cmd

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

version
1.3
author
OASIS DITA Technical Committee

The cmd element specifies a command, which is a required element inside the step element. It provides the active voice instruction to the user for completing the step, and should not be more than one sentence. If the step needs additional explanation, place the explanation in an info element following the cmd.

Inheritance

- topic/ph task/cmd

Example

<step><cmd>In a text editor, create a new file.</cmd></step>

Attributes

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