Alternate Form of Graphic, Media Object, Etc.


Where multiple formats of an item (e.g., graphic file, media object, chemical structure) are available, this attribute indicates that a format is a secondary one and provides a link to the primary format, so that only one format of an item is displayed.

Attribute Values

In Elements

<array> Array (Simple Tabular Array)
<caption> Caption of a Figure, Table, Etc.
<chem-struct> Chemical Structure (Display)
<col> Table Column (XHTML table model)
<colgroup> Table Column Group (XHTML table model)
<disp-formula> Formula, Display
<graphic> Graphic
<inline-formula> Formula, Inline
<inline-graphic> Graphic, Inline
<inline-supplementary-material> Inline Supplementary Material
<media> Media Object
<mml:math> Math (MathML 2.0 DTD)
<preformat> Preformatted Text
<supplementary-material> Supplementary Material
<table> Table (XHTML table model)
<tbody> Table Body (XHTML table model)
<td> Table Data Cell (XHTML table model)
<tex-math> Tex Math Equation
<tfoot> Table Footer (XHTML table model)
<th> Table Header Cell (XHTML table model)
<thead> Table Header (XHTML table model)
<tr> Table Row (XHTML table model)
Value Meaning
An identifier (IDREF) The pointing uses the ID/IDREF mechanism, using this “alternate-form-of” attribute of an element to point to the “ID” attribute of an existing Graphic, Media Object, or other similar element.
Restriction: This attribute may be specified if the element is used.