A physical style for displaying text in an italic or slanted font. See also
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rightare probably the most useful and create a new floating type graphic which finds the next available margin to allow text to wrap. The rest of the align options are an attempt to get graphics to do exactly what you want them to.
Topaligns with the top of the tallest item in the line.
Texttopaligns with the top of the tallest text in the line (not always the same as
Middlealigns the middle of the image with the baseline of the current line.
Absmiddlealigns the middle of the image with the middle of the current line.
Baselinealigns the bottom of the image with the baseline of the current line.
Bottomdoes exactly the same as
Absbottomaligns the bottom of the image with the bottom of the current line.
You must use
align if you wish to wrap text around the graphic,
otherwise the image will behave as a character. Note: to place an image in the centre of the screen you must use
border=0to turn off the border.
height. Not all browsers support this attribute. It is very good idea to specify the width and height for every image you use, as browsers can then display text before the images have loaded, giving the effect of quicker downloads.
<img align="left" border="off" height=80 src="graphics/body1.gif" hspace=15 alt="[amorphous body]">
usemapattribute contains the location of the map file and uses the same syntax as the
hrefattribute of the
<a>element. The map definition can be contained within the HTML document, in which case a
#is used to indicate a local file. If the map was contained separately in a graphics directory, the
usemapattribute could read
usemap="graphics/picture.map". For more information, see the section dedicated to Image maps.
<input> form input box
There are many types of lists that can be created. For this reason, I have dedicated a separate page with full details of lists.
Used to create a client-side image map definition. Must be used with the
<map> image map definition
name attribute and
<area> tag. For more information, see the section dedicated to Image maps.
usemapattribute of the
<img>tag displaying the image map.
definition using the <area> tag
<menu> menu list
<title>element; although some search engines make use of the
There is, however, still one useful and exciting side of
<meta>. Using the
content attributes, you can get an HTML page to automatically jump to another page or file after a specified time delay. This means if you wish to redirect users from an old page to a new one, you can do so automatically by adding the appropriate
<meta> command. Similarly you can automatically load a sound file on entering a document.
<meta> command must be placed in the
<head>The above code is contained in an example page that will return you here after a 10 second wait. The Sound section of Special Procedures contains another example which automatically loads a sound file on entering a document.
<meta http-equiv="refresh" content="10; url=html2ii.htm#meta">
name="description | keywords"
contentsis a description or a list of keywords.
content="text | comma separated list"
contentsprovides a description of the document or list of keywords separated by commas.
<meta Name="description" Content="All the HTML elements, attributes and extensions. Teach yourself with clear explanations and examples for every single command.">The above code could be used to describe this document. A search engine may use the keywords to identify the document in a search and then display the description with the document title.
<meta Name="keywords" Content="HTML commands, writing web pages, extensions, attributes, tags, forms, tables, frames, authoring">
This element prevents a line of text from wrapping around within the browser window. If a line of text within the tags is too long to fit in the window, a horizontal scroll should appear on the browser to allow the user to view the whole line.
<nobr> no break
Put your line of text in here and it won't wrap around.
Described on a separate page dedicated to lists.
<ol> ordered list
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<option> form list item