varname — The name of a variable.


varname ::=


A varname identifies a variable name in a programming or expression language. Variables most often get their values from literals, replaceable values, constants, or symbols.

Processing expectations

Formatted inline.


The following elements occur in varname: 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.


1<article xmlns=''>
<title>Example varname</title>
<para>In Perl, <varname>@ARGV</varname> contains the command line parameters
5used when the script was run.

In Perl, @ARGV contains the command line parameters used when the script was run.