steps-unordered

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

version
1.3
author
OASIS DITA Technical Committee

Like the steps element, the steps-unordered element provides the main content of a task topic, but particularly for cases in which the order of steps might vary from one situation to another. At least one step element is required inside the steps-unordered element.

Steps with only a single step might be rendered as a paragraph rather than as a list. Two or more steps should typically be rendered as an unordered list. If all of the contained steps are simple (that is, have no more than a cmd element each) then the step list should default to compact. Otherwise it should be rendered as expanded (with blank lines between each step).

Inheritance

- topic/ul task/steps-unordered

Example

<task id="sqlj">
 <title>Creating an SQLJ file</title>
 <taskbody>
  <context>Once you have set up SQLJ, you need to create a new SQLJ file.</context>
  <steps-unordered>
   <step><cmd>In a text editor, create a new file.</cmd></step>
  </steps-unordered>
 </taskbody>
</task>

Attributes

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