Graphic Display Type


Display or formatting type (style) for the graphic


Note: This is an artifact, a hold-over from previous NLM DTDs, used so as not to disturb existing processing.

Attribute Values

In Element

<graphic> Graphic
Value Meaning
Text, numbers, or special characters The type of graphic shown, for example, “TIFF”, “GIF”, or “BMP
Restriction: This attribute may be specified if the element is used.

Suggested usage

Values may be any text, but may include any of the following:


Used for display formulae, to to be set off from text. Since all display formula are so offset in the new DTDs, this is effectively the default


Used to display graphics in the text. Such elements should be tagged as <inline-graphic>


Used to display graphics as inline (not called out) figure. Such elements should be tagged as <inline-graphic>.