markup

markup — A string of formatting markup in text that is to be represented literally.

Synopsis

markup ::= [-]

Description

A markup element contains a string of formatting markup that is to be represented literally in the text. The utility of this element is almost wholly constrained to books about document formatting tools.

Processing expectations

Formatted inline.

Children

The following elements occur in markup: text, abbrev, 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 markup</title>

<para>A presentation system using TeX as a back end might allow you
to insert inline markup, such as <markup role="tex">$x^2$</markup>,
using TeX syntax directly.
</para>

</article>

A presentation system using TeX as a back end might allow you to insert inline markup, such as $x^2$, using TeX syntax directly.

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