<fig-group> 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.
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.
Related Elements
Both figures (<fig>) and graphics (<graphic>) may appear either grouped within a <fig-group> or singly within textual material.
orientation (default = portrait)
position (default = float)

Base Attributes

Models and Context
May be contained in
Content Model
<!ELEMENT  fig-group    %fig-group-model;                            >
Expanded Content Model

((object-id)*, label?, (caption)?, (legend)*, (contrib-group)*, (abstract)*, (kwd-group)*, (subj-group)*, (alt-text | long-desc | email | ext-link | uri)*, (fig | xref | alternatives | graphic | media)*, (attrib | permissions)*)

Tagged Samples
Captions for both <fig-group> and individual <fig>s
<fig-group id="dogpix4">
  <title>Figures 12-14 Bonnie Lassie</title>
  <p>Three perspectives on My Dog</p>
 <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"/>
Group attribution
<fig-group id="bird-photos2">
 <caption><title>Figure 1a-b. House Sparrow</title>
 <fig id="fg-1a">
  <caption><p>View A: Shape and Size</p></caption>
  <graphic xlink:href="sparrow632.png"/>
 <fig id="fg-1b">
  <caption><p>View B: Color Pattern</p></caption>
  <graphic xlink:href="sideView.png"/>
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