The <shortcut> element identifies a keyboard shortcut for a menu or window action. This element is part of the DITA user interface domain, a special set of DITA elements designed to document user interface tasks, concepts and reference information.

Content models

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


+ topic/keyword ui-d/shortcut


This example:


May produce output similar to the following: StartPrograms


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

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