count-type Count Type

Names what is being counted by the <book-count> element, for example, images, contributors, algorithms, etc.


This attribute describes the type of countable objects (for example, contributors, images, lemmas, or algorithms) for which there is no specifically named counting element. While this attribute could be used with the <book-count> element and a value such as “figure”, replacing the named counter <book-fig-count>, such use is discouraged.
REQUIRED on element: <book-count>
Value Meaning
The name of an object, element, structure The object being counted, for example, “contributor” when counting the number of authors or “image” for the number of images.
Restriction @count-type is required; it must be provided if the element is used.
Tagged Sample

To count non-predefined objects (such as quizzes)

 <book-count count-type="contributors" count="3"/>
 <book-count count-type="quizzes" count="15"/>
 <book-count count-type="color-plates" count="6"/>
 <book-fig-count count="10"/>