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3.37 paragraph

Element type

paragraph | p

Attributes

xml:lang

Parents

audio | choice | enumerate | menu | paragraph | prompt | prosody | sentence | voice

Children

PCDATA | audio | break | emphasis | enumerate | mark | phoneme | prosody | say-as | sentence | value | voice

Description

Indicates that the contained block of text-to-speech content should be treated as a paragraph.

DTD

<!ELEMENT paragraph (%allowed-within-sentence; | sentence | s)* >
<!ATTLIST paragraph
  xml:lang NMTOKEN #IMPLIED >

Language model

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Attributes

  • xml:lang : NMTOKEN

    Specifies the spoken language used with this element - for example, en-US for US English.

Children

  • audible and sentence-elements

    The content to be organized as a paragraph.

Examples

Example 3-43 A paragraph containing both audio and tts

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1"?>
<vxml version="2.0">
  <form id="test">
    <block>
      <prompt>
        <paragraph>This paragraph will be read using text-to-speech.
        A paragraph may also contain <audio src="audio.wav"/>
        as well as <emphasis>other</emphasis> speech mark-up and
        <value expr="word"/>.</paragraph>
      </prompt>
    </block>
  </form>
</vxml>
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