The <glossUsage> element provides information about the correct use of a term, such as where or how it can be used.

Content models

See appendix for information about this element in OASIS document type shells.


- topic/note concept/note glossentry/glossUsage


See the example in <glossentry>.


The following attributes are available on this element: Universal attribute group , outputclass, spectitle, and the attributes defined below.

Defines the type of a note. For example, if the note is a tip, the word Tip might be used to draw the reader's attention to it. Note that this differs from the @type attribute on many other DITA elements. See The type attribute for detailed information on supported values and processing implications. Available values are note, tip, fastpath, restriction, important, remember, attention, caution, notice, danger, warning, trouble, other, and -dita-use-​conref-​target .
Indicates an alternate note type, when the type is not available in the @type attribute value list. This value is used as the user-provided note title when the @type attribute value is set to "other".