Tag

Description

Arguments for Tag

Notes

a

anchor (hypertext link)

named anchor (bookmark)

address

address char style

Word Pro treats this as a "character style" rather than a "paragraph style", as NetScape does.

b

bold

base

specifies base URL for external references

NOTE:

All partial URLs in document will use the URL specified in the base tag to form a full URL.

blockquote

quote char style

body

body / document preferences

NetScape Extensions:

bgcolor,background,text,link,vlink

Uses page layout watermark as HTML wallpaper.

Use the BODY directive to assign a filename for an embedded watermark graphic. The BODY directive should be in the document header.

br

line break

cite

citations char style

code

code (monospace font) char style

dfn

definition char style

dir

(same as "ul")

dl,

dt,

dd

DL = starts/ends a definition list

DT = definition term

DD = definition description

em

emphasis char style

h1

headings

Extensions:

align={left, center, right}

h2

h3

h4

h5

h6

head

document header

hr

horizontal rule

Standard:

no arguments

Netscape Extensions:

size, width, align, noshade

exts not supported

html

document markup

i

italic

img

inline image

Standard:

align, src, alt, ismap

Netscape Extensions:

border, height, width, left, right, (left, right = "in-text-vertical" type); width=x% also supported on import only

Note about "ismap" attribute:

The editor must apply the "HTML_IsMap" frame style for any graphic which the editor wants the "ismap" attribute.

Use the IMG directive to assign filenames for embedded graphics. The IMG directive is also used for the SRC attribute if you save to the Internet with the "Save HTML Graphics" option turned off.

kbd

keyboard input char style

li

list item (enclosed within UL or OL)

Standard:

no arguments

Netscape Extensions:

type={A, a, I, i, 1}

value={new count} (for <OL> only)

exts not supported

bulleted paragraph (not enclosed in <ul>)

menu

(same as "ul")

ol

ordered list

Standard:

no arguments

Netscape Extensions:

type={A, a, I, i, *1}

start={restart value}

exts not supported

p

new paragraph

Extensions:

align={left, center, right}

pre

preformated text (whitespaces preserved, with escapes translated)

Word Pro treats this as a "character style" rather than a "paragraph style", as NetScape does. That is, NetScape starts a new paragraph when this tag is encountered.

samp

sample char style

strong

strong char style

title

document title

Title is displayed in the division tab

tt

typewriter font char style

u

underline

ul,

dir

unordered list

Standard:

no arguments

Netscape Extensions:

type={disc, *circle, square bullet}

exts not supported

var

variable char style

xmp, listing, plaintext

examples, listings, plaintext char style (whitespaces preserved, and escapes are not translated)

&xxx;

&#DDD;

&nbsp;

escapes for symbols, international chars, and ASCII code chars, non-breaking space

Standard:

<, >, ampersand, ASCII char code

Netscape Extensions:

registered trademark, copyright, international 8-bit character set

NETSCAPE EXTENSIONS TO HTML

<!-- xxx >

comment

basefont

specifies the base size for body text

size=absolute size (default is 3)

big,

small

changes to a smaller/larger font size relative to current font size

Note:

big=min(7, current font size + 1)

small=max(1, current font size - 1)

(font size is NetScape's system whose valid range is from 1 to 7)

not exported; instead <font size=...> is used instead

center

centers

Exported only if impossible to center a section of text using standard HTML

font

changes font attributes

size={absolute size, increment/decrement size}

color={blue,green,red,yellow,white,magenta,purple,cyan,black,gray,grey,#RRGGBB}

color always exported as #RRGGBB

super,

sub

superscript and subscript

ENHANCEMENTS / OTHER EXTENSIONS / PROPOSED HTML 3.0 TAGS

table

starts/ends table

Supported:

border, width, cellspacing, cellpadding, caption, bgcolor

Use the TABLE directive to export width and caption.

CELLSPACING equals the cell's left border width

CELLPADDING equals the cell's left margin

td, th

table data /

table heading

Supported:

colspan, rowspan, align, width, valign, bgcolor

Not Supported:

nowrap

Use table cell styles to export width of each column.

TH is never exported. Instead the "<TD><B>" combination is used.

tr

starts a new table row

bgcolor

EXTENSIONS THAT ARE NOT PLANNED TO SUPPORT OR IMPOSSIBLE NOW TO SUPPORT; Word Pro will process these tags, but they won't have any effect on the look of the document.

nobr

no line break

n/a

wbr

word break; used only inside <nobr>

n/a

doctype, link (IBM)


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: 13 2006.