simpara — A paragraph that contains only text and inline markup, no block elements.


simpara ::=

Additional Constraints

  • If this element is the root element, it must have a version attribute.


A simpara is a simple paragraph, one that may contain only character data and inline elements. The para element is less restrictive; it may also contain block-level structures (lists, figures, etc.).

Processing expectations

Formatted as a displayed block.


The following elements occur in simpara: 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), info (, initializer, inlineequation, inlinemediaobject, interfacename, jobtitle, keycap, keycode, keycombo, keysym, link, literal, macroname, markup, menuchoice, methodname, modifier, mousebutton, 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, revnumber, shortcut, subscript, superscript, symbol, systemitem, tag, templatename, termdef, token, trademark, type, typedefname, unionname, uri, userinput, varname, wordasword, xref.

See Also

Related elements: formalpara, para.


1<article xmlns=''>
<title>Example simpara</title>
5Just the text, ma'am.

Just the text, ma'am.