The message block (<msgblock>) element contains a multi-line message or set of messages. The message block can contain multiple message numbers and message descriptions, each enclosed in a <msgnum> and <msgph> element. It can also contain the message content directly. Line breaks and spaces are preserved when the element is rendered. This element is part of the DITA software domain, a special set of DITA elements designed to document software tasks, concepts and reference information.
Note: These models represent only the default document types distributed by OASIS. Actual content models will differ with each new document type.
|topic (technical content), map (technical content), concept, ditabase, glossary, glossentry, glossgroup, reference, task, bookmap||( text data or data or data-about or foreign or unknown or keyword or apiname or option or parmname or cmdname or msgnum or varname or wintitle or term or abbreviated-form) (any number)|
+ topic/pre sw-d/msgblock
<p>A sequence of failed password attempts generates the following characteristic message stream:</p> <msgblock> I:0 S:3 I:1 S:3 I:1 S:4 S:99 (lockup) </msgblock>
|Name||Description||Data Type||Default Value||Required?|
|spectitle||The specialized title attribute allows architects of specialized types to define a fixed or default title for a specialized element. Not intended for direct use by authors.||CDATA||#IMPLIED||No|
|display-atts attribute group (scale, frame, expanse)||A set of related attributes, described in display-atts attribute group|
|univ-atts attribute group (includes select-atts, id-atts, and localization-atts groups)||A set of related attributes, described in univ-atts attribute group|
|global-atts attribute group (xtrf, xtrc)||A set of related attributes, described in global-atts attribute group|
|class, outputclass, xml:space||Common attributes described in Other common DITA attributes|