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The HTML Reference



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<I>
--Creating Italic Text

<IFRAME>--Creating Inline Or Floating Frames

<ILAYER>--Creating Inline Layers

<IMG>--Adding An Image To A Web Page

<INPUT TYPE=BUTTON>--Creating Buttons

<INPUT TYPE=CHECKBOX>--Creating Checkboxes

<INPUT TYPE=FILE>--Creating File Input For A Form

<INPUT TYPE=HIDDEN>--Creating Hidden Data

<INPUT TYPE=IMAGE>--Creating Image Submit Buttons

<INPUT TYPE=PASSWORD>--Creating Password Controls

<INPUT TYPE=RADIO>--Creating Radio Buttons

<INPUT TYPE=RESET>--Creating Reset Buttons

<INPUT TYPE=SUBMIT>--Creating Submit Buttons

<INPUT TYPE=TEXT>--Creating Text Fields

<INS>--Displaying Inserted Text

<ISINDEX>--Using An Index

<KBD>--Displaying Text The User Is To Type

<KEYGEN>--Processing Secure Transactions

<LABEL>--Labeling Form Elements

<LAYER>--Arranging Text In Layers

<LEGEND>--Creating A Legend For Form Elements

<LI>--Creating List Items

<LINK>--Setting Link Information

 

<I>--Creating Italic Text

Purpose: Displays text in italics.

Start Tag/End Tag: Required/Required

Supported: [2, 3, 3.2, 4, IE1, IE2, IE3, IE4, IE5, NS1, NS2, NS3, NS4]

Attributes:

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<IFRAME>--Creating Inline Or Floating Frames

Purpose: Creates an inline or floating frame.

Start Tag/End Tag: Required/Required

Supported: [4, IE3, IE4, IE5]

Attributes:

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<ILAYER>--Creating Inline Layers

Purpose: Creates a layer with content that can overlap other layers. An inline version of the <LAYER> tag.

Start Tag/End Tag: Required/Required

Supported: [NS4]

Attributes:

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<IMG>--Adding An Image To A Web Page

Purpose: Inserts an image into a Web page.

Start Tag/End Tag: Required/Omitted.

Supported: [2, 3, 3.2, 4, IE1, IE2, IE3, IE4, IE5, NS1, NS2, NS3, NS4]

Attributes:

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<INPUT TYPE=BUTTON>--Creating Buttons

Purpose: Creates an HTML button in a form.

Start Tag/End Tag: Required/Omitted

Supported: [4, IE3, IE4, IE5, NS1, NS2, NS3, NS4]

Attributes:

Events:

<INPUT TYPE=CHECKBOX>--Creating Checkboxes

Purpose: Creates a checkbox in a form.

Start Tag/End Tag: Required/Omitted

Supported: [2, 3, 3.2, 4, IE1, IE2, IE3, IE4, IE5, NS1, NS2, NS3, NS4]

Attributes:

Events:

<INPUT TYPE=FILE>--Creating File Input For A Form

Purpose: Lets the user upload files.

Start Tag/End Tag: Required/Omitted

Supported: [3, 3.2, 4, IE4, IE5, NS2, NS3, NS4]

Attributes:

Events:

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<INPUT TYPE=HIDDEN>--Creating Hidden Data

Purpose: Stores hidden data; data is not visible to users unless they view the page source.

Start Tag/End Tag: Required/Omitted

Supported: [2, 3, 3.2, 4, IE1, IE2, IE3, IE4, IE5, NS1, NS2, NS3, NS4]

Attributes:

Events:

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<INPUT TYPE=IMAGE>--Creating Image Submit Buttons

Purpose: Indicates an image users can click much as they would a Submit button. The mouse coordinates in the image are also passed to the form's action URL.

Start Tag/End Tag: Required/Omitted

Supported: [2, 3, 3.2, 4, IE1, IE2, IE3, IE4, IE5, NS1, NS2, NS3, NS4]

Attributes:

Events:

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<INPUT TYPE=PASSWORD>--Creating Password Controls

Purpose: Creates a password text field, which masks typed input.

Start Tag/End Tag: Required/Omitted

Supported: [2, 3, 3.2, 4, IE1, IE2, IE3, IE4, IE5, NS1, NS2, NS3, NS4]

Attributes:

Events:

<INPUT TYPE=RADIO>--Creating Radio Buttons

Purpose: Creates a radio button in a form.

Start Tag/End Tag: Required/Omitted

Supported: [2, 3, 3.2, 4, IE1, IE2, IE3, IE4, IE5, NS1, NS2, NS3, NS4]

Attributes:

Events:

<INPUT TYPE=RESET>--Creating Reset Buttons

Purpose: Creates a reset button in a form that resets all fields to their original values.

Start Tag/End Tag: Required/Omitted

Supported: [2, 3, 3.2, 4, IE1, IE2, IE3, IE4, IE5, NS1, NS2, NS3, NS4]

Attributes:

Events:

<INPUT TYPE=SUBMIT>--Creating Submit Buttons

Purpose: Creates a Submit button that the user can click to send data in the form back to the Web server.

Start Tag/End Tag: Required/Omitted

Supported: [2, 3, 3.2, 4, IE1, IE2, IE3, IE4, IE5, NS1, NS2, NS3, NS4]

Attributes:

Events:

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<INPUT TYPE=TEXT>--Creating Text Fields

Purpose: Creates a text field that the user can enter or edit text in.

Start Tag/End Tag: Required/Omitted

Supported: [2, 3, 3.2, 4, IE1, IE2, IE3, IE4, IE5, NS1, NS2, NS3, NS4]

Attributes:

Events:

<INS>--Displaying Inserted Text

Purpose: Styles text as inserted text; used to track document edits and changes. Rendered in Internet Explorer as underlined.

Start Tag/End Tag: Required/Required

Supported: [4, IE4, IE5]

Attributes:

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<ISINDEX>--Using An Index

Purpose: Indicates that the browser should let the user search an index by entering keywords. This element is deprecated.

Start Tag/End Tag: Required/Omitted

Supported: [2, 3, 3.2, 4, IE1, IE2, IE3, IE4, IE5, NS1, NS2, NS3, NS4]

Attributes:

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<KBD>--Displaying Text The User Is To Type

Purpose: Displays text that the user is supposed to enter, usually in a bold or standard monospace font.

Start Tag/End Tag: Required/Required

Supported: [2, 3, 3.2, 4, IE1, IE2, IE3, IE4, IE5, NS1, NS2, NS3, NS4]

Attributes:

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<KEYGEN>--Processing Secure Transactions

Purpose: Processes secure transactions in Netscape Navigator.

Start Tag/End Tag: Required/Omitted

Supported: [NS3, NS4]

Attributes:

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<LABEL>--Labeling Form Elements

Purpose: Adds a label to an element in a FIELDSET.

Start Tag/End Tag: Required/Required

Supported: [4, IE4, IE5]

Attributes:

Events:

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<LAYER>--Arranging Text In Layers

Purpose: Creates a layer with content that can overlap other layers.

Start Tag/End Tag: Required/Required

Supported: [NS4]

Attributes:

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<LEGEND>--Creating A Legend For Form Elements

Purpose: Adds a legend to a FIELDSET.

Start Tag/End Tag: Required/Required

Supported: [4, IE4, IE5]

Attributes:

Events:

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<LI>--Creating List Items

Purpose: Creates a list item to use in ordered or unordered lists.

Start Tag/End Tag: Required/Optional

Supported: [2, 3, 3.2, 4, IE1, IE2, IE3, IE4, IE5, NS1, NS2, NS3, NS4]

Attributes:

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<LINK>--Setting Link Information

Purpose: Specifies the relationship of other documents to the current one (such as specifying an external style sheet). <LINK> is an element for the <HEAD> section of a page.

Start Tag/End Tag: Required/Omitted. This element takes no content.

Supported: [2, 3, 3.2, 4, IE3, IE4, IE5, NS4]

Attributes:

You use the <LINK> element to specify the relationship of the current page to other documents. The actual relationship is specified with the REL attribute, which can take these values:

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