Use the <xmlpi> element to identify mentions of processing instruction names, such as <?piname pi value?>. This element enables more precise semantic searching of the DITA source; it also enables distinct formatting. This element is part of the XML mention domain.

Content models

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


+ topic/keyword markup-d/markupname xml-d/xmlpi


While DITA does not define any processing instructions, some applications might
use some DocBook processing instructions, such as <xmlpi>dbhtml_bgcolor</xmlpi>.


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

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