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authorinformation
The <authorinformation> element contains detailed information about the author or authoring organization.
Contains
Note: These models represent only the default document types distributed by OASIS. Actual content models will differ with each new document type.
Doctype
Content model
bookmap, learningBookmap
(organizationinfo or personinfo) (any number)
Contained by
Doctype
Content model
bookmap, learningBookmap
Inheritance
+ topic/author xnal-d/authorinformation
Example 394. Example
<authorinformation>
<personinfo>
<namedetails><personname>
<firstname>Derek</firstname>
<middlename>L.</middlename>
<lastname>Singleton</lastname>
<generationidentifier>Jr.</generationidentifier>
<otherinfo>noted psychologist</otherinfo>
</personname></namedetails>
<addressdetails>
<thoroughfare>123 Yellow Brick Road</thoroughfare>
<locality>Emerald City</locality>
<administrativearea>Kansas</administrativearea>
<country>USA</country>
</addressdetails>
<contactnumbers><contactnumber>123-555-4678</contactnumber></contactnumbers>
<emailaddresses><emailaddress>wizard@example.org</emailaddress></emailaddresses>
</personinfo>
</authorinformation>
Attributes
Name
Description
Data Type
Default Value
Required?
href
Provides a reference to a resource. See The href attribute for detailed information on supported values and processing implications.
CDATA
#IMPLIED
No
type
Describes the target of a reference. See The type attribute for detailed information on supported values and processing implications. Note that this differs from the type attribute on many other DITA elements. Beginning with DITA 1.2, values in this attribute are not limited to a small number of choices; the following values were used in DITA 1.0 and DITA 1.1, and are also recognized for the author element (and its specializations):
creator
The primary or original author of the content.
contributor
An additional author who is not primary.
-dita-use-​conref-​target
See Using the -dita-use-conref-target value for more information.
NMTOKEN
#IMPLIED
No
format
The format attribute identifies the format of the resource being referenced. See The format attribute for details on supported values.
CDATA
#IMPLIED
No
scope
The scope attribute identifies the closeness of the relationship between the current document and the target resource. See The scope attribute for more information on values.
(local | peer | external | -dita-use-​conref-​target)
#IMPLIED
No
keyref
Keyref provides a redirectable reference based on a key defined within a map. See The keyref attribute for information on using this attribute.
CDATA
#IMPLIED
No
univ-atts attribute group (includes select-atts, id-atts, and localization-atts groups)
A set of related attributes, described in univ-atts attribute group
global-atts attribute group (xtrf, xtrc)
A set of related attributes, described in global-atts attribute group
class
A common attribute described in Other common DITA attributes