modifier

modifier — Modifiers in a synopsis.

Synopsis

modifier ::= [-]

Attributes

Common attributes and common linking attributes.

Additional attributes:

  • xml:space (enumeration)
    • “preserve”

Description

A modifier identifies additional information about some identifier—for example, the public or private nature of an ooclass name, or information about a static or synchronized nature of a methodsynopsis.

Processing expectations

Formatted inline.

Attributes

Common attributes and common linking attributes.

xml:space

Can be used to indicate that whitespace in the modifier should be preserved (for multi-line annotations, for example).

Enumerated values:
“preserve”

Extra whitespace and line breaks must be preserved.

Children

The following elements occur in modifier: 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.

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