listitem — A wrapper for the elements of a list item.



Common attributes and common linking attributes.

Additional attributes:

  • override (NMTOKEN)


The listitem element is a wrapper around an item in a list. In an itemizedlist or an orderedlist, the listitem surrounds the entire list item. In a variablelist, listitem surrounds the “definition” part of the list item.

Processing expectations

Formatted as a displayed block. List items usually generate the appropriate mark (a number or bullet) and appear indented, next to the mark. In a variablelist, the presentation may be influenced by the length of the term or terms that precede the list item and by attributes on the list itself.


Common attributes and common linking attributes.


Specifies the keyword for the type of mark that should be used on this item, instead of the mark that would be used by default


These elements contain listitem: itemizedlist, orderedlist, varlistentry.

Children [+]

This element contains 59 elements.
Last revised by Norman Walsh on 6 Jun 2011 (git hash: 6ffcc7640bbc5f852a318e452c9f210f03292cb9)