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basic elements, structural, text formatting, links & graphics, dividers, backgrounds & color, special characters
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lists, forms, tables, frames, JAVA, miscellaneous

BASIC ELEMENTS
  Document Type <HTML></HTML> (beginning and end of file)
  Title <TITLE></TITLE> (must be in header)
  Header <HEAD></HEAD> (descriptive info, such as title)
  Body <BODY></BODY> (bulk of the page)
STRUCTURAL
  Heading <H?></H?> (the spec. defines 6 levels)
  Align Heading <H? ALIGN=LEFT|CENTER|RIGHT></H?>  
  Division <DIV></DIV>  
  Align Division <DIV ALIGN=LEFT|RIGHT|CENTER></DIV>  
  Block Quote <BLOCKQUOTE></BLOCKQUOTE> (usually displayed as indented)
  Emphasis <EM></EM> (usually displayed as italic)
  Strong Emphasis <STRONG></STRONG> (usually displayed as bold)
  Citation <CITE></CITE> (usually italics)
  Code <CODE></CODE> (for source code listings)
  Sample Output <SAMP></SAMP>  
  Keyboard Input <KBD></KBD>  
  Variable <VAR></VAR>  
  Definition <DFN></DFN> (not widely implemented)
  Author's Address <ADDRESS></ADDRESS>  
  Large Font Size <BIG></BIG>  
  Small Font Size <SMALL></SMALL>  
TEXT FORMATTING
  Bold <B></B>  
  Italic <I></I>  
N3.0b Underline <U></U> (not widely implemented yet)
  Strikeout <STRIKE></STRIKE> (not widely implemented yet)
N3.0b Strikeout <S></S> (not widely implemented yet)
  Subscript <SUB></SUB>  
  Superscript <SUP></SUP>  
  Typewriter <TT></TT> (displays in a monospaced font)
  Preformatted <PRE></PRE> (display text spacing as-is)
  Width <PRE WIDTH=?></PRE> (in characters)
  Center <CENTER></CENTER> (for both text and images)
N1.0 Blinking <BLINK></BLINK> .
  Font Size <FONT SIZE=?></FONT> (ranges from 1-7)
  Change Font Size <FONT SIZE="+|-?"></FONT>  
N1.0 Base Font Size <BASEFONT SIZE=?> (from 1-7; default is 3)
  Font Color <FONT COLOR="#$$$$$$"></FONT>  
N3.0b Select Font <FONT FACE="***"></FONT>  
N3.0b Multi-Column Text <MULTICOL COLS=?></MULTICOL>  
N3.0b Column Gutter <MULTICOL GUTTER=?></MULTICOL> (default is 10 pixels)
N3.0b Column Width <MULTICOL WIDTH=?></MULTICOL>  
N3.0b Spacer <SPACER>  
N3.0b Spacer Type <SPACER TYPE=horizontal| vertical|block>  
N3.0b Spacer Size <SPACER SIZE=?>  
N3.0b Spacer Dimensions <SPACER WIDTH=? HEIGHT=?>  
N3.0b Spacer Alignment <SPACER ALIGN=left|right|center>  
LINKS AND GRAPHICS
  Link Something <A HREF="URL"></A>  
  Link to Target <A HREF="URL#***"></A> (if in another document)
<A HREF="#***"></A> (if in current document)
N2.0 Target Window <A HREF="URL" TARGET="***| |_blank|_self|_parent|_top"></A>  
  Define Target in Document <A NAME="***"></A>  
  Relationship <A REL="***"></A> (not widely implemented)
  Reverse Relationship <A REV="***"></A> (not widely implemented)
  Display Image <IMG SRC="URL">  
  Alignment <IMG SRC="URL" ALIGN=TOP|BOTTOM|MIDDLE|LEFT|RIGHT>  
N1.0 Alignment <IMG SRC="URL" ALIGN=TEXTTOP| ABSMIDDLE|BASELINE|ABSBOTTOM>  
  Alternate <IMG SRC="URL" ALT="***"> (if image not displayed)
  Imagemap <IMG SRC="URL" ISMAP> (requires a script)
  Client-Side Imagemap <IMG SRC="URL" USEMAP="URL">  
  Map Description <MAP NAME="***"></MAP>  
  Map Sections <AREA SHAPE="RECT" COORDS=",,," HREF="URL"|NOHREF>  
  Dimensions <IMG SRC="URL" WIDTH=? HEIGHT=?> (in pixels)
  Border <IMG SRC="URL" BORDER=?> (in pixels)
  Runaround Space <IMG SRC="URL" HSPACE=? VSPACE=?> (in pixels)
N1.0 Low-Res Proxy <IMG SRC="URL" LOWSRC="URL">  
N1.1 Client Pull <META HTTP-EQUIV="Refresh" CONTENT="?; URL=URL">  
N2.0 Embed Object <EMBED SRC="URL"> (insert object into page)
N2.0 Object Size <EMBED SRC="URL" WIDTH=? HEIGHT=?>  
DIVIDERS
  Paragraph <P></P> (closing tag often unnecessary)
  Align Text <P ALIGN=LEFT|CENTER|RIGHT></P>  
  Line Break <BR> (a single carriage return)
  Clear Textwrap <BR CLEAR=LEFT|RIGHT|ALL>  
  Horizontal Rule <HR>  
  Alignment <HR ALIGN=LEFT|RIGHT|CENTER>  
  Thickness <HR SIZE=?> (in pixels)
  Width <HR WIDTH=?> (in pixels)
N1.0 Width Percent <HR WIDTH="%"> (as a percentage of page width)
  Solid Line <HR NOSHADE> (without the 3D cutout look)
N1.0 No Break <NOBR></NOBR> (prevents line breaks)
N1.0 Word Break <WBR> (where to break a line if needed)
BACKGROUNDS AND COLOR
  Tiled Bkground <BODY BACKGROUND="URL">  
  Bkground Color <BODY BGCOLOR="#$$$$$$"> (order is red/green/blue)
  Text Color <BODY TEXT="#$$$$$$">  
  Link Color <BODY LINK="#$$$$$$">  
  Visited Link <BODY VLINK="#$$$$$$">  
  Active Link <BODY ALINK="#$$$$$$">  

(A list of all hex color codes are here )

SPECIAL CHARACTERS
(must be in lower case)
  Special Character &#?; (where ? is the ISO 8859-1 code)
  < &lt;  
  > &gt;  
  & &amp;  
  " &quot;  
  Registered TM &reg;  
  Copyright &copy;  
  Non-Breaking Space &nbsp;  

(Complete list at http://www.uni-passau.de/%7Eramsch/iso8859-1.html)



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