<b>: How is the <b> element employed to indicate and format bold text within DITA topics?

The <b> element in DITA is used to indicate and format text as bold within DITA topics. It’s a simple and commonly used element for emphasizing specific content.


To apply the <b> element, you wrap the text you want to be bold with this element. For example:

<p>This is a <b>bold</b> word in a sentence.</p>

In this example, the word “bold” will be displayed in a bold format when rendered.

When to Use

Use the <b> element when you want to make specific text stand out and be visually prominent. It’s commonly used for highlighting keywords, important terms, or headings within your documentation.