Common Desktop Environment: Help System Author's and Programmer's Guide

Example: A Graphic File Entity

Suppose a simple help volume has a figure in the home topic and the graphic image for the figure is stored in a file named picture.tif. The following example shows how that image would be used in a figure.

<!entity MetaInformation  FILE  "metainfo">
<!entity MyPicture        FILE  "picture.tif">


 <hometopic> A Sample Graphic

 Welcome to my application's help volume

 <figure nonumber entity=MyPicture>
 A Picture

The text "A Picture" is the figure's caption.

The markup produces this output: