<symbolDef>

(symbol definition) – Declaration of an individual symbol in a symbolTable.
Module
MEI.usersymbols
Attributes
class, copyof, corresp, follows, label, lrx, lry, n, next, precedes, prev, resp, rotate, sameas, synch, type, ulx, uly, xml:base, xml:id
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.
lrx(optional)Indicates the lower-right corner x coordinate. Value is a positive integer, including 0.
lry(optional)Indicates the lower-left corner x coordinate. Value is a positive integer, including 0.
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.
rotate Indicates the amount by which the contents of this element have been rotated clockwise or, if applicable, how the orientation of the element self should be interpreted, with respect to the normal orientation of the parent surface. The orientation is expressed in arc degrees. Value conforms to data.DEGREES.
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.
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.
ulx(optional)Indicates the upper-left corner x coordinate. Value is a positive integer, including 0.
uly(optional)Indicates the upper-left corner y coordinate. Value is a positive integer, including 0.
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.
(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) This attribute class records the position of a feature within a two-dimensional coordinate system.
ulx(optional)Indicates the upper-left corner x coordinate. Value is a positive integer, including 0.
uly(optional)Indicates the upper-left corner y coordinate. Value is a positive integer, including 0.
lrx(optional)Indicates the lower-right corner x coordinate. Value is a positive integer, including 0.
lry(optional)Indicates the lower-left corner x coordinate. Value is a positive integer, including 0.
rotate Indicates the amount by which the contents of this element have been rotated clockwise or, if applicable, how the orientation of the element self should be interpreted, with respect to the normal orientation of the parent surface. The orientation is expressed in arc degrees. Value conforms to data.DEGREES.
Component declarations that are shared between two or more modules.
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.
lrx(optional)Indicates the lower-right corner x coordinate. Value is a positive integer, including 0.
lry(optional)Indicates the lower-left corner x coordinate. Value is a positive integer, including 0.
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.
rotate Indicates the amount by which the contents of this element have been rotated clockwise or, if applicable, how the orientation of the element self should be interpreted, with respect to the normal orientation of the parent surface. The orientation is expressed in arc degrees. Value conforms to data.DEGREES.
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.
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.
ulx(optional)Indicates the upper-left corner x coordinate. Value is a positive integer, including 0.
uly(optional)Indicates the upper-left corner y coordinate. Value is a positive integer, including 0.
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.
Member of
(symbolDef isn't member of any model class)
Contained By
symbolTableContains a set of user-defined symbols.
User-defined symbols component declarations.
symbolTableContains a set of user-defined symbols.
May Contain
graphicIndicates the location of an inline graphic.
mappingOne or more characters which are related to the parent symbol in some respect, as specified by the type attribute.
symName(symbol name) – Contains the name of a symbol, expressed following Unicode conventions.
symProp(symbol property) – Provides a name and value for some property of the parent symbol.
symbolA reference to a previously defined symbol.
(MEI.shared) Groups annotation-like elements.
annot(annotation) – Provides a statement explaining the text or indicating the basis for an assertion.
(MEI.usersymbols) Groups elements that function as drawing primitives.
anchoredTextContainer for text that is fixed to a particular page location, regardless of changes made to the layout of the measures around it.
curveA curved line that cannot be represented by a more specific element, such as a slur.
lineA visual line that cannot be represented by a more specific; i.e., semantic, element.
Figures and tables component declarations.
graphicIndicates the location of an inline graphic.
Component declarations that are shared between two or more modules.
annot(annotation) – Provides a statement explaining the text or indicating the basis for an assertion.
symbolA reference to a previously defined symbol.
User-defined symbols component declarations.
anchoredTextContainer for text that is fixed to a particular page location, regardless of changes made to the layout of the measures around it.
curveA curved line that cannot be represented by a more specific element, such as a slur.
lineA visual line that cannot be represented by a more specific; i.e., semantic, element.
mappingOne or more characters which are related to the parent symbol in some respect, as specified by the type attribute.
symName(symbol name) – Contains the name of a symbol, expressed following Unicode conventions.
symProp(symbol property) – Provides a name and value for some property of the parent symbol.
Remarks

Like a chord table, a symbolTable may be shared between MEI instances through the use of an external parsed entity containing the symbolTable to be shared.

Declaration
<elementSpec ident="symbolDef" module="MEI.usersymbols">
<desc>(symbol definition) – Declaration of an individual symbol in a symbolTable.</desc>
<classes>
<memberOf key="att.common"/>
<memberOf key="att.coordinated"/>
</classes>
<content>
<rng:optional>
<rng:ref name="symName"/>
</rng:optional>
<rng:zeroOrMore>
<rng:ref name="symProp"/>
</rng:zeroOrMore>
<rng:zeroOrMore>
<rng:ref name="mapping"/>
</rng:zeroOrMore>
<!-- Use either SVG or MEI elements to "draw" the symbol -->
<rng:choice>
<rng:optional>
<rng:ref name="svg_svg"/>
</rng:optional>
<rng:zeroOrMore>
<rng:choice>
<rng:ref name="model.graphicPrimitiveLike"/>
<rng:ref name="symbol"/>
<rng:ref name="graphic"/>
</rng:choice>
</rng:zeroOrMore>
</rng:choice>
<rng:zeroOrMore>
<rng:ref name="model.annotLike"/>
</rng:zeroOrMore>
</content>
<remarks>
<p>Like a chord table, a symbolTable may be shared between MEI instances through the use of an external parsed entity containing the symbolTable to be shared.</p>
</remarks>
</elementSpec>