category

The <category> element can represent any category by which a topic might be classified for retrieval or navigation; for example, the categories could be used to group topics in a generated navigation bar. Topics can belong to multiple categories.

Contains

( text data or keyword or option or parmname or apiname or cmdname or msgnum or varname or wintitle or term) (any number)

Contained by

metadata

Inheritance

topic/category

Attributes

Name Description Data Type Default Value Required?
%select-atts; (platform, product, audience, otherprops, importance, rev, status) A set of related attributes, described at %select-atts; parameter entity PE not applicable Not applicable
%global-atts; (xtrf, xtrc) A set of related attributes, described at %global-atts; parameter entity PE not applicable Not applicable
class A common attribute described in Other common DITA attributes

Example

 <prolog>
  <metadata>
   <category>Things that are blue</category>
  </metadata>
 </prolog>