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PSML elements from <author> to <xref>



The <bold> element is generally used for key words or to bring attention to a span of text because of its importance.

Related character style elements: <italic>, <monospace>, <sup>, <sub>

Usage context

Element categorycharacter-style
PSML levelportable
Permitted contenttext and other character-style elements
Permitted parent
HTML equivalent<b>  or <strong> 
OpenXML equivalentrun with <w:b> property


This element does not have any attributes.


Paragraph with bold key words:

<para>Their names were <bold>James</bold> and <bold>John</bold>.

Different paragraph, where it is used to highlight importance:

<para><bold>BEWARE!</bold> This dog is very dangerous!</para>


XML Schema

<xs:element name="bold" type="character-style"/>

Relax Schema

element bold { character-style }


This element was introduced in the first draft of PSML and is well-supported from PageSeeder 5.1.

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