sep

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

version
1.3
author
OASIS DITA Technical Committee

The sep element defines a separator character that is inline with the content of a syntax diagram. The separator occurs between keywords, operators or groups in a syntax definition. This element is part of the DITA programming domain, a special set of DITA elements designed to document programming tasks, concepts, and reference information.

Inheritance

+ topic/ph pr-d/sep

Example

<syntaxdiagram>
 <title>Adding</title>
 <groupseq><kwd>1</kwd><oper>+</oper><sep>(</sep><var>two</var><sep>)</sep>
<delim>=</delim><kwd>something</kwd></groupseq>
</syntaxdiagram> 

Attributes

The following attributes are available on this element: Universal attribute group (with a narrowed definition of importance, given below) and outputclass.

importance
The attribute indicates whether this item in a syntax diagram is optional, required, or default. Output processors can indicate this designation in a generated diagram. Allowable values are:
optional
This section of the syntax is optional.
required
This section of the syntax is required.
default
This section of the syntax is used by default or has this default value.
-dita-use-conref-target
See Using the -dita-use-conref-target value for more information.