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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



VarListEntry -- A wrapper for a set of terms and the associated description in a variable list


Content Model

VarListEntry ::=


Common attributes

Tag Minimization

The start-tag is required for this element. The end-tag is optional, if your SGML declaration allows minimization.


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.

Terms are usually formatted to make them 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.


These elements contain VarListEntry: VariableList.


The following elements occur in VarListEntry: ListItem, Term.

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


For examples, see RefEntry, VariableList.

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