term

Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) Version 1.2

The <term> element identifies words that may have or require extended definitions or explanations.

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, learningAssessment, learningBookmap, learningContent, learningMap, learningOverview, learningPlan, learningSummary ( text data or text or tm) (any number)

Contained by

Doctype Content model
topic (base) data, title, navtitle, shortdesc, desc, p, note, lq, q, sli, li, itemgroup, dthd, ddhd, dt, dd, figgroup, pre, lines, ph, alt, stentry, draft-comment, fn, indexterm, index-base, cite, xref, entry, author, source, publisher, copyrholder, category, prodname, brand, series, platform, prognum, featnum, component, searchtitle, abstract, bodydiv, section, sectiondiv, example, linktext, linkinfo, b, u, i, tt, sup, sub, coords, index-see, index-see-also, index-sort-as, typeofhazard, consequence, howtoavoid
map (base), classifyMap, learningMap data, title, navtitle, shortdesc, desc, p, note, lq, q, sli, li, itemgroup, dthd, ddhd, dt, dd, figgroup, pre, lines, ph, alt, stentry, draft-comment, fn, indexterm, index-base, cite, xref, entry, author, source, publisher, copyrholder, category, prodname, brand, series, platform, prognum, featnum, component, linktext, searchtitle, index-see, index-see-also, index-sort-as, b, u, i, tt, sup, sub, coords, typeofhazard, consequence, howtoavoid
topic (technical content), concept data, title, navtitle, shortdesc, desc, p, note, lq, q, sli, li, itemgroup, dthd, ddhd, dt, dd, figgroup, pre, lines, ph, alt, stentry, draft-comment, fn, indexterm, index-base, cite, xref, entry, author, source, publisher, copyrholder, category, prodname, brand, series, platform, prognum, featnum, component, searchtitle, abstract, bodydiv, section, sectiondiv, example, linktext, linkinfo, b, u, i, tt, sup, sub, coords, index-see, index-see-also, index-sort-as, typeofhazard, consequence, howtoavoid, uicontrol, screen, codeph, codeblock, var, oper, delim, sep, pt, pd, fragref, synnote, repsep, msgph, msgblock, filepath, userinput, systemoutput
map (technical content) data, title, navtitle, shortdesc, desc, p, note, lq, q, sli, li, itemgroup, dthd, ddhd, dt, dd, figgroup, pre, lines, ph, alt, stentry, draft-comment, fn, indexterm, index-base, cite, xref, entry, author, source, publisher, copyrholder, category, prodname, brand, series, platform, prognum, featnum, component, linktext, searchtitle, index-see, index-see-also, index-sort-as, b, u, i, tt, sup, sub, coords, typeofhazard, consequence, howtoavoid, uicontrol, screen, codeph, codeblock, var, oper, delim, sep, pt, pd, fragref, synnote, repsep, msgph, msgblock, filepath, userinput, systemoutput
ditabase data, title, navtitle, shortdesc, desc, p, note, lq, q, sli, li, itemgroup, dthd, ddhd, dt, dd, figgroup, pre, lines, ph, alt, stentry, draft-comment, fn, indexterm, index-base, cite, xref, entry, author, source, publisher, copyrholder, category, prodname, brand, series, platform, prognum, featnum, component, searchtitle, abstract, bodydiv, section, sectiondiv, example, linktext, linkinfo, prereq, context, steps-informal, stepsection, cmd, info, tutorialinfo, stepxmp, choice, choptionhd, chdeschd, choption, chdesc, stepresult, result, postreq, refsyn, proptypehd, propvaluehd, propdeschd, proptype, propvalue, propdesc, glossterm, glossdef, glossAbbreviation, glossAcronym, glossShortForm, glossSynonym, glossProperty, glossSurfaceForm, glossUsage, glossScopeNote, b, u, i, tt, sup, sub, coords, index-see, index-see-also, index-sort-as, typeofhazard, consequence, howtoavoid, uicontrol, screen, codeph, codeblock, var, oper, delim, sep, pt, pd, fragref, synnote, repsep, msgph, msgblock, filepath, userinput, systemoutput
glossary, glossentry, glossgroup data, title, navtitle, shortdesc, desc, p, note, lq, q, sli, li, itemgroup, dthd, ddhd, dt, dd, figgroup, pre, lines, ph, alt, stentry, draft-comment, fn, indexterm, index-base, cite, xref, entry, author, source, publisher, copyrholder, category, prodname, brand, series, platform, prognum, featnum, component, searchtitle, abstract, bodydiv, section, sectiondiv, example, linktext, linkinfo, glossterm, glossdef, glossAbbreviation, glossAcronym, glossShortForm, glossSynonym, glossProperty, glossSurfaceForm, glossUsage, glossScopeNote, b, u, i, tt, sup, sub, coords, index-see, index-see-also, index-sort-as, typeofhazard, consequence, howtoavoid, uicontrol, screen, codeph, codeblock, var, oper, delim, sep, pt, pd, fragref, synnote, repsep, msgph, msgblock, filepath, userinput, systemoutput
reference data, title, navtitle, shortdesc, desc, p, note, lq, q, sli, li, itemgroup, dthd, ddhd, dt, dd, figgroup, pre, lines, ph, alt, stentry, draft-comment, fn, indexterm, index-base, cite, xref, entry, author, source, publisher, copyrholder, category, prodname, brand, series, platform, prognum, featnum, component, searchtitle, abstract, bodydiv, section, sectiondiv, example, linktext, linkinfo, refsyn, proptypehd, propvaluehd, propdeschd, proptype, propvalue, propdesc, b, u, i, tt, sup, sub, coords, index-see, index-see-also, index-sort-as, typeofhazard, consequence, howtoavoid, uicontrol, screen, codeph, codeblock, var, oper, delim, sep, pt, pd, fragref, synnote, repsep, msgph, msgblock, filepath, userinput, systemoutput
task (strict), task (general) data, title, navtitle, shortdesc, desc, p, note, lq, q, sli, li, itemgroup, dthd, ddhd, dt, dd, figgroup, pre, lines, ph, alt, stentry, draft-comment, fn, indexterm, index-base, cite, xref, entry, author, source, publisher, copyrholder, category, prodname, brand, series, platform, prognum, featnum, component, searchtitle, abstract, bodydiv, section, sectiondiv, example, linktext, linkinfo, prereq, context, steps-informal, stepsection, cmd, info, tutorialinfo, stepxmp, choice, choptionhd, chdeschd, choption, chdesc, stepresult, result, postreq, b, u, i, tt, sup, sub, coords, index-see, index-see-also, index-sort-as, typeofhazard, consequence, howtoavoid, uicontrol, screen, codeph, codeblock, var, oper, delim, sep, pt, pd, fragref, synnote, repsep, msgph, msgblock, filepath, userinput, systemoutput
bookmap data, title, navtitle, shortdesc, desc, p, note, lq, q, sli, li, itemgroup, dthd, ddhd, dt, dd, figgroup, pre, lines, ph, alt, stentry, draft-comment, fn, indexterm, index-base, cite, xref, entry, author, source, publisher, copyrholder, category, prodname, brand, series, platform, prognum, featnum, component, linktext, searchtitle, person, organization, summary, printlocation, bookpartno, booknumber, booklibrary, mainbooktitle, booktitlealt, index-see, index-see-also, index-sort-as, organizationname, otherinfo, addressdetails, locality, localityname, administrativearea, thoroughfare, emailaddress, url, b, u, i, tt, sup, sub, coords, typeofhazard, consequence, howtoavoid, uicontrol, screen, codeph, codeblock, var, oper, delim, sep, pt, pd, fragref, synnote, repsep, msgph, msgblock, filepath, userinput, systemoutput
subjectScheme data, title, navtitle, shortdesc, desc, p, note, lq, q, sli, li, itemgroup, dthd, ddhd, dt, dd, figgroup, pre, lines, ph, alt, stentry, draft-comment, fn, indexterm, index-base, cite, xref, entry, author, source, publisher, copyrholder, category, prodname, brand, series, platform, prognum, featnum, component, linktext, searchtitle, b, u, i, tt, sup, sub, coords, typeofhazard, consequence, howtoavoid
machineryTask data, title, navtitle, shortdesc, desc, p, note, lq, q, sli, li, itemgroup, dthd, ddhd, dt, dd, figgroup, pre, lines, ph, alt, stentry, draft-comment, fn, indexterm, index-base, cite, xref, entry, author, source, publisher, copyrholder, category, prodname, brand, series, platform, prognum, featnum, component, searchtitle, abstract, bodydiv, section, sectiondiv, example, linktext, linkinfo, prereq, context, steps-informal, stepsection, cmd, info, tutorialinfo, stepxmp, choice, choptionhd, chdeschd, choption, chdesc, stepresult, result, postreq, reqcond, reqcontp, personnel, perscat, perskill, esttime, supequi, supply, spare, safecond, typeofhazard, consequence, howtoavoid, b, u, i, tt, sup, sub, coords, index-see, index-see-also, index-sort-as, uicontrol, screen
learningAssessment, learningOverview, learningSummary data, title, navtitle, shortdesc, desc, p, note, lq, q, sli, li, itemgroup, dthd, ddhd, dt, dd, figgroup, pre, lines, ph, alt, stentry, draft-comment, fn, indexterm, index-base, cite, xref, entry, author, source, publisher, copyrholder, category, prodname, brand, series, platform, prognum, featnum, component, searchtitle, abstract, bodydiv, section, sectiondiv, example, linktext, linkinfo, lcIntro, lcObjectivesStem, lcObjective, lcAudience, lcTime, lcPrereqs, lcSummary, lcNextSteps, lcReview, lcResources, lcChallenge, lcInstruction, b, u, i, tt, sup, sub, coords, index-see, index-see-also, index-sort-as, lcQuestionBase, lcInstructornote, lcQuestion, lcOpenAnswer, lcFeedback, lcFeedbackCorrect, lcFeedbackIncorrect, lcAnswerContent, lcItem, lcMatchingItem, lcAreaCoords
learningBookmap data, title, navtitle, shortdesc, desc, p, note, lq, q, sli, li, itemgroup, dthd, ddhd, dt, dd, figgroup, pre, lines, ph, alt, stentry, draft-comment, fn, indexterm, index-base, cite, xref, entry, author, source, publisher, copyrholder, category, prodname, brand, series, platform, prognum, featnum, component, linktext, searchtitle, person, organization, summary, printlocation, bookpartno, booknumber, booklibrary, mainbooktitle, booktitlealt, index-see, index-see-also, index-sort-as, organizationname, otherinfo, addressdetails, locality, localityname, administrativearea, thoroughfare, emailaddress, url, b, u, i, tt, sup, sub, coords, typeofhazard, consequence, howtoavoid
learningContent data, title, navtitle, shortdesc, desc, p, note, lq, q, sli, li, itemgroup, dthd, ddhd, dt, dd, figgroup, pre, lines, ph, alt, stentry, draft-comment, fn, indexterm, index-base, cite, xref, entry, author, source, publisher, copyrholder, category, prodname, brand, series, platform, prognum, featnum, component, searchtitle, abstract, bodydiv, section, sectiondiv, example, linktext, linkinfo, lcIntro, lcObjectivesStem, lcObjective, lcAudience, lcTime, lcPrereqs, lcSummary, lcNextSteps, lcReview, lcResources, lcChallenge, lcInstruction, prereq, context, steps-informal, stepsection, cmd, info, tutorialinfo, stepxmp, choice, choptionhd, chdeschd, choption, chdesc, stepresult, result, postreq, refsyn, proptypehd, propvaluehd, propdeschd, proptype, propvalue, propdesc, b, u, i, tt, sup, sub, coords, index-see, index-see-also, index-sort-as, lcQuestionBase, lcInstructornote, lcQuestion, lcOpenAnswer, lcFeedback, lcFeedbackCorrect, lcFeedbackIncorrect, lcAnswerContent, lcItem, lcMatchingItem, lcAreaCoords
learningPlan data, title, navtitle, shortdesc, desc, p, note, lq, q, sli, li, itemgroup, dthd, ddhd, dt, dd, figgroup, pre, lines, ph, alt, stentry, draft-comment, fn, indexterm, index-base, cite, xref, entry, author, source, publisher, copyrholder, category, prodname, brand, series, platform, prognum, featnum, component, searchtitle, abstract, bodydiv, section, sectiondiv, example, linktext, linkinfo, lcIntro, lcObjectivesStem, lcObjective, lcAudience, lcTime, lcPrereqs, lcSummary, lcNextSteps, lcReview, lcResources, lcChallenge, lcInstruction, lcGeneralDescription, lcGoals, lcNeeds, lcValues, lcOrgConstraints, lcEdLevel, lcAge, lcBackground, lcSkills, lcKnowledge, lcMotivation, lcSpecChars, lcWorkEnvDescription, lcPlanResources, lcProcesses, lcTaskItem, lcAttitude, lcPlanObjective, lcJtaItem, lcGapItemDelta, lcLearnStrat, lcAssessment, lcDelivery, b, u, i, tt, sup, sub, coords, index-see, index-see-also, index-sort-as, lcQuestionBase, lcInstructornote, lcQuestion, lcOpenAnswer, lcFeedback, lcFeedbackCorrect, lcFeedbackIncorrect, lcAnswerContent, lcItem, lcMatchingItem, lcAreaCoords

Inheritance

- topic/term

Example

<p>The <term>reference implementation</term> of DITA represents the standard, 
<q>fallback</q> behaviors intended for DITA elements.</p>
 

Attributes

Name Description Data Type Default Value Required?
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, keyref Keyref provides a redirectable reference based on a key defined within a map. See The keyref attribute for information on using this attribute. Class and outputclass are described in Other common DITA attributes