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Purpose #

The p.book.category annotation is used to tag an element as being part of a group of related books within a book’s metadata. This annotation creates a marker used by search tools to establish relevance to a subject. Multiple categories may be assigned to a book. This annotation applies a tag which adds the element to the DITA bookmap’s metadata.

Examples #

The following is an example of a time where you might want to use the p.book.category annotation:

Note: the relevant paragraph has been marked in bold for this example. The paragraph is not bold in the source document.

The following is an example of a rule that will apply p.book.category :

The following is the DITA XML output for the previous rule (relevant portion in bold):


<category>User Manuals</category>

<category>Software Documentation</category>