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9.6. Notes, warnings, cautions, etc.

Sometimes you need to make a block of text stand out against the background. DocBook has several elements for such purposes:

Typically you will put one or more regular paragraphs (using the para element) inside such elements. Here's an example:

Warning

Do not touch the electric fence!

And here's that warning in source form:

    <warning>
      <para>
        Do not touch the electric fence!
      </para>
    </warning>