Author CSA documents with Metanorma

Document attributes


Below are listed only document attributes that are unique to Metanorma’s processing of CSA documents.

For common document attributes, see Document attributes reference in general Metanorma author’s documentation. That page describes attributes that apply to all Metanorma flavors, not just CSAND.

For an introduction to AsciiDoc document attributes and how Metanorma uses them, see the corresponding topic.


Mandatory. The document type (see CSAND deliverables: The different types of CSA publications). Permitted types:

guidance, proposal, standard, report, whitepaper, charter, policy, glossary, case-study


Document status. Permitted types: proposal, working-draft, committee-draft, draft-standard, final-draft, published, withdrawn. Synonym: :docstage:.


Mandatory. Name of relevant CSA technical committee

AsciiCSAND markup

  • The [keyword]#...# markup encodes keywords, such as "MUST" and "MUST NOT". (The result is formatted as <span class="keyword">…​</span>.)