Text Encoding Initiative

The XML Version of the TEI Guidelines


<figure> indicates the location of a graphic, illustration, or figure.
Attributes (In addition to global attributes and those inherited from common, inter, tpParts)
entity names the external entity within which the graphic image of the figure is stored.
Datatype: ENTITY
Values: the name of an external unparsed entity declared elsewhere in the DTD.
Default: #IMPLIED


This attribute may be omitted if for some reason no electronic form of the image is provided.

<figure entity="Fig1">
   <head>Figure One: The View from the Bridge</head>
   <figDesc>A Whistleresque view showing four
or five sailing boats in the foreground, and a
series of buoys strung out between them.</figDesc>

The end-tag must be supplied, even if the element has no content.

Module Declared in file teifig2; Additional tag set for figures, tables and formulae: enabled by TEI.figures
Class inter; tpParts; common
May contain addSpan alt altGrp anchor cb certainty delSpan fLib figDesc fs fsLib fvLib fw gap head index interp interpGrp join joinGrp lb link linkGrp milestone p pb respons span spanGrp text timeline
May occur within ab add admin argument body camera caption case castList cell colloc corr country damage def descrip dictScrap div div0 div1 div2 div3 div4 div5 div6 div7 docEdition emph entryFree epigraph epilogue etym figDesc foreign form gen gram gramGrp head hi hyph imprimatur item itype l lang lbl lem meeting metDecl mood note number orth otherForm p per performance pos prologue pron q quote rdg ref region rendition seg set sic sound stage stress subc supplied syll tagUsage tech title titlePage titlePart tns tr trans unclear usg view wit witDetail witness writing xr xref
<!ELEMENT figure %om.RR; ((%m.Incl;)*, 
                              (head, (%m.Incl;)*)?, 
                              (p, (%m.Incl;)*)*,
                              (figDesc, (%m.Incl;)*)?, 
                              (text, (%m.Incl;)*)?) > 
<!ATTLIST figure  
      entity ENTITY #IMPLIED>
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