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PSML elements from <author> to <xref>



The <italic> element can be used to italicize a span of text or provide some emphasis.

Other character-style elements: <bold>, <monospace>, <sup>, <sub>

Usage context

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


This element does not have any attributes.


The following text:

<para>`Can't remember <italic>what</italic> things?' said
       the Caterpillar.</para>

Is rendered as:

`Can’t remember what things?' said the Caterpillar.


XML Schema

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

Relax Schema

element italic { character-style }


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

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