citerefentry — A citation to a reference page.


citerefentry ::=


Common attributes and common linking attributes.

No additional attributes.


This element is a citation to a refentry. It must include a refentrytitle that should exactly match the title of a refentry.

Processing expectations

This element implicitly links to the refentry with the same refentrytitle (in the same volume, as defined by manvolnum).

Formatted inline. Usually the manvolnum is put in parentheses.


Common attributes and common linking attributes.

any attribute

Any attribute in any other explicit namespace


These elements contain citerefentry: biblioentry, bibliomixed, bibliomset, biblioset, bridgehead, caption (db.html.caption), citation, citetitle, classsynopsisinfo, contrib, emphasis (db.emphasis), entry, enumitemdescription, firstterm (db.firstterm), foreignphrase (db.foreignphrase), funcsynopsisinfo, glosssee, glossseealso, glossterm (db.glossterm), link, literallayout, member, meta (db.meta.content), olink, orgdiv, para, phrase (db.phrase), primary, primaryie, programlisting, quote (db.quote), refdescriptor, refentrytitle, refname, refpurpose, remark, screen, secondary, secondaryie, see, seealso, seealsoie, seeie, seg, segtitle, simpara, subtitle, synopsis, synopsisinfo, td, term, termdef, tertiary, tertiaryie, th, title, titleabbrev, tocentry.


The following elements occur in citerefentry: manvolnum, refentrytitle.

See Also

Related elements: citation, citebiblioid, citetitle.


1 |<article xmlns=''>
  |<title>Example citerefentry</title>
  |<para>For a further description of print formats, consult the
5 |<citerefentry><refentrytitle>printf</refentrytitle>
  |<manvolnum>3S</manvolnum></citerefentry> manual page.

For a further description of print formats, consult the printf(3S) manual page.