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ElementCITE
Purposename or title of cited work
DescriptionThis element encloses text which is the title or name of a source document. Typically, this is used in citations of books or documents. Use this for works that are cited. This is usually rendered as italics text in the browser. Note that different citation styles that vary from publication to publication use different kinds of physical emphasis for titles of books, poems, articles, or other works. You could use EM for emphasis or I for when you must have italics.
Start tagRequired <CITE>
Attributes
NameTypeDefaultComment
SDAFORM CDATA #FIXED "It"one to one mapping; in support of transformation to the International Committee for Accessible Document Design DTD for usable access to structured information by print-impaired individuals
Content( #PCDATA | A | IMG | BR | EM | STRONG | CODE | SAMP | KBD | VAR | CITE | TT | B | I #PCDATA | A | IMG | BR )*
End tagRequired </CITE>
Referenced in A ADDRESS B CITE CODE DD DT EM H1 H2 H3 H4 H5 H6 I KBD LI P PRE SAMP STRONG TT VAR
Example
SourceAppearance
My favorite book is <CITE>The Magic Mountain</CITE> by Thomas Mann. My favorite book is The Magic Mountain by Thomas Mann.
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