Boost C++ Libraries of the most highly regarded and expertly designed C++ library projects in the world. Herb Sutter and Andrei Alexandrescu, C++ Coding Standards

This is the documentation for an old version of Boost. Click here to view this page for the latest version.


    Copyright 2002,2004,2006 Joel de Guzman, Eric Niebler
    Copyright 2010-2011 Daniel James

    Distributed under the Boost Software License, Version 1.0.
    (See accompanying file LICENSE_1_0.txt or copy at

[part Quickbook
    [quickbook 1.6]
    [compatibility-mode 1.5]
    [id quickbook]
    [version 1.6]
    [authors [de Guzman, Joel], [Niebler, Eric]]
    [copyright 2002 2004 2006 Joel de Guzman, Eric Niebler]
    [copyright 2010-2011 Daniel James]
    [purpose /WikiWiki/ style documentation tool]
        Distributed under the Boost Software License, Version 1.0.
        (See accompanying file LICENSE_1_0.txt or copy at
    [source-mode teletype]

[/ QuickBook Document version 1.5 ]
[/ Sept 24, 2002 ]
[/ Sept 2, 2004 ]
[/ Feb 14, 2005 ]
[/ Sept 13, 2005 ]

[/ Some links]

[def :-)            [$../src/images/smiley.png]]
[def __spirit__     [@ Spirit]]
[def __boostbook__  [@ BoostBook]]
[def __docbook__    [@ DocBook]]

[def __comments__           [link quickbook.ref.comments Comments]]

[def __font_styles__        [link quickbook.ref.font_styles Font Styles]]
[def __quotations__         [link quickbook.ref.quotations Quotations]]
[def __replaceable__        [link quickbook.ref.replaceable Replaceble]]
[def __simple_formatting__  [link quickbook.ref.simple_formatting Simple formatting]]
[def __inline_code__        [link quickbook.ref.inline_code Inline code]]
[def __code_blocks__        [link quickbook.ref.code_blocks Code blocks]]
[def __source_mode__        [link quickbook.ref.source_mode Source Mode]]
[def __line_break__         [link quickbook.ref.line_break line-break]]
[def __anchors__            [link quickbook.ref.anchors Anchors]]
[def __links__              [link quickbook.ref.links Links]]
[def __anchor_links__       [link quickbook.ref.anchor_links Anchor links]]
[def __refentry_links__     [link quickbook.ref.refentry_links refentry links]]
[def __code_links__         [link quickbook.ref.code_links function, class, member, enum, macro, concept or header links]]
[def __escape__             [link quickbook.ref.escape Escape]]
[def __single_char_escape__ [link quickbook.ref.single_char_escape Single char escape]]
[def __images__             [link quickbook.ref.images Images]]
[def __cond__               [link quickbook.ref.cond Conditional Generation]]

[def __document__           [link quickbook.ref.docinfo Document]]
[def __section__            [link quickbook.ref.section Section]]
[def __xinclude__           [link quickbook.ref.xinclude  xinclude]]
[def __paragraphs__         [link quickbook.ref.paragraphs Paragraphs]]
[def __ordered_lists__      [link quickbook.ref.ordered_lists Ordered lists]]
[def __list_hierarchies__   [link quickbook.ref.list_hierarchies List Hierarchies]]
[def __long_list_lines__    [link quickbook.ref.long_list_lines Long List Lines]]
[def __unordered_lists__    [link quickbook.ref.unordered_lists Unordered lists]]
[def __mixed_lists__        [link quickbook.ref.mixed_lists Mixed lists]]
[def __code__               [link quickbook.ref.code Code]]
[def __escape_back__        [link quickbook.ref.escape_back Escaping Back To QuickBook]]
[def __preformatted__       [link quickbook.ref.preformatted Preformatted]]
[def __blockquote__         [link quickbook.ref.blockquote Blockquote]]
[def __heading__            [link quickbook.ref.headings Heading]]
[def __macros__             [link quickbook.ref.macros Macros]]
[def __templates__          [link quickbook.ref.templates Templates]]
[def __predefined_macros__  [link quickbook.ref.predefined_macros Predefined Macros]]
[def __blurbs__             [link quickbook.ref.blurbs Blurbs]]
[def __admonitions__        [link quickbook.ref.admonitions Admonitions]]
[def __tables__             [link quickbook.ref.tables Tables]]
[def __variable_lists__     [link quickbook.ref.variable_lists Variable Lists]]
[def __include__            [link quickbook.ref.include Include]]
[def __import__             [link quickbook.ref.import Import]]

[include introduction.qbk]
[include change_log.qbk]
[include syntax.qbk]
[include structure.qbk]
[include phrase.qbk]
[include block.qbk]
[include language_versions.qbk]
[include install.qbk]
[include editors.qbk]
[include faq.qbk]
[include ref.qbk]