The <prelreqs> element contains information about preliminary requirements – the things the user needs to know or do before starting a task. This element contains information about personnel requirements, safety conditions, support equipment, supplies, and spare parts.


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
machineryTask ( (reqconds) (optional) then (reqpers) (optional) then (supequip) (optional) then (supplies) (optional) then (spares) (optional) then (safety) (optional) )

Contained by

Doctype Content model
machineryTask taskbody


+ topic/section task/prereq mitask-d/prelreqs


  <reqcond>Rear Oil Seal replacement</reqcond>
  <reqcontp>Motor Oil Guide</reqcontp>
  <esttime>2 hours</esttime>
   <supequi>Driver handle</supequi>
   <supequi>Slide hammer</supequi>
   <supequi>Axle seal installer</supequi>
  <spare>engine oil</spare>
 <safecond>All personnel shall wear safety shoes and protective 
 clothing to reduce the chance of injury.</safecond>


Name Description Data Type Default Value Required?
spectitle The specialized title attribute allows architects of specialized types to define a fixed or default title for a specialized element. Not intended for direct use by authors. CDATA #IMPLIED No
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 Common attributes described in Other common DITA attributes      

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