Text Encoding Initiative

The XML Version of the TEI Guidelines


<ref> defines a reference to another location in the current document, in terms of one or more identifiable elements, possibly modified by additional text or comment.
Attributes (In addition to global attributes and those inherited from loc, pointer, terminologyInclusions)
target specifies the destination of the reference by supplying the value of the id attribute on one or more other elements in the current document.
Datatype: IDREFS
Values: One or more valid identifiers, separated by white space.
Default: #IMPLIED
<ref type="s" resp="LB" target="p2 p5">
See especially the second sentence</ref>.
See also <ref>s.v. <term>locution</term></ref>.
Module Declared in file teicore2; Core tag sets: enabled when any TEI base is enabled
Class loc; pointer; terminologyInclusions
May contain #PCDATA abbr add addSpan address alt altGrp anchor app bibl biblFull biblStruct c caesura camera caption castList cb certainty cit cl corr damage date dateRange dateStruct del delSpan distinct emph expan fLib figure foreign formula fs fsLib fvLib fw gap geogName gloss handShift hi index interp interpGrp join joinGrp label lang lb link linkGrp list listBibl m measure mentioned milestone move name note num oRef oVar orgName orig pRef pVar pb persName phr placeName ptr q quote ref reg respons restore rs s seg sic soCalled sound space span spanGrp stage supplied table tech term text time timeRange timeStruct timeline title unclear view w witDetail xptr xref
May occur within ab abbr activity actor add addName addrLine admin affiliation author authority bibl biblScope birth bloc byline camera caption case castItem catDesc cell channel cit cl classCode closer colloc constitution corr country creation damage date dateRange def del derivation descrip dictScrap distance distinct distributor docAuthor docDate docEdition docImprint domain edition editor education emph entryFree etym expan extent factuality figDesc firstLang foreName foreign form funder fw gen genName gloss gram gramGrp head headItem headLabel hi hyph imprimatur interaction item itype l label lang langKnown language lbl lem locale measure meeting mentioned mood name nameLink note num number occasion occupation opener orgDivn orgName orgTitle orgType orig orth otherForm p per persName phr placeName pos preparedness principal pron pubPlace publisher purpose q quote rdg re ref reg region rendition residence resp restore role roleDesc roleName rs s salute seg sense settlement sic signed soCalled socecStatus sound speaker sponsor stage street stress subc supplied surname syll symbol tagUsage tech term termEntry tig time timeRange title titlePart tns tr trailer trans u unclear usg view wit witDetail witness writing xr xref
<!ELEMENT ref %om.RR; %paraContent;> 
<!ATTLIST ref  
      target IDREFS #IMPLIED>
See further 6.6 Simple Links and Cross References; 13.2 Tags for Terminological Data

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