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"sub" Element

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<sub>

 

Description

The sub element is employed to indicate that the text in the alias attribute value replaces the contained text for pronunciation. This allows a document to contain both a spoken and written form. The required alias attribute specifies the string to be spoken instead of the enclosed string.


Syntax

  
  

<sub 

alias = “string” >

  text

</sub>
  

 

Attributes

        
  

Attribute

  

Description

   

alias

  

The word in the text to be replaced by the string in quotes. mandatory field

 

Parent

<audio>, <emphasis>, <p>, <prosody>, <s>, <speak>, <voice>


Children

#TEXT, #CDATA-SECTION


Limitations/Restrictions

The <sub> element cannot include any other elements. The maximum length of the text and alias values, including null characters, is 512 bytes. Any string longer than that will be truncated.


Example

  
  

<?xml version="1.0"?>

<speak version="1.0" xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis"

         xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"

         xsi:schemaLocation="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis

                   http://www.w3.org/TR/speech-synthesis/synthesis.xsd"

         xml:lang="en-US">

  <sub alias="World Wide Web Consortium">W3C</sub>

  <!-- World Wide Web Consortium -->

</speak>