This element contains text that represents a description of the associated ASX or ENTRY element.

  text string



Parent/Child Information

Hierarchy Allowed element
Parent elements ASX, ENTRY
Child elements None


Use the GetMediaInfoString method to retrieve the value of the ABSTRACT element for a show or clip. Note that the ABSTRACT is referred to as the description of a show or clip when using the GetMediaInfoString method.

Only the first ABSTRACT element within the scope of another element is used when an Advanced Stream Redirector (ASX) file is processed. Subsequent ABSTRACT elements in that scope are ignored.


    <TITLE>The Title of the Show<TITLE>
        Brief description of the show. 

    <REF HREF="YourMediaFilename.asf" />
    <TITLE>The Title of the Track</TITLE>
        Brief description of the track.


Last updated on Wednesday, April 13, 2005

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