HTML <code> tagS2C Home   « HTML <code> tag

Definition

The <code> tag is used to define computer code text.

Example


<code>This text will look like computer code.</code>

Required Attributes

NONE

Optional Attributes

NONE

Common Attributes

class - specifies a classname for the element allowing you to apply the style of the predefined class to the content.


<code class="classname">Computer code text here</code>

id - specifies a unique id for the element allowing you to apply the style of the predefined id to the content.


<code id="idname">Computer code text here</code>

style - specifies an inline style for the element allowing you to apply the style to the content.


<code style="color:red;text-align:left">Computer code text here</code>

title - specifies extra information about the content.


<code title="information about the content">Computer code text here</code>

Language Attributes

dir - specifies the directional flow of the content.


<!-- The text will flow from left to right -->
<code dir="ltr">Computer code text here</code>

<!-- The text will flow from right to left -->
<code dir="rtl">Computer code text here</code>

lang - specifies a language code for the content of the element.


<code lang="en">Computer code text here</code>

xml:lang - specifies a language code for the content of the element in XHTML documents.


<code xml:lang="fr">Computer code text here</code>

Document Event Attributes

NONE

Form Event Attributes

NONE

Image Event Attributes

NONE

Keyboard Event Attributes

onkeydown - The JavaScript code to be run when an element is in focus and keyboard key is pressed.


<!-- Executes the go() function -->
<code onkeydown="go()">Computer code text here</code>

onkeypress - The JavaScript code to be run when an element is in focus and keyboard key is pressed down and released.


<!-- Executes the go() function -->
<code onkeypress="go()">Computer code text here</code>

onkeyup - The JavaScript code to be run when an element is in focus and keyboard key is released.


<!-- Executes the go() function -->
<code onkeyup="go()">Computer code text here</code>

Mouse Event Attributes

onclick - The JavaScript code to be run when a mouse is clicked on the element.


<!-- Executes the go() function -->
<code onclick="go()">Computer code text here</code>

ondblclick - The JavaScript code to be run when a mouse is double clicked on the element.


<!-- Executes the go() function -->
<code ondblclick="go()">Computer code text here</code>

onmousedown - The JavaScript code to be run when the mouse button is pressed down while the cursor is over the element.


<!-- Executes the go() function -->
<code onmousedown="go()">Computer code text here</code>

onmousemove - The JavaScript code to be run when the mouse button is moved.


<!-- Executes the go() function -->
<code onmousemove="go()">Computer code text here</code>

onmouseout - The JavaScript code to be run when the mouse cursor moves off an element.


<!-- Executes the go() function -->
<code onmouseout="go()">Computer code text here</code>

onmouseover - The JavaScript code to be run when the mouse cursor moves over an element.


<!-- Executes the go() function -->
<code onmouseover="go()">Computer code text here</code>

onmouseup - The JavaScript code to be run when the mouse button is released while the cursor is over the element.


<!-- Executes the go() function -->
<code onmouseup="go()">Computer code text here</code>

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