A short procedure

<!DOCTYPE book PUBLIC"‐//OASIS//DTD DocBook V4.1//EN"[ ]> <book> <title> Working with DocBook </title> <chapter id="proceduralizing"> <title> Creating a minimal source file </title> <para> With DocBook, your world gets clearer. I will describe files such as <filename>docbook‐example02.sgml</filename>. The following procedure illustrates how to make one: </para> <procedure> <step> <para>Start a text editor such as <application>emacs</application>.</para> </step> <step> <para>Type the contents of your file. When you are done, save the file using the key sequence <keycombo><keycap>Ctrl‐x</keycap><keycap>Ctrl‐s</keycap></keycombo> or the menu command <menuchoice><guimenu>File</guimenu> <guimenuitem>Save Buffer</guimenuitem></menuchoice>. </para> <para>If you did not supply a file name earlier, <application>emacs</application> will prompt you with the <computeroutput>File to save in:</computeroutput> message. Type a file name such as <userinput>docbook‐example02.sgml</userinput>, then press <keycap>Enter</keycap> to save the file.</para> </step> <step> <para> To check that you have actually made a file, use the <command>ls</command> command: </para> <screen><computeroutput>me@machine:˜/docbook$</computeroutput> <userinput>ls ‐l</userinput> ‐rw‐r‐‐r‐‐    1 me       me           1702 May 23 14:54 docbook‐example02.sgml </screen> </step> </procedure> <para>When you have checked that you have a file, you can go on to <xref linkend="nextstep">.</para> </chapter> <chapter id=nextstep> <title>The next step</title> <para>Here is what you want to do next …</para> </chapter> </book>

The result: example02‐plain.html or example02‐cooked.html