The HTML Elements reference

"legend" - html element

  • This element is used to provide the caption text for grouped form controls and text contained in a fieldset.
  • Starttag <legend> is Required and endtag </legend> is Required
  • Browsers that support the legend - element : Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Opera Google Chrome Apple Safari
Element "legend" example:
<html>
  <body>
    <form action="tryexamples/getFerrari.php"
         title="get a Car">
      <fieldset>
        <legend>Buy a Car:</legend>
        Type : <input type="text" name="car" value="Ferrari" /><br />
        Model: <input type="text" name="model" value="2010"/><br />
        Price : <input type="text" name="price" value="$100000"/>
      </fieldset>
      <button type="submit" >Get the car</button>
      <button type="reset" >Reset form</button>
    </form>
  </body>
</html>


Attributes:
accesskey , align (deprecated), class , dir , id , lang , style , title

Attribute "accesskey" value(s): a character as the accesskey
  • Assigns an access key to an element. Pressing an access key assigned to an element gives focus to the element. Will set focus in the legend element.
  • The action that occurs when an element receives focus depends on the element.
  • The key combination that activates the link to which the accesskey is applied varies depending on the platform and browser combination.
These are for the windows platform:
Browser accesskey usage Remarks
Shift + Alt + accesskey Set the focus on the element and execute any link (a) if exist.
Alt + accesskey Set the focus on the element. Press enter to execute any link.
Shift + escape + accesskey Shift + escape gives you a list of possible accesskey related to the page.
Shift + Alt + accesskey Set the focus on the element and execute any link (a) if exist.
Shift + Alt + accesskey Set the focus on the element and execute any link (a) if exist.
Shift + Alt + accesskey Set the focus on the element and execute any link (a) if exist.
Shift + Alt + accesskey Set the focus on the element and execute any link (a) if exist.



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