command

command — The name of an executable program or other software command.

Synopsis

command ::= [-]

Description

This element holds the name of an executable program or the text of a command that a user enters to execute a program.

Processing expectations

Formatted inline.

Parents

Children

The following elements occur in command: text, inlinemediaobject, phrase (db._phrase), replaceable, subscript, superscript.

Examples

<article xmlns='http://docbook.org/ns/docbook'>
<title>Example command</title>

<para>In <acronym>UNIX</acronym>,
<command>ls</command> is used to get a directory listing.
</para>

</article>

In UNIX, ls is used to get a directory listing.