The <permissions> prolog element specifies the level of entitlement needed to access the content.

The <permissions> element indicates any preferred controls for access to content. Topics can be filtered based on the permissions element. This capability depends on your output formatting process.


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
topic, map, concept, ditabase, glossary, glossentry, glossgroup, reference, task, bookmap, classifyMap, subjectScheme, machineryTask, learningAssessment, learningBookmap, learningContent, learningMap, learningOverview, learningPlan, learningSummary no content

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Doctype Content model
topic (base), topic (technical content), concept, ditabase, glossary, glossentry, glossgroup, reference, task (strict), task (general), machineryTask, learningAssessment, learningContent, learningOverview, learningPlan, learningSummary prolog
map (base), map (technical content), classifyMap, subjectScheme, learningMap topicmeta
bookmap, learningBookmap topicmeta, bookmeta


- topic/permissions


  <permissions view="entitled"/>


Name Description Data Type Default Value Required?
view Defines the classifications of viewers allowed to view the document. Beginning with DITA 1.2, values in this attribute are not limited to a small number of choices; the following values were used in DITA 1.0 and DITA 1.1, and are still provided as sample values:
For internal use only.
For a certain group, only.
The world.
Special folks, only.
See Using the -dita-use-conref-target value for more information.
(internal | classified | all | entitled | -dita-use-​conref-​target) #IMPLIED Yes
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 A common attribute described in Other common DITA attributes      

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