step

step — A unit of action in a procedure.

Synopsis

step ::= [-]

Attributes

Common attributes and common linking attributes.

Additional attributes:

  • performance (enumeration)
    • “optional”
    • “required”

Description

A step identifies a unit of action in a procedure. If a finer level of granularity is required for some steps, you can embed substeps in a step. Embedded substeps contain steps so that substeps can be nested to any depth.

Processing expectations

Formatted as a displayed block. The steps are almost always numbered.

Attributes

Common attributes and common linking attributes.

performance

Specifies if the content is required or optional.

Enumerated values:
“optional”

The content describes an optional step or steps.

“required”

The content describes a required step or steps.

Parents

These elements contain step: procedure, stepalternatives, substeps.

Children

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