DocBook 5.2: The Definitive Guide  (Version 5.2.6 for DocBook 5.2b09a)


glossseealso — A cross-reference from one glossentry to another.


glossseealso ::= [-]


Common attributes and common linking attributes.

Additional attributes:

  • otherterm (IDREF)

Additional Constraints

  • @otherterm on glossseealso must point to a glossentry.


A glossseealso directs the reader to another glossentry for additional information. It is presented in addition to the glossdef.

Processing expectations

Formatted as a displayed block, in the same style as the glossdef.

The glossseealso elements are expected to generate the necessary cross-reference text, usually “See also” in English, as well as any necessary punctuation.


Common attributes and common linking attributes.


Identifies the other term


These elements contain glossseealso: glossdef.


The following elements occur in glossseealso: text, abbrev, accel, acronym, alt, anchor, annotation, application, author, biblioref, buildtarget, citation, citebiblioid, citerefentry, citetitle, classname, code, command, computeroutput, constant, coref, database, date, editor, email, emphasis (db._emphasis), emphasis (db.emphasis), enumidentifier, enumname, enumvalue, envar, errorcode, errorname, errortext, errortype, exceptionname, filename, firstterm (db._firstterm), firstterm (db.firstterm), footnote, footnoteref, foreignphrase (db._foreignphrase), foreignphrase (db.foreignphrase), function, glossterm (db._glossterm), glossterm (db.glossterm), guibutton, guiicon, guilabel, guimenu, guimenuitem, guisubmenu, hardware, indexterm (db.indexterm.endofrange), indexterm (db.indexterm.singular), indexterm (db.indexterm.startofrange), initializer, inlineequation, inlinemediaobject, interfacename, jobtitle, keycap, keycode, keycombo, keysym, link, literal, macroname, markup, menuchoice, methodname, modifier, mousebutton, namespace, namespacename, nonterminal, olink, ooclass, ooexception, oointerface, option, optional, org, orgname, package, parameter, person, personname, phrase (db._phrase), phrase (db.phrase), productname, productnumber, prompt, property, quote (db._quote), quote (db.quote), remark, replaceable, returnvalue, shortcut, subscript, superscript, symbol, systemitem, tag, templateid, termdef, token, trademark, type, typedefname, unionname, uri, userinput, varname, wordasword, xref.