how can i add a custom attribute to topicref ?

I want to add a new custom attribute to "topicref".

Is it possible ?

 Simply, If i add a new attribute to DTD ?

 sorry i've a poor english. thanks to read. 


You can add custom attributes to DITA elements, however to remain DITA-compliant, you will need to do this by "specializing" an existing DITA attribute. You might find the following tutorials to be useful:

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