Block element

An AsciiDoc block element is a document entity composed of one or more whole lines of text.

Inline element

AsciiDoc inline elements occur within block element textual content, they perform formatting and substitution tasks.

Formal element

An AsciiDoc block element that has a BlockTitle. Formal elements are normally listed in front or back matter, for example lists of tables, examples and figures.

Verbatim element

The word verbatim indicates that white space and line breaks in the source document are to be preserved in the output document.