The CSS reference

"play-during" - css property (v. css 2)

  • To specify a sound to be played while speaking the content of an element
  • Initial value: auto
  • The property is not inherited
  • HTML usage: all elements
  • Browsers that support the play-during - property :
    Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Opera Google Chrome Apple Safari
Typical usage:
BLOCKQUOTE.sad { play-during: url("violins.aiff") }
BLOCKQUOTE Q   { play-during: url("harp.wav") mix }
SPAN.quiet     { play-during: none }

Possible play-during values:

Values Comments CSS
none The sound of the parent element (if any) is silent during the current element and continues after the current element. 2
auto The sound of the parent element continues to play (it is not restarted, which would have been the case if this property had been inherited). 2
mix The sound inherited from the parent element's 'play-during' property continues to play and the sound designated by the URI is mixed with it. 2
repeat The sound will repeat if it is too short to fill the entire duration of the element. Otherwise, the sound plays once and then stops. 2
[uri] The sound designated by this URI is played as a background while the element's content is spoken. 2
inherit Will inherit the value from parent specification. 2
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