count Count

Number of specific objects that appear in the document.


This attribute holds the number of objects. The type of objects being counted may be indicated either by the element name on which this attribute occurs (for example, <book-page-count> says that the count is of pages) or, for the <book-count> element, by the value of the @count-type attribute.
REQUIRED on many elements; click for list and usage
Value Meaning
Counting number The number of objects being counted, for example, “5” for five tables or five figures.
Restriction @count 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"/>