Indicates whether a display object, such as a figure, table, boxed-text, etc., must be anchored in its exact location within the text or may float, for example, to the top of the next page, into the next column, or within a separate window

Attribute Values

In Elements

<boxed-text> Boxed Text; <chem-struct-wrapper> Chemical Structure Wrapper; <fig> Figure; <fig-group> Figure Group; <graphic> Graphic; <media> Media Object; <preformat> Preformatted Text; <supplementary-material> Supplementary Material; <table-wrap> Table Wrapper; <table-wrap-group> Table Wrapper Group
Value Meaning
anchor The object must remain in its exact location in the text flow.
float The object is not anchored and may be moved to a new column, a new window, a new page, the end of the document, etc.
margin In print, the object should be placed in the margin or gutter; online, the object should remain closely associated with the text.
Default value: float