DocBook: Using entity declarations to build a book

Subject: DocBook: Using entity declarations to build a book
From: Rowena Hart <rowena_hart -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 10 Apr 2003 11:54:13 -0700 (PDT)

Hi again,

I'm using the latest DocBook DTD for XML (v4.2), but
I'm using Norman Walsh's "DocBook: The Definitive
Guide" (1999) to learn to use the DTD.

I've come up against a problem that may be caused by
advances in the DTD which occurred after the book was

The book describes how to use entity declarations to
build a book. First you declare the entities, then you
refer to them (within a book element) using the
statement &chapter1;

This is causing validation errors in XMLSpy. Do you
know the correct way to refer to the entity, so I can
build my book?



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