messagepanel

Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) Version 1.2

The <messagepanel> element contains the textual information that is displayed on the hazard statement. This information identifies the hazard, specifies how to avoid the hazard, and states the probable consequences of failing to avoid the hazard.

Contains

Note: These models represent only the default document types distributed by OASIS. Actual content models will differ with each new document type.
Doctype Content model
topic, map, concept, ditabase, glossary, glossentry, glossgroup, reference, task, bookmap, classifyMap, subjectScheme, machineryTask, learningBookmap, learningMap ( (typeofhazard) then (consequence) (any number) then (howtoavoid) (one or more) )

Contained by

Doctype Content model
topic (base), map (base), topic (technical content), map (technical content), concept, ditabase, glossary, glossentry, glossgroup, reference, task (strict), task (general), bookmap, classifyMap, subjectScheme, machineryTask, learningBookmap, learningMap hazardstatement

Inheritance

+ topic/ul hazard-d/messagepanel

Example

<hazardstatement type="caution">
  <messagepanel>
    <typeofhazard>Lifting Hazard.</typeofhazard>
    <consequence>May result in injury.</consequence>
    <howtoavoid>See safety manual for lifting instructions.</howtoavoid>
  </messagepanel>
  <hazardsymbol href="heavy.png"></hazardsymbol>
</hazardstatement>

Attributes

Name Description Data Type Default Value Required?
compact Indicates close vertical spacing between the list items. Expanded spacing is the default value. The output result of compact spacing depends on the processor or browser. Allowed values are:
yes
Indicates compact spacing.
no
Indicates expanded spacing.
-dita-use-​conref-​target
See Using the -dita-use-conref-target value for more information.
(yes | no | -dita-use-​conref-​target) #IMPLIED No
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
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 Common attributes described in Other common DITA attributes