DocBook Publishers: The Definitive Guide  (Version 1.2.1 for DocBook 5.1)


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


glosssee ::= [-]


Common attributes and common linking attributes.

Additional attributes:

  • otherterm (IDREF)

Additional Constraints

  • @otherterm on glosssee must point to a glossentry.


A glosssee directs the reader to another glossentry instead of this one. A “See” cross-reference occurs in place of the definition.

Processing expectations

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

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


Common attributes and common linking attributes.


Identifies the other term


These elements contain glosssee: glossentry.


The following elements occur in glosssee: text, abbrev, acronym, alt, anchor, author, biblioref, citation, citebiblioid, citetitle, coref, date, editor, email, emphasis (db._emphasis), emphasis (db.emphasis), firstterm (db._firstterm), firstterm (db.firstterm), footnote, footnoteref, foreignphrase (db._foreignphrase), foreignphrase (db.foreignphrase), glossterm (db._glossterm), glossterm (db.glossterm), indexterm (db.indexterm.endofrange), indexterm (db.indexterm.singular), indexterm (db.indexterm.startofrange), inlineequation, inlinemediaobject, jobtitle, link, literal, olink, optional, org, orgname, person, personname, phrase (db._phrase), phrase (db.phrase), productname, productnumber, quote (db._quote), quote (db.quote), remark, subscript, superscript, termdef, trademark, uri, wordasword, xref.