<topicsetref> element references a
<topicset> element. The referenced
element can be defined in the current map or in another map.
When possible, applications should treat the referenced
<topicset> as an
independent unit. For example, an application that renders DITA for a dynamic navigation
platform might generate a reusable navigation structure for
<topicset>, and each
retained as a reference to that structure. This differs slightly from the processing of the
@conref attribute, which results in a literal copy of the referenced
For situations that do not support reusing a topic set as an independent unit, such as a rendered
PDF, applications MAY resolve the
<topicsetref> element as for other
<topicref>) elements that
@format attribute set to "ditamap".
As with other cases where the attribute
format="ditamap" is specified or
used as a default, the use of topic references nested inside of
<topicsetref> is undefined.
See appendix for information about this element in OASIS document type shells.
+ map/topicref mapgroup-d/topicsetref
<topicset>element that groups together several topics that collectively comprise an overview of SQL.
The following attributes are available on this element: Universal attribute group
, Link relationship attribute group
(with narrowed definitions
@type, given below),
Attributes common to many map elements
, Topicref element attributes group
- A pointer to the
<topicsetref>. See The href attribute for detailed information on syntax.
@formatattribute identifies the format of the resource being referenced. For the
<topicsetref>element, this attribute defaults to "ditamap", because the element typically references a branch of a map. See The format attribute for details on other supported values.
- Describes the target of a reference. For the
<topicsetref>element, this attribute defaults to "topicset". See The type attribute for detailed information on other supported values and processing implications.