<lb>

<lb> (line break) – An empty formatting element that forces text to begin on a new line.
Module MEI.shared
Attributes
@facs (optional) Permits the current element to reference a facsimile surface or image zone which corresponds to it. One or more values from data.URI , separated by spaces. att.facsimile
@func (optional) States whether the line break follows a single line or a line group. Allowed values are: " line" , " group" lb
@label (optional) Provides a name or label for an element. The value may be any string. Value of datatype string. att.commonPart
@n (optional) Provides a number-like designation for an element. Value conforms to token . att.common
@source (optional) Contains a list of one or more pointers indicating the sources which attest to a given reading. Each value should correspond to the ID of a <source> element located in the document header. One or more values from data.URI , separated by spaces. att.source
@subtype (optional) Provide any sub-classification for the element, additional to that given by its type attribute. Value of datatype NMTOKEN. att.typed
@type (optional) Characterizes the element in some sense, using any convenient classification scheme or typology. Value of datatype NMTOKEN. att.typed
@xml:base (optional) Provides a base URI reference with which applications can resolve relative URI references into absolute URI references. Value conforms to data.URI . att.commonPart
@xml:id (optional) Regularizes the naming of an element and thus facilitates building links between it and other resources. Each id attribute within a document must have a unique value. Value of datatype ID. att.id
Member of
Contained by
May contain
Empty
Declaration
<classes>
<memberOf key= " att.common" />
<memberOf key= " att.facsimile" />
<memberOf key= " att.source" />
<memberOf key= " att.typed" />
<memberOf key= " model.lbLike" />
</classes>
<content>
<rng:empty/>
</content>
Remarks

The n attribute should be used to record a number associated with this textual line. See comment on verse element for description of func attribute. Do not confuse this element with the sb element, which performs a similar function for musical notation.This element is modelled on an element in the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) standard.

MEI Guidelines Version 3.0.0

MEI Elements