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Name

areaset — A set of related areas in a graphic or code example

Synopsis

areaset ::= area db.area.inareaset+

Attribute synopsis

Common attributes (ID required) and common linking attributes.

Additional attributes:

  • label

  • Exactly one of:

    • units (enumeration) = “calspair” | “linecolumn” | “linecolumnpair” | “linerange

    • Each of:

      • units (enumeration) = “other”

      • otherunits (NMTOKEN)

Required attributes are shown in bold.

Description

An areaset contains one or more areas. These areas are bound in a set in order to associate them with a single callout description. See area for a more complete description of the areas.

For a complete description of callouts, see callout.

Processing expectations

Suppressed.

Attributes

Common attributes (ID required) and common linking attributes.

label

Specifies an identifying string for presentation purposes.

otherunits

Identifies the units used in the coords attribute when the units attribute is other. This attribute is forbidden otherwise.

units

Identifies the units used in the coords attribute. The default units vary according to the type of callout specified: calspair for graphics and linecolumn for line-oriented elements.

Enumerated values:
“calspair”

Coordinates expressed as a pair of CALS graphic coordinates

“linecolumn”

Coordinates expressed as a line and column

“linecolumnpair”

Coordinates expressed as a pair of lines and columns

“linerange”

Coordinates expressed as a line range

units

Indicates that nonstandard units are used for this area. In this case, otherunits must be specified. ...

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