chdeschd

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

version
1.3
author
OASIS DITA Technical Committee

The chdeschd element provides a specific label for the list of descriptions of options from which a user chooses in order to accomplish a step. The default label for the list of options could be a localized translation of Description.

Content models

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

Inheritance

- topic/stentry task/chdeschd

Example

<step><cmd>Then this</cmd>
  <choicetable>
    <chhead>
      <choptionhd>Do something</choptionhd>
      <chdeschd>Or Else this</chdeschd>
    </chhead>
    <chrow><choption>Do this</choption>
      <chdesc>and this will happen</chdesc></chrow>
    <chrow><choption>Do that</choption>
      <chdesc>and that will happen</chdesc></chrow>
  </choicetable>
</step>

Attributes

The following attributes are available on this element: Universal attribute group, outputclass, and specentry.