Hi Rick... Your plan looks good. I think that the restrictions are ..
- starts with an alpha character - contains alphanumeric, underscore, or hyphen characters - unlimited length (within reason) ...scott Rick Quatro wrote: > Hi Framers, > > I am working on programmatically setting unique id values on all of > the elements that require them in a DITA-based FrameMaker book. Are > there any restrictions or recommendations for id values in DITA? My > thought is to have a unique 3-character prefix for each book (i.e, > "abc"), then I can generate a unique number suffix. So, an id might > look like > > abc_562387 > > or > > abc-562387 > > Any advice will be appreciated. Thank you very much. > > Rick Quatro > Carmen Publishing > 585-659-8267 > www.frameexpert.com > >