The <linktext> element provides the literal label or line of text for a link. For links to local DITA topics, the text of a link can typically be resolved during processing. Use the <linktext> element only when the target cannot be reached, such as when it is a peer or external link, or when the target is local but not in DITA format. When used inside a topic, <linktext> is used as the text for the specified link; when used within a map, <linktext> is used as the text for generated links that point to the specified topic.

Content models

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


"- topic/linktext " when used in topics, and "- map/linktext " when used in maps.


<link href="tzover.htm#accsqlj">
 <linktext>Accessing relational data with SQLJ</linktext>


The following attributes are available on this element: Universal attribute group and outputclass.

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