userinput — Data entered by the user.


The userinput element identifies words or phrases that the user is expected to provide as input to a computer program.

Note that userinput is not a verbatim environment, but an inline.

Processing expectations

Formatted inline. Often presented in a fixed-width font.


1<article xmlns=''>
<title>Example userinput</title>
<para>At the system prompt, enter <userinput>xyzzy</userinput> to gain
5supervisor access to the system.

At the system prompt, enter xyzzy to gain supervisor access to the system.