The <backmatter> element contains the material that follows the main body of a document and any appendices. It might include items such as a colophon, legal notices, and various types of book lists such as a glossary or an index.

Content models

See appendix for information about this element in OASIS document type shells.


- map/topicref bookmap/backmatter


See the example in bookmap .


The following attributes are available on this element: Universal attribute group , Attributes common to many map elements , outputclass, @keyref , and @query from Topicref element attributes group . This element also uses @scope, @format, and @type from Link relationship attribute group .