The <cause> element describes a potential source of the problem that is described in the <condition> element, the topic <title> element, or the <shortdesc> element. This information should be brief; if it is not possible to make the information brief, this might be a sign that a full troubleshooting topic is needed

Content models

See appendix for information about this element in OASIS document type shells.


- topic/section troubleshooting/cause


See <troubleshooting>.


The following attributes are available on this element: Universal attribute group, @outputclass, and @spectitle.

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