ANSI/NISO Z39.96-2015

8 Journal Archiving and Interchange Tag Set, version 1.1 • 8.5 Attributes

8.5.92 @ref-type Type of Cross-Reference

Type of element that is the target of the cross-reference (for example, figure, author-note, bibliographic-reference). The values may be used for type-specific processing or validation.

In element <xref>, this attribute may be used if the element is used.
Value Meaning
Text, numbers, or special characters The element to which the reference points, for example, fig to indicate that the reference points to a figure (<fig>).