Line Break


Defined to allow a user to specify an explicit (non machine-generated) linebreak


This element is restricted to a very few contexts, for example, inside <title>s and inside table cells (<td>s and <th>s).

Authoring Note: Usage is discouraged.

Model Information

Content Model

<!ELEMENT  break        EMPTY                                        >


This is an EMPTY element

This element may be contained in:

<aff> Affiliation; <alt-title> Alternate Title; <article-title> Article Title; <attrib> Attribution; <bold> Bold; <chem-struct> Chemical Structure (Display); <collab> Collaborative (Group) Author; <corresp> Correspondence Information; <disp-formula> Formula, Display; <history> History: Document History; <institution> Institution Name: in an Address; <italic> Italic; <kwd> Keyword; <label> Label (of a Figure, Reference, Etc.); <monospace> Monospace Text (Typewriter Text); <overline> Overline; <product> Product Information; <publisher-loc> Publisher’s Location; <related-article> Related Article Information; <sans-serif> Sans Serif; <sc> Small Caps; <sig> Signature; <sig-block> Signature Block; <source> Source; <strike> Strike Through; <sub> Subscript; <subject> Subject Grouping Name; <subtitle> Article Subtitle; <sup> Superscript; <target> Target of an Internal Link; <td> Table Data Cell (XHTML table model); <th> Table Header Cell (XHTML table model); <title> Title; <trans-source> Translated Source; <trans-subtitle> Translated Subtitle; <trans-title> Translated Title; <underline> Underline; <xref> X(cross) Reference

Tagged Example

<contrib contrib-type="author">
<given-names>James C.</given-names>
<degrees>Ph D</degrees>
<aff id="affDorelco">Dorelco Corporation Ltd.</aff>
<aff id="IIDR">
<institution>Institute of Infectious Disease Research
<addr-line>Oberlin, Washington 96204;</addr-line><break/>
<aff id="UWW">
<institution>Department of Pathobiology,
University of WallieWash</institution>
<addr-line>Oberlin, Washington 96204</addr-line>
<institution>University of Kuopio</institution>
<institution>Kalakukko Corporation</institution>
<addr-line>17 West Jefferson St.</addr-line>
<addr-line>Suite 207</addr-line>
<addr-line>New South Finland, MD 20856.</addr-line>
<phone>(301) 754-5766</phone>
<fax>(301) 754-5765</fax>