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$Date: 2002-06-12 07:19:37 -0400 (Wed, 12 Jun 2002) $

classname — The name of a class, in the object-oriented programming sense


Mixed Content Model

classname ::=


Common attributes

Parameter Entities

The following parameter entities contain classname:

Parameter Entities


The ClassName tag is used to identify the name of a class. This is likely to occur only in documentation about object-oriented programming systems, languages, and architectures.

DocBook does not contain a complete set of inlines appropriate for describing object-oriented programming environments. (While it has ClassName, for example, it has nothing suitable for methods.) This will be addressed in a future version of DocBook.

Processing expectations

Formatted inline.


The following elements occur in classname: beginpage, indexterm, inlinegraphic, inlinemediaobject, replaceable.

See Also

interface, property, structfield, structname, symbol, token, type.


<!DOCTYPE para PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.1.2//EN"
All user-interface components must be descendants of the
<classname>Widget</classname> class.

All user-interface components must be descendants of the Widget class.