Language reference : Technical content architecture : Domain elements : Programming elements : parmname
   
parmname
When referencing the name of an application programming interface parameter within the text flow of your topic, use the parameter name (<parmname>) element to mark up the parameter. This element is part of the DITA programming domain, a special set of DITA elements designed to document programming tasks, concepts, and reference information.
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 (technical content), map (technical content), concept, ditabase, glossary, glossentry, glossgroup, reference, task, bookmap
( text data or text) (any number)
Contained by
Doctype
Content model
topic (technical content), concept
map (technical content)
ditabase
glossary, glossentry, glossgroup
reference
task (strict), task (general)
bookmap
Inheritance
+ topic/keyword pr-d/parmname
Example 357. Example
Use the <parmname>/env</parmname> parameter of the <cmdname>config</cmdname>
command to update the field value.
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, 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