guilabel

guilabel — The text of a label in a GUI.

Synopsis

guilabel ::= [-]

Description

A guilabel identifies text that appears as a label in a graphical user interface.

What constitutes a label may vary from application to application. In general, any text that appears in a GUI may be considered a label—for example, a message in a dialog box or a window title.

Processing expectations

Formatted inline.

Children

The following elements occur in guilabel: text, abbrev, accel, acronym, alt, anchor, annotation, biblioref, coref, date, emphasis (db._emphasis), firstterm (db._firstterm), footnote, footnoteref, foreignphrase (db._foreignphrase), glossterm (db._glossterm), indexterm (db.indexterm.endofrange), indexterm (db.indexterm.singular), indexterm (db.indexterm.startofrange), inlinemediaobject, link, olink, phrase (db._phrase), quote (db._quote), remark, replaceable, subscript, superscript, trademark, wordasword, xref.

Examples

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

<para>The exact text of the <guilabel>Legend</guilabel> and other labels on the
graph is dependent upon the language of the current locale.  Likewise,
the text of the <guibutton>OK</guibutton> button and other buttons may vary.
The <guiicon><inlinemediaobject>
<imageobject condition="print">
<imagedata fileref="figs/print/db5d_reficon01.pdf"/>
</imageobject>
<imageobject condition="web">
<imagedata fileref="figs/web/db5d_reficon01.png"/>
</imageobject>
</inlinemediaobject></guiicon>
icon and the other icons on the left side of the display may be
configured by the local administrator, but they are not
generally expected to vary from locale to locale.
</para>

</article>

The exact text of the Legend and other labels on the graph is dependent upon the language of the current locale. Likewise, the text of the OK button and other buttons may vary. The icon and the other icons on the left side of the display may be configured by the local administrator, but they are not generally expected to vary from locale to locale.

Last revised by Norman Walsh on 28 Apr 2016 (git hash: 8efbb30ec1f2a59299576c057927c2032216aea4)