In fact, you could argue that it makes the text easier to read.What’s important is that these are conventions with which you are likely already familiar.In contrast, labeled lists—also called variable or term-definition lists—are a collection of labels that each have supporting content and they are rarely nested.While it would seem as though the number of asterisks represents the nesting level, that’s not how depth is determined. This introduction is intended for anyone who wants to reduce the effort required to write and publish content, whether for technical documentation, articles, web pages or good ol'-fashioned prose.The most popular application for editing plain text on mac OS is Text Mate. On Windows, stay away from Notepad and Wordpad because they produce plain text which is not cross-platform friendly.This chapter defines the processing model for tables in CSS. For the layout, this chapter introduces two algorithms; the first, the fixed table layout algorithm, is well-defined, but the second, the automatic table layout algorithm, is not fully defined by this specification.
Since adjacent lines of text are combined into a single paragraph when Asciidoctor converts a document, that means you can wrap paragraph text or put each sentence or phrase on a separate line. There are certain statements that you may want to draw attention to by taking them out of the content’s flow and labeling them with a priority. It’s rendered style is determined by the assigned label (i.e., value).
Asciidoctor provides five admonition style labels: *bold phrase* & **char**acter**s** _italic phrase_ & __char__acter__s__ *_bold italic phrase_* & **__char__**acter**__s__** `monospace phrase` & ``char``acter``s`` `*monospace bold phrase*` & ``**char**``acter``**s**`` `_monospace italic phrase_` & ``__char__``acter``__s__`` `*_monospace bold italic phrase_*` & ``**__char__**``acter``**__s__**``\*Stars* will appear as *Stars*, not as bold text.
\§ will appear as an entity, not the § symbol.
The following rule puts the table caption above the table: The preceding example shows how CSS works with HTML 4 elements; in HTML 4, the semantics of the various table elements (TABLE, CAPTION, THEAD, TBODY, TFOOT, COL, COLGROUP, TH, and TD) are well-defined.
In other document languages (such as XML applications), there may not be pre-defined table elements.