segmentedlist — A segmented list, a list of sets of elements
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segmentedlist consists of a set of headings
segtitles) and a list of parallel sets of elements.
seglistitem contains a set of elements that
have a one-to-one correspondence with the headings. Each of these
elements is contained in a
Segmented lists can be formatted in a number of ways. Two
popular formats are tabular and as a list of repeated headings and
elements. In a tabular presentation, the
segmentedlist is the table. In the list
segmentedlist surrounds the
entire list of blocks of heading/element pairs.
Specifying the output format for lists is not part of the
normative definition of DocBook. However, the tabular and list formats
are supported in the open source DocBook stylesheets using the
list-presentation attribute on
<?dbfo> processing instructions. The examples on
this reference page show how to use these processing
<article xmlns='http://docbook.org/ns/docbook'> <title>Example segmentedlist</title> <para>The capitals of the states of the United States of America are: <segmentedlist><title>State Capitals</title> <?dbhtml list-presentation="list"?> ...