VideoObject -- A wrapper for video data and its associated meta-information


Content Model

VideoObject ::=


Common attributes

Tag Minimization

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

Parameter Entities



A VideoObject is a wrapper containing VideoData and its associated meta-information.

Processing expectations

May be formatted inline or as a displayed block, depending on context. It might not be rendered at all, 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 VideoObject: InlineMediaObject, MediaObject.


The following elements occur in VideoObject: ObjectInfo, VideoData.

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

See Also

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


<!DOCTYPE mediaobject PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook V3.1//EN">
<videodata fileref='movie.avi'>
<imagedata fileref='movie-frame.gif'>
<para>This video illustrates the proper way to assemble an
inverting time distortion device.
It is imperative that the primary and secondary temporal
couplings not be mounted in the wrong order. Temporal
catastrophe is the likely result. The future you destroy
may be your own.

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