footnoteref

footnoteref — A cross reference to a footnote (a footnote mark).

Synopsis

footnoteref ::=

  • empty

Attributes

Attributes:

  • label

Required attributes are shown in bold.

Additional Constraints

  • @linkend on footnoteref must point to a footnote.

Description

This element forms an IDREF link to a footnote. It generates the same mark or link as the footnote to which it points.

In technical documentation, footnoteref occurs most frequently in tables.

Processing expectations

The footnoteref element usually generates the same mark as the footnote to which it points, although its mark can be influenced by the label attribute.

Attributes

None.

any attribute

Any attribute in any other explicit namespace

label

Specifies an identifying string for presentation purposes

Examples

 1 |<article xmlns='http://docbook.org/ns/docbook'>
   |<title>Example footnoteref</title>
   | 
   |<informaltable>
 5 |<tgroup cols='2'>
   |<tbody>
   |<row>
   |<entry>foo<footnote xml:id='fnrex1a'><para>A meaningless
   |word</para></footnote></entry>
10 |<entry>3<footnote xml:id='fnrex1b'><para>A meaningless
   |number</para></footnote></entry>
   |</row>
   |<row>
   |<entry>bar<footnoteref linkend='fnrex1a'/></entry>
15 |<entry>5<footnoteref linkend='fnrex1b'/></entry>
   |</row>
   |</tbody>
   |</tgroup>
   |</informaltable>
20 | 
   |</article>
fooa3b
bara5b

A meaningless word

A meaningless number