HTML and CSS Reference
In-Depth Information
• As an empty element, source should be written under XHTML5 with a self-
identifying close tag like so <source /> .
• Browsers should use multiple source elements in a fall-through fashion finding the
first appropriate version for playback. Page authors should consider putting in an
appropriate number of media variations to account for browser differences.
<spacer> (Extra Space)
This older, Netscape-proprietary element specifies an invisible region, which is useful for
page layout.
Proprietary Syntax (Netscape 3 and 4 Only)
align="absmiddle | absbottom | baseline | bottom |
left | middle | right | texttop | top"
type="block | horizontal | vertical"
Element-Specific Attributes
align This attribute specifies the alignment of the spacer with respect to surrounding text.
It is used only with spacers with type="block" . The default value for the align attribute
is bottom . The meanings of the align values are similar to those of the align values used
with the img element.
height This attribute specifies the height of the invisible region, in pixels. It is used only
with spacers with type="block" .
size Used with type="block" and type="horizontal" spacers, this attribute sets the
spacer's width, in pixels. Used with a type="vertical" spacer, this attribute is used to set
the spacer's height.
type This attribute indicates the type of invisible region. A horizontal spacer adds
horizontal space between words and objects. A vertical spacer adds space between lines.
A block spacer defines a general-purpose positioning rectangle, like an invisible image that
text can flow around.
width This attribute is used only with the type="block" spacer and is used to set the
width of the region, in pixels.
A line of text with two <spacer type="horizontal" size="20"> words
separated by 20 pixels. Here is a line of text .<br>
<spacer type="vertical" size="50">
Here is another line of text with a large space between the two
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