msgblock

Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) Version 1.3 Part 3: All-Inclusive Edition

version
1.3
author
OASIS DITA Technical Committee

The 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 msgnum and msgph elements. 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.

Content models

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

Inheritance

+ topic/pre sw-d/msgblock

Example

<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>

Attributes

The following attributes are available on this element: Universal attribute group, Display attribute group, outputclass, xml:space, and spectitle.