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DocBook: The Definitive Guide

DocBook: The Definitive Guide

By Norman Walsh & Leonard Muellner
1st Edition October 1999
1-56592-580-7, Order Number: 5807
652 pages, $36.95 , Includes CD-ROM



AudioObject -- A wrapper for audio data and its associated meta-information


Content Model

AudioObject ::=


Common attributes

Tag Minimization

Both the start- and end-tags are required for this element.

Parameter Entities



AudioObject is a wrapper for AudioData.

Processing expectations

Its content is rendered aurally or not at all. It might not be rendered, depending on its placement within a MediaObject or InlineMediaObject and the constraints on the publishing system. For a more detailed description of the semantics involved, see MediaObject.


These elements contain AudioObject: InlineMediaObject, MediaObject.


The following elements occur in AudioObject: AudioData, ObjectInfo.

In some contexts, the following elements are allowed anywhere: BeginPage, IndexTerm.

See Also

Alt, Caption, Graphic, ImageObject, InlineGraphic, InlineMediaObject, MediaObject, TextObject, VideoObject


<!DOCTYPE mediaobject PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook V3.1//EN">
    <title>Phaser sound effect</title>
  <audiodata fileref="phaser.wav">
<phrase>A <trademark>Star Trek</trademark> phaser sound effect</phrase>

A Star Trek™ phaser sound effect

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