book — A book
A complete book. This is probably the most common document starting
point in DocBook documents. The content model of
made dramatically less restrictive in DocBook V3.1.
Formatted as a displayed block.
Generally causes a forced page break, restarts
page numbering, and may generate additional front and back
matter (tables of contents and indexes, for example) automatically.
Book almost always begins on the
next available recto page.
The input order of major components is taken to be the desired output order.
Specifies an identifying string for presentation purposes
Identifies the editorial or publication status of the element on which it occurs
<book xmlns='http://docbook.org/ns/docbook'> <title>An Example Book</title> <titleabbrev>Example</titleabbrev> <info> <legalnotice><para>No notice is required.</para></legalnotice> <author><personname> <firstname>Norman</firstname><surname>Walsh</surname> </personname></author> </info> <dedication> <para>This book is dedicated to you. </para> </dedication> <preface><title>Foreword</title> <para>Some content is always required. </para> </preface> <chapter><title>Required Chapter</title> <para>At least one chapter, reference, part, or article is required in a book. </para> </chapter> <appendix><title>Optional Appendix</title> <para>Appendixes are optional. </para> </appendix> </book>