<boxed-text> Boxed Text

Textual material that is part of the body but is outside the flow of the narrative text (for example, a sidebar).


The <boxed-text> element can be used for any text insert whether enclosed in a box or not (for example, marginalia, sidebars, cautions, tips, warnings, note boxes).
Multi-language Boxed Texts
The element <block-alternatives> can be used to hold two or more versions of a boxed-text, each in a different language.
NLM DTD Historical Note
This element (<boxed-text>) was significantly remodeled from previous versions of this Tag Set. The current NISO JATS values are backward compatible with JATS versions and with the last NLM version, but not with earlier NLM DTD versions. Specifically, in prior versions the <boxed-text> element could contain the <title> element directly, but now it can contain only the element <caption>, which contains the <title>.
Related Elements
A footnote <fn> usually contains material that cannot stand alone; it must be related to a word, phrase, or paragraph already in the basic material. Supplementary text that stands on its own or that is related to but not directly tied to material in the text, can be tagged using the <boxed-text> element.
orientation (default = portrait)
position (default = float)

Base Attributes

Models and Context
May be contained in
The following, in order:
Content Model
<!ELEMENT  boxed-text   %boxed-text-model;                           >
Expanded Content Model

((object-id)*, sec-meta?, label?, caption?, (address | alternatives | answer | answer-set | array | block-alternatives | boxed-text | chem-struct-wrap | code | explanation | fig | fig-group | graphic | media | preformat | question | question-wrap | question-wrap-group | supplementary-material | table-wrap | table-wrap-group | disp-formula | disp-formula-group | def-list | list | tex-math | mml:math | p | related-article | related-object | ack | disp-quote | speech | statement | verse-group | x)*, (sec)*, (notes | fn-group | glossary | ref-list)*, (attrib | permissions)*)

Tagged Samples
Sidebar (floating) <boxed-text>
Not tied to a particular place in the text
 <p>Day hospital care ... are justifiable.</p>
 <boxed-text position="float">
   <title>Key messages</title>
   <list list-type="bullet">
     <p>The benefits of geriatric day hospital care have been 
      controversial for many years.</p>
     <p>This systematic review of 12 randomised trials comparing
      a variety of day hospitals with a range of alternative
      services found no overall advantage for day hospital care.</p>
     <p>Day hospitals had a possible advantage over no comprehensive
      care in terms of death or poor outcome, disability, and use of
     <p>The costs of day hospital care may be partly offset by
      a reduced use of hospital beds and institutional care among
Fixed position <boxed-text>
<p>If the search term is found in this translation table,
 the term will be mapped to the appropriate MeSH term, and
 the Indexes will be searched as both the text word entered
 by the user and the MeSH term:
 <boxed-text position="anchor" content-type="website">
   <title>Search term: gallstones</title>
  <p>&ldquo;Gallstones&rdquo; is an entry term for the MeSH
   term &ldquo;cholelithiasis&rdquo; in the MeSH translation table.</p>
  <p>Search translated to: &ldquo;cholelithiasis&rdquo;
   [MeSH Terms] OR gallstones [Text Word]</p>
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