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

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Name

varlistentry — A wrapper for a set of terms and the associated description in a variable list

Synopsis

varlistentry ::= (term+, listitem)

Description

A varlistentry is an entry in a variablelist. Each varlistentry contains one or more terms and their description or definition.

Processing expectations

Formatted as a displayed block.

A term is usually formatted to make it stand out with respect to the text that follows. The best presentation depends on several factors, including the number and length of the terms. See variablelist.

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