Digital Tools Glossary

Digital Tools Glossary

Most specialist terms are explained the first time they occur, but here are a few which are only mentioned in passing:

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RelaxNG an alternative rules file format to a DTD or XML Schema; although we don’t cover it in this course there is plenty of information about it on the web.

Root element

Root element everything in an XML file, apart from the declaration and other header information, must go inside one element which wraps all other elements

Rules file

Rules file a generic term for a DTD, XML Schema or other format specifying the rules of an XML document

Running text

Running text text in paragraphs or other long units of narrative, as opposed to text in tables, lists, headings etc.