EAD Tag Library for Version 1.0


EAD Elements: <label> Label

Description:

A formatting element that identifies the term or concept being described, defined, or explained in a Definition List Item <defitem>. The <defitem> can be thought of as an entry in a <list> that is usually displayed in two columns: <label> followed by <item>. Each list item <defitem> contains a term or concept (called a <label>) and a definition, description, or explanation of that <label> (called an <item>).

The TYPE attribute for the parent <list> has to be set to "deflist" in order to use <defitem> elements. Other lists, such as "simple," "random," and "ordered" do not contain <label>s.

Do not confuse with the attribute called LABEL, which identifies the kind of information in an element for public display.

See also related elements <list> and <defitem>.

May contain:

#PCDATA, abbr, archref, bibref, corpname, date, emph, expan, extptr, extref, famname, function, genreform, geogname, lb, linkgrp, name, num, occupation, origination, persname, ptr, ref, repository, subject, title, unitdate, unittitle

May occur within:

defitem

Attributes:

ALTRENDER#IMPLIED, CDATA
AUDIENCE#IMPLIED, external, internal
ID#IMPLIED, ID

Example:

<list type="deflist">
<defitem>
<label>ALS</label>
<item>Autograph Letter Signed</item>
</defitem>
<defitem>
<label>TLS</label>
<item>Typewritten Letter Signed</item>
</defitem>
</list>


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