appendix

appendix — An appendix in a book or article.

Synopsis

appendix ::= [-]

Attributes

Common attributes and common linking attributes.

Additional attributes:

  • label
  • status

Additional Constraints

  • If this element is the root element, it must have a version attribute.

Description

Appendixes usually occur at the end of a document.

Processing expectations

Formatted as a displayed block. Usually introduces a forced page break and often starts on the next recto page. Sometimes restarts page numbering. Typically, appendixes are lettered rather than numbered, and appear in the table of contents.

Attributes

Common attributes and common linking attributes.

label

Specifies an identifying string for presentation purposes

status

Identifies the editorial or publication status of the element on which it occurs

Parents

These elements contain appendix: article, book, part.

Examples

<book xmlns='http://docbook.org/ns/docbook'>
<title>Example book</title>

<chapter>
<title>Required Chapter</title>

<para>At least one chapter, reference, part, or article is required in
a book.
</para>

</chapter>

<appendix>
<title>Demonstration Appendix</title>

<para>This appendix demonstrates an appendix in a book. It has the
same broad content model as a chapter.
</para>

</appendix>
</book>
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