part — A division in a book.


part ::=


Common attributes and common linking attributes.

Additional attributes:

  • label
  • status

Additional Constraints

  • If this element is the root element, it must have a version attribute.


The parts segment a book into divisions. Each division can contain a number of component-level elements, such as chapters.

Processing expectations

Formatted as a displayed block. Each part almost always introduces a forced page break. Sometimes parts start on the next recto page. Frequently, they also produce a part separator page, on which may be printed the content of the partintro.


Common attributes and common linking attributes.

any attribute

Any attribute in any other explicit namespace


Specifies an identifying string for presentation purposes


Identifies the editorial or publication status of the element on which it occurs


These elements contain part: book.


The following elements occur in part: acknowledgements, appendix, article, bibliography, chapter, colophon, dedication, glossary, index, info (, info (, partintro, preface, subtitle, title, titleabbrev, toc.

See Also

Related elements: appendix, article, book, chapter, colophon, dedication, partintro, preface, set.


 1 |<part xmlns=''
   |      label="II">
   |<title>Programming with the Java API</title>
 5 |<para>The sections in Part II present real-world examples of 
   |programming with Java.  You can study and learn from the
   |examples, and you can adapt them for use in your own programs.
10 |<para>The example code in these chapters is available for downloading.  
   |See <systemitem role="url"></systemitem>.
15 |<xref linkend="jnut-ch-04"/>
   |<xref linkend="jnut-ch-05"/>
   |<xref linkend="jnut-ch-06"/>
   |<xref linkend="jnut-ch-07"/>
   |<xref linkend="jnut-ch-08"/>
20 |<xref linkend="jnut-ch-09"/>
   |<chapter xml:id="jnut-ch-04"><title/><para>...</para></chapter>
   |<chapter xml:id="jnut-ch-05"><title/><para>...</para></chapter>
25 |<chapter xml:id="jnut-ch-06"><title/><para>...</para></chapter>
   |<chapter xml:id="jnut-ch-07"><title/><para>...</para></chapter>
   |<chapter xml:id="jnut-ch-08"><title/><para>...</para></chapter>
   |<chapter xml:id="jnut-ch-09"><title/><para>...</para></chapter>