Subject: RE: [docbook-apps] Formatting question.
> -----Original Message----- > From: Daniel Carrera > I want t oknow if the contents of <literallayout> should be displayed > inline or as a new paragraph. <literallayout> is a block of text in which line breaks and other white space are expected to be preserved in the rendered output. The semantics for all Docbook elements are described here: DocBook v4: http://docbook.org/tdg/en/html DocBook v5: http://docbook.org/tdg5/en/html > <para> > Sometimes when you are working at a computer, things will > go sorta like the following. You type in something: > <literallayout class="normal"> > <userinput> > <command>tail</command> > <option>-f</option> > <filename>mta.log</filename> > </userinput> > </literallayout> > And then the computer outputs something like: > <literallayout class="normal"> > <computeroutput>stuff here then more stuff here and further > stuff here</computeroutput> > </literallayout> > </para> > [...] > That doesn't look right. I would have expected 'tail -f > mta.log' to be inline for example. If you remove the <literallayout> wrappers around <userinput> and <computeroutput>, you'll notice the difference in the output. /MJ