Simplified DocBook: The Definitive Guide  (Version 0.9.1 for Simplified DocBook 5.1)


titleabbrev — The abbreviation of a title.


titleabbrev ::= [-]


A titleabbrev holds an abbreviated version of a title. One common use of titleabbrev is for the text used in running headers or footers, when the proper title is too long to be used conveniently.

Processing expectations

May be formatted inline or as a displayed block, depending on context. Abbreviated titles are usually used only in specific contexts, such as headers and footers, and are suppressed everywhere else.


These elements contain titleabbrev: abstract, appendix, article, bibliodiv, bibliography, bibliomixed, bibliomset, blockquote, example, figure, info (, info (, info (, info (, itemizedlist, legalnotice, note, orderedlist, personblurb, revhistory, section, sidebar, table (db.cals.table), variablelist.

See Also


<chapter xmlns=''>
  <title>How to Configure the Menu Subsystem
  of the Graphical User Interface</title>
  <titleabbrev>Configuring Menus</titleabbrev>

<para>Actual content.