uicontrol

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

version
1.3
author
OASIS DITA Technical Committee

The uicontrol element is used to mark up user interface controls, such as names of buttons, entry fields, menu items, or other objects that allow the user to control the interface. Use the uicontrol element inside a menucascade element to identify a sequence of menu choices in a nested menu, such as File > New. This element is part of the DITA user interface domain, a special set of DITA elements designed to document user interface tasks, concepts and reference information.

Inheritance

+ topic/ph ui-d/uicontrol

Example

<p>Press the <uicontrol>OK</uicontrol> button.</p>

Attributes

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