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Basic HTML 2.0 Style Sheet

The original purpose of this document was to facilitate my own HTML education. It is now intended to give other new WWW authors a quick reference to basic HTML format appearance and associated tags. Some common elements, such as <p>, <b>, and <hr> have been omitted.

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Address <address> </address>

Blockquote <blockquote> </blockquote>

Headings <h1 to 6> </h1 to 6>

Character-Level Elements:

Citation <cite> </cite>

Code <code> </code>

Emphasis <em> </em>

Keyboard <kbd> </kbd>

Strong <strong> </strong>

Teletype <tt> </tt>

Variable <var> </var>

List Elements:

Definition List <dl>, </dl> , and <dt>, <dd>

Definition List w/Compact Attribute <dl compact>, </dl>

Directory List <dir>, <li>, and </dir>

Menu List <menu>, </menu> and <li>

Ordered List <ol>, </ol> and <li>

Unordered List <ul>, </ul> and <li>


Mary Webauthor
1 Cyber Place
Anytown, Anystate 99999
Virtual Universe

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Albert Einstein said in 1934:

"The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained liberation from the self."
I happen to agree with him.

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This is a level 1 heading

This is a level 2 heading

This is a level 3 heading

This is a level 4 heading

This is a level 5 heading
This is a level 6 heading
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If you wou'd not be forgotten
As soon as you are dead and rotten,
Either write things worth reading,
Or do things worth the writing.

Benjamin Franklin

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Anybody know a good example of code text?

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This text is being emphasized for your viewing pleasure.

(Can you tell the difference between this and <cite>?)

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Pretend you are typing this text into a form.

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This text is rendered in bold!

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This text is what teletype looks like.

(Can you tell the difference between this and <code> or <keyboard>?)

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This text is rendered in italics.

(Can you tell the difference between this and, oh never mind...)

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Definition List:

The apparent displacement of an observed object due to the difference between two points of view.
Extending in the same direction, equidistant at all points, and never converging.
A four-sided polygon having both pairs of opposite sides parallel to each other.

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Definition List w/ Compact Attribute:

District of Columbia

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Directory List:

  • A - H
  • I - M
  • N - R
  • S -Z
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    Menu List:

  • cornflakes
  • banana
  • milk
  • sugar
  • (Looks like a Directory List to me...)

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    Ordered List:

    1. cornflakes
    2. banana
    3. milk
    4. sugar

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    Unordered List:

    (Where have we seen this format before?)

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