<surface>

<surface> Defines a writing surface in terms of a rectangular coordinate space, optionally grouping one or more graphic representations of that space, and rectangular zones of interest within it.
Module MEI.facsimile
Attributes
@data (optional) Used to link metadata elements to one or more data-containing elements. One or more values from data.URI , separated by spaces. att.datapointing
@decls (optional) Identifies one or more metadata elements within the header, which are understood to apply to the element bearing this attribute and its content. One or more values from data.URI , separated by spaces. att.declaring
@label (optional) Provides a name or label for an element. The value may be any string. Value of datatype string. att.commonPart
@lrx (optional) Indicates the lower-right corner x coordinate. Value of datatype nonNegativeInteger. att.coordinated
@lry (optional) Indicates the lower-left corner x coordinate. Value of datatype nonNegativeInteger. att.coordinated
@n (optional) Provides a number-like designation for an element. Value conforms to token . att.common
@startid (optional) Holds a reference to the first element in a sequence of events to which the feature applies. Value conforms to data.URI . att.startid
@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
@ulx (optional) Indicates the upper-left corner x coordinate. Value of datatype nonNegativeInteger. att.coordinated
@uly (optional) Indicates the upper-left corner y coordinate. Value of datatype nonNegativeInteger. att.coordinated
@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
MEI.facsimile facsimile
May contain
MEI.facsimile zone
MEI.figtable figDesc graphic
Declaration
<classes>
<memberOf key= " att.common" />
<memberOf key= " att.coordinated" />
<memberOf key= " att.datapointing" />
<memberOf key= " att.declaring" />
<memberOf key= " att.startid" />
<memberOf key= " att.typed" />
</classes>
<content>
<rng:zeroOrMore>
<rng:ref name= " model.figDescLike" />
</rng:zeroOrMore>
<rng:zeroOrMore>
<rng:ref name= " model.graphicLike" />
</rng:zeroOrMore>
<rng:zeroOrMore>
<rng:ref name= " zone" />
</rng:zeroOrMore>
</content>
Remarks

The startid attribute may be used to hold a reference to the first feature occurring on this surface.This element is modelled on an element in the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) standard.

MEI Guidelines Version 3.0.0

MEI Elements