The <glossgroup> is a specialized topic that can contain multiple <glossentry> topics within a single document.

Content models

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


- topic/topic concept/concept glossgroup/glossgroup


<glossgroup id="things" xml:lang="en">
  <title>Some terms</title>
  <glossentry id="bicycle">
    <glossdef>Human powered mode of transport
       with two wheels</glossdef>
  <glossentry id="fruitbat">
    <glossterm>Fruit bat</glossterm>
    <glossdef>A bat which likes fruit</glossdef>


The following attributes are available on this element: Universal attribute group (with a narrowed definition of @id, given below), Architectural attribute group, and outputclass.

An anchor point. This ID is usually required as part of the @href or @conref syntax when cross referencing or reusing content within the topic; it also enables <topicref> elements in DITA maps to optionally reference a specific topic within a DITA document. This attribute is defined with the XML Data Type ID.

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