computeroutput

computeroutput — Data, generally text, displayed or presented by a computer.

Synopsis

computeroutput ::= [-]

Description

A computeroutput identifies lines of text generated by a computer program (messages, results, or other output).

Note that computeroutput is not a verbatim environment, but an inline.

Processing expectations

Formatted inline. It’s often presented in a fixed-width font.

Parents

Children

The following elements occur in computeroutput: text, command, computeroutput, email, filename, inlinemediaobject, literal, option, replaceable, subscript, superscript, systemitem, userinput.

Examples

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

<para>The output from the date command,
<computeroutput>Sun  Nov 16, 1997  21:03:29</computeroutput>,
uses fixed-width fields so that it can easily be parsed.
</para>

</article>

The output from the date command, Sun Nov 16, 1997 21:03:29, uses fixed-width fields so that it can easily be parsed.