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RE: Verbatim in DocBook?
- Subject: RE: Verbatim in DocBook?
- From: Gregory Leblanc <>
- Date: Wed, 3 May 2000 09:41:44 -0700
- Resent-Date: Wed, 3 May 2000 13:32:16 -0400 (EDT)
- Resent-Message-ID: <dK8NX.A.GHD.kIGE5@murphy>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jorge Godoy 
> Sent: Wednesday, May 03, 2000 7:55 AM
> To: Gerard Beekmans
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: Verbatim in DocBook?
> Gerard Beekmans <email@example.com> writes:
> > > Does DocBook have an equivalent to the <verb> tag in
> Linuxdoc? I'm trying
> > > to convert a guide I was writing in LinuxDoc to DocBook
> but it has a
> > > directory tree done in ascii and it just comes out a mess
> in DocBook.
> > Give <LiteralLayout>...</LiteralLayout> a try. As far as I
> can tell it
> > does the same as <verb> in LinuxDoc. From DocBook - The
> Definite Guide
> > (www.docbook.org):
> > LiteralLayout - A block of text in which line breaks and
> white space are
> > to be reproduced faithfully
> If it's a screen dump, try using the <screen></screen> tags. They have
> tags for <userinput>, <computeroutput>, <command>, <option>, etc...
We really need to encourage people to ask these questions, because the
answers can be a bit hard to find. Not necessarily on the discuss list,
since it's got enough traffic with other things. I'll have to go look at
our advertisements for the ldp-docbook list and see what they say...
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