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.



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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