Subject: Re: [docbook] how to represent userinput with a command option?
On Tue, May 13, 2003 at 11:29:41AM -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote: > let's say i wanted to, as part of a <screen>, show a sample command > > $ wc [-w] letter > > now, the standard way to represent userinput is to display it in > bold, to emphasize that it's typed by the user. so, as a first > attempt: > > <pr>$</pr> <ui>wc <op><o>-w</o></op> letter</ui> This looks much more like a <cmdsynopsys> use case - did you try to use that ? <cmdsynopsis> <command>wc</command> <arg choice="opt"><option>-w</option></arg> <arg choice="req" rep="repeat"> <replaceable>file</replaceable> </arg> </cmdsynopsis> -- Yann Dirson <Yann.Dirson@fr.alcove.com> http://www.alcove.com/ Technical support manager Responsable de l'assistance technique Senior Free-Software Consultant Consultant senior en Logiciels Libres Debian developer (firstname.lastname@example.org) Développeur Debian