titleabbrev — The abbreviation of a title.



A titleabbrev holds an abbreviated version of a title. One common use of titleabbrev is for the text used in running headers or footers, when the proper title is too long to be used conveniently.

Processing expectations

May be formatted inline or as a displayed block, depending on context. Abbreviated titles are usually used only in specific contexts, such as headers and footers, and are suppressed everywhere else.

Parents [+]

This element occurs in 84 elements.

Children [+]

This element contains 100 elements.

See Also

subtitle, title


  1 <chapter xmlns='http://docbook.org/ns/docbook'>
  2 <info>
      <title>How to Configure the Menu Subsystem
  4   of the Graphical User Interface</title>
      <titleabbrev>Configuring Menus</titleabbrev>
  6 </info>
  8 <para>Actual content.
 10 </chapter>
Last revised by Norman Walsh on 6 Jun 2011 (git hash: 6ffcc7640bbc5f852a318e452c9f210f03292cb9)