imageobject — A wrapper for image data and its associated meta-information.


imageobject ::=

  • Sequence of:
    • info(
    • One of:


An imageobject is a wrapper containing imagedata and its associated meta-information.

If the SVG Module is used, imageobject can also contain the svg:svg element.

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.


Common linking attributes.

any attribute

Any attribute in an other explicit namespace.


These elements contain imageobject: imageobjectco, inlinemediaobject, mediaobject.


The following elements occur in imageobject: imagedata (db.imagedata), imagedata (db.imagedata.mathml), imagedata (db.imagedata.svg), info (


1<article xmlns=''>
<title>Example imageobject</title>
5  <imageobject condition="web">
    <imagedata fileref="figs/web/db5d_ref09.png" format="PNG" scale="70"/>
  <imageobject condition="print">
    <imagedata fileref="figs/print/db5d_ref09.pdf" format="PDF"/>
10  </imageobject>
    <phrase>The Eiffel Tower</phrase>
15    <para>Designed by Gustave Eiffel in 1889, The Eiffel Tower is one
          of the most widely recognized buildings in the world.
The Eiffel Tower