itermset — A set of index terms in the meta-information of a document.


itermset ::=

  • One or more of:


When indexterms use the zone attribute to point to index ranges, it may be handy to hoist them out of the flow and put them in the document meta-information.

The itermset element, which occurs in the DocBook containers for meta-information, is one place to put them. An itermset is simply a wrapper around a group of indexterms.

Processing expectations


Although more than one itermset may appear in the meta-information for a document, neither a relationship nor a specific facility for constructing a relationship is defined.


These elements contain itermset: biblioentry, bibliomixed, bibliomset, biblioset, info (, info (, info (, info (, info (


The following elements occur in itermset: indexterm (db.indexterm.singular).

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