lineannotation

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

Synopsis

lineannotation ::= [-]

Description

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.

Parents

These elements contain lineannotation: literallayout, programlisting.

Children

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

Examples

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

<screen>
&lt;entry>  <lineannotation>Error: No line break before block element</lineannotation>
&lt;para>
A paragraph of text.
&lt;/para>&lt;/entry>
</screen>

</article>

<entry>  Error: No line break before block element
<para>
A paragraph of text.
</para></entry>