  • label

  • status

Additional constraints

  • If this element is the root element, it must have a version attribute.

Description

The parts segment a book into divisions. Each division can contain a number of component-level elements, such as chapters.

Processing expectations

Formatted as a displayed block. Each part almost always introduces a forced page break. Sometimes parts start on the next recto page. Frequently, they also produce a part separator page, on which may be printed the content of the partintro.

Attributes

Common attributes and common linking attributes.

label

Specifies an identifying string for presentation purposes

status

Identifies the editorial or publication status of the element on which it occurs

See Also

appendix, article, book, chapter, colophon, dedication, partintro, preface, set

Examples

<part xmlns='http://docbook.org/ns/docbook' label="II"> <title>Programming with the Java API</title> <partintro> <para>The sections in Part II present real-world examples of programming with Java. You can study and learn from the examples, and you can adapt them for use in your own programs. </para> <para>The ...

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