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RE: Verbatim in DocBook?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jorge Godoy []
> Sent: Wednesday, May 03, 2000 7:55 AM
> To: Gerard Beekmans
> Cc: ldp-discuss@lists.debian.org
> Subject: Re: Verbatim in DocBook?
> Gerard Beekmans <gerard@linuxfromscratch.org> 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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