Figure Group

Container element for figures that are to be displayed together.


One figure may contain many graphics; this container element has been defined to combine more than one <fig> elements.

Position: The @position attribute may be used to indicate whether this element must be anchored at its exact location within the text or whether it may float, for example, to the top of the next page, into the next column, to the end of a logical file, or within a separate window.


content-type Type of Content
id Identifier
orientation Orientation
originator Originator
position Position
specific-use Specific Use
xml:lang Language

Related Elements

Both figures (<fig>) and graphics (<graphic>) may appear either grouped within a <fig-group> or singly within textual material.

Model Description

The following, in order:

This element may be contained in:

<ack>, <app>, <app-group>, <bio>, <body>, <boxed-text>, <disp-quote>, <glossary>, <license-p>, <named-content>, <non-normative-example>, <non-normative-note>, <notes>, <p>, <ref-list>, <sec>, <styled-content>, <td>, <term-display>, <term-sec>, <th>


<fig-group id="dogpix4">
  <caption><title>Figures 12-14 Bonnie Lassie</title>
  <p>Three perspectives on My Dog</p></caption>
  <fig id="fg-12">
   <caption><p>View A: From the Front, Laughing</p></caption>
     <graphic xlink:href="frontView.png"/>
  <fig id="fg-13">
   <caption><p>View B: From the Side, Best Profile</p></caption>
     <graphic xlink:href="sideView.png"/>
  <fig id="fg-14">
   <caption><p>View C: In Motion, A Blur on Feet</p></caption>
     <graphic xlink:href="motionView.png"/>

	<p>The assessed working position is the feeding and cutting of
	a stack of paper with a paper trimmer press, powered by
	compressed air and elecricity.  Three basic tasks
	  have been identified and analysed:<list>
	      <p>positioning of the paper stack;</p>
	      <p>pressure on the paper stack;</p>
	      <p>paper cutting.</p>
	<p>Figures <xref ref-type="fig"
	  and <xref ref-type="fig"
	  show a working placing a stack of paper sheets
	  before activating the cutting process.
	<fig-group position="anchor">
	  <fig id="A-4-positioning" position="float-left">
	      <p>Positioning stack of paper sheets</p>
	    <graphic xlink:href="positioning.tiff"/>
	  <fig id="A-5-hand" position="float-right">
	      <p>Worker's hand under cutter</p>
	    <graphic xlink:href="hand.tiff"/>