term

Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) Version 1.3 Part 2: Technical Content Edition

version
1.3
author
OASIS DITA Technical Committee

The term element identifies words that might have or require extended definitions or explanations.

The keyref attribute can be used to associate a term with a resource, typically a definition of the term. The keyref attribute can also be used to supply the text content for term using standard keyref processing for variable text.

Content models

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

Inheritance

- topic/term

Example

<p>A <term>reference implementation</term> of DITA implements the standard, 
fallback behaviors intended for DITA elements.</p>
 

Attributes

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