The <userinput> element represents the text a user should input in response to a program or system prompt. This element is part of the DITA software domain, a special set of DITA elements designed to document software tasks, concepts and reference information.

Content models

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


+ topic/ph sw-d/userinput


<p>After you type <userinput>mealplan dinner</userinput>, the meal planning program
will print a <systemoutput>For what day?</systemoutput> message.
Reply by typing the day of the week for which you want a meal plan,
for example, <userinput>Thursday</userinput>.</p>


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

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