<movie> (Embedded Video)

This element specifies a location within a document where the specified parent image shall be treated as a static placeholder for an embedded movie. The specified movie file's contents should be displayed when requested at this location in the document. The location of the embedded movie to be displayed when supported shall be specified by the relationship whose @Id attribute matches the @id attribute on this element.

If the relationship type of the relationship specified by this element is not http://schemas.openxmlformats.org/officeDocument/2006/movie, or is not present, then the document shall be considered non-conformant. If an application cannot process external content of the content type specified by the targeted part, then it may be ignored.

<v:shape id="_x0000_s1026"  >
  <w:movie r:id="rIdMovie" /> 
  <v:imagedata r:id="rId5" r:pict="rId6" o:title="" o:movie="7168" /> 

The <movie> element specifies that the part targeted by the relationship with an ID of rIdMovie shall be imported at the beginning of the document. Examining the contents of the corresponding relationship part item, we can see the targets for that relationship:

<Relationships  ><Relationship Id="rIdMovie" TargetMode="Internal" Type="http://schemas.openxmlformats.org/officeDocument/2006/relationships/movie" Target="movie.mov" /></Relationships>

The corresponding relationship part item shows that the movie file is located next to the main document and is named movie.mov. ]

Parent Elements

<pict>; <pict>2.9.23)



<id> (Relationship to Part)

Namespace: .../officeDocument/2006/relationships

Specifies the relationship ID to a specified part.

The specified relationship shall match the type required by the parent element:

  • http://schemas.openxmlformats.org/officeDocument/2006/relationships/footer for the <footerReference> element

  • http://schemas.openxmlformats.org/officeDocument/2006/relationships/header for the <headerReference> element

  • http://schemas.openxmlformats.org/officeDocument/2006/relationships/font for the <embedBold>, <embedBoldItalic>, <embedItalic>, or< embedRegular> elements

  • http://schemas.openxmlformats.org/officeDocument/2006/relationships/printerSettings for the <printerSettings> element

<… r:id="rId10" />

The markup specifies the associated relationship part with relationship ID rId1 contains the corresponding relationship information for the parent XML element. ]

The possible values for this attribute are defined by the ST_RelationshipId simple type (§

The following XML Schema fragment defines the contents of this element:

<complexType name="CT_Rel">
	<attribute ref="r:id" use="required"/>