userinput

userinput — Data entered by the user.

Synopsis

userinput ::= [-]

Description

The userinput element identifies words or phrases that the user is expected to provide as input to a computer program.

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

Processing expectations

Formatted inline. Often presented in a fixed-width font.

Examples

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

<para>At the system prompt, enter <userinput>xyzzy</userinput> to gain
supervisor access to the system.
</para>

</article>

At the system prompt, enter xyzzy to gain supervisor access to the system.