The <booklist> element is a general purpose element, designed for use in specializations, that references a topic or map containing a list of items within the book. For example, it could be used to reference a topic that contains a list of authors for the book. When a more specific element is already available, such as <tablelist> for a list of tables, use that element instead.

Content models

See appendix for information about this element in OASIS document type shells.


- map/topicref bookmap/booklist


In this case the <booklist> element references a topic that contains a list of authors of topics in this document.

  <booklist href="authors.dita" navtitle="List of authors"/>


The following attributes are available on this element: Universal attribute group, Link relationship attribute group (with a narrowed definition of @href, given below), Attributes common to many map elements, @navtitle and @copy-to from Topicref element attributes group, @outputclass, and @keyref.

References a manual listing for the current element. See The @href attribute for detailed information on supported values and processing implications. If no @href is specified, processors can choose to generate an appropriate listing for this element. All of the book listings operate in a similar manner; for example, <toc href="toc.dita"/> references a topic which contains a manual table of contents, while <toc/> indicates that a processor should generate the table of contents.

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