HTML Element Reference

"pre" - html element

  • This element shows preformatted text as it is included, with exactly specified whitespace, blank lines and such.
  • Starttag <pre> is Required and endtag </pre> is Required
  • Is useful for formatting computer code or poetry where whitespace is important.
  • Browsers that support the pre - element : Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Opera Google Chrome Apple Safari
Element "pre" example:
<PRE><CODE>// PRE element (using CODE) example with no use of attributes
class HelloWorld {
    public static void main(String[] args) {
        System.out.println("Hello World!");
    }
}</CODE></PRE>

Another element "pre" example:
<pre><font size='+2' color='red'>
         | Mon  | Tues | Wed  | Thurs | Fri
         |      |      |      |       |
Calculus |  X   |      |  X   |       |
------------------------------------------------------
English  |      |  X   |      |   X   |
------------------------------------------------------
Latin    |  X   |      |  X   |       |
</font></pre>


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

Attribute "class" value(s): A list of style class names that must be separated by white space characters.
  • This attribute assigns a style class name or set of style class names to an element. Any number of elements may be assigned the same class name or names.
  • You will find more about this in the CSS learning on this site.



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