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

These elements contain command: caption (db.html.caption), citetitle, computeroutput, emphasis, entry, link, literallayout, para, phrase (db.phrase), programlisting, quote, subtitle, td, term, th, title, titleabbrev, userinput.

Children

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

See Also

Related elements: literal, replaceable.

Examples

1<article xmlns='http://docbook.org/ns/docbook'>
<title>Example command</title>
 
<para>In <acronym>UNIX</acronym>,
5<command>ls</command> is used to get a directory listing.
</para>
 
</article>

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