content-type Type of Content

Subject or type of content that makes this element semantically distinct.


JATS has added the @content-type attribute to the <oasis:table> element. For more information about this attribute, see documentation for the appropriate JATS tag set (
OPTIONAL on element: <oasis:table>
Value Meaning
Text, numbers, or special characters Names/describes any distinct semantics of the associated element. This may be used to preserve the semantic intent of prior tagging, for example, to record that a table cell was a total or subtotal amount. This may also be used to attach information classes to an element for retrieval purposes.
Restriction @content-type is an optional attribute; there is no default.