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DocBook 5: The Definitive Guide by Richard L. Hamilton, Norman Walsh

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Name

figure — A formal figure, generally an illustration, with a title

Synopsis

figure ::= ((((title & titleabbrev?), infodb.titleforbidden.info) | info db.titleonlyreq.info), (annotation | bridgehead | remark | revhistory | Indexing inlines | Admonition elements | Formal elements | Graphic elements | Informal elements | List elements | Paragraph elements | Publishing elements | Synopsis elements | Technical elements | Verbatim elements)+, 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 figure.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Description

A figure is a formal example with a title. Figures often contain mediaobjects, or other large display elements. Frequently, they are given IDs and referenced from the text with xref or link.

Processing expectations

Formatted as a displayed block.

A figure may contain multiple display ...

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