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


member — An element of a simple list.


member ::= [-]


A member is an element of a simplelist. Unlike the other lists, items in a simplelist are constrained to character data and inline elements.

Processing expectations

Formatted inline. How the inline members are formatted with respect to each other is controlled by the containing simplelist.


These elements contain member: simplelist.


The following elements occur in member: 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.


See simplelist for an example that uses this element.