screenshot — A representation of what the user sees or might see on a computer screen.


screenshot ::=


Common attributes and common linking attributes.

No additional attributes.

Additional Constraints

  • If this element is the root element, it must have a version attribute.


A screenshot is a graphical environment for displaying an image of what the user might see on a computer screen. It is often used to display application screenshots, dialog boxes, and other components of a graphical user interface.

Processing expectations

Formatted as a displayed block.


Common attributes and common linking attributes.

any attribute

Any attribute in any other explicit namespace


These elements contain screenshot: abstract, acknowledgements, annotation, answer, appendix, article, bibliodiv, bibliography, bibliolist, blockquote, callout, calloutlist, caption (db.caption), caution, chapter, colophon, constraintdef, cover, danger, dedication, entry, example, figure, footnote, glossary, glossdef, glossdiv, glosslist, important, index, indexdiv, informalexample, informalfigure, itemizedlist, legalnotice, listitem, meta (db.meta.content), msgexplan, msgtext, note, orderedlist, para, partintro, preface, procedure, qandadiv, qandaset, question, refsect1, refsect2, refsect3, refsection, refsynopsisdiv, result, revdescription, sect1, sect2, sect3, sect4, sect5, section, setindex, sidebar, simplesect, step, taskprerequisites, taskrelated, tasksummary, td, textobject, th, tip, toc, tocdiv, topic, variablelist, warning.


The following elements occur in screenshot: info (, info (, mediaobject, subtitle, title, titleabbrev.

See Also

Related elements: computeroutput, lineannotation, literallayout, programlisting, screen, synopsis, userinput.


 1 |<article xmlns=''>
   |<title>Example screenshot</title>
 5 |  <info>
   |    <bibliomisc role="resolution">640x480x256</bibliomisc>
   |  </info>
   |  <mediaobject>
   |    <imageobject>
10 |      <imagedata fileref="copilot.gif"/>
   |    </imageobject>
   |  </mediaobject>
15 |</article>