lineannotation — A comment on a line in a verbatim listing.


lineannotation ::=


Common attributes and common linking attributes.


A lineannotation is an author’s or editor’s comment on a line in one of the verbatim environments. These are annotations added by the documentor; they are not part of the original listing.

Processing expectations

Formatted inline. In verbatim environments like programlisting, which are often presented in a fixed-width font, they may get special typographic treatment, such as italics.

If several lineannotations occur in the same listing, they may be aligned horizontally.


These elements contain lineannotation: literallayout, programlisting.


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

See Also

Related elements: computeroutput, literallayout, programlisting, userinput.


 1 |<article xmlns=''>
   |<title>Example lineannotation</title>
 5 |&lt;entry>  <lineannotation>Error: No line break before block element</lineannotation>
   |A paragraph of text.
10 | 
  |<entry>  Error: No line break before block element
  |A paragraph of text.