The codeblock element represents lines of program code. Like the pre element, line endings and spaces inside the element are preserved, and the content is typically rendered in a monospaced font. This element is part of the DITA programming domain, a special set of DITA elements designed to document programming tasks, concepts, and reference information.
See appendix for information about this element in OASIS document type shells.
+ topic/pre pr-d/codeblock
<codeblock> /* a long sample program */ Do forever Say "Hello, World" End </codeblock>