Support for use of DITA anchorref

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Support for use of DITA anchorref

Post by ann.jensen » Thu Oct 28, 2021 3:58 pm

I am looking for some documentation and ideally some examples of how to use the DITA anchorref element to reuse maps of content.
Can you advise on where I can find such information as it seems to be very thin on the ground.
Any advice appreciated,

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Re: Support for use of DITA anchorref

Post by Radu » Fri Oct 29, 2021 8:08 am

Hi Ann,

I'm afraid I'm also not very familiar with anchorref, the specs is here: ... orref.html

At some point when I investigated this in the past it looked like some kind of conref push but I do not remember if i also tested the publishing part, especially with newer DITA OT publishing engines. Maybe you can test a little bit, build a small example to see if the publishing works.

You can also reuse an entire DITA Map by adding a mapref to it and also parts of a DITA Map either by placing them in a new submap or by defining an ID on a topicref and then using plain conrefs (content references).

Radu Coravu
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