The <synph> (syntax phrase) element is a container for syntax definition elements. It is used when a complete syntax diagram is not needed, but some of the syntax elements, such as <kwd>, <oper>, or <delim> are used within the text flow of the topic content. 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/ph pr-d/synph


<synph><kwd>format</kwd> <var>volumename</var></synph>


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

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