Language reference : Base architecture : Topic elements : Body elements : term
   
term
The <term> element identifies words that may have or require extended definitions or explanations.
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
( text data or text or tm) (any number)
Contained by
Doctype
Content model
topic (base)
map (base), classifyMap, learningMap
topic (technical content), concept
map (technical content)
ditabase
glossary, glossentry, glossgroup
reference
task (strict), task (general)
bookmap
subjectScheme
machineryTask
learningAssessment, learningOverview, learningSummary
learningBookmap
learningContent
learningPlan
Inheritance
- topic/term
Example 67. Example
<p>The <term>reference implementation</term> of DITA represents the standard,
<q>fallback</q> behaviors intended for DITA elements.</p>
 
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