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Name

equation — A displayed mathematical equation

Synopsis

equation ::= ((((title? & titleabbrev?), infodb.titleforbidden.info) | info db.titleonly.info), alt?, (mediaobject+ | mathphrase+ | mml:*+), captiondb.caption)

Attribute synopsis

Common attributes and common linking attributes.

Additional attributes:

  • floatstyle

  • label

  • pgwide (enumeration) = “0” | “1”

Additional constraints

  • example must not occur among the children or descendants of equation.

  • figure must not occur among the children or descendants of equation.

  • table must not occur among the children or descendants of equation.

  • equation must not occur among the children or descendants of equation.

  • caution must not occur among the children or descendants of equation.

  • important must not occur among the children or descendants of equation.

  • note must not occur among the children or descendants of equation.

  • tip must not occur among the children or descendants of equation.

  • warning must not occur among the children or descendants of equation.

Description

An equation is a formal mathematical equation (with an optional rather than a required title).

If the MathML Module is used, equation can also contain the mml:math element.

Processing expectations

Formatted as a displayed block. For an inline equation, use inlineequation.

Processing systems that number equations or build a table of equations at the beginning of a document may have difficulty correctly formatting documents that contain both equations with titles and equations without titles. You are advised ...

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