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DocBook: The Definitive Guide

DocBook: The Definitive Guide

By Norman Walsh & Leonard Muellner
1st Edition October 1999
1-56592-580-7, Order Number: 5807
652 pages, $36.95 , Includes CD-ROM



OrgName -- The name of an organization other than a corporation


Mixed Content Model

OrgName ::=


Common attributes

Tag Minimization

Both the start- and end-tags are required for this element.

Parameter Entities



An OrgName identifies the name of an organization or corporation. Outside of an Affiliation, CorpName is a more appropriate element for the name of a corporation.

Processing expectations

Formatted inline. Sometimes suppressed.


The following elements occur in OrgName: Comment, Emphasis, IndexTerm, InlineGraphic, InlineMediaObject, Link, OLink, Replaceable, Subscript, Superscript, Trademark, ULink.

In some contexts, the following elements are allowed anywhere: BeginPage, IndexTerm.

In some contexts, the following elements are excluded: IndexTerm.

See Also

Affiliation, CorpName, JobTitle, OrgDiv, PublisherName, ShortAffil


For examples, see Author, AuthorGroup, BookInfo, ContractSponsor.

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