<metamark>

<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. [11.3.4.2. Metamarks]
Moduletranscr
AttributesAttributes att.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
targetidentifies one or more elements to which the metamark applies.
Status Optional
Datatype 1–∞ occurrences of  separated by whitespace
Member of
Contained by
May contain
Declaration
element metamark
{
   tei_att.spanning.attributes,
   tei_att.placement.attributes,
   tei_att.global.attributes,
   attribute function { text }?,
   attribute target { list { text+ } }?,
   tei_macro.specialPara
}
Example
<surface>
 <metamark function="usedrend="line"
  target="#X2"/>

 <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
  <retrace>thirty</retrace>
  </line>
  <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>
  <line>The</line>
 </zone>
 <metamark function="used"
  target="#zone-X2">
Entered - Yes</metamark>
</surface>