codeblock

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

version
1.3
author
OASIS DITA Technical Committee

The codeblock element represents lines of program code. Like the pre element, line endings and spaces inside the element are preserved, and the content is typically rendered in a monospaced font. This element is part of the DITA programming domain, a special set of DITA elements designed to document programming tasks, concepts, and reference information.

Content models

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

Inheritance

+ topic/pre pr-d/codeblock

Example

<codeblock>
/* a long sample program */
Do forever
  Say "Hello, World"
End
</codeblock>

Attributes

The following attributes are available on this element: Universal attribute group, Display attribute group, outputclass, xml:space, and spectitle.