frontmatter

The <frontmatter> element contains the material that precedes the main body of a document. It may include items such as an abstract, a preface, and various types of book lists such as a <toc>, <tablelist>, or <figurelist>.

Contains

Doctype Content model
bookmap ( booklists or notices or dedication or colophon or bookabstract or draftintro or preface or topicref or topichead or topicgroup) (any number)

Contained by

Doctype Parents
bookmap bookmap

Inheritance:

- map/topicref bookmap/frontmatter

Attributes

Name Description Data Type Default Value Required?
query This attribute is deprecated. It may be removed in the future. CDATA #IMPLIED No
%topicref-atts; (collection-type, type, scope, locktitle, format, linking, toc, print, search, chunk) A set of related attributes. See %topicref-atts; and %topicref-atts-no-toc;. parameter entity PE not applicable Not applicable
%univ-atts; (%select-atts;, %id-atts;, %localization-atts;) A set of related attributes, described at %univ-atts; parameter entity PE not applicable Not applicable
%global-atts; (xtrf, xtrc) A set of related attributes, described at %global-atts; parameter entity PE not applicable Not applicable
class, outputclass, keyref Common attributes described in Other common DITA attributes