Language reference : Technical content architecture : Task elements : choices
   
choices
The <choices> element contains a list of <choice> elements. It is used when the user will need to choose one of several actions while performing the steps of a task.
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
ditabase, task, machineryTask, learningContent
(choice) (one or more)
Contained by
Doctype
Content model
ditabase, task (strict), task (general), machineryTask, learningContent
Inheritance
- topic/ul task/choices
Example 226. Example
<step><cmd>Choose a server.</cmd>
<choices>
<choice>If you have a remote server you want to test on, type the
IP address or hostname of the server here.</choice>
<choice>If you want to do local testing, just type localhost.</choice>
</choices>
</step>
Attributes
Name
Description
Data Type
Default Value
Required?
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, outputclass
Common attributes described in Other common DITA attributes