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longdescref
The <longdescref> element supports a reference to a text description of the graphic or object. This element replaces the deprecated longdescref attribute on image and object elements.
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
topic, map, concept, ditabase, glossary, glossentry, glossgroup, reference, task, bookmap, classifyMap, subjectScheme, machineryTask, learningAssessment, learningBookmap, learningContent, learningMap, learningOverview, learningPlan, learningSummary
no content
Contained by
Doctype
Content model
topic (base), map (base), topic (technical content), map (technical content), concept, reference, task (strict), task (general), bookmap, classifyMap, subjectScheme, machineryTask, learningBookmap, learningMap
ditabase, glossary, glossentry, glossgroup
learningAssessment, learningContent, learningOverview, learningPlan, learningSummary
Inheritance
- topic/longdescref
Example 52. Example
Figure 28. Longdescref which references a local DITA description
<image href="llama.jpg">
<alt>Llama picture</alt>
<longdescref href="my-pet-llama.dita"/>
</image>
Figure 29. Longdescref which references an external description
<image href="puffin.jpg">
<alt>Puffin pigure</alt>
<longdescref href="http://www.example.org/birds/puffin.html"
scope="external"
format="html"/>
</image>
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.
CDATA
#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
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, keyref
Keyref provides a redirectable reference based on a key defined within a map. See The keyref attribute for information on using this attribute. Class and outputclass are described in Other common DITA attributes