Where topic titles are used

Topic titles are used to form the heading in the output deliverable document, as well as for other constructs such as link text and metadata values.

Topic titles are extremely important in DITA, as they are used as both as a core navigation aid and for information labelling. The topic title can be generated in the output:

Composite screen captures showing where titles are used in typical Help output

DITA title elements are used in many places in a typical Help output