Language reference : Technical content architecture : Domain elements : User interface elements : shortcut
   
shortcut
The <shortcut> element identifies a keyboard shortcut for a menu or window action. This element is part of the DITA user interface domain, a special set of DITA elements designed to document user interface 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, machineryTask
( text data or text) (any number)
Contained by
Doctype
Content model
topic (technical content), map (technical content), concept, ditabase, glossary, glossentry, glossgroup, reference, task (strict), task (general), bookmap, machineryTask
Inheritance
+ topic/keyword ui-d/shortcut
Example 389. Example
This example:
<menucascade>
<uicontrol>Start</uicontrol>
<uicontrol><shortcut>P</shortcut>rograms</uicontrol>
</menucascade>
may produce the following result: Start > Programs
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