The <codeblock> element represents lines of program code. Like the <pre> element, line endings and spaces inside the element are preserved, and the content is typically rendered in a monospaced font. This element is part of the DITA programming domain, a special set of DITA elements designed to document programming tasks, concepts, and reference information.

Content models

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


+ topic/pre pr-d/codeblock


/* a long sample program */
Do forever
  Say "Hello, World"


The following attributes are available on this element: Universal attribute group, Display attribute group, outputclass, xml:space, and spectitle.

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