Text Encoding Initiative

The XML Version of the TEI Guidelines


<opener> groups together dateline, byline, salutation, and similar phrases appearing as a preliminary group at the start of a division, especially of a letter.
Attributes Global attributes and those inherited from divtop
   <dateline>Walden, this 29. of August 1592</dateline>
      <name type="place">Great Marlborough Street</name>
      <date>November 11, 1848</date>
   <salute>My dear Sir,</salute>
<p>I am sorry to say that absence from town and other
circumstances have prevented me from earlier enquiring...</p>
Module Declared in file teistr2; Core tag sets: enabled when any TEI base is enabled
Class divtop
May contain #PCDATA abbr add addSpan address alt altGrp anchor app argument byline c caesura cb certainty cl corr damage date dateRange dateStruct dateline del delSpan distinct emph epigraph expan fLib foreign formula fs fsLib fvLib fw gap geogName gloss handShift hi index interp interpGrp join joinGrp lang lb link linkGrp m measure mentioned milestone name num oRef oVar orgName orig pRef pVar pb persName phr placeName ptr ref reg respons restore rs s salute seg sic signed soCalled space span spanGrp supplied term time timeRange timeStruct timeline title unclear w xptr xref
May occur within back body castList div div0 div1 div2 div3 div4 div5 div6 div7 epilogue group lg performance prologue
<!ELEMENT opener %om.RO; (#PCDATA | %m.phrase; | argument | byline | 
 dateline | epigraph | salute | signed | %m.Incl;)* >  
<!ATTLIST opener  
See further 7.2.4 Content of Textual Divisions; 7.2 Elements Common to All Divisions

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