DITA: Code (inline and block)
codeph, like this:
codeph stands for "code phrase." (There's another tag called
ph that is just "phrase.")
outputclassattribute that specifies the language for the syntax highlighter:
As soon as you type
outputclass=" in the code editor, you're prompted with
language options. If you don't choose an
output class, the default is
Note that adding the outputclass will prompt Oxygen to add syntax highlighting in the output (injecting a lot of inline formatting). If you're publishing to a location that already provides a syntax highlighter, don't add an outputclass.
&. The above code really looks like this:
You can also reference code stored in another file using a
With this method, you don't have to convert the illegal symbols into their character equivalents. Also, the referenced file cabe stored with the programming language type extension, which gives you syntax highlighting while you're editing it.
If you want to title the code sample with a name, use the
If you want to bold part of a code sample, you can do so by inserting
tags to bold the content. (Don't convert the angle brackets around the b tag to
If the syntax highlighter is accidentally highlighting some of your code as a comment instead of actual code, wrap the problematic code inside
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