@settitle: Set the Document Title ¶
A Texinfo file should contain a line that looks like this:
@settitle command at the beginning of a line and
follow it on the same line by the title. Do not write anything else
on the line. The
@settitle command should precede everything
that generates actual output. The best place for it is right after
@setfilename command, if present (described in the previous
This command gives the title to use in a header or footer for double-sided printed output, in case such headings are output. For more on headings for printed output, see Heading Generation.
In HTML, title serves as the document ‘<title>’ and it becomes the default document description in the ‘<head>’ part.
When the title page is used in the output, as is generally the case for printed
output, the title in the
@settitle command does not affect the title as
it appears on the title page. Thus, the two do not need not to match exactly.
A practice we recommend is to include the version or edition number of the
manual in the
@settitle title; on the title page, the version number
generally appears as a
@subtitle so it would be omitted from the