Book element

Overview of the contents of the book element

The <book> element is the highest level of a book, and contains XML tagging for:

XML markup to edit

The <book> element can have the following attributes:
Attribute Description
xml:lang Sets the language of the document, which is required for valid EPUB. Examples: en | en-AU
Nested inside the <book> element is the <info> element. The <info> element contains, in the following order, markup for:

After the closing </info> tag there are <xi:include> elements (using an XML standard called XInclude). These are links to separate XML files for all the book components including preliminary matter, chapters and end matter.

Stylesheet settings to edit

There are no stylesheet settings to edit for the <book> element.