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Subject: Re: DOCBOOK: Re: listitem

On Sun, Dec 02, 2001 at 12:40:06AM +0000, Matt G. wrote:
> >>I  want to add a  title  inside <listitem>,but  there is  no such
> >>child element  inside listitem.So, how  can  i  proceed for it?.
> >>Can  any one help me.
> >
> >Most of the time, <variablelist> with <term> is good enough.
> I think I've just run into exactly the problem: I have a <variablelist>, but 
> I want to be able to nest more structure inside the <listitem>, for each 
> entry!  Here's an sample of the information I'd like to be able to provide 
> about each variable:
> * descriptive name
> * type
> * units
> * description
> * usage predicates (conditions which must or must not be true for
>   it to be used)
> * valid values (may be a range, value, or list of ranges
>   and/or values)
> * dependencies of field values on things like values or ranges of
>   values of other fields and system state

You might try using nested variablelists.
Inside each of your main listitems, use a variable
list for this structured information.

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