ANSI/NISO Z39.102-2017

8 ANSI/NISO Z39.102-2017 STS (Version 1.0) • 8.2 Attributes

8.2.98 @preformat-type Type of Preformatted Text

Type of content contained in the <preformat> element (for example, man-machine dialogs, poetry, ASCII art).

Distinctions between different types of preformatted objects can be preserved using the @preformat-type attribute, for example, by recording the content type of the text, such as man-machine-dialogue.

In element <preformat>, this attribute may be used if the element is used.
Value Meaning
Text, numbers, or special characters A word or phrase that describes the content or names the type of content for the <preformat> element, for example, dtd for a DTD fragment or xml for an XML-tagged data sample.