<layout>

Describes how text is laid out on the page, including information about any ruling, pricking, or other evidence of page-preparation techniques.
Module
MEI.msDesc
Attributes
analog, class, cols, copyof, corresp, follows, label, n, next, precedes, prev, resp, ruledlines, ruledstaves, sameas, synch, translit, type, writtenlines, writtenstaves, xml:base, xml:id, xml:lang
analog(optional)Contains a reference to a field or element in another descriptive encoding system to which this MEI element is comparable. Value is plain text.
class(optional)Contains one or more URIs which denote classification terms that apply to the entity bearing this attribute. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
cols(optional)Specifies the number of columns per page. One or two values of datatype nonNegativeInteger, separated by a space.
copyof(optional)Points to an element of which the current element is a copy. Value conforms to data.URI.
corresp(optional)Used to point to other elements that correspond to this one in a generic fashion. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
follows(optional)points to one or more events in a user-defined collection that are known to be predecessors of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
label(optional)Captures text to be used to generate a label for the element to which it's attached, a "tool tip" or prefatory text, for example. Should not be used to record document content. Value is plain text.
n(optional)Provides a number-like designation that indicates an element's position in a sequence of similar elements. May not contain space characters. Value conforms to data.WORD.
next(optional)Used to point to the next event(s) in a user-defined collection. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
precedes(optional)Points to one or more events in a user-defined collection that are known to be successors of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
prev(optional)Points to the previous event(s) in a user-defined collection. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
resp(optional)Indicates the agent(s) responsible for some aspect of the text's transcription, editing, or encoding. Its value must point to one or more identifiers declared in the document header. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
ruledlines(optional)Specifies the number of ruled text lines per column. One or two values of datatype nonNegativeInteger, separated by a space.
ruledstaves(optional)Specifies the number of ruled staves per column. One or two values of datatype nonNegativeInteger, separated by a space.
sameas(optional)Points to an element that is the same as the current element but is not a literal copy of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
synch(optional)Points to elements that are synchronous with the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
translit(optional)Specifies the transliteration technique used. Value is a NMTOKEN.
type(optional)Designation which characterizes the element in some sense, using any convenient classification scheme or typology that employs single-token labels. One or more values of datatype NMTOKEN, separated by spaces.
writtenlines(optional)Specifies the number of written text lines per column. One or two values of datatype nonNegativeInteger, separated by a space.
writtenstaves(optional)Specifies the number of written staves per column. One or two values of datatype nonNegativeInteger, separated by a space.
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.
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 is a valid xml:id.
xml:lang(optional)Identifies the language of the element's content. The values for this attribute are language 'tags' as defined in BCP 47. All language tags that make use of private use sub-tags must be documented in a corresponding language element in the MEI header whose id attribute is the same as the language tag's value. Value is a language.
cols(optional)Specifies the number of columns per page. One or two values of datatype nonNegativeInteger, separated by a space.
ruledlines(optional)Specifies the number of ruled text lines per column. One or two values of datatype nonNegativeInteger, separated by a space.
writtenlines(optional)Specifies the number of written text lines per column. One or two values of datatype nonNegativeInteger, separated by a space.
ruledstaves(optional)Specifies the number of ruled staves per column. One or two values of datatype nonNegativeInteger, separated by a space.
writtenstaves(optional)Specifies the number of written staves per column. One or two values of datatype nonNegativeInteger, separated by a space.
(MEI.shared) Attributes common to many elements.
(MEI.shared) Attributes that form the basis of the att.common class.
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.
(MEI.shared) Attributes that uniquely identify an element.
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 is a valid xml:id.
(MEI.shared)
label(optional)Captures text to be used to generate a label for the element to which it's attached, a "tool tip" or prefatory text, for example. Should not be used to record document content. Value is plain text.
(MEI.shared) Attributes that specify element-to-element relationships.
copyof(optional)Points to an element of which the current element is a copy. Value conforms to data.URI.
corresp(optional)Used to point to other elements that correspond to this one in a generic fashion. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
follows(optional)points to one or more events in a user-defined collection that are known to be predecessors of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
next(optional)Used to point to the next event(s) in a user-defined collection. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
precedes(optional)Points to one or more events in a user-defined collection that are known to be successors of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
prev(optional)Points to the previous event(s) in a user-defined collection. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
sameas(optional)Points to an element that is the same as the current element but is not a literal copy of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
synch(optional)Points to elements that are synchronous with the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
(MEI.shared) Attributes used to supply a number-like designation for an element.
n(optional)Provides a number-like designation that indicates an element's position in a sequence of similar elements. May not contain space characters. Value conforms to data.WORD.
(MEI.shared) Attributes capturing information regarding responsibility for some aspect of the text's creation, transcription, editing, or encoding.
resp(optional)Indicates the agent(s) responsible for some aspect of the text's transcription, editing, or encoding. Its value must point to one or more identifiers declared in the document header. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
(MEI.shared) Attributes which can be used to classify features.
type(optional)Designation which characterizes the element in some sense, using any convenient classification scheme or typology that employs single-token labels. One or more values of datatype NMTOKEN, separated by spaces.
(MEI.shared) Attributes which can be used to classify features.
class(optional)Contains one or more URIs which denote classification terms that apply to the entity bearing this attribute. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
(MEI.shared) Bibliographic attributes.
analog(optional)Contains a reference to a field or element in another descriptive encoding system to which this MEI element is comparable. Value is plain text.
(MEI.shared) Language attributes common to text elements.
xml:lang(optional)Identifies the language of the element's content. The values for this attribute are language 'tags' as defined in BCP 47. All language tags that make use of private use sub-tags must be documented in a corresponding language element in the MEI header whose id attribute is the same as the language tag's value. Value is a language.
translit(optional)Specifies the transliteration technique used. Value is a NMTOKEN.
Manuscript description component declarations.
cols(optional)Specifies the number of columns per page. One or two values of datatype nonNegativeInteger, separated by a space.
ruledlines(optional)Specifies the number of ruled text lines per column. One or two values of datatype nonNegativeInteger, separated by a space.
ruledstaves(optional)Specifies the number of ruled staves per column. One or two values of datatype nonNegativeInteger, separated by a space.
writtenlines(optional)Specifies the number of written text lines per column. One or two values of datatype nonNegativeInteger, separated by a space.
writtenstaves(optional)Specifies the number of written staves per column. One or two values of datatype nonNegativeInteger, separated by a space.
Component declarations that are shared between two or more modules.
analog(optional)Contains a reference to a field or element in another descriptive encoding system to which this MEI element is comparable. Value is plain text.
class(optional)Contains one or more URIs which denote classification terms that apply to the entity bearing this attribute. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
copyof(optional)Points to an element of which the current element is a copy. Value conforms to data.URI.
corresp(optional)Used to point to other elements that correspond to this one in a generic fashion. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
follows(optional)points to one or more events in a user-defined collection that are known to be predecessors of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
label(optional)Captures text to be used to generate a label for the element to which it's attached, a "tool tip" or prefatory text, for example. Should not be used to record document content. Value is plain text.
n(optional)Provides a number-like designation that indicates an element's position in a sequence of similar elements. May not contain space characters. Value conforms to data.WORD.
next(optional)Used to point to the next event(s) in a user-defined collection. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
precedes(optional)Points to one or more events in a user-defined collection that are known to be successors of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
prev(optional)Points to the previous event(s) in a user-defined collection. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
resp(optional)Indicates the agent(s) responsible for some aspect of the text's transcription, editing, or encoding. Its value must point to one or more identifiers declared in the document header. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
sameas(optional)Points to an element that is the same as the current element but is not a literal copy of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
synch(optional)Points to elements that are synchronous with the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
translit(optional)Specifies the transliteration technique used. Value is a NMTOKEN.
type(optional)Designation which characterizes the element in some sense, using any convenient classification scheme or typology that employs single-token labels. One or more values of datatype NMTOKEN, separated by spaces.
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.
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 is a valid xml:id.
xml:lang(optional)Identifies the language of the element's content. The values for this attribute are language 'tags' as defined in BCP 47. All language tags that make use of private use sub-tags must be documented in a corresponding language element in the MEI header whose id attribute is the same as the language tag's value. Value is a language.
Member of
(layout isn't member of any model class)
Contained By
layoutDesc(layout description) – Collects layout descriptions.
Manuscript description component declarations.
layoutDesc(layout description) – Collects layout descriptions.
May Contain
(<layout> may not have child elements)
Remarks

This element is modelled on an element in the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) standard.

Declaration
<elementSpec ident="layout" module="MEI.msDesc">
<desc>Describes how text is laid out on the page, including information about any ruling, pricking, or other evidence of page-preparation techniques.</desc>
<classes>
<memberOf key="att.common"/>
<memberOf key="att.bibl"/>
<memberOf key="att.lang"/>
</classes>
<content>
<rng:ref name="macro.struc-unstrucContent"/>
</content>
<attList>
<attDef ident="cols" usage="opt">
<desc>Specifies the number of columns per page.</desc>
<datatype minOccurs="1" maxOccurs="2">
<rng:data type="nonNegativeInteger"/>
</datatype>
<remarks>
<p>A single number indicates that all pages have this number of columns. Two numbers mean that the number of columns per page varies between the values supplied.</p>
</remarks>
</attDef>
<attDef ident="ruledlines" usage="opt">
<desc>Specifies the number of ruled text lines per column.</desc>
<datatype minOccurs="1" maxOccurs="2">
<rng:data type="nonNegativeInteger"/>
</datatype>
<remarks>
<p> A single number indicates that all columns have this number of ruled lines. Two numbers mean that the number of text lines per column varies between the values supplied.</p>
</remarks>
</attDef>
<attDef ident="writtenlines" usage="opt">
<desc>Specifies the number of written text lines per column.</desc>
<datatype minOccurs="1" maxOccurs="2">
<rng:data type="nonNegativeInteger"/>
</datatype>
<remarks>
<p>A single number indicates that all columns have this number of written text lines. Two numbers mean that the number of text lines per column varies between the values supplied.</p>
</remarks>
</attDef>
<attDef ident="ruledstaves" usage="opt">
<desc>Specifies the number of ruled staves per column.</desc>
<datatype minOccurs="1" maxOccurs="2">
<rng:data type="nonNegativeInteger"/>
</datatype>
<remarks>
<p>A single number indicates that all columns have this number of ruled staves. Two numbers mean that the number of ruled staves per column varies between the values supplied.</p>
</remarks>
</attDef>
<attDef ident="writtenstaves" usage="opt">
<desc>Specifies the number of written staves per column.</desc>
<datatype minOccurs="1" maxOccurs="2">
<rng:data type="nonNegativeInteger"/>
</datatype>
<remarks>
<p>A single number indicates that all columns have this number of written staves. Two numbers mean that the number of written staves per column varies between the values supplied.</p>
</remarks>
</attDef>
</attList>
<remarks>
<p>This element is modelled on an element in the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) standard.</p>
</remarks>
</elementSpec>