The <booktitlealt> element contains the alternative title, subtitle, or short title for a book. It may be specialized into a specific element for those or other purposes.


Note: These models represent only the default document types distributed by OASIS. Actual content models will differ with each new document type.
Doctype Content model
bookmap, learningBookmap ( text data or boolean or keyword or ph or q or term or tm or state or image) (any number)

Contained by

Doctype Content model
bookmap, learningBookmap booktitle


- topic/ph bookmap/booktitlealt


    <mainbooktitle>This is my big and fancy book</mainbooktitle>
    <booktitlealt>Shorter title</booktitle>
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univ-atts attribute group (includes select-atts, id-atts, and localization-atts groups) A set of related attributes, described in univ-atts attribute group      
global-atts attribute group (xtrf, xtrc) A set of related attributes, described in global-atts attribute group      
class, outputclass, keyref Keyref provides a redirectable reference based on a key defined within a map. See The keyref attribute for information on using this attribute. Class and outputclass are described in Other common DITA attributes      

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