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


classname ::=


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.

Processing expectations

Formatted inline.


Common linking attributes.

any attribute

Any attribute in any other explicit namespace


The following elements occur in classname: 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.

See Also

Related elements: property, symbol, token, type.


1 |<article xmlns=''>
  |<title>Example classname</title>
  |<para>All user-interface components must be descendants of the
5 |<classname>Widget</classname> class.

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