The <refbody> element is a container for the main content of the reference topic. Reference topics limit the body structure to tables (both simple and standard), property lists, syntax sections, and generic sections and examples, in any sequence or number.

Reference topics represent the kind of information that users typically consult to understand programming objects, configuration file options, recipes, terminological descriptions, product or other specifications, equipment or parts lists, or any other set of factual information.

Content models

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


- topic/body reference/refbody


See reference .


The following attributes are available on this element: Universal attribute group (without the Metadata attribute group), @base from the Metadata attribute group , and outputclass.