The <lcAreaCoords> element specifies the coordinates of a linkable hotspot in a learning image.

This element contains text data representing coordinate data for learning images with linkable hotspots. Pixels are the recommended units for describing coordinates. The syntax of the coordinate data depends on the shape described by the coordinates, and is based on the image map definition in HTML. It uses the following data for the appropriate shapes:

Data format
left-x, top-y, right-x, bottom-y
center-x, center-y, radius
x1, y1, x2, y2, ..., xN, yN. The first x and y coordinate pair and the last should be the same to close the polygon.



These models represent only the default document types distributed by OASIS. Actual content models will differ with each new document type.
Doctype Content model
learningAssessment, learningContent, learningOverview, learningPlan, learningSummary ( text data or data or data-about or foreign or unknown or keyword or term) (any number)

Contained by

Doctype Content model
learningAssessment, learningContent, learningOverview, learningPlan, learningSummary lcArea


+ topic/ph learningInteractionBase-d/ph learning-d/lcAreaCoords


   <image href="hotlogos.gif">
     <alt>Baseball team logos</alt>
   <lcArea id="giants">
   <lcArea id="orioles">


Name Description Data Type Default Value Required?
translate Indicates whether the content of the element should be translated or not. Setting to "yes" will override the default. The DITA architectural specification contains a list of each OASIS DITA element and its common processing default for the translate value; because this element uses an actual default, it will always be treated as translate="no" unless overridden as described. yes | no | -dita-use-​conref-​target "no" No
xml:lang Specifies the language of the element content. The xml:lang attribute and its values are described in the XML Recommendation at language token or the null string #IMPLIED No
dir Specifies the directionality of text: left-to-right (ltr, the processing default) or right-to-left (rtl). The value lro indicates an override of normal bidi text presentation, forcing the element into left-to-right mode; rlo overrides normal rules to force right-to-left presentation. See The dir attribute for more information on the dir attribute. (ltr | rtl | lro | rlo | -dita-use-​conref-​target) #IMPLIED No
id-atts attribute group (id, conref, conrefend, conaction, conkeyref) A set of related attributes, described in id-atts attribute group
select-atts attribute group (props, base, platform, product, audience, otherprops, importance, rev, status) A set of related attributes, described in select-atts attribute group
global-atts attribute group (xtrf, xtrc) A set of related attributes, described in global-atts attribute group
class, outputclass, keyref Keyref provides a redirectable reference based on a key defined within a map. See The keyref attribute for information on using this attribute. Class and outputclass are described in Other common DITA attributes

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