When you write documentation for a certain series of products, several products can share much information. For instance, the task describing how to install an appliance can largely be shared between different models or versions of that appliance. At the same time, each model might have its own unique requirements for the installation procedure.
Rather than having to rewrite the whole procedure for each model, you can include all information in one topic or map and apply conditional attributes to the model-specific information. When you later publish this information, you can use these attributes to either highlight relevant information per model or filter out unwanted information.
Concretely, conditional processing allows you to: