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Su-Laine Yeo

Reply to: Wrestling with Conrefs

Hi Wanda,

DITA 1.2 will address the situation you're describing. DITA 1.2 has many enhancements to conref functionality that you would find useful. Alas, it's still quite a few months away.

A strategy that I just thought of is to create a specialization or an outputclass of the element, and use that as a wrapper around multiple paragraphs. You would have to change your stylesheets so that that specialization or outputclass of doesn't have the formatting that a would normally have.

Then you can conref the into your topic. You can put text, paragraphs, lists, images, and tables into a element. However, a limitation that might kaibosh the whole strategy is that you can't put another inside a .