Electronic Parts Catalog Exchange Standard SGML Elements Descriptions

Appendix A
SGML Element Descriptions

Rail Industry Task Team
Electronic Parts Catalog Exchange Standard
Phase III Final

Glossary for ISM-RIF Electronic Parts Catalog Exchange Specification

 

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A
ABBREV
Abbreviation. A grouping of an abbreviation (term) and its definition. Allowed within the abbreviation listing within the front matter of the catalog. Note that upon output, term and definition normally are laid out in tabular format, possibly separated by an automatically generated colon or hyphen.Attributes: N/A

ABBREV-LIST
Abbreviation List Section. A portion of the Electronic Parts Catalog front matter that contains a collection of abbreviations and definitions.Attributes: N/A

Note: The abbreviation list section is separated from the introductory narrative text. Therefore, it may be numbered as a separate section or subsection. To ease in the process of revision and re-use, enumerations should be automatically generated at time of publishing and should not be included in the tagged file.

ADDRESS
Address. Captures the address of the Electronic Parts Catalog provider or part vendor as identified by Provider or Vendor Code.Attributes: N/A

Note: Address is block of text, aligned with it’s preceding provider or Vendor Code. The individual lines of the address must be separated with the line break (“break”) element.

ASSOC-TEXT
Associated Text. Textual information associated with a figure, parts list, or an individual part number. Associated Text can consist of various types of notes, warnings, cautions, and tables.Attributes: See %revatt;

ATTACH-PARTS
Attaching Parts. Identifies the group of part numbers within a parts list that are attaching to a part. An attaching part can also have sub-attaching parts.Attributes: N/A

Note: Display of an EPC must clearly indicate a part numbers identified as ‘attaching parts’.

B
BREAK
Line Break. Used within the Catalog Title and Addresses.Attributes: N/A

Note: Text must be separated by a line break when a “break” tag is encountered.

C
CAUTION
Caution. Part of “ASSOCIATED-TEXT” associated with a figure, parts list, or an individual part number.Attributes: N/A

Note: Display of an EPC must clearly indicate CAUTION text.

CHAPTER
Chapter. Specifies a major division of the catalog. Within a Chapter, a specific effectivity can be captured. Chapters are further divided into Sections and may include a Chapter Table of Contents.Attributes: See %revatt;

Note: Upon EPC display, chapter numbers should be automatically generated.

COLSPEC
Column SpecificationAttributes:

   <!ATTLIST  colspec    colnum NUMBER #IMPLIED    colname NMTOKEN #IMPLIED    align (left|right|center|justify|char) #IMPLIED    charoff NUTOKEN #IMPLIED    char CDATA #IMPLIED    colwidth CDATA #IMPLIED    colsep %yesorno; #IMPLIED    rowsep %yesorno; #IMPLIED                                  >
COMP-LOC-RANGE
Component Location Range. Effectivity information captured at the catalog, chapter, section, subsection, figure, graphic, parts list and part number levels. Attribute values capture the low and high numbers of the Component Location Range.Attributes:

low NUMBER #REQUIRED –low value of range– high NUMBER #REQUIRED –low value of range–

D
DEF
Definition. Used to indicate the definition of a term identified in the list of abbreviations.Attributes: N/A

DEFINE
Definition Group. A grouping of term and its definition. Allowed within the definition listing within the front matter of the catalog. Note that upon output, term and definition normally are laid out in tabular format, possibly separated by an automatically generated colon or hyphen.Attributes: N/A

DEF LIST
Definition List Section. A portion of the Electronic Parts Catalog front matter that contains a collection of terms and definitions.Attributes: N/A

Note: The definition list section is separated from the introductory narrative text. Therefore, it may be numbered as a separate section or subsection. To ease in the process of revision and re-use, enumerations should be automatically generated at time of publishing and should not be included in the tagged file.

DESCRIPTION
Description. Within the parts list nomenclature column, “DESCRIPTION” modifies the “NOUN” with material type, size, etc.Attributes: N/A

DOC-NBR
Document Number. A number assigned to the Electronic Parts Catalog.Attributes: N/A

E
EFFECT
Effectivity. Specific effectivity information captured for the catalog, chapter, section, subsection, figure, graphic, parts list, and part number levels. Effectivity information that can be identified is model name/number, serial range/number, equipment ID range/number, lot range/number and component location range. Alternatively, an effectivity reference code (“effect-ref”) can reference effectivity information that was defined in the Effectivity Cross Reference (“effect-xref”) element.Attributes: N/A

EFFECT-CODE
Effectivity Code. The code assigned to an effectivtiy group defined in the Effectivity Cross Reference (“effect-xref”) element. Group is referenced using the EFFECT-CODE “ID” attribute value.Attributes: See %revattreq;

EFFECT-DATA
Effectivity Cross Reference Data. An effectivity group (as defined in the Effectivity Cross Reference (“effect-xref”)) which can be referenced throughout the catalog. Effectivity information that can be grouped and identified (using the EFFECT-CODE “ID” attribute value) is model name/number, serial range/number, equipment ID range/number, lot range/number and component location range.Attributes: See %revatt;

EFFECT-REF
Effectivity Reference. Used to reference effectivity cross reference data (“EFFECT-DATA”) information defined in the “effect-xref” (Effectivity Cross Reference) element. EFFECT-REF “effect-code” attribute value must match ID value of “effect-code” element defined for “effect-xref”.Attributes: effect-code IDREF #REQUIRED

–Effectivity Code. To refer to pre-defined effectivity data (“effect-data”), value must equal ID value of “effect-code” element. —

EFFECT-XREF
Effectivity Cross Reference. Identifies basic effectivity groups used in the catalog. An effectivity group is referenced using the ID value of the “effect-code” element.Attributes: N/A

EMPHASIS
Emphasis. Start tag “turns on” emphasized (ex. “bold”) text. End tag “turns off” emphasized text. May be used within paragraphs and the Catalog title block. Attribute values identify type of emphasis. Allowable emphasis types are bold, italics, and underline. Default value is “bold”.Attributes: type (bold | italics | underline) “bold”

— Emphasis Type. —

ENTRY
Table EntryAttributes:

    id  ID  #IMPLIED    colname   NMTOKEN #IMPLIED   namest NMTOKEN #IMPLIED   nameend NMTOKEN #IMPLIED   spanname NMTOKEN #IMPLIED   morerows NUMBER '0'   colsep  %yesorno; #IMPLIED   rowsep %yesorno #IMPLIED   rotate  %yesorno; '0'   valign  (top|middle|bottom) 'top'   align  (left|right|center|justify|char) #IMPLIED   charoff  NUTOKEN #IMPLIED   char  CDATA #IMPLIED
EPC-FIG
Electronic Parts Catalog Figure Section. A grouping of a figure with its parts list.Attributes: N/A

EPC-INFO
Electronic Parts Catalog General Information. Captures information pertinent to the entire electronic parts catalog.Attributes: N/A

EQU
Mathematical Equation. Attribute values identify numerator and denominator values.Attributes: num NUMBER #REQUIRED –numerator–

den NUMBER #REQUIRED –denominator–

EQUIP-ID-NBR
Equipment Identification Number. Effectivity information captured at the catalog , chapter, section, subsection, figure, graphic, parts list, and part number levels.Attributes: N/A

EQUIP-ID-RANGE
Equipment ID Number Range. Effectivity information captured at the catalog, chapter, section, subsection, figure, graphic, parts list, and part number levels. Attribute values capture the low and high numbers of the equipment ID number range.Attributes:

    low  NUMBER #REQUIRED   --low value  of range--    high NUMBER #REQUIRED   --high value of range--
F
FIGURE
Figure. Groups the graphic image and any associated text.Attributes:

  draw-nbr CDATA #IMPLIED    --Drawing Number. --     seller-code CDATA #IMPLIED   --Seller Code of Illustration. --    %revatt;
FRONT
Front matter. Identifies general data found at the beginning of the catalog. Consists of catalog indices, introductory text, effectivity information, list of vendors, and abbreviation list.Attributes: N/A

FTNOTE
Foot Note. Can be included in Reference text (“REF”) found in the parts list nomenclature, and in paragraph text.Attributes: ftnoteid ID #REQUIRED

–FootNote ID. The unique ID assigned to the footnote. Is cross referenced by a footnote reference (“ftnref”) by matching value “xrefid”.

FTNREF
Foot Note Reference. Used when single “ftnote” is referenced more than once.Attributes: xrefid IDREF #REQUIRED

–Foot Note Cross Reference. When footnote text has been previously tagged (see “ftnote”), footnote can be cross referenced by matching the value of this attribute with “ftnoteid”.

G
GENERAL
General Note associated with a figure, parts list, or an individual part number.Attributes: See %revatt;

GRAPHIC
Graphic. Place holder for image identified with attribute “filename”Attributes: draw-nbr CDATA #IMPLIED — Drawing Number. Can be implied from figure drawing number–

filename ENTITY #IMPLIED — File Name. —

sheet-nbr CDATA #IMPLIED  — Sheet Number. The sequential number of a sheet within a graphic. —

foldout (yes | no) “no” — Foldout. Indicates whether graphic image is a foldout. —

%revatt;

GRAPHXREF
Graphic Reference. Attribute value “refid” references a graphic or hotspot’s attribute “ID” within the catalog.Attributes: refid IDREF #REQUIRED

–Reference ID. The ID of an element defined elsewhere in the document instance to which a reference is made.–

sheet-nbr CDATA #IMPLIED

–The Sheet Number of the graphic being referenced, if applicable. —

H
HOTSPOT
Hotspot. Indicates a ‘hotspot’ on the graphic.Attributes:

id             ID        #IMPLIED   ref  IDREF   #REQUIRED  refnum CDATA #IMPLIED  graphic       ENTITY   #REQUIRED -- pointer to entity nameloc --  rx             NUMBER   "0"       -- left endpoint --  ry             NUMBER   "0"       -- top endpoint --  rh             NUMBER  "2048"    -- maximum height --  rw             NUMBER   "2048"    -- maximum width --
I
INDEX
Index. Place holder for automatically generated Index. Attribute value identifies type of index (alpha or numeric).Attributes: type (alpha|numeric) #REQUIRED

–Type of Index. Indicates whether index is to be ordered as Alpha or Numeric.–

%revatt;

INDEX-SECT
Index Section. Identifies portion of the front matter that contains the catalog’s Index.Attributes: See %revatt;

INTRO
Introduction. Identifies introductory material concerning the entire catalog.Attributes: See %revatt;

ITEM
Item. An item of a numbered list.Attributes: N/A

ITEM-GROUP
Item Group. Groups part number, effectivity, quantity, nomenclature, vendor part number, purchaser item number, supporting table, and associated text by item number.Attributes: item-nbr NUTOKEN #IMPLIED –Item number, if illustrated.–

index (yes | no) “yes” –index entry? Indicates whether part number associated with item group is to be included in a parts index.–

illus (illus | notillus) “illus” –illustrated? Indicates whether part number associated with item group is illustrated.–

%revatt;

K
KITS
Kit Group. Identifies and groups part numbers of a kit.Attributes: N/A

L
LOI
List of Illustrations. Place holder for automatically generated list of illustrations.Attributes: See %revatt;

LOT-NBR
Lot Number. Effectivity information captured at the catalog , chapter, section, subsection, figure, graphic, parts list, and part number levels.Attributes: N/A

LOT-RANGE
Lot Range. Effectivity information captured at the catalog , chapter, section, subsection, figure, graphic, parts list, and part number levels. Attribute values capture the low and high numbers of the Lot number range.Attributes: N/A

M
MISC
Miscellaneous Text. Nomenclature information not provided by other dedicated elements.Attributes: N/A

MODEL-NAME
Model Name. Effectivity information captured at the catalog level, as well as chapter, section, subsection, figure, graphic, parts list, and part number.Attributes: N/A

MODEL-NBR
Model Number. Effectivity information captured at the catalog level, as well as chapter, section, subsection, figure, graphic, parts list, and part number.Attributes: N/A

N
NOMEN-COL
Nomenclature Column. Consists of noun (ex. “Nut”), description (ex. “Hex, 1/12-13″), Misc. for other information to be captured, and cross references.Attributes: N/A

NOTE
Note. Associated with a figure, parts list, or an individual part number.Attributes: N/A

NOTICE
Notice. Captures the notice text found on ‘cover’ of the electronic parts catalog.Attributes: type (superseded | destroy | copyright | other) #REQUIRED

–type of notice–

NOUN
Noun. Portion of the nomenclature column that is normally capitalized and possibly included in a parts index.Attributes: N/A

NUMLIST
Numbered List. A list of items numbered sequentially.Attributes: N/A

P
PARA
Paragraph. Identifies a block of text. It is a mix of #PCDATA and special text elements.Attributes: N/A

PART-NBR
Part Number of Part Catalog Provider.Attributes: type (na | nss| coml | standard) “standard”  –Indicates whether part number is: Not Applicable (“na”), Not Sold Separately (“nss”), Commercial Item (“coml”), or a standard number (“standard”) for which the part number is provided as PCDATA. —

assem-lvl (0 | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 ) #REQUIRED  — indent level captures assembly/subassembly level usually denoted with indent of the description within the part list. Higher level assembly part number can be captured via the higher-assem attribute —

higher-assem IDREF #IMPLIED  — Higher Assembly. Allows for cross referencing part number to higher level assembly part number–

supp-table IDREF #IMPLIED — Supporting Table. Allows for cross referencing part number to table continuing supporting information. Specific table ‘row’ referenced using “supp-tbl-ent” —

supp-tbl-ent IDREF #IMPLIED — Supporting Table Entry. Allows for cross referencing part number to specific row in the supporting table

vendor-draw-nbr CDATA #IMPLIED — Vendor Drawing Number. Indicates the number of the original vendor drawing where part is illustrated. —

vendor-rev-draw-nbr CDATA #IMPLIED –Vendor Revision Drawing Number. Indicates the revision number of the original vendor drawing where part is illustrated. —

%revatt;

PARTS-LIST
Parts List. Identifies the listing of parts associated with a EPC Figure. Also groups any supporting tables and associated text.Attributes: fig-ref IDREF #IMPLIED

— Figure Reference. Allows for cross referencing parts list to figure.–

See %revatt;

PHONE
Telephone Number. The telephone number of the vendor identified by the Vendor code.Attributes: N/A

PROVIDER-CODE
Provider Code. A code assigned to identify the electronic parts catalog provider.Attributes: N/A

PROVIDER-INFO
Provider Information. Captures the name and address of the electronic parts catalog provider.Attributes: N/A

PROVIDER-NAME
Provider Name. Captures the name of the electronic parts catalog provider.Attributes: N/A

PUR-ITEM-NBR
Purchaser Item or Customer Item Number.Attributes: N/A

Q
QTY
Quantity. Unit of Measure captured using “um” attribute.Attributes: um CDATA #IMPLIED

— Unit of Measure–

R
REF
Nomenclature Reference. Text found in the nomenclature column that references user to other portion of catalog or other document.Attributes: N/A

REFEXT
External Reference. Identifies a reference to another catalog or other document type. The tag contains the ‘human readable’ text explaining the reference. The attributes provide the information to allow the system to resolve the reference.Attributes: refman CDATA #IMPLIED

–Referenced Manual. Identifies the manual code of the manual which contains the element pointed to by the reference (element REFEXT) to which this attribute applies. —

refloc CDATA #IMPLIED

–Reference Location. Identifies the location of the reference in another manual as defined by REFMAN and REFTYPE. This attribute equates to the REFID of the REFINT element, but because an external ID reference may not be resolvable by the system it is not explicitly defined as an SGML ID.–

refspl CDATA #IMPLIED

–Reference Supplier. Identifies the provider of the manual to which this reference applies.–

REFINT
Internal Reference. Attribute value “refid” references an element’s attribute “ID” within the catalog. The processing system must resolve the correct reference number.Attributes: reftype CDATA #IMPLIED

–Reference Type. Provides information on the purpose of the cross reference. The possible types of reference include: “ARD” (Additional Detail Reference): A lateral reference to other figures in the EPC displaying additional related details; “DBR” (Detail Breakdown Reference): A reference to a figure in the EPC containing a breakdown of the part number in the part number field; “ILR” (Illustration Reference): A reference to another figure in the EPC which displays related coverage. —

refid IDREF #REQUIRED

–Reference ID. The ID of an element defined elsewhere in the document instance to which a reference is made.–

REVEND
Revision End. Identifies the end of the revised text..Attributes: rev CDATA #IMPLIED

–revision number–

revdate NUMBER #IMPLIED

–revision date–

authority CDATA #IMPLIED

–authority–

REVST
Revision Start. Identifies that all data following the tag, until the tag REVEND is reached, is revised.Attributes: rev CDATA #IMPLIED

–revision number–

revdate NUMBER #IMPLIED

–revision date–

authority CDATA #IMPLIED

–authority–

RIF-EPC
Rail Industry Forum Electronic Parts Catalog. The top level element.Attributes: oidate NUMBER #REQUIRED

–original issue date–

rev CDATA #IMPLIED

–revision level–

revdate NUMBER #IMPLIED

–revision date–

ROW
Table RowAttributes: rowsep %yesorno #IMPLIED

id ID #IMPLIED

S
SAFETY
Safety Notes associated with a figure, parts list, or an individual part number.Attributes: See %revatt;

SECTION
Section. A section within an EPC Chapter.Attributes: See %revatt;

SERIAL-NBR
Serial Number. Effectivity information captured at the catalog , chapter, section, subsection, figure, graphic, parts list, and part number levels.Attributes: N/A

SERIAL-RANGE
Serial Number Range. Effectivity information captured at the catalog , chapter, section, subsection, figure, graphic, parts list, and part number levels. Attribute values capture the low and high numbers of the serial range.Attributes: low NUMBER #REQUIRED

–low value of range–

high NUMBER #REQUIRED

–high value of range–

SPANSPEC
Span Specification.Attributes: namest NMTOKEN #REQUIRED

nameend NMTOKEN #REQUIRED

spanname NMTOKEN #IMPLIED

align (left|right|center|justify|char) ‘center’

charoff NUTOKEN #IMPLIED

char CDATA #IMPLIED

colsep %yesorno; #IMPLIED

rowsep %yesorno; #IMPLIED

SUBATTACH
Sub Attachment. Identifies the group of part numbers that are attaching parts to an attaching part.Attributes: N/A

SUBITEM-GROUP
Sub Item Group. Groups part number, effectivity, quantity, nomenclature, vendor part number, purchaser item number, supporting table, and associated text by item number.Attributes: item-nbr NUTOKEN #IMPLIED

–Item number, if illustrated.–

index (yes | no) “yes”

–index entry? Indicates whether part number associated with sub-item group is to be included in a parts index.–

illus (illus | notillus) “illus”

–illustrated? Indicates whether part number associated with sub-item group is illustrated.–

%revatt;

SUBJECT
Subject. Captures the subject of the electronic parts catalogAttributes: N/A

SUBSECTION
Subsection. A subsection within an EPC Section.Attributes: See %revatt;

SUBTOPIC
Subtopic. Identifies the second level numbered paragraphs within the Introductory Section.Attributes: See %revatt;

SUPPORT-TABLE
Supporting Table. A table containing information necessary to select an appropriate part number identified in the parts-list. Attribute values “parts-list-ref” and “item-ref” can provide linking back to parts list and individual item number.Attributes:

frame (top|bottom|topbot|all |sides|none) #IMPLIED

colsep %yesorno; #IMPLIED

rowsep %yesorno; #IMPLIED

orient (port|land) #IMPLIED

pgwide %yesorno; #IMPLIED

item-ref IDREF #IMPLIED

— Item Number Reference. Allows for cross referencing the support table to the item-group within a parts list.–

parts-list-ref IDREF

— Parts List Reference. Allows for cross referencing the support table to the parts list.–

%revattreq;

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T
TABLE
Table.Attributes: frame (top|bottom|topbot|all |sides|none) #IMPLIED  colsep %yesorno; #IMPLIED rowsep %yesorno; #IMPLIED orient (port|land) #IMPLIED pgwide %yesorno; #IMPLIED

%revatt;

TBODY
Table body.Attributes: valign (top|middle|bottom) ‘top’

TERM
Term.Attributes: N/A

TFOOT
Table Foot.Attributes: valign (top|middle|bottom) ‘top’

TGROUP
Table Group.Attributes: cols NUMBER #REQUIRED

colsep %yesorno; #IMPLIED

rowsep %yesorno; #IMPLIED

align (left|right|center|justify|char) ‘left’

charoff NUTOKEN ’50’

char CDATA ”

THEAD
Table Head.Attributes: valign (top|middle|bottom) ‘bottom’

TITLE
Title.Attributes: N/A

TITLEBLK
Title Block. Captures the title of the electronic parts catalog.Attributes: N/A

TOC
Table of Contents. Place holder for automatically generated table of contents.Attributes: N/A

TOC-SECT
Table of Contents Section. Identifies portion of the front matter that contain the catalog’s Table of Contents.Attributes: See %revatt;

TOPIC
Topic. Identifies the first level numbered paragraphs within the Introductory Section.Attributes: See %revatt;

U
UNLIST
Unnumbered List. A list of unnumbered (e.g. ‘bulleted’) items.Attributes: N/A

UNLITEM
Item. An item of an unnumbered list.Attributes: N/A

V
VENDOR-CODE
Vendor Code. A code assigned to identify the vendor of the part. Used in the parts list to indicate vendor of a specific part as well as within the vendor list (see “vendor-list”) to identify vendor by name, address, and phone number.Attributes: N/A

VENDOR-DATA
Vendor Data. Groups entries within the Vendor List.Attributes: N/A

VENDOR-LIST
Vendor List. Lists and groups the Vendor code, name, address and telephone number.Attributes: N/A

VENDOR-NAME
Vendor Name. The name of the vendor identified by the Vendor code.Attributes: N/A

VENDOR-PART-NBR
Vendor Part Number.Attributes: vendor-code IDREF #REQUIRED

— Vendor Code ID Reference. Used to link vendor identified in the vendor list with the vendor part number. —

vendor-draw-nbr CDATA #IMPLIED

— Vendor Drawing Number. Indicates the number of the original vendor drawing where part is illustrated.–

eom %yesorno; #IMPLIED

— Original Equipment Manufacturer? Indicates whether the provider of the part number is an OEM.–

VOLUME-NBR
Volume Number. Captures the volume number of the electronic parts catalog.Attributes: N/A

W
WARNING
Warning. associated with a figure, parts list, or an individual part number.Attributes: N/A

<!ENTITY % revatt

chg (N|R|U|D) #IMPLIEDChange Reason. Indicates the reason for revision for the element to which this attribute applies. Note: Change values do not propagate up through the Document Instance. The following codes apply: N = New, R = Revised, D = Deleted, U = Unchanged.

id ID #IMPLIED

Identifier. A unique (to that document instance) identifier for the element. Allows unambiguous cross referencing between elements by matching one element’s “IDREF” source value with another element’s “ID” target value.

rev CDATA #IMPLIED

Revision Level. Indicates revision level for particular element.

revdate NUMBER #IMPLIED

Revision Date. Day, month, year of the revision date associated with the element to which this attribute applies. Gives the date when the element was last revised.