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Table 37.8. Syntax Compendium

To do this...

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comment

[/ some comment]

Comments

italics

['italics] or /italics/

Font Styles and Simple formatting

bold

[*bold] or *bold*

Font Styles and Simple formatting

underline

[_underline] or _underline_

Font Styles and Simple formatting

teletype

[^teletype] or =teletype=

Font Styles and Simple formatting

strikethrough

[-strikethrough]

Font Styles and Simple formatting

replaceable

[~replaceable]

Replaceble

source mode

[c++] or [python]

Source Mode

inline code

`int main();`

Inline code

code block

``int main();``

Code

code escape

``from c++ to QuickBook``

Escaping Back To QuickBook

line break

[br] or \n

line-break DEPRECATED

anchor

[#anchor]

Anchors

link

[@http://www.boost.org Boost]

Links

anchor link

[link section.anchor Link text]

Anchor links

refentry link

[link xml.refentry Link text]

refentry links

function link

[funcref fully::qualified::function_name Link text]

function, class, member, enum, macro, concept or header links

class link

[classref fully::qualified::class_name Link text]

function, class, member, enum, macro, concept or header links

member link

[memberref fully::qualified::member_name Link text]

function, class, member, enum, macro, concept or header links

enum link

[enumref fully::qualified::enum_name Link text]

function, class, member, enum, macro, concept or header links

macro link

[macroref MACRO_NAME Link text]

function, class, member, enum, macro, concept or header links

concept link

[conceptref ConceptName Link text]

function, class, member, enum, macro, concept or header links

header link

[headerref path/to/header.hpp Link text]

function, class, member, enum, macro, concept or header links

global link

[globalref fully::qualified::global Link text]

function, class, member, enum, macro, concept or header links

escape

'''escaped text (no processing/formatting)'''

Escape

single char escape

\c

Single char escape

images

[$image.jpg]

Images

begin section

[section The Section Title]

Section

end section

[endsect]

Section

paragraph

No markup. Paragraphs start left-flushed and are terminated by two or more newlines.

Paragraphs

ordered list

# one
# two
# three

Ordered lists

unordered list

* one
* two
* three

Unordered lists

code

No markup. Preformatted code starts with a space or a tab.

Code

preformatted

[pre preformatted]

Preformatted

block quote

[:sometext...]

Blockquote

heading 1

[h1 Heading 1]

Heading

heading 2

[h2 Heading 2]

Heading

heading 3

[h3 Heading 3]

Heading

heading 4

[h4 Heading 4]

Heading

heading 5

[h5 Heading 5]

Heading

heading 6

[h6 Heading 6]

Heading

macro

[def macro_identifier some text]

Macros

template

[template[a b] [a] body [b]]

Templates

blurb

[blurb advertisement or note...]

Blurbs

admonition

[warning Warning text...]

Admonitions

table

[table Title
[[a][b][c]]
[[a][b][c]]
]

Tables

variablelist

[variablelist Title
[[a][b]]
[[a][b]]
]

Variable Lists

include

[include someother.qbk]

Include

conditional generation

[? symbol phrase]

Conditional Generation



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