The <option> element describes an option that can be used to modify a command (or something else, like a configuration). This element is part of the DITA programming domain, a special set of DITA elements designed to document programming tasks, concepts, and reference information.

Content models

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


+ topic/keyword pr-d/option


something <option>/modifier</option>


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

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