(Excerpt from "The MathML Handbook" by Pavi Sandhu)




The ms element is used to represent string literals, a concept of importance for programming languages and computer algebra systems. By default, its contents are rendered enclosed in quotation marks.


This element accepts the nine attributes common to all token elements. In addition, it accepts the two attributes shown in the following table.

Table: Attributes of ms.

Attribute Values Default
lquote character &quot;
rquote character &quot;

These attributes have the following meaning:

  • lquote: specifies the character that appears at the start of the string.
  • rquote: specifies the character that appears at the end of the string.


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