OASIS Mailing List ArchivesView the OASIS mailing list archive below
or browse/search using MarkMail.


Help: OASIS Mailing Lists Help | MarkMail Help

docbook message

[Date Prev] | [Thread Prev] | [Thread Next] | [Date Next] -- [Date Index] | [Thread Index] | [List Home]

Subject: Re: [docbook] Re: WELCOME to docbook@lists.oasis-open.org

Hi Thomas,

> quoting <http://www.ibiblio.org/godoy/sgml/docbook/howto/writing-docbook.html>:
> "a. The text can be enphasized in a few ways. The most common ways are
> italics and bold. DocBook, however, supports only italics. The use of
> bold requires additional settings on the stylesheet used."
> If DocBook supports italics, how do I do it?  Certainly I can do
> <phrase role="italic">...</phrase>, but the above seems to be implying
> that that's not necessary?

The usual method is to use <emphasis>Your italic text</emphasis>. 
If you need bold text, insert the attribute role="strong".


--- Reference:

[Date Prev] | [Thread Prev] | [Thread Next] | [Date Next] -- [Date Index] | [Thread Index] | [List Home]