caption (db.caption)

caption — A caption.

Synopsis

caption (db.caption) ::= [-]

Additional Constraints

  • example must not occur among the children or descendants of caption
  • figure must not occur among the children or descendants of caption
  • table must not occur among the children or descendants of caption
  • equation must not occur among the children or descendants of caption
  • sidebar must not occur among the children or descendants of caption
  • task must not occur among the children or descendants of caption
  • caution must not occur among the children or descendants of caption
  • important must not occur among the children or descendants of caption
  • note must not occur among the children or descendants of caption
  • tip must not occur among the children or descendants of caption
  • warning must not occur among the children or descendants of caption
  • If this element is the root element, it must have a version attribute.

Description

A caption is an extended description of a mediaobject or figure or other formal or informal element. Unlike a textobject, which is an alternative to the other elements in the mediaobject, the caption augments the object.

Processing expectations

Formatted as a displayed block.

Parents

These elements contain caption: equation, example, figure, informalequation, informalexample, informalfigure, informaltable (db.cals.informaltable), mediaobject, table (db.cals.table).

Examples

See informalfigure for and example that uses caption.

Last revised by Norman Walsh on (git hash: a5bf9d0f457b11f1d181c442e7789af392c4e1b6 9ea0f4c253876426b585b1ed5a3a381a983013c5)