The <properties> element gives a list of properties for the subject of the current topic, for example whether a class is public or protected. Each property can include the type, value, and a description. The typical rendering is usually in a table-like format. To represent multiple values for a single type, create additional property elements and use only the <propvalue> element (and <propdesc> when needed) for each successive value.


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
ditabase, reference, learningContent ( (prophead) (optional) then (property) (one or more) )

Contained by

Doctype Content model
ditabase, reference, learningContent refbody, refbodydiv


- topic/simpletable reference/properties


		<proptypehd>Visual Element</proptypehd>
    <propdesc>depicts anger</propdesc>
    <propdesc>depicts permission</propdesc>


Name Description Data Type Default Value Required?
relcolwidth A relative value to specify the width of a column in relationship to the width of the other columns. The values are totaled and made a percent. For example:
relcolwidth="1* 2* 3*"
causes widths of 16.7%, 33.3%, and 66.7%.
relcolwidth="90* 150*"
causes width of 37.5% and 62.5%.
keycol Defines the column that can contains headings for each row. No value indicates no key column. When present, the numerical value causes the specified column to be treated as a vertical header. NMTOKEN #IMPLIED No
refcols The refcols attribute is currently undefined, and is reserved for future use. NMTOKENS #IMPLIED No
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
display-atts attribute group (scale, frame, expanse) A set of related attributes, described in display-atts attribute group      
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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