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

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Name

subjectterm — A term in a group of terms describing the subject matter of a document

Synopsis

subjectterm ::= text

Description

A subjectterm is an individual subject word or phrase that describes the subject matter of a document or the portion of a document in which it occurs.

Subject terms are not expected to contain any markup. They are external descriptions from a controlled vocabulary.

Processing expectations

May be formatted inline or as a displayed block, depending on context. Subject terms are rarely displayed to a reader. Usually, they are reserved for searching and retrieval purposes.

See Also

keyword, keywordset, subject, subjectset

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