<metamark> contains or describes any kind of graphic or written signal within a document the function of which is to determine how it should be read rather than forming part of the actual content of the document. [ Metamarks]
Attributesatt.spanning (@spanTo) att.placement (@place) att.global (@xml:id, @n, @xml:lang, @xml:base, @xml:space) (att.global.rendition (@rend, @style, @rendition)) (att.global.linking (@corresp, @synch, @sameAs, @copyOf, @next, @prev, @exclude, @select)) (att.global.analytic (@ana)) (att.global.facs (@facs)) (att.global.change (@change)) (att.global.responsibility (@cert, @resp)) (att.global.source (@source))
functiondescribes the function (for example status, insertion, deletion, transposition) of the metamark.
Status Optional
Datatype teidata.word
targetidentifies one or more elements to which the metamark applies.
Status Optional
Datatype 1–∞ occurrences of teidata.pointer separated by whitespace
Member of
Contained by
May contain
 <metamark function="usedrend="line"

 <zone xml:id="zone-X2">
  <line>I am that halfgrown <add>angry</add> boy, fallen asleep</line>
  <line>The tears of foolish passion yet undried</line>
  <line>upon my cheeks.</line>
<!-- ... -->
  <line>I pass through <add>the</add> travels and <del>fortunes</del> of
  <line>years and become old,</line>
  <line>Each in its due order comes and goes,</line>
  <line>And thus a message for me comes.</line>
 <metamark function="used"
Entered - Yes</metamark>
Content model
 <macroRef key="macro.specialPara"/>
Schema Declaration
element metamark
   attribute function { teidata.word }?,
   attribute target { list { teidata.pointer+ } }?,