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

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Name

titleabbrev — The abbreviation of a title

Synopsis

titleabbrev ::= (text | Bibliography inlines | Error inlines | Graphic inlines | GUI inlines | Indexing inlines | Keyboard inlines | Linking inlines | Markup inlines | Math inlines | Object-oriented pro⁠gramming inlines | Operating system inlines | Product inlines | Programming inlines | Publishing in⁠lines | Technical inlines | Ubiquitous inlines)*

Description

A titleabbrev holds an abbreviated version of a title. One common use of titleabbrev is for the text used in running headers or footers, when the proper title is too long to be used conveniently.

Processing expectations

May be formatted inline or as a displayed block, depending on context. Abbreviated titles are usually used only in specific contexts, such as headers and footers, and are suppressed everywhere else.

See Also

subtitle, title

Examples

<chapter xmlns='http://docbook.org/ns/docbook'>
<info>
  <title>How to Configure the Menu Subsystem
  of the Graphical User Interface</title>
  <titleabbrev>Configuring Menus</titleabbrev>
</info>

<para>Actual content.
</para>
</chapter>

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