ANSI/NISO Z39.96-2015

10 Article Authoring Tag Set, version 1.1 • 10.5 Attributes

10.5.102 @summary Summary (NISO JATS table model)

A summary of the contents or the semantics of the table, provided for speech-synthesis and non-visual browsers. (This attribute is based on and intended to be converted easily to the XHMTL summary attribute.)

In element <table>, this attribute may be used if the element is used.
Value Meaning
Text, numbers, or special characters Textual description of the contents of a table, intended to be read to the audience for the table.