Language reference : Base architecture : Topic elements : Body elements : fig
   
fig
The figure (<fig>) element is a display context (sometimes called an ) with an optional title for a wide variety of content. Most commonly, the figure element contains an image element (a graphic or artwork), but it can contain several kinds of text objects as well. A title is placed inside the figure element to provide a caption that describes the content.
Contains
Note: These models represent only the default document types distributed by OASIS. Actual content models will differ with each new document type.
Doctype
Content model
topic (base), map (base), classifyMap, subjectScheme, learningBookmap, learningMap
( (title) (optional) then (desc) (optional) then (figgroup or dl or image or lines or lq or note or hazardstatement or object or ol or p or pre or sl or ul or data or data-about or fn or foreign or unknown or simpletable or xref) (any number) )
topic (technical content), map (technical content), concept, ditabase, glossary, glossentry, glossgroup, reference, task, bookmap
( (title) (optional) then (desc) (optional) then (figgroup or dl or parml or image or lines or lq or note or hazardstatement or object or ol or p or pre or codeblock or msgblock or screen or sl or ul or data or data-about or fn or foreign or unknown or simpletable or xref) (any number) )
machineryTask
( (title) (optional) then (desc) (optional) then (figgroup or dl or image or lines or lq or note or hazardstatement or object or ol or p or pre or screen or sl or ul or data or data-about or fn or foreign or unknown or simpletable or xref) (any number) )
learningAssessment, learningContent, learningOverview, learningPlan, learningSummary
( (title) (optional) then (desc) (optional) then (figgroup or dl or image or lines or lq or note or lcInstructornote or object or ol or p or pre or sl or ul or data or data-about or fn or foreign or unknown or simpletable or xref) (any number) )
Contained by
Doctype
Content model
topic (base)
map (base), classifyMap, subjectScheme, learningBookmap, learningMap
topic (technical content)
map (technical content), bookmap
concept
ditabase
glossary, glossentry, glossgroup
reference
task (strict), task (general)
machineryTask
learningAssessment, learningOverview, learningSummary
learningContent
learningPlan
Inheritance
- topic/fig
Example 46. Example
<fig expanse="column">
<title>The Handshake</title>
<image href="handshake.jpg" placement="break">
<alt>The Handshake</alt>
</image>
</fig>
Attributes
Name
Description
Data Type
Default Value
Required?
spectitle
The specialized title attribute allows architects of specialized types to define a fixed or default title for a specialized element. Not intended for direct use by authors.
CDATA
#IMPLIED
No
display-atts attribute group (scale, frame, expanse)
A set of related attributes, described in display-atts attribute group
univ-atts attribute group (includes select-atts, id-atts, and localization-atts groups)
A set of related attributes, described in univ-atts attribute group
global-atts attribute group (xtrf, xtrc)
A set of related attributes, described in global-atts attribute group
class, outputclass
Common attributes described in Other common DITA attributes