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Subject: Re: [docbook] Which docbook element(s) do I need?

On Tue, Sep 02, 2003 at 10:57:03PM +0200, Erik Leunissen wrote:
> L.S.
> I want to write a manual page as in:
> http://aspn.activestate.com/ASPN/docs/ActiveTcl/ActiveTcl8.4.1.0-html/tcllib/pool.html
> I'm inquiring specifically about the specific paragraph-like elements in 
> this page. Please search for "poolName info type ?arg?", which is one of 
> these paragraph-like elements that show best what I need.
> They are paragraphs that:
> - have a title, which describes a command invocation. It has 
> command-like elements and parameter-like elements in turn.
> - have a body that is indented by an arbitrary amount. This body can 
> have paragraphs in turn (regular ones and the ones I'm describing here)
> Does docbook have elements that can be used (tweaked) to produce these 
> paragraphs as in the indicated manual page?

The variablelist element can format the way you
describe.  Each command line goes in a <term>
element and the description goes in the <listitem>


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